newscricket12 hours ago

Reports : World XI players offered $10000 to play in Pakistan

In the next month, World XI players will play three T20 matches against Pakistan in Lahore and according to the reports, the participating players will be offered $10000 to play. It is expected that the World XI team will be coached by former England coach Andy Flower.
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newscricketa day ago

West Indies, Sri Lanka to tour Pakistan following World XI visit in September

The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced that West Indies would tour the country for three Twenty20 Internationals in November following the World XI visit to the country next month. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi has also added that Sri Lanka would also visit in October for one or two T20Is.
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newscricket5 days ago

Kieron Pollard believes PCB's move to recall Pakistani players from CPL makes no sense

Barbados Tridents skipper Kieron Pollard lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board for recalling their players in the middle of the Caribbean Premier League stating that the move did not make sense. The 30-year old expressed suggested that the decision will cause a disruption in the team lineup.
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newscricket6 days ago

ICC hires international security company to revive cricket in Pakistan

ICC provided a boost to Pakistan cricket as they hired an international security company to revive the game in the country which was struck by a terror attack in 2009. However, PCB's new chairman Najam Sethi has also requested Sri Lanka to show their support for Pakistan in such times.
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newscricket6 days ago

PCB issue notice to Umar Akmal over outburst against Mickey Arthur

Pakistan Cricket Board has issued a show cause notice against Umar Akmal after his explosive verbal attack on coach Mickey Arthur. In a press conference, Akmal had accused Arthur of using abusive language against him and stopping him from using coaching facilities at the National Cricket Academy.
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newscricket6 days ago

Pakistani club cricketer dies after being hit by a bouncer

Zubair Ahmed, a club-level cricketer from Pakistan, died after being hit on the head while batting in a club match at the Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province on Monday. The Pakistan Cricket Board has stated that Ahmed was not wearing a helmet at the time of the fatal incident.
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newscricket13 days ago

Kiwi players will not feature in World XI series in Pakistan

The New Zealand Cricket has denied releasing any of its contracted players to play in the World XI series in Pakistan next month. Even for non-contracted players like Brendon McCullum and Luke Ronchi, NZC still needs to issue NOC to appear in the three T20s in Pakistan on September 21, 23 and 27.
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newscricket15 days ago

PCB wants Under-19 Asia Cup shifted out of India

The Pakistan Cricket Board is planning to raise their voice against India hosting the Under-19 Asia Cup due to the long-standing political tensions between the two neighbours. The tournament is scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in November this year, but Pakistan are not interested in touring India.
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newscricket16 days ago

There is no need for us to play with India at any forum, says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has asked Pakistan Cricket Board to boycott playing against India, taking an angry stance at their unwillingness to restore bilateral ties with Pakistan. The veteran cricketer has also accused India of exploiting Pakistan’s friendly attitude in the past.
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newscricket21 days ago

Virat Kohli helps raises 4300 Euros for Shahid Afridi Foundation

A signed jersey of Virat Kohli and other Indian players was auctioned on Monday in the United Kingdom and the 4300 Euros of raised money will be donated to former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s foundation. The Indian jersey was gifted to the Afridi by the Indian players on his retirement.
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