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Albaraka Bank Pakistan sponsors the Domestic T-20 Cricket Championship

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 30th September 2014

Albaraka Bank Pakistan sponsors the Domestic T-20 Cricket Championship Mr.Shafqat Ahmed CEO Al Baraka Bank Pakistan ltd. Prize Distribution Ceremony of Final Match Dated September 28,2014. SOURCE: PRESS...


Pak women cricket team reaches to warm welcome

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Pak women cricket team reaches to warm welcome LAHORE: Pakistan women cricket team’s captain, Sana Mir has attributed her team’s gold medal victory in the Asia Cup to ‘collective team efforts and individual hard work of the players’. “Our entire performance of the team presents a true picture of collective efforts coupled with individual display of skills and hard work of the players...


Cricket: Afridi wants dignified exits for Pakistan seniors

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Cricket: Afridi wants dignified exits for Pakistan seniors LAHORE: Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said Monday the team’s senior cricketers should be given dignified farewells, after veteran batsman Younis Khan was unceremoniously axed from the one-day squad. An incensed Younis lashed out at selectors last week for not including him in their plans for next month’s series against Australia, a decision he learnt...


Azhar hopes Pakistani cricketers will be allowed in 2015 IPL

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th September 2014

Azhar hopes Pakistani cricketers will be allowed in 2015 IPL ISLAMABAD: Former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood by seeing the roaring success of Lahore Lions in the ongoing Champions League Twenty-20 hopes that next year Pakistani cricketers will also be allowed to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) saying the tournament would be even bigger with the green-shirts participating in it. Azhar said it’s good to...


Malik deems for a comeback in 2015 WC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th September 2014

Malik deems for a comeback in 2015 WC ISLAMABAD: Former captain Shoaib Malik deems to make a comeback in the 2015 World Cup saying this time he will play till the time he doesn’t want to quit the game of cricket. Malik, who is currently in India with the Hobart Hurricanes (Australia) team for Champions League 2014 (CLT20), is hoping to make a...


PCB chief congrats women team on retaining gold medal

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

PCB chief congrats women team on retaining gold medal ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M. Khan on Friday congratulated Pakistan women’s team, captain Sana Mir, manager Ayesha Ashhar and chairperson of PCB Women’s Wing, Bushra Aitzaz on retaining gold medal in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. “Pakistan women team’s triumph is a matter of pride for all of us, especially because it...


Cricket: Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 26th September 2014

Cricket: Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory COLOMBO: New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success Friday for cricket’s reigning T20 champions in next year’s 50 over World Cup, saying morale was on a high. In his first press conference since landing the job full-time, Atapattu said there was no danger of complacency among his players and even star batsman Kumar...


Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Cricket: Sri Lanka pick Atapattu as head coach COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday appointed former Test captain Marvan Atapattu as the head coach, making him the island nation’s seventh coach in the last four years. A selection committee interviewed Atapattu, 43, and one other candidate on Tuesday before recommending him for the job, a news release from Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said....


Younis dropped from ODI team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th September 2014

Younis dropped from ODI team LAHORE: The career of veteran batsman Younis Khan in one day cricket seemed to be over when national selectors on Wednesday dropped him from the one-day squad to play Australia in the United Arab Emirates next month. The decision comes as a surprise for the aging batsman who has expressed the desire to be a...


Hafeez backs Afridi as Pakistan T-20 captain

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd September 2014

Hafeez backs Afridi as Pakistan T-20 captain ISLAMABAD: Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has said that appointment of an experienced player like Afridi as the national T20 captain will be beneficial for the team. Talking to private news channel, former national T20 captain said that he was satisfied over appointment of Afridi as there was no better choice. “When I decided to step...


Cricket: Ashley Giles’ 24 spare balls for world’s highest game

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd September 2014

Cricket: Ashley Giles’ 24 spare balls for world’s highest game KILIMANJARO: When you’re climbing Africa’s tallest mountain to play the world’s highest game of cricket, you’d better make sure you’ve got a spare ball. England spin bowler Ashley Giles, along with 30 other trekkers including South African fast bowler icon Makhaya Ntini, have made sure they’ll be prepared by carrying up 24 balls — as...


Have to improve as a fielding unit: Hafeez

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Have to improve as a fielding unit: Hafeez ISLAMABAD: Mohammad Hafeez the Lahore Lions captain in Champions League Twenty20 2014 in Hyderabad said that we believe the way they are showing their talent in the field, as batsmen and bowlers, it’s really good but we have to improve as a fielding unit, we really have to raise the standard of fielding against Kolkata...


Cricket: Qualifiers tour Australia in World Cup warm-up

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd September 2014

Cricket: Qualifiers tour Australia in World Cup warm-up SYDNEY: The four qualifiers for the ICC Cricket World Cup — Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE — are all in Australia this week in preparation for next year’s tournament. Afghanistan, who have never played in Australia, have two matches against Western Australia that begin on Monday before travelling to Canberra for another game later...


Albaraka Bank Pakistan sponsors the Domestic T-20 Cricket Championship 2014/2015

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th September 2014

Albaraka Bank Pakistan sponsors the Domestic T-20 Cricket Championship 2014/2015 Albaraka Bank Pakistan sponsors the Domestic T-20 Cricket Championship 2014/2015. Man of the match presented by Mr. Kashif Hafeez Vice Persident Albaraka Bank Pakistan...


