Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina are among the six capped Indian players named in the Mudgal Panel report, media reports claimed on Tuesday.
Bookie Uttam Jain alias Kitti has named Dhoni and Raina in connection with IPL spot-fixing and betting when confronted by Trichi Railway SP Sampat Kumar, informed Mudgal.
. . . → Read More: Dhoni and Raina involved in spot fixing
Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland. (Daniel Mihailescu/Getty Images)
On Sunday the world gained another openly gay Olympic athlete: Ari-Pekka Liukkonen of Finland.
. . . → Read More: … And we thought Sochi 2014 was “gay-free”
KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) decision to abstain from voting on the new reforms presented by the executive board in the crucial International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting on Saturday is only going to make the situation more difficult for them, feels former captain and renowned commentator Ramiz Raja.
In an exclusive interview with The Express Tribune, . . . → Read More: Voting against ‘big three’ was an emotional decision says Ramiz
No foreign coach is running for the Pakistan cricket team job.
The revelation came as the Pakistan Cricket Board‘s coach selection committee short-listed six candidates for the roles of head coach, batting coach and fielding coach.
Committee head and former captain Intikhab Alam said he made two sets of possible candidates for the three posts, which will be . . . → Read More: No foreign coaches enthusiastic for Pak Cricket coaching post
The costliest Olympic Games in history officially open in Russia on Friday, with 98 medals to be won over 16 days.
Sochi, on Russia’s Black Sea coast, will welcome about 2,900 athletes in 15 disciplines as the opening ceremony begins at 20:14 local time (16:14 GMT).
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The Pakistan Cricket Board has been told by its Governing Board to strongly oppose the changes proposed by India, Australia and England cricket boards in the governance and distribution of finances in the ICC.
PCB chief Zaka Ashraf told reporters after the meeting of the Governing Board that the members had been given a detailed . . . → Read More: Big three proposal vehemently opposed
Cricket is perhaps the only sport in which a captain actually does more than just play the game or wear an armband.
Apart from having good, consistent cricketing abilities, he has to also exhibit a penchant for the kind of leadership found in a military general or in a political leader.
. . . → Read More: Misbah: The man with a plan
PESHAWAR: Former Pakistan cricketer turned politician Imran Khan launched a scheme on Saturday to scout talent in the troubled northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, hoping the game could bolster anti-terrorism efforts.
Khan, who led Pakistan to their only World Cup win in Australia in 1992, said he hoped finding new talent in the region could . . . → Read More: Searching for talent in KPK
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Zaka Ashraf has resumed his duties as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman on Thursday a day after he was restored by a two-member divisional bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
Ashraf was suspended by IHC judge Shaukat Aziz Siddique in May last year when a retired cricket official challenged his election as . . . → Read More: Zaka Ashraf vows to complete tenure as PCB Chairman
A couple of deadly bomb blasts in Volgograd in two days killing 30, coupled with disastrous floods in Far Eastern Russia were enough for the Russian President Vladimir Putin to change his years-old ritual of addressing the nation on New Year’s Eve from the Kremlin.
For us Pakistanis, such events have become so common that even a series of . . . → Read More: Winter Olympics in Russia: Pros and Cons