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newscricket5 months ago

Abid Ali hospitalized after complaining of chest pain

Pakistan opening batter Abid Ali was taken to hospital after complaining of chest pain midway during Central Punjab’s last round clash against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in Karachi on Tuesday, December 21. The right-hander was batting on 61 when he left the field.
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newscricket5 months ago

Faisal Hasnain appointed PCB CEO for three years

Former ICC Chief Finance Officer Faisal Hasnain has been named as the new Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) CEO for three years. Hasnain has a experience of working with ICC as CFO in two stints and was actively involved in sale of governing body’s commercial rights for 2007-2015 and 2016-2023 cycles.
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newscricket5 months ago

PSL 2022 | ‘This is embarrassment’ - Kamran Akmal refuses to play for Peshawar Zalmi over demotion at draft

Kamran Akmal has refused to play in the PSL 2022 for Peshawar Zalmi, as he was was brought down from Diamond to Gold in the auction draft and was eventually picked in the silver category by the franchise on Sunday. Akmal said that it was embarrassing to get this sort of treatment by the franchise.
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newscricket6 months ago

We're comfortable and confident that Champions Trophy 2025 will go ahead in Pakistan, says ICC chair Greg Barclay

ICC chair Greg Barclay is confident that the Champions Trophy 2025 will go ahead as planned in Pakistan. The PCB was awarded hosting rights for the tournament last week, which will be the first time the country will be host to an ICC event since the 1996 ODI World Cup in the subcontinent.
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newscricket6 months ago

Imam-ul-Haq named in Pakistan squad for Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan have recalled opener Imam-ul-Haq for their two-match away Test series against Bangladesh, beginning November 26. Off-spinner Bilal Asif and uncapped batsmen Abdullah Shafique and Kamran Ghulam were the other notable picks in the 20-member squad, which will be led by Babar Azam.
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newscricket6 months ago

Australia set to tour Pakistan for the first time in 24 years

Australia is set to tour Pakistan in March-April 2022 for three Tests, three ODIs and a one off T20I, as announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday, November 8. It will be Australia’s first tour of the country since 1998, when they had won 1-0 and 3-0 in three Tests and as many ODIs.
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newscricket8 months ago

We have always tried to accommodate the interests of the game, others simply don't, states Babar Azam

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam expressed his disappointment on Twitter, over New Zealand and England’s recent withdrawal from their limited-overs series in the country. The New Zealand series was called off minutes before its start in Rawalpindi last week, with NZC citing security concerns.
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newscricket10 months ago

Monty Panesar withdraws from inaugural Kashmir Premier League

Former England spinner Monty Panesar has confirmed that he is withdrawing from the inaugural Kashmir Premier League (KPL) due to ‘political tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir issues.’ Panesar was set to represent ‘Kotli Lions’ as an overseas player in the inaugural KPL season.
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newscricket10 months ago

PCB slam BCCI for ‘stopping retired cricketers from featuring in Kashmir Premier League’

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have slammed the BCCI for allegedly stopping retired cricketers from featuring in the inaugural Kashmir Premier League (KPL) set to take place in August. PCB’s statement comes on the back of Herschelle Gibbs taking to Twitter to slam the BCCI for ‘threatening’ him.
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newscricket10 months ago

PSL 2022 to be staged in January-February to avoid clash with IPL

The next edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be staged in the January-February window to avoid a possible clash with the IPL. The PSL generally takes place in February-March, but in 2022, Australia are slated to tour Pakistan around that time, which forced the PCB to find a new window.
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