newscricket2 days ago

Sports Ministry and BCCI to discuss playing Pakistan in ICC Test Championship

The BCCI have planned to meet Union Sports Minister Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore to discuss the option of playing against Pakistan in the Future Tours Programme (FTP). The ICC has introduced the Test championship which means that there is a high probability of the two teams playing a Test series.
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newscricket25 days ago

Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI batsmen rankings

Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top position among batsmen in the latest ICC ODI rankings and has reached 889 points, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar. Moreover, not just Kohli, but, India women’s team captain, Mithali Raj has also climbed to No.1 spot in the latest ODI rankings released by the ICC.
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newscricketa month ago

Sarfraz Ahmed claims he turned down approach from bookmaker during SL series

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed revealed that he was approached by bookies in an attempt to fix a game in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, but he turned down the lucrative offer. Sarfraz reported the incident to the anti-corruption and security unit officials in UAE to investigate the matter.
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newscricketa month ago

Gavaskar and Shastri gave us no chance which fired up the boys, says Talat Ali

Former Pakistan manager Talat Ali has revealed that Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri undermining the Pakistan team fired up the spirits of the players ahead of their ICC Champions Trophy final against India. Ali also acknowledged that luck had played a great part in their victorious campaign.
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newscricket2 months ago

WATCH | Darren Sammy shows great sportsmanship after being knocked down by Hasan Ali's yorker

Darren Sammy has won the hearts of fans all around the world for his sportsmanship during the first T20 match of the Independence Cup, yesterday, between Pakistan and World XI. Even though Hasan Ali’s yorker left the Windies star on his back, Sammy appreciated his delivery by applauding it.
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featurecricket3 months ago

World XI's visit to Pakistan - the dawn of a new era in Pakistan cricket

Despite certain players' involvement in match fixing and occasional terrorist attacks, Pakistan was still one of the favourites for teams to visit during the early 2000's. India was the first country to boycott visits to Pakistan but other countries continued to tour the terrorism-hit nation.
Rohan Chawla
newscricket5 months ago

India are scared of Pakistan, claims PCB chief Shaharyar Khan

PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan has taken a dig at the BCCI saying they are scared of Pakistan whilst issuing an open challenge to his Indian counterparts to play a bilateral series against Pakistan. Pakistan had earlier beaten India by 180 runs to claim the Champions Trophy last month.
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newscricket5 months ago

Sarfraz Ahmed named Pakistan's Test captain

Sarfraz Ahmed will take over the responsibility of leading the Pakistan’s Test side after the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. PCB’s chairman Shahryar Khan gave the confirmation at a function that was organized for the Champions Trophy winning team.
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newscricket5 months ago

ICC confirms support for World XI team’s tour of Pakistan

The International Cricket Council has reiterated its support for the Pakistan vs World XI match, in a bid to bring back international cricket in Pakistan. The ICC has announced that it is contemplating plans of a three-match Twenty20 series in Pakistan, which will be accorded international status.
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newscricket5 months ago

Sarfraz Ahmed likely to be handed Pakistan’s Test captaincy

Pakistan's limited over skipper, Sarfraz Ahmed, who led Pakistan to the Champions Trophy glory recently, is all set to be appointed as the skipper of the Test team as well. The position has still been vacant since the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq after the victorious tour to West Indies in May.
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