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newscricket6 months ago

England cancelling tour to Pakistan last year made absolutely no sense, says Alex Hales

Alex Hales has opined that the decision of England to cancel their tour to Pakistan last year made no sense, especially after the latter helped ECB during the Covid-19 outbreak. England were scheduled to tour Pakistan for two T20Is last year, but they cancelled the tour citing security concerns.
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newscricket8 months ago

Shadab Khan names the two most difficult batters he has ever bowled to

Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan was asked to name the most difficult batsman to bowl to by a fan on social media on Monday, December 20. The 23-year-old, who has represented Pakistan in 118 international games till date, stated one Indian player’s name and one Australian in his response.
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newscricket8 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year ago

PSL 2021 | You need to ignore the noise when you go for the win, states Mohammad Rizwan

After leading his side to their first-ever PSL trophy, Multan Sultan’s skipper Mohammad Rizwan has stated that it is important to ignore the outside noise to win the trophy. While crediting the team for sticking together, he lavishly praised Maqsood’s influence on the team in the competition.
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newscricketa year ago

PCB suspend Peshawar Zalmi’s Haider Ali and Umaid Asif ahead of PSL final

Peshawar Zalmi have endured a big blow ahead of their PSL final against Multan Sultans as Haider Ali and Umaid Asif have been suspended by the PCB for breaching the bio-bubble a day before the final. Haider has also been withdrawn from Pakistan's squad set to tour England and West Indies.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Quetta Gladiators' Faf du Plessis ruled out of 2021 PSL after concussion

On Wednesday, various media outlets reported that South African batsman Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the 2021 edition of the Pakistan Super League. Earlier this week, du Plessis, following a collision with a teammate, had concussed himself, suffering subsequent memory loss post recovery.
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newscricketa year ago

Hasan Ali decides against heading back home; will stay and play rest of PSL 2021

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali, who on Sunday announced that he was heading back home from PSL 2021 owing to personal reasons, has made a u-turn and has decided to stay back in the UAE. Ali revealed that the personal issue has been resolved, and thanked the ISU franchise for their support.
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newscricketa year ago

Faf du Plessis taken to hospital for scans after collision in PSL game

South Africa player Faf du Plessis has been taken to hospital after his collision with Quetta Gladiators’ teammate Mohammad Hasnain while attempting to stop David Miller's shot during their game against Peshawar Zalmi. Saim Ayub replaced the former Proteas' skipper as a concussion substitute.
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newscricketa year ago

PSL 2021 | Hasan Ali set to miss the remainder of the season due to personal reasons

On Saturday, PSL franchise Islamabad United has confirmed that pace bowler Hasan Ali would miss the remainder of the 2021 PSL season due to personal reasons. The bowler, who played two games post the resumption of the tournament, had already picked up 10 wickets in the season for the franchise.
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