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newscricket2 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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 Haider has also been withdrawn from Pakistan's squad set to tour England and West Indies.
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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket3 months 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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newscricket4 months ago

Looks don’t equate to fitness, enough if Azam Khan keeps making small strides, insists Faf du Plessis

Quetta Gladiators batsman Faf du Plessis came to the defence of his teammate Azam Khan and said that a cricketer’s fitness can never be assessed by how they look. Du Plessis, however, insisted that Azam Khan will need to keep making small strides to ensure he’s the best version of himself.
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newscricket4 months ago

Visa issues forces few PSL personnel back home 

13 PSL personnel including players and officials were sent home after they weren't allowed on commercial flights due to the delay in the issuance of their visas. The PCB, in a release, said that as soon as the visas are processed, after mandatory tests, the PSL-bound personnel will board the flight.
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newscricket4 months ago

Coaches shouldn't be held too accountable, it's the players who play the game, points Wasim Akram

Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram has expressed that he doesn’t think the coach is as accountable as the fans of the country hold them after the national team loses a game. Akram also revealed that it would be tough for him to coach the national team, owing to staying away from the family.
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