SHAHARYAR KHAN

  • PCB to seek proper feedback on Mohammad Aamir's return 20 hours 17 minutes ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has made it clear that he would seek proper feedback before taking any decision on banned pacer Mohammad Aamir's return to the national team. The PCB chief moved to play down the impression that the Board had taken a final decision to...
  • Kenya all set to tour cricket starved Pakistan after five years Yesterday

    Lahore: Kenya are set to tour Pakistan to play against a second-string team as part of efforts to revive top-flight international cricket in the country, five years after it was halted due to a terror attack. Kenya will tour next month for five one-day games, said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman...
  • Younis Khan should be part of ODI squad: Shaharyar Khan October 28, 2014

    Karachi: The national selectors might have ignored Younis Khan from the ODI squad, but Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan on Tuesday said that the senior batsman should be part of the team's 2015 World Cup plans. "In my personal opinion I think Younis should be in the one-day team...
  • PCB to discuss World Cup captaincy in meeting October 14, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board will convene a meeting of its Board of Governors next week to discuss the thorny issue of national team's captaincy for next year's World Cup. Sources in the board said Chairman Shaharyar Khan had called for the meeting after the spate of incidents in Abu Dhabi...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board looks to revive home tours October 13, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan said on Monday that tours from second-tier and smaller teams could help revive domestic cricket hit by the fear of terrorist attacks. Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket since the terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. Bangladesh twice backed...
  • Misbah can lead or leave, says PCB chief October 13, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Beleaguered Misbah-ul Haq won't be forced to stand down as Pakistan captain but the country's top cricket official said that potential successors were already being assessed. Misbah withdrew from the third and final one-day international against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, after a poor run of form...
  • Saeed Ajmal's return for World Cup is an uphill task: PCB chief October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspended spinner Saeed Ajmal is doing everything to correct his action but it is an "uphill task" for him to make it to the Pakistan team for the World Cup, says PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan. "I have just spoken to Ajmal before I came here. He is trying very...
  • PCB chief looks to foster closer ties with India September 19, 2014

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan will undertake a tour of Asian cricket playing nations early next month in a bid to foster closer ties with BCCI and mend fences with Bangladesh. "My prime objective is to foster closer relations with all these countries because I believe that if the Asian bloc...
  • PCB assures Ajmal full support in rehabilitation September 17, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan assured his full support in getting banned offspinner Saeed Ajmal back into the international fold. Shaharyar said Ajmal had served Pakistan with great distinction and now it was time for the board to stand beside him. He said Ajmal is determined for his...
  • PCB to announce Twenty20 skipper on September 16 September 12, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce their new national Twenty20 captain on September 16 and by that time they also hopes to finalise a pool of players for the World Cup. Shaharyar Khan, who heads the board, told reporters in Lahore that before September the selectors and the...
  • PCB admits Mumbai attacks still a hurdle in resuming IndoPak cricket September 5, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan on Friday admitted the inconclusive inquiry into the 2008 Mumbai attacks was a major hurdle in reviving sporting ties between the archrivals. India stalled all bilateral ties in the wake of the attacks on India's commercial hub, which left 166 people dead and were blamed on...
  • Will soon talk to BCCI on IndiaPakistan cricket relations: Shaharyar Khan September 2, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar Khan has said that he will use his good relations with the Indian cricket board for the resumption of bilateral ties at the earliest. Shaharyar, a career diplomat who was posted as Pakistan's High Commissioner in New Delhi and also remained foreign...
  • Shaharyar Khan elected as PCB chairman August 18, 2014

    Islamabad: Former foreign secretary Shaharyar Khan was appointed as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday. Justice Mohammad Sair Ali, who was appointed as election commissioner, says Khan has been elected unanimously by the PCB's board of governors after no other candidate filed nomination papers. It will be 80yearold Khan's second...
  • Shaharyar Khan set to become first elected PCB Chairman August 16, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan foreign secretary, Shaharyar Khan is set to take over as the first elected Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board next week after no other candidate filed nomination papers for the elections, to be held on Monday in Lahore. Last year in May, Zaka Ashraf had declared himself as...
  • No international cricket in Pakistan soon: former PCB chief January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan does not see international cricket returning to his country any time soon. Khan feels the sport is suffering a lot since Pakistan became a nogo zone for international teams following the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in...
  • Interim committee takes control of PCB October 15, 2013

    Karachi: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed an interim management committee to take control of the Pakistan Cricket Board. The PM announced the necessary amendments in the PCB Constitution to effect its supersession by the interim committee. The interim committee comprises acting chief Najam Sethi, former chairman Shaharyar Khan, former...
  • Shaharyar Khan blames Inzamam for Oval Gate fiasco August 11, 2013

    Karachi: Former Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan has finally opened up on the Oval Gate scandal and has blamed excaptain InzamamulHaq for letting the PCB and Pakistan cricket down. The incident, known as the Oval Gate, became famous when Pakistan became the first team in the history of the game to...
  • No foreign team touring Pak in near future, says exPCB chief January 29, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan believes that the security situation in Pakistan has only deteriorated in the last couple of years and it is unlikely that any foreign team will tour the country at this moment. Khan, who played an instrumental role in getting Indian team to tour...
  • 'Bangladesh visit would not have helped anyway' April 21, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board might be disappointed by the postponement of the oneday series against Bangladesh but many experts feel even that visit would have not helped to revive international cricket in the country. "I am not surprised by the Bangladesh pullout. Neither am I disappointed because I always...
  • Majority in Pak don't support terrorists: Khan May 29, 2011

    Karan Thapar: Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. How should we understand what's happening in Pakistan? And how do Pakistanis respond to the proof of ISI involvement in 26/11? Those are the two issues I should explore with the country's former foreign secretary Shaharyar Khan. Shaharyar Khan, you come...
  • Shaharyar losing patience with Inzamam August 25, 2006

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan is losing patience with captain InzamamulHaq and other players over their stance on a Twenty20 match and OneDay series against England, a PCB official said on Friday. Shaharyar, who has held discussions with the captain and his players, was unhappy that a question...