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In-form Faisal Iqbal hopeful of recall in Pak cricket team


April 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): Discarded Pakistan batsman Faisal Iqbal, who piled up 324 runs in eight innings at the recent Pentangular Cup tournament, has expressed his hope of making a comeback in the ... Read more...

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PCB chief selector hits back at charges of bias against Karachi players


August 13th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 13(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan has dismissed accusations of the board being biased against players from Karachi.The Karachi City Cricket Association (KCCA) had earlier ... Read more...

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Miandad hits back at PCB, says it is his duty to put Pak cricket on right track


July 10th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 10 (ANI): The war of words between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) director general Javed Miandad and the PCB chief Ijaz Butt is out in the open, with the former captain ... Read more...

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‘Angry’ Misbah says he felt like burning his cricket kit upon being axed


June 25th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 25 (ANI): Dejected over not being selected for the upcoming Test tour of England, Pakistan middle order batsman Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he almost felt like burning his cricket kit ... Read more...

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Miandad, Faisal Iqbal may face PCB’s ire for speaking against board policies


June 24th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 24 (ANI): Speaking against the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) policies could cost board's Director General Javed Miandad and his nephew Faisal Iqbal dearly, as they could be penalised for lashing ... Read more...

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Ex-players blast PCB for dumping Younis for England tour


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 22(ANI): Former Pakistani cricketers have expressed anger over former captain Younis Khan's exclusion from the 17-man Test squad bound for England.The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given no ... Read more...

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No PCB contracts for Younis, Yousuf, Malik


March 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday left out former captains Younis Khan, Mohammad Yousuf and Shoaib Malik from the central contracts. Also overlooked were fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar ... Read more...

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PCB gives Afridi, Akmal brothers central contracts despite being guilty of ‘misconduct’


March 19th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.19 (ANI): Rubbing salt into the wounds of banned senior players, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has omitted the names of former captains Mohammed Yousuf, Younis Khan, Shoaib Malik and all ... Read more...

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Pak drops Akmal, three others for Hobart test


January 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 13 (ANI): In a bid to avoid a series clean sweep by Australia, Pakistan has dropped vice-captain Kamran Akmal and three others from its squad going into the Hobart Test.Following ... Read more...

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Pak selectors to make major changes for ODI series Down Under


January 9th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 9(ANI): Pakistan selection committee has reportedly made some major changes in the squad for the ODI series against Australia, starting from January 22.According to reports, the selectors have also decided ... Read more...

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Pakistan in command despite late Aussie fightback in Sydney Test


January 4th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 4(ANI): Pakistan ended up in a commanding position over Australia on the second day of the Sydney Test, taking a first innings lead of 204 runs with a wicket in ... Read more...

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Pak suffers big blow ahead of Sydney Test, Mohammed Aamer out with groin injury


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): Pakistan suffered a huge blow just a day before the start of the second Test against Australia here with young pace sensation Mohammed Aamer being ruled out of the ... Read more...

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Faisal Iqbal says he’s ready for any sacrifice to accommodate Younis


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.2 (ANI): Pakistan batsmen Faisal Iqbal has said that he has no issue moving down the batting order to accommodate Younis Khan, provided the former captain returns to the side for ... Read more...

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Fawad Alam , Abdul Rauf called back from Australian tour


January 1st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called back all rounder Fawad Alam and fast bowler Abdul Rauf from Australia.A PCB spokesperson said that the board has directed the ... Read more...

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‘Reluctant’ PCB unlikely to send ‘out of form’ Younis for Oz Test Series


January 1st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.1 (ANI) : Despite an SOS from captain Mohammad Yousuf to send middle-order batsman Younis Khan to Australia to strengthen the batting order, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not keen ... Read more...

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Ponting very confident of playing Boxing Day Test


December 25th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is quite confident about playing against Pakistan in the first Test at the MCG, starting tomorrow."I went well today actually, ... Read more...

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Misbah dropped from New Zealand series


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 22 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday dropped senior batsman Misbah-ul-Haq from their squad for the Test and limited-overs matches against New Zealand.Misbah, who was promoted as vice-captain in 2007 following ... Read more...

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Confident Pakistan cricket team leaves for Sri Lanka


June 27th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket team left for Sri Lanka on a 45-day tour with coach Intikhab Alam promising that his players will translate their World Twenty20 triumph into a ... Read more...

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Yousuf, Razzaq back in Pakistan’s Test squad


June 22nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf and Abdul Razzaq, who snapped their ties with the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), were selected in the 15-member squad to tour Sri Lanka. Yousuf ... Read more...

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Three ICL players in Pakistan’s T20 squad


April 6th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan Monday named three Indian Cricket League (ICL) players in a 30-man preliminary squad for the World Twenty20 Championship, to be held in England in June. Experienced all-rounder ... Read more...

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Pak skipper Younis Khan scores his first triple ton in Tests


February 24th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.24 (ANI): Karachi''s National Stadium was set alight on Tuesday by fireworks from Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan''s bat. Taking full advantage of a dead pitch, Khan scored his maiden ... Read more...

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Pakistan select five rookies for Test against Sri Lanka


February 18th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan cricket selectors Wednesday picked five uncapped players in their 15-man squad for the opening Test against Sri Lanka with captain Younis Khan having the final say in ... Read more...

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Pakistan selectors recall Faisal, Asim for Sri Lanka Tests


February 10th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday recalled discarded middle-order batsmen Faisal Iqbal and Asim Kamal in a preliminary 22-man squad for the opening Test against Sri Lanka scheduled to get underway in ... Read more...

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Pakistan retains Shoaib Malik as captain


January 6th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday 'indefinitely' extended Shoaib Malik's tenure as Pakistan captain and also offered central contracts to 26 national cricketers.Saleem Altaf, the PCB's chief operating officer, ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers approach DI chief to find wins this season


January 14th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Karachi , Jan 14 (ANI): After having gone through a failed 2007 season, some of the Pakistani cricketers are learnt to have approached Dawat-e-Islami (DI) chief Maulana Ilyas Qadri to have his ... Read more...

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Yuvrajs century puts India in command


December 8th, 2007 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Dec 8 (ANI): A cracking century by Yuvraj Singh and equally brilliant half-century by Sourav Ganguly put India (277/4) in command on the opening day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Misbah, Akmal keep Pakistani hope alive at Eden Gardens


December 2nd, 2007 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Dec 2 (ANI): Keeping the Pakistani hope alive, middle-order batsman Misbah-ul-Haq and wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal struck brilliant centuries to almost bring their team on the verge of avoiding follow-on on the ... Read more...

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