Pakistan cricket

Cricket: Masood gets maiden call-up, lead Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi named in T20 WC squad

The good news for Pakistan was the return of tall left arm pacer and lynchpin of the bowling attack, Afridi who has not played any cricket since mid July due to a knee injury.

published on : 15th September 2022

T20 World Cup clash between India and Pakistan on Oct 23 sold out: ICC

Fans from 82 countries have purchased tickets to watch players from 16 international teams, marking the return of full stadiums at ICC events, it said.

published on : 15th September 2022

PCB hires Hayden as mentor of Pakistan team for World Cup

"I am extremely excited to be reuniting with the Pakistan team and can't wait to join the culture again and feel the spirit of One Nation One Passion," Hayden was quoted as saying in a PCB release.

published on : 9th September 2022

Pakistan to wear black armbands in match against India to express solidarity to flood victims back home

Pakistan is grappling with its worst natural disaster in over a decade. The floods affected the lives of millions of people after which the Pakistan government declared a "national emergency".

published on : 28th August 2022

Pakistan fast bowler Hasnain replaces injured Afridi for Asia Cup

Afridi was ruled out of the Asia Cup and also from next month's seven-match T20 series against England after sustaining a knee injury.

published on : 22nd August 2022

England to play seven T20s in Pakistan from September

England will return to Pakistan after the T20 World Cup in Australia in October to play three test matches in December.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board wants Sri Lanka to retain Asia Cup hosting rights despite civil unrest

Sri Lanka have managed to successfully host Australian cricket team without any security breach despite civil unrest after former president Gotabaya Rajapakse fled the country.

published on : 15th July 2022

Pakistan cricketers to get separate Test, limited overs contracts

Previously, top players were offered one contract and could be called on to play any version of the game, but specialisation has made this out of fashion for many cricketing nations.

published on : 30th June 2022

Ramiz Raja dismisses rumours of being sacked, hints at continuing as Pakistan Cricket Board chief

There have been speculations for months that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will soon bring in his own nominee to replace Ramiz as PCB Chairman.

published on : 24th June 2022

PCB introduces separate red-ball, white-ball contracts; to pay extra for denying offers from foreign leagues

The PCB said that the Board of Governors meeting has approved an annual budget of 15 billion rupees for the fiscal year 2022-23 with 78 percent allocated for cricket activities.

published on : 24th June 2022

PCB suspends coach after molestation allegations 

A PCB official confirmed that they had initiated an inquiry into the matter to find out if Nadeem had breached his terms of employment with the board.

published on : 19th June 2022

PCB wants discussion with other boards on IPL's window in ICC's next FTP calendar

Pakistani players have not been included in the IPL auctions after the first edition since the Mumbai terror attack in 2008.

published on : 16th June 2022

Babar Azam reminded of Pakistan Cricket Board policies after he brings brother for net practice

Babar Azam came under criticism after a picture was posted on social media that showed his brother Safeer in the nets with Pakistan pacer Shahnawaz Dahani bowling to him.

published on : 20th May 2022

BCCI is run by BJP government, claims former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani

"Although BCCI have Sourav Ganguly but has anyone ever wondered who their secretary of the board is? Jay Shah, son of Amit Shah," he said.

published on : 12th May 2022

We require a change in way we are operating our cricket structure: Misbah

Former Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq said former PM Imran Khan's decision to stop departmental cricket and their role in sports didn't appear to have done any good for Pakistan cricket.

published on : 28th April 2022

PCB brass relieved after 'No-confidence' motion against PM Imran Khan gets dismissed

Uncertainty had prevailed in the PCB itself after the 'No-Trust' motion was filed against the former Pakistan captain by the joint opposition parties in the National Assembly.

published on : 3rd April 2022

ICC Meet: Ramiz Raja set to table proposal for four-nation tourney involving India, Pakistan

As per the current ICC rule, a member board can host a tri-nation tournament at the most as only the global body has the right to organize an event which involves more than three countries.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Pakistan-Australia limited-overs series shifted to Lahore from Pindi on government's advice 

Federal Minister for Interior, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed confirmed on Friday that the three ODIs and lone T20 would be played in Lahore instead of Rawalpindi, due to political activities and scenarios.

published on : 18th March 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board planning to introduce women's PSL early next year

Ramiz Raja pointed out that unlike other countries the pool of talent in women's cricket in Pakistan was not broad based, which was one reason for the slow progress.

published on : 15th March 2022

Will take up four-nation proposal with Sourav Ganguly at ACC meeting: PCB chairman Ramiz Raja

PCB chairman Ramiz Raja expressed confidence that India would come to Pakistan to play in the Asia Cup next year.

published on : 15th March 2022
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