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Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

20 May 2020

Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has filed an appeal against the ban imposed on him by Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Disciplinary Panel.

Harbhajan, Gambhir slam Afridi over controversial remarks on PM Modi

17 May 2020

Harbhajan, Gambhir slam Afridi over controversial remarks on PM Modi

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi's recent remarks on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were deemed outrageous in India.

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

17 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Pakistan to tour England in bio-secure environment

Pakistan are all set to tour England in July for playing three Tests and as many T20 Internationals.

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

16 May 2020

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Fast bowling is a meticulous, yet pervasive art in the longest format of the game.

PCB announces central contracts, Babar Azam named ODI captain

13 May 2020

PCB announces central contracts, Babar Azam named ODI captain

Top order batsman Babar Azam has been named the captain of Pakistan's ODI team.

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

09 May 2020

Sarfaraz Ahmed set to be demoted in central contracts list

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to demote former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed in the central contracts list.

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

08 May 2020

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

Chairman of the Independent Disciplinary Panel, Justice Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, submitted a detailed judgement on Umar Akmal's spot-fixing case.

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

04 May 2020

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

In a recent conversation with ESPN, the former Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif asserted he has regrets about how his career took a massive turn.

Senior players deliberately underperformed against Kiwis in 2009: Rana Naved

04 May 2020

Senior players deliberately underperformed against Kiwis in 2009: Rana Naved

Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has revealed that a number of senior players deliberately underperformed during the 2009 ODI series against New Zealand in UAE.

BCCI clears dues of physically disabled cricketers

03 May 2020

BCCI clears dues of physically disabled cricketers

The players and support staff members of India's physically disabled cricket team received their dues from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

01 May 2020

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

In a recent statement, former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claimed that Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy.

A timeline of Umar Akmal's wavered journey in international cricket

27 Apr 2020

A timeline of Umar Akmal's wavered journey in international cricket

A Pakistan Cricket Board's Disciplinary Panel has banned Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal for three years over corruption charges.

Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir announces retirement

25 Apr 2020

Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir announces retirement

Former Pakistan captain Sana Mir has announced retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

21 Apr 2020

'Would have killed Wasim Akram,' Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar opened up on match-fixing with rising number of cases in the country.

Pakistan shouldn't drop Mohammad Amir for T20 WC: Mickey Arthur

21 Apr 2020

Pakistan shouldn't drop Mohammad Amir for T20 WC: Mickey Arthur

Former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes leaving out star bowler Mohammad Amir would plummet the team's chances to clinch the T20 World Cup title.

Pakistan will not cancel Asia Cup to accommodate IPL 2020

15 Apr 2020

Pakistan will not cancel Asia Cup to accommodate IPL 2020

PCB chairman Ehsan Mani stated that Pakistan do not intend to cancel the upcoming Asia Cup for accommodating the Indian Premier League.

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

14 Apr 2020

'I was clueless against Mohammad Asif', says Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes Mohammad Asif is the most fearsome seamer he has faced throughout his career.

Babar has the potential to overtake Virat Kohli: Ramiz Raja

13 Apr 2020

Babar has the potential to overtake Virat Kohli: Ramiz Raja

Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja made a big call when he said Babar Azam can beat Virat Kohli if he continues with his magnificent run.

Dhoni should hang boots with dignity, feels Shoaib Akhtar

12 Apr 2020

Dhoni should hang boots with dignity, feels Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes this is the ideal time for Mahendra Singh Dhoni to retire with grace.

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

10 Apr 2020

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will not appeal against the corruption charges levelled by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

05 Apr 2020

Wasim Akram terms Pakistan 'Brazil' of cricket

Veteran bowler Wasim Akram believes Pakistan is the "Brazil" of cricket in terms of talent.

Rohit Sharma's batting style reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq: Yuvraj Singh

05 Apr 2020

Rohit Sharma's batting style reminded me of Inzamam-ul-Haq: Yuvraj Singh

Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh recalled how Rohit Sharma rose to fame after making his debut.

