newscricket19 hours ago

Reports : BCCI’s Yo-Yo test benchmark lowest among all nations

According to reports, the 16.1 score prescribed by the BCCI for the mandatory Yo-Yo test is the lowest among the top teams of world cricket. England and New Zealand have set the cut-off at 19, South African has set it at 18.5, Sri Lankans have it at 17.4 while Pakistan too has it at 17.4.
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newscricket21 hours ago

Reports: Ahmed Shehzad fails dope test, may face suspension

According to reports, Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad has been tested positive in a dope test and may face a minimum three-month-long suspension from Pakistan Cricket Board. Shehzad was tested during the Pakistan Cup, the country's domestic five-team one-day tournament, held from April 19 to May 1.
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newscricket18 days ago

Joe Root confident of beating India after Pakistan triumph

Joe Root believes that England’s win over Pakistan in the second Test match, after a woeful Test run, has restored their confidence and it would help them in beating India. England defeated Pakistan comprehensively by an innings and 55 runs to bring their Ashes and New Zealand misery to an end.
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newscricket25 days ago

BCCI requests Union government to formally convey policy with respect to Indo-Pak series

BCCI authorities have asked the Union government to put forth their opinion regarding the government's current position on a bi-lateral series involving India and Pakistan. The BCCI have repeatedly claimed that they would not be able to engage in a series without the government’s approval.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Rahat Ali and Faheem Ashraf combine to mess up an easy run-out against Ireland

Pakistan and fielding mess-up has been a story that plays out time after time and they made sure Test debutants Ireland knew exactly what all the fuss was about on a cold day in Dublin. Today, Rahat Ali and Faheem Ashraf’s comedy of errors saw Will Porterfield surviving an easy run-out opportunity.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Inzamam-ul-Haq's nephew Imam causes comical run-out

Inzamam-ul-Haq was been famous for his run outs during his playing days and those wounds for Pakistan fans have once again been opened after his nephew Imam-ul-Haq's involvement in a bizarre run-out. Against Northamptonshire, Imam tackled Azhar Ali to run out the latter in the second innings.
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newscricket2 months ago

If ICC rules in favor of PCB, then India must play Pakistan, says Najam Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board chief, Najam Sethi insists that India must play Pakistan in a bilateral series if Pakistan wins the case against BCCI for not respecting the MoU. PCB has filed a compensation case with ICC dispute resolution committee, stating that BCCI didn’t respect the MoU signed in 2014.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC to grant T20I status to all men and women teams

David Richardson, CEO of the ICC, has revealed that cricket's governing body will grant T20I status to all its 104 member nations and a global ranking system will also be launched for the format. He also stated that ICC Champions Trophy could altogether change into a World T20 in the near future.
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newscricket2 months ago

2019 World Cup schedule revealed; India vs Pakistan on June 16 in Manchester

ICC’s CEC (chief executive committee) have nearly finalized the 2019 World Cup schedule which is set to be approved at ICC’s board meeting today in Kolkata. As per the schedule revealed today, India will play against Pakistan in their fourth Group game in Manchester, on June 16, 2019.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik to play in World XI against Windies

BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhury has revealed that Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik will be a part of the World XI that will face Windies to raise funds for the Caribbean stadia. Apart from them, the likes of Rashid Khan and Shakib Al Hasan will also be a part of the of the team.
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