PCB has no option but to appoint Misbah as captain till 2015 World Cup

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 19th September 2014

PCB has no option but to appoint Misbah as captain till 2015 World Cup South Korea: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had no options but to appoint Misbah-ul-Haq as captain till 2015 World Cup, former board Chairman Ijaz Butt said. Misbah was only available choice for PCB and it was okay in current circumstances,? he told a group of reporters at Bangkok Airport during his stopover on Thursday, reports Ehsan...


Younis Khan sure of Pakistan’s victory WC’15

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th September 2014

Younis Khan sure of Pakistan’s victory WC’15 ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan has said  that the Green Shirts have great potential to win the coming cricket World Cup 2015. Talking to a Private news channel, Batting great Younis Khan said that team Pakistan is pretty capable of clinching the title, it has a good track record in mega events like World...


Pakistan focused on ICC World Cup 2015 preparations

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th September 2014

Pakistan focused on ICC World Cup 2015 preparations ISLAMABAD: The ICC World Cup 2015 trophy made its first public appearance in Pakistan at the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore as part of its global tour. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq received the prestigious trophy at the Minar-e-Pakistan and said, “The ICC Cricket World Cup is the biggest global tournament for a professional cricketer,Cricket country report. All...


Cricket: Hughes replaces injured Clarke in Pakistan series

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th September 2014

Cricket: Hughes replaces injured Clarke in Pakistan series SYDNEY: Batsman Phil Hughes will replace injured captain Michael Clarke in next month’s one-day series against Pakistan, Cricket Australia said Wednesday, giving him a chance to state his case for a Test recall. Clarke was ruled out on Tuesday after scans revealed the hamstring injury that cut short his Zimbabwe tour was worse than first...


Miandad wants Afridi to prove he is the right man for T20

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th September 2014

Miandad wants Afridi to prove he is the right man for T20 ISLAMABAD: Legendary Batsman Javed Miandad on Tuesday while terming the appointment of Shahid Afridi as the next Twenty20 skipper, a wise decision said now the all-rounder needs to work harder on his form and prove he was the right man for the right job. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced Afridi as the...


Afridi to lead T-20 team till 2016: PCB

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th September 2014

Afridi to lead T-20 team till 2016: PCB LAHORE: Shahid Afridi has been appointed as the captain of the Pakistan T-20 team till 2016 by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) while Misbah ul Haq will lead the ODI team in the 2015 World Cup. According to Chairman PCB Shaharar Khan, the captains for both the formats have been appointed after consultations with all...


Saeed Ajmal appointed as Senior Vice President of ZTBL

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th September 2014

Saeed Ajmal appointed as Senior Vice President of ZTBL LAHORE: Saeed Ajmal who has been banned by the ICC over his bowling action has now been appointed as a Senior Vice President of Zarai Taraqiati Bank of Pakistan (ZTBL) also know as Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan. According to the reports, a ceremony to hand over the chair of Senior Vice President to Saeed...


Pakistan team for Blind CWC to be announced on Sep 30

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th September 2014

Pakistan team for Blind CWC to be announced on Sep 30 ISLAMABAD: The national team to feature in the Fourth Cricket World Cup of the Blind to be staged in Cape Town, South Africa from November 25 to December 9 will be announced on September 30. Two-time winner and Defending Champions Pakistan will open their World Cup campaign against arch-rivals India on November 27. Talking to...


1992 type effort needed for Pakistan to win 2015 WC: Shoaib Akhtar

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th September 2014

1992 type effort needed for Pakistan to win 2015 WC: Shoaib Akhtar ISLAMABAD: Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar feels  it would take a 1992 type effort for Pakistan to win the 2015 World Cup saying currently skipper Misbah-ul-Haq is struggling for form  and tactically lacking. Shoaib said our batsmen don’t know how to build an innings, how  to stay at the wicket whilst rotating the strike and keeping...


PCB scrambles to root out “chucking”

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 13th September 2014

PCB scrambles to root out “chucking” KARACHI: The ban slapped on star spinner Saeed Ajmal has left Pakistan’s cricket chiefs frantically trying to take action on ‘chuckers’, including dusting off expensive biomechanical testing kit that had laid unused for years. Ajmal, who turns 37 next month, was suspended from international cricket on Tuesday after biomechanical analysis found his bowling action, reported...


Players to get a salary cut, if not passed fitness test

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th September 2014

Players to get a salary cut, if not passed fitness test ISLAMABAD: Pakistan players who are centrally contracted to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) could lose 25 percent of their salary if they fail to match fitness levels prescribed by the National Cricket Academy (NCA). Mohammad Akram, the head coach at the NCA said that this week most of the contracted players and some others had...


National T20 cup shifted to Karachi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th September 2014

National T20 cup shifted to Karachi LAHORE: The season-opening event of Pakistan’s domestic cricket, the Haier Cup National Regional Twenty-20 2014-15 has been relocated from Multan to Karachi due to recent spell of torrential rains and flooding in northern, central and southern Punjab. “Instead of September 15, the event will now commence from September 17,” said a spokesman of Pakistan Cricket...


 
 
 



 
 
 



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