Security delegation to be send to India ahead of Pakistan cricket team tour

Relieved they might be at the revival of bilateral cricket ties with India but that would not stop the PCB from sending a delegation across the border to “take stock” of the security arrangements for Pakistan team’s tour next month.

PCB chief Zaka Ashraf told reporters that the Board welcomed the BCCI announcement that it had got clearance for the . . . → Read More: Security delegation to be send to India ahead of Pakistan cricket team tour

World Cricket Schedule 2012

World Cricket Schedule June-December 2012

West Indies tour of England 2012

NatWest Series: West Indies tour of England 2012 Series Schedule, Fixtures and Time table. West Indies will play 3 tests, 3 One day matches and One Twenty20 match in this tour.

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Mohammad Amir returns home after serving his term at British prison

Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir returned home early yesterday after his release from a British prison, an AFP reporter said.

Amir was one of three Pakistan players jailed by a judge in London in November over their roles in a plan to bowl deliberate no-balls during a Test against England at Lord’s in August 2010.

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Bangladesh ready to tour Pakistan in Apr2012

Bangladesh can tour Pakistan in April next year but they need security clearance from the game’s governing body, a top official from Bangladesh Cricket Board told AFP on Wednesday.

International cricket has been suspended in Pakistan since March 2009 after an attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore which left . . . → Read More: Bangladesh ready to tour Pakistan in Apr2012

Pak Cricketers Butt & Asif Guilty; 4 to 7 Years Imprisonment

Pakistan’s Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were found guilty by an English court on Tuesday of their involvement in a betting scam, while Mohammad Aamer accepted the charges.

In February, former Test captain Butt and pace bowlers Asif and Aamer became the first players to be punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC) following their . . . → Read More: Pak Cricketers Butt & Asif Guilty; 4 to 7 Years Imprisonment

Pakistan’s good performance in World Cup will benefit country

Pakistan’s interior minister Rehman Malik believes that a good performance from the national team in the World Cup will pave the way for foreign teams to return to Pakistan.

Malik said cricket was the lifeline for majority of Pakistanis and they were expecting a lot from the team in the World Cup.

“We have faced many . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s good performance in World Cup will benefit country