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Top court urges new corruption probe into IPL

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Top court urges new corruption probe into IPL NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday urged a tough new investigation into allegations of spot-fixing and illegal betting in the Indian Premier League cricket competition after months of controversy. The top court said it wanted the country’s investigation agencies to team up with its own three-member panel appointed last year to probe the allegations...


Pakistan cricket on slide after my departure: Zaka Ashraf

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Pakistan cricket on slide after my departure: Zaka Ashraf KARACHI: Former Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf believed that the game has suffered and slided after his departure due to lack of administration and policies within the board. “I left Pakistan cricket in a good standing. But it has gone down in the recent past,” he said in statement on Monday. He...


Pakistan launches new hunt for coach

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 18th April 2014

Pakistan launches new hunt for coach KARACHI: Pakistan cricket leaders have ended Moin Khan’s two-month stay as head coach after the team’s disastrous exit from the World Twenty20 tournament. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) placed newspaper adverts Friday for coaches as it started a new hunt. And Khan could still be reappointed The PCB management committee unanimously decided on Wednesday to...


Blind T20 Cricket from April 24

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Blind T20 Cricket from April 24 ISLAMABAD: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Twenty-20 Blind Cricket Tournament will be staged at two different venues Islamabad and Abbottabad from April 24 to 30 with 12 teams battling it for the title. Talking to APP, Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) Chairman Syed Sultan Shah said the teams participating in the mega event include...


Afghan Cricket team arrives at Karachi Airport

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Afghan Cricket team arrives at Karachi Airport KARACHI: Afghan team arrived at Karachi Airport today for the 14-days training session of cricket offered by Pakistan team, whereas there were no authorities of Pakistan Cricket Board to receive the team at the airport, Aaj News reported. According to the reports, a team comprising of 20 players and eight officials landed at Karchi Airport...


Situation not conducive for me to work in PCB: Rashid Latif

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th April 2014

Situation not conducive for me to work in PCB: Rashid Latif KARACHI: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has said on Monday as the situation prevailing in Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was “not conducive for him” he did not join the board as chief selector cum head of Anti-Corruption. “I wanted to work for the betterment of cricket with new vision and fresh approach to take the...


‘Aamir likely to participate in International cricket’, says Sethi

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 12th April 2014

‘Aamir likely to participate in International cricket’, says Sethi LAHORE: Najam Sethi, Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed on Friday that Muhammad Aamir, who has been banned to participate in any team’s cricket matches, will soon participate in International cricket. While doing a press conference in Lahore, Najam Sethi said that the PCB authorities are in contact with the International Cricket Council (ICC)...


Big Three’s ICC deal benefits Pakistan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th April 2014

Big Three’s ICC deal benefits Pakistan LAHORE: Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game’s governing body. Pakistan had opposed changes to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which hand the majority of powers and revenues to the “big three”...


IPL can pave way for Pakistan-India series

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th April 2014

IPL can pave way for Pakistan-India series ISLAMABAD: Emirates Cricket Board and Abu Dhabi Cricket Club CEO, David East has said that hosting the IPL could pave the way for Pakistan-India series in the UAE, Khaleej Times reported. “I think it is going to be water-shed moment, really. We have been hosting a huge number of international cricket matches here in the...


BCB wants Wasim to help their bowlers

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th April 2014

BCB wants Wasim to help their bowlers ISLAMABAD: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants to rope in the legendary former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a bowling consult for their team saying they would love to have Wasim working with them. The BCB Media Committee Chairman, Jalal Yunus said the initial contact with Wasim has been made, however they are now looking forward...


World Cup 2015: Wasim suggests boot camp for Pakistan team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 11th April 2014

World Cup 2015: Wasim suggests boot camp for Pakistan team Karachi: Former Pakistan great Wasim Akram Thursday said players heading for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand should sweat it out at a boot camp to boost their chances of victory. Pakistan are in Group B of the World Cup alongside arch-rivals India, South Africa, the West Indies, Ireland, United Arab Emirates...


PCB announces conditional support to ICC

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th April 2014

PCB announces conditional support to ICC KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday announced its conditional support to the revised International Cricket Cricket (ICC) resolutions regarding future governance structure and financial model approved previously by all members. “PCB, thereby ending PCB’s isolation within the international community and opening the doors to International Cricket in a vital manner. The conditions are signing of...


Sarfraz urge PCB to re-appoint Misbah as T20 skipper

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th April 2014

Sarfraz urge PCB to re-appoint Misbah as T20 skipper ISLAMABAD: Former Test Cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz on Thursday urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to give back the responsibility of Twenty-20 Captaincy to Misbah ul Haq saying at least he is a dependable batsman. Mohammad Hafeez stepped down as T20 skipper last week after the team’s failure to qualify for the semi-finals of the World...


Rashid Latif turns down the offer of Chief Selector

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Rashid Latif turns down the offer of Chief Selector KARACHI: Former Captain of Pakistan cricket team turned down the offer of Chief Selector, in regard to the reason of not including his prioritize members in the committee. According to the sources, Rashid Latif wanted Muhammad Yousaf and other prioritize members in the selection committee with him, but unfortunately the Chairman of the Cricket Board,...


