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newscricket8 hours 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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newscricket2 days ago

Politics is played whenever India and Pakistan meet in cricket, admits Shoaib Akhtar

Shoaib Akhtar has called for all ties between India and Pakistan to be cut if the two nations cannot resume their cricketing ties. Apart from meeting in ICC tournaments, India and Pakistan have not played a bilateral series since 2012, amid increasing political tensions between the two countries.
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newscricket3 days ago

Don't want to dwell into the past, only focus is performing well in PSL, says Sharjeel Khan

Sharjeel Khan, who is making a comeback after serving a ban, has stated that he doesn't want to dwell in the past and his only focus is to perform at the upcoming Pakistan Super League. The former Pakistan opener has also added that at the moment he is not thinking about the national selection.
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newscricket5 days ago

Will think about retirement when T20 World Cup beckons, reveals Shoaib Malik

Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik, on Friday, said that he'll take a decision on international retirement when the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held later in October this year, beckons. Malik further added that the WT20 is still far off and right now, his focus is solely on the PSL.
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newscricket5 days ago

PCB let Umar Akmal off the hook with a reprimand for crude behaviour

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has escaped a ban from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for allegedly making crude remarks to a trainer during a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. Umar had later apologized, expressed his regrets, and requested the board for leniency.
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newscricket6 days ago

Reports | South Africa drops out of Pakistan T20I series due to workload issues

CSA postponed their three match T20 series in Pakistan following their India tour citing players' workload as the boards are yet to find a spot for it in the very busy international calendar. SA who are currently hosting England will play 3 ODIs and T20s with Australia before touring India for ODIs.
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newscricket7 days ago

PAK vs SA | Wasim Khan mulls over Rawalpindi as T20 venue for South Africa series

PCB CEO Wasim Khan has revealed that the South African team is quite comfortable to play in Rawalpindi for the upcoming three-match T20 series in Pakistan. Khan has also suggested that logistics and security will play an important role in the Proteas giving the green signal for the series.
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newscricket8 days ago

Pakistan tour will be momentous occasion for MCC, admits Ajmal Shahzad

Ajmal Shahzad, who is the head coach of MCC said that the tour of Pakistan will be a momentous occasion for everyone involved. Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), is all set to tour Pakistan for three T20Is and one ODI where they will be facing Lahore Qalandars at Gaddafi Stadium.
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newscricket9 days ago

BCB turns down PCB's request for D/N Test in Karachi

The BCB has denied PCB's request to play a D/N Test to finish off their two legged tour citing lack of preparation as the reason for their decision. This tour has been a very tough one to negotiate for both the boards and it took the interference of ICC chairman to set it up in the first place.
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newscricket10 days ago

PAK vs BAN | Pakistan Cricket Board keen to make second Test a pink-ball affair

Bangladesh, on Sunday, received a proposal from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to play a Day-Night Test match under lights in April. PCB CEO Wasim Khan revealed that Pakistan want to experiment with the Test format and are ready for a pink-ball game should Bangladesh agree to it.
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