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
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) once again showed a lack of interest in Asad Rauf’s case, saying it will not initiate action against the umpire on its own.
The name of the veteran Pakistan umpire surfaced last week as the probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case widened. Media reports indicated Rauf was . . . → Read More: No action against Rauf without evidence: Zaka
By Saj Sadiq
The Pakistan Super League (PSL), estimated to be in excess of $100 million, will see five city-based franchises in the fray. In this exclusive interview with PakPassion’s Saj Sadiq, PSL Managing Director Salman Sarwar Butt speaks about the interest levels of players and potential franchise, among other things. He also said that if the BCCI gives the necessary approval, Indian . . . → Read More: Pakistan welcomes India with arms wide open
By Telford Vice
PAKISTAN used their arrival in South Africa yesterday to campaign for the return of international cricket to their country.
Misbah-ul-Haq’s men have not played a Test at home since March 2009 – when militants attacked the visiting Sri Lankan team’s bus, killing six policemen and two civilians and wounding six . . . → Read More: Pakistan campaigns for home grounds in S Africa
Pakistan remains optimistic about playing a full series with India later this year despite reports that the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) has refused to send its team to Pakistan due to security concerns and also has ruled out the possibility of playing at any neutral venue.
The Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf, who returned . . . → Read More: Challenging India to a series in Pakistan
Disgraced former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif said on Monday his appeal against a seven-year ban for spot-fixing will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in February.
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COLOMBO: India made 185 runs at the loss of three wickets in the warm-up match against Pakistan on Monday ahead of the World Twenty20.
India’s Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh remained not out at the end of the first innings with 75 and 4 runs respectively. India had a run-rate of 9.25 runs per over.
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Australia’s captain George Bailey has admitted his side stands no chance of winning the World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka if their performances mirror a shattering first-up loss to Pakistan in the series in Dubai.
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International Cricket Council (ICC) has released its new list of top One Day International bowlers on Monday 27th August, in which Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has been ranked as No. 1 bowler with 727 points followed by South African pacer Tsotsobe with 725 points.
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Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been banned from the first test against Sri Lanka in Galle that starts on Friday as punishment for his team’s slow over-rate in the final match of the one-day series.
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