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Pakistan out of sight, Bangladesh look to South Africa


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh have approached South Africa for a series in May after the postponement of a series in Pakistan. Due to its prior commitments, the Bangladesh Cricket ... Read more...

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Dhaka High Court postpones Bangladesh’s cricket tour to Pakistan


April 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suffered a huge set-back Thursday when, citing security concerns, the Dhaka High Court ordered the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to postpone ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will tour Pakistan: ICC


April 15th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 15 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday that Bangladesh has agreed to tour Pakistan for a One-day International and one Twenty20 international at the Gaddafi Stadium ... Read more...

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Pakistan to have task force for players’ safety


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan will form a sports security task force to take care of visiting international teams, Interior Minister Rehman Malik says.Malik Tuesday said the force would ... Read more...

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Repairing country’s cricket image new PCB chief’s top priority


October 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Zaka Ashraf, the newly appointed chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said his top priority is to uplift the national team's status in the world ... Read more...

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I still get flashbacks of Lahore attack: Jayawardene


May 24th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene said the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in 2009 still haunts him.In March 2009, the Sri ... Read more...

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Miandad says no use sending five coaches with Pak team


April 13th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 13 (ANI): Former Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad has said that there is no use of sending five coaches at a time with the cricket team.Geo News quoted him ... Read more...

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Miandad refused coaching offer due to personal reasons: Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam Tuesday confirmed that former captain Javed Miandad declined the offer to coach the national side due to personal reasons.Miandad had earlier ... Read more...

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Mumbai now also becomes nation’s cricket capital


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) After being acknowledged as the country's commercial capital and entertainment hub, Mumbai has at last found international recognition as the nation's cricket capital by getting ... Read more...

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Six more Pak Taliban militants arrested in 2009 Sri Lanka team attack case


March 30th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 30(ANI): Another six members of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, including the mastermind of the March 3, 2009 deadly attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, have been arrested, Lahore ... Read more...

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Six terrorists held for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


March 30th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) Six terrorists belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested for their involvement in the brazen attack a year ago on the Sri ... Read more...

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PCB opens Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium for Indo-Pak WC semi-final treat for fans


March 30th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 30(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is going to open its Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore to thousands of cricket fans to watch Wednesday's high-voltage Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash ... Read more...

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PCB awards ‘central contracts’ to women cricketers for first time in Pak history


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 24 (ANI): In a first, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the awarding of central contracts to women cricketers, honouring the team that scooped gold at the Asian ... Read more...

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‘My T20 career is not over,’ Misbah


December 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes he can still play Twenty20 internationals for the country and has refuted suggestions that his career in the slam bang format is over."I ... Read more...

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Miandad decides against going with Pak team to NZ to avoid “conflict” with Waqar


December 10th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 10 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team's batting consultant Javed Miandad has said that he has decided against travelling with the national squad to New Zealand to avoid a conflict-like situation with ... Read more...

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PCB asks players to avoid World Cup advertisements


December 8th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has advised five players, including captain Shahid Afridi, to avoid participating in advertising campaigns for next year's World Cup.According to the Nation, Afridi, ... Read more...

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Terrorist arrested for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


November 30th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS) A key terror suspect has been arrested for his involvement in the March 2009 brazen attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six ... Read more...

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Give proof of 2007 SA-Pak Lahore match being fixed or face legal action: PCB to Arthur


November 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 6 (ANI): Hitting back at former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur over his claims that a 2007 One-day International against Pakistan in Lahore might have been 'fixed,' the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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Malik dismisses Arthur’s ‘fixed 2007 Lahore ODI’ claims as ridiculous


November 5th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 5(ANI): Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik has dismissed former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur's claims that he and his players suspected that a ODI played against Pakistan in 2007 was 'fixed'.South ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team no more a crowd-puller: Sohail


October 31st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Former captain Aamir Sohail said the Pakistan cricket team is no more a crowd-puller in world cricket and that is the reason why top international teams are not ... Read more...

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Another PCB mismanagement gaffe causes confusion over Younis’s selection


October 21st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 21 (ANI): In a clear case of miscommunication, the Pakistan cricket team's manager and the chief selector convened separate press talks at the almost same time and on the same ... Read more...

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Pakistan board distances itself from tainted trio


October 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday decided to distance itself from three tainted players - Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamer - who are currently being probed ... Read more...

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Infighting, controversies marring ‘world’s best team’ Pak’s progress: Shoaib Akhtar


October 15th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 15 (ANI): Although the Pakistan cricket team is the best in the world, infighting and controversies have marred its progress at the international level, controversy-ridden Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe offers to tour Pakistan to raise funds for flood victims


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.22 (ANI): Zimbabwe has offered to tour Pakistan to raise funds for the victims of the devastating deluge, which has affected nearly 20 million people.Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) media manager Nadeem ... Read more...

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PCB finally furnishes Lahore attack report to ICC after 18 months


August 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.17 (ANI): Following an unreasonable delay of nearly 18 months, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally submitted the judicial inquiry report concerning the terror attack on the visiting Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Pak Senate to issue notice to PCB chief for inappropriate remarks


August 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): Pakistan's Senate Committee on Privileges is due to issue a show cause notice to PCB chairman Ijaz Butt next week for making inappropriate remarks about some senators who ... Read more...

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PCB chief Butt to appear before Pak senate


August 1st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 1(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt will have to appear before the privilege motions committee of the Senate for making "disparaging" remarks against some members of the Senate ... Read more...

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Akhtar likely to play upcoming one-day, T20 matches: Afridi


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.2 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi believes that it would be difficult for injury prone fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar to adjust to the demands of international cricket, as he ... Read more...

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Eight injured in two Lahore blasts


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): At least eight persons were injured when two low intensity bomb blasts rocked Lahore on Saturday night.Fear stricken participants of a theatre workshop were seen running out the ... Read more...

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Pak suffer double blow as Gul, Arafat ruled out of Twenty20 World Cup


April 19th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 19(ANI): Defending Twenty20 World Cup champions Pakistan have suffered a major blow, as fast bowler Umar Gul and all-rounder Yasir Arafat have been ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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PCB finally gives compensation year after attack on Sri Lankan team


March 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.25 (ANI): Over an year after the brazen terror attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally distributed compensation to the family ... Read more...

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Pak investigators ‘clueless’ about Sri Lankan cricket team bus attackers one year on


March 4th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): It been a year (March 3, 2009) since the audacious terror attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team took place in Lahore and cricket authorities in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Terror hits cricket, but India rises to No.1 (Flashback 2009)


December 24th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Seventy-seven years after playing their first Test, India realised its ultimate dream of becoming the numero uno in Test cricket and in the process ... Read more...

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Sack security men who failed to protect Sri Lankan team, PCB told


November 23rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 23 (IANS) A parliamentary committee on sports Monday asked Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to file a case against security officials who showed negligence while protecting the Sri Lankan cricket team ... 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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