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newscricket2 months ago

ICC and BCCI should give written assurance about visas to Pakistan for 2021 T20 WC, wants PCB CEO

Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan has revealed that Pakistan wants written assurance about the visas being issued to their cricketers for the next year's T20 World Cup. He also assured that the newly appointed Test captain Babar Azam will stay as captain across formats for a long time.
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newscricket2 months ago

New Zealand government warn Pakistan; confirm one more breach will result in tour cancellation

In the wake of Pakistan players being found guilty of breaching Covid-19 protocols, the New Zealand government have issued a ‘stay disciplined or go back home’ ultimatum to the Babar Azam-led squad. PCB CEO Wasim Khan has confirmed that one more breach will result in the tour getting cancelled.
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newscricket2 months ago

Historic tour confirmed as England set to visit Pakistan for first time since 2005

The PCB and the ECB have confirmed that England, for the first time in 16 years, will tour Pakistan for a two-match T20I series in October 2021. The historic England tour comes on the back of Pakistan visiting England earlier this year in the midst of a pandemic to play Tests and T20Is.
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newscricket5 months ago

PSL 2020 knockouts to be played in November in Lahore

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have confirmed the play-off matches of the 2020 edition of PSL, which were earlier postponed due to the pandemic, will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in November. Wasim Khan has also confirmed that the PSL will be succeeded by the domestic season.
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newscricket6 months ago

Conversations will take place with ECB for a return tour, reveals Wasim Khan

Wasim Khan has stated that PCB will organise talks with ECB in order to have a reciprocal tour of Pakistan in 2022, for the first time since 2005. Khan has also added that their tour of England is a mark of solidarity as he believes global cricket needs to come together in order to fight back.
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featurecricket7 months 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.
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newscricket7 months 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.
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newscricket7 months 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.
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newscricket7 months 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.
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newscricket7 months 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.
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