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newscricket3 days ago

Shashank Manohar provided excellent leadership ICC needed at a difficult time, feels Ehsan Mani

Ehsan Mani has stated that Shashank Manohar was excellent as the ICC Chairman and feels that the latter provided leadership to the global body as a very difficult juncture. The PCB Chairman has also added that Pakistan hasn’t suffered a major financial loss due to the Asia Cup cancellation.
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newscricket19 days ago

Sri Lanka wants to host the upcoming Asia Cup, asserts Ehsan Mani

Ehsan Mani has stated that given Sri Lanka’s situation is better in terms of Coronavirus pandemic, they have expressed interest to host the Asia Cup. However, Mani has also clarified that it is still not ‘100 percent confirmed’ if UAE or Sri Lanka will get the hosting rights for the tournament.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup unlikely to take place in October, opines Ehsan Mani

With all the debate around the T20 World Cup going on, PCB’s chairman Ehsani Mani is of the opinion that the biggest T20I competition is unlikely to take place this year due to a large number of teams. He also confirmed the news that the PCB has swapped the Asia Cup hosting rights with Sri Lanka.
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newscricket3 months ago

Decision to cancel Asia Cup extends beyond India and Pakistan, attests Ehsan Mani

Ehsan Mani, the chairman of the PCB, has stated that a final decision about the Asia Cup cannot just be taken by Indian and Pakistan and added that there are other countries that will have a say. Mani believes that hosting the Asia Cup is a necessity for smaller nations to grow financially.
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newscricket3 months ago

Pakistan doesn’t need series against India to survive, admits Ehsan Mani

Ehsan Mani has revealed that playing India in a bilateral series is like ‘pie in the sky,’ and admitted that they don’t need the series against India in order to survive. He also added that India are highly unreliable, as they have pulled-out of two-three bilateral series in the past against them.
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newscricket4 months ago

Pakistan cricketers to contribute 5 million to government’s fund to combat COVID 19 pandemic

The PCB informed that all centrally contracted players of Pakistan will be contributing a total of PKR 5 million to government’s emergency fund to curb the COVID 19 pandemic. Meanwhile, PCB senior managers will be donating one day’s salary while general managers will be donating that of two days.
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newscricket4 months ago

PCB paid extra money to West Indies players for 2018 T20 series, admits Ehsan Mani

PCB chairman Ehsan Mani revealed that West Indies players were paid extra USD 25,000 each so as to tour Pakistan for a T20 series in 2018 by the previous administration. Mani went on to clarify that no such steps were taken under his administration, especially during the Sri Lanka series.
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newscricket5 months ago

PCB ready to give up Asia Cup hosting rights to help associate members, reveals Ehsan Mani

Chairman Ehsan Mani said on Wednesday that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are considering a move to give up the the hosting rights of the Asia Cup T20 tournament if it will help associate members. The regional tournament is slated to be held in September 2020, ahead of the World Cup in Australia.
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newscricket6 months ago

Reports | After India's pull-out reports, PCB agrees to host Asia Cup in UAE

After India threatened to pull out of the Asia Cup if PCB goes ahead and hosts it in Pakistan, the PCB seems to have agreed to host the Asian showpiece event in the UAE. A BCCI official has stated that the tournament will tentatively be played in September, just ahead of the World T20 in Australia.
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newscricket6 months ago

Bangladesh set to play 2 Tests, 3 T20Is, and one-off ODI in Pakistan

After months of negotiation, Bangladesh's tour of Pakistan has been laid out with the visitors set to play 2 Tests, 3 T20Is and an ODI, with the tour split into three legs. After deciding to tour Pakistan for only 3 T20Is, the boards sat down with the ICC chairman to come up with a solution.
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