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Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Riaz over spot-fixing links


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Wahab Riaz from the squad for the tour of Bangladesh after the pacer's name was mentioned in the recent spot-fixing trial.Riaz was a ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Afridi, Akmal not in new PCB contracts


August 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal have not been given central contracts by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Younis Khan, who was banned on ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

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No Pak player in IPL 4 auctions


December 7th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): No Pakistani cricketer will be included in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).According to sources, the IPL governing council has decided to keep Pakistani ... Read more...

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PCB selector Ilyas resigned over Fawad Alam’s selection


December 6th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 6(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board selector Mohammad Ilyas' submitted his resignation following a disagreement with chief selector Mohsin Khan over the inclusion of left handed middle order batsman Fawad Alam."Ilyas was ... Read more...

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Bookie reveals Pak players Wahab, Kamran, Umar, Imran also involved in spot-fixing


December 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan's preparations for the World Cup have received a major jolt after Mazhar Majeed, the alleged bookmaker at the centre of the spot-fixing allegations plaguing the national team, ... Read more...

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Bookie accuses Akmal brothers, others, of spot-fixing


December 1st, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricket has plunged to another low with England-based match-fixer Mazhar Majeed revealing Tuesday that four more players - Wahab Riaz, Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Imran Farhat ... Read more...

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Speedy six-foot Abu Dhabi truck driver-cum-pacer impresses Pak coach Waqar


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (ANI): A 25-year-old truck driver in Abu Dhabi has impressed the Pakistan cricket team manager, Intikhab Alam, so much that he has invited the 25-year-old to the elite ... Read more...

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‘Recuperating’ Tanvir dropped from Pak squad for South Africa Test series


November 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 5(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been dropped from the Test squad for the upcoming series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates.Tanvir was named in the Test ... Read more...

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Injured Shahzad ruled out of Trent