Miandad wants players to play for the country

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Miandad wants players to play for the country ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad wants those players in the team who can play for the country and not for themselves saying if there is any doubt in a player’s mind than he should quit playing. Miandad said when he used to have tears in his eyes whenever he played at Sharjah. “I had the...


Afridi responds back to PCB show cause notice

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Afridi responds back to PCB show cause notice LAHORE: Shahid Afridi responded back to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) show cause notice, in regard to to the press conference, he gave at the time of his return to country after the team’s defeat in T20 World Cup. The responded notice mentioned the clarification statements given by Shahid Afridi, that he never elected himself as...


English player Sarah Taylor captivated by Ravindra Jadeja

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

English player Sarah Taylor captivated by Ravindra Jadeja MUMBAI: One more English women associated with England Women’s cricket team, Sarah Taylor is captivated by an All-rounder of the Indian team, Ravindra Jadeja, whereas both were seen talking till late night on Twitter. According to the reports, Sarah Taylor is captivated by Ravindra Jadeja, who is an All-rounder of the Indian team, whereas both...


India captain Dhoni defends struggling Yuvraj

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th April 2014

India captain Dhoni defends struggling Yuvraj MIRPUR, Bangladesh: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni sprang to team mate Yuvraj Singh’s defence after the left-hander’s struggle with the bat in the World Twenty20 final loss to Sri Lanka on Sunday. Struggling to hit or rotate strike, Yuvraj looked a shadow of the player who was the architect of India’s 20-over World Cup victory...


World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 6th April 2014

World Twenty20 2014: Sri Lanka beat India to win title Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to a six-wicket victory over India to win the World Twenty20 in Mirpur and end a run of four defeats in global finals. Sangakkara, playing his final Twenty20 international, scored 52 not out as Sri Lanka chased down 131 in 17.5 overs. Some tight Sri Lankan bowling had earlier limited...


Cricket: India, Sri Lanka set for intriguing World T20 final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th April 2014

Cricket: India, Sri Lanka set for intriguing World T20 final DHAKA: Sri Lanka face a daunting test of nerves from dominant India in Sunday’s all-Asian World Twenty20 final in Dhaka that is rich with incentives for both teams. If Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Indians win, they will become the first team to hold all three major limited-overs titles, having won the 50-over World Cup in 2011...


Kohli’s red-hot bat leads India into T20 final

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th April 2014

Kohli’s red-hot bat leads India into T20 final MIRPUR, Bangladesh: Virat Kohli’s red-hot bat powered India into Sunday’s World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka as the 2007 champions breezed past South Africa by six wickets on Friday. Thanks to their in-form, spin-dominated bowling, India have not had to chase a 140-plus target all tournament. The 173-run target they needed on Friday appeared all...


Mushtaq Ahmed likely to be the new coach of Pakistan team

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 5th April 2014

Mushtaq Ahmed likely to be the new coach of Pakistan team LAHORE: Pakistan’s former Test Cricketer, Mushtaq Ahmed is likely expected to be designated as a Pakistan team coach, whereas the sources revealed that the PCB is currently going through certain discussions regarding the selection. According to the media sources, Mushtaq Ahmed is likely expected to be designated as a new coach of Pakistan cricket team...


India beat South Africa to reach World Twenty20 final

By: Wajid Malik, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

India beat South Africa to reach World Twenty20 final DHAKA: Virat Kohli hit an imperious half-century to help India upstage South Africa by six wickets in the second semi-final in Dhaka on Friday to cruise into the World Twenty20 final. Chasing 173 to win, the former champions were led by a swashbuckling knock of 72 not out by Kohli as they strolled to the...


Pakistan acquires 3rd position after such devastating performance

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Pakistan acquires 3rd position after such devastating performance DUBAI: After giving their worst and devastating performance in World Cup T20 Quarter-final match 2014, held between Pakistan and West Indies, Pakistan is still achieves 3rd position in the cricket ranking, whereas India was accolade to be on 1st position. According to the reports, the final match of World Cup T20 series is now held...


Sri Lanka’s prayers were answered, says Sammy

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Sri Lanka’s prayers were answered, says Sammy MIRPUR, Bangladesh: Divine intervention may have been partially responsible for Sri Lanka’s World Twenty20 semi-final victory on Thursday, according to West Indies captain Darren Sammy. Chasing 161 for victory, holders West Indies were 80 for four in the 14th over when a hailstorm lashed the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. The rain eventually relented but no further...


Sri Lanka in final after rain dashes W-indies hopes

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Sri Lanka in final after rain dashes W-indies hopes DHAKA: Sri Lanka reached the final of the World Twenty20 with a 27-run win over West Indies, the defending champions, after the first semi-final was ended by rain on Thursday. Set a challenging 161-run target, the West Indies were well short on the Duckworth-Lewis method when a thunderstorm stopped play after 13.5 overs at the...


 
 
 



 
 



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