#ThisDayThatYear: MS Dhoni announces his arrival with a blistering ton

05 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: MS Dhoni announces his arrival with a blistering ton

On April 5, 2005, Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck his maiden international hundred in an ODI against Pakistan at Visakhapatnam.

'Players who do spot-fixing should be hanged', says Javed Miandad

05 Apr 2020

'Players who do spot-fixing should be hanged', says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan batsman Javed Miandad believes players who get involved in match-fixing should be given severe punishment.

Mohammad Yousuf heaps praise on Babar Azam

04 Apr 2020

Mohammad Yousuf heaps praise on Babar Azam

Former Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf stated that Babar Azam is the standout batsman in the country since his retirement.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The meticulous art of reverse swing

03 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The meticulous art of reverse swing

Reverse swing, as regarded by the cricket pundits, is a fast bowler's prized possession in Test cricket more often than not.

#ThisDayThatYear: India thrash Pakistan in 2011 World Cup semi-final

30 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: India thrash Pakistan in 2011 World Cup semi-final

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan locked horns in the high-voltage World Cup semi-final on March 30, 2011 in Mohali.

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

29 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Virender Sehwag rules Multan with a triple century

On March 29, 2004, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag etched his name in the record books with an uncanny batting display.

#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

25 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Imran Khan's valor handed Pakistan the coveted trophy

The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia witnessed a spectacle full of grit and valence on March 25, 1992.

PCB backs Misbah-ul-Haq despite PSL fiasco

23 Mar 2020

PCB backs Misbah-ul-Haq despite PSL fiasco

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq received adulation from Pakistan Cricket Board's CEO Wasim Khan, for improving the plight of Pakistan cricket.

Mohammad Hafeez reprimanded by PCB for questioning Sharjeel Khan's return

22 Mar 2020

Mohammad Hafeez reprimanded by PCB for questioning Sharjeel Khan's return

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez after he questioned Sharjeel Khan's return to competitive cricket.

Coronavirus outbreak: No PSL players, support staff exposed with COVID-19

19 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: No PSL players, support staff exposed with COVID-19

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday confirmed that the results of COVID-19 test, conducted on 128 players PSL members, have turned out to be negative.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's final leg of Pakistan tour postponed

16 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's final leg of Pakistan tour postponed

The upcoming ODI and Test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Women's T20 World Cup: South Africa defeat Pakistan, enter semis

01 Mar 2020

Women's T20 World Cup: South Africa defeat Pakistan, enter semis

Laura Wolvaardt's unbeaten half-century guided the South African Women to a 17-run victory over Pakistan at Sydney in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup group stage fixture.

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

25 Feb 2020

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday urged Mushfiqur Rahim to reconsider his decision for the Pakistan tour next month.

Virat Kohli to represent Asia XI against World XI

22 Feb 2020

Virat Kohli to represent Asia XI against World XI

Bangladesh will be hosting two T20I matches between the Asia XI and World XI next month.

South Africa call off tour to Pakistan: Here's why

14 Feb 2020

South Africa call off tour to Pakistan: Here's why

In what can be considered heart-breaking news for Pakistan cricket, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has called off the senior team's tour of Pakistan, scheduled next month.

Bangladesh turn down PCB's day-night Test proposal

12 Feb 2020

Bangladesh turn down PCB's day-night Test proposal

The Bangladesh Cricket Board, on Tuesday, refused to participate in the proposed Day-Night Test match in Pakistan.

Yuvraj and Afridi discuss possibility of Indo-Pak rivalry

11 Feb 2020

Yuvraj and Afridi discuss possibility of Indo-Pak rivalry

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi advocated the idea of reinstating the Indo-Pak bilateral series clash.

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test: List of records broken

10 Feb 2020

Pakistan vs Bangladesh, 1st Test: List of records broken

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs in the first Test.