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featurecricket2 days ago

PCB’s Covid-19 negligence and mismanagement a lesson for other boards going forward

The Premier League has restarted, both La Liga and Serie A are heading towards what looks like a final day slugfest to decide the winner and Tennis just had a failed, unsuccessful attempt at restarting the sport. Yet all these events have had nothing on the kind of drama the PCB has churned out.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket7 days ago

Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz among six Pakistan cricketers who test negative for COVID-19 

Mohammad Hafeez and Wahab Riaz are among the six Pakistan cricketers who have returned negative results for COVID-19 after 10 players tested positive ahead of the England tour. The ECB were scheduled to fly out a 29-man squad on June 28 but now a traveling party of 20 will leave Pakistan.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

Reports | BCCI quashes PCB’s ‘silly’ visa assurance request

A BCCI official has reportedly come down hard on PCB CEO Wasim Khan and has asked if Pakistan would be capable of giving a guarantee of safety from their side when they play on Indian soil. The comment comes in response to Khan’s request to the BCCI to give a written visa assurance.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

Spoke to Hafeez and expressed PCB’s disappointment with him, reveals Wasim Khan

A day after Mohammad Hafeez took to Twitter to reveal he was COVID-19 negative, PCB’s CEO Wasim Khan has stated that he spoke to the former to express the board's disappointment. Khan also added that the board is looking into the situation, in order to make the right decision for Pakistan cricket.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

PCB can postpone PSL if BCCI is able to open up a window for Asia Cup, says BCCI official

A BCCI official has strongly reacted to PCB’s Asia Cup hosting plans by stating that the board doesn’t have any space this year and the PCB might think in that direction next year during PSL. Yesterday, PCB CEO Wasim Khan has strongly stated that his board is ready to host the Asian event this year.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

Big question is will India or Australia host the 2021 T20 World Cup, asks Wasim Khan

Talking about the 2021 T20 World Cup, Wasim Khan has admitted that he still is unclear whether India or Australia will host the T20 event next year, with India scheduled to be the host country. He also stated that PCB has already asked the ICC to give written assurance from BCCI for clearance.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket10 days ago

The tour to England is very much on track, reveals Wasim Khan

PCB CEO Wasim Khan has stated that Pakistan’s tour of England is very much on track despite 10 squad members already contracting novel Coronavirus ahead of the tour. Khan has further added that only Mohammad Rizwan was a certainty in the Test side among the players tested positive.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

PCB won’t accept Asia Cup rescheduling for IPL, comments Wasim Khan

PCB CEO Wasim Khan has revealed that the board will not accept the Asia Cup to be moved and rescheduled to accommodate the cash-rich IPL. He has also added that it is impossible to move the tournament to a later date this year in November-December window as it will affect the participating nations.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

PCB to ask hosting rights of ICC event to reduce losses

PCB CEO Wasim Khan has stated that he would request the ICC to grant Pakistan the hosting rights for an ICC event so as to reduce the losses that they have incurred due to the lack of big matches in the country. Khan has also added that the lack of India-Pakistan matches has cost them millions.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

PCB to allow Pakistan players to play upto three foreign T20 leagues

Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to allow its players to play upto three foreign T20 competitions. The board tweaked its No-Objection Certificate policy, to make room for the centrally-contracted players of Pakistan to take part in up to four T20 leagues in all, including the PSL.
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