newscricket19 hours ago

Ehsan Mani set to take over as PCB chairman after Najam Sethi’s resignation

After Imran Khan took oath as the prime minister of Pakistan, Najam Sethi resigned from the post of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman and Ehsan Mani is all set to replace him. After spending a year in the office, Sethi, whose term was to expire in 2020, resigned from the post.
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newscricket3 days ago

Sunil Gavaskar reminisces when Imran Khan’s ‘challenge’ lured him to rethink his retirement

Sunil Gavaskar recalls when a ‘challenge’ given by former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan, made him reconsider his decision to retire from Test cricket back in 1986. Imran, who led Pakistan to the World Cup in 1992, was sworn in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan on Saturday in Islamabad.
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newscricket13 days ago

BCCI and CoA fight a proxy battle over Asia Cup

The latest episode of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) and BCCI feud has been regarding their differences in the decision of hosting the Asia Cup in a different venue other than India. India's cramped up schedule before they play against Pakistan has already created a stir on the other side.
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newscricket22 days ago

New Zealand decline invitation to tour Pakistan due to safety concerns

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Board has declined the invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to tour Pakistan for a full series owing to security reasons. As a result, the possibility of New Zealand playing in Pakistan for the first time in fifteen years has been all but ruled out now.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2018 | Virender Sehwag ‘shocked’ by Indian team's tight schedule

Virender Sehwag has taken a dig at the cramped schedule of India team in the Asia Cup 2018, in which India has been slated to face Pakistan without a break. He stated that Indian players won’t be able to recover, given the tight schedule, which would give Pakistan an undue edge in the clash.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | BCCI demands rescheduling of India-Pakistan match

After Asian Cricket Council’s stringent scheduling of India’s Asia Cup fixtures, where the Men in Blue are pitted against Pakistan a day after their qualifiers game, BCCI has now demanded a change in the schedule. BCCI also blamed the organizers of playing a ‘money-spinning’ game.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2018 | India to face qualifier and arch-rivals Pakistan in a span of two days

Defending champions India are scheduled to play against their arch-rivals Pakistan followed by the yet to be confirmed qualifier in a span of two days in the upcoming Asia Cup. While Group A has India, Pakistan and the qualifier, Group B consists of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
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newscricketa month ago

Pakistan fans roast India on Twitter after Fakhar Zaman becomes the first Pakistani to score 200

Today, Pakistan supporters got the upperhand in the never ending Twitter banter between the Pakistan and India's cricket fans as Fakhar Zaman smashed 200 against Zimbabwe. He became the first Pakistani to join the 200 club while also breaking the 24 year old record set by Saeed Anwar against India.
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newscricketa month ago

Glenn Maxwell : The post-match incident with Sarfraz Ahmed was a genuine oversight on my end

Glenn Maxwell has clarified that he avoiding hand-shake with Sarfraz Ahmed after the game was down to a ‘genuine oversight’ and he would neet the Pakistan skipper for the same. Tim Paine & Co. were defeated by Pakistan by six wickets in the final of the T20I tri-series involving Zimbabwe as well.
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newscricket2 months ago

It is high time the two boards sorted out their differences, says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan Test captain Javed Miandad has stated that he would like to see the BCCI and the PCB sort their differences fast and play against each other in the near future. Miandad also added that the India and Pakistan series is much more important than the Ashes between Australia and England.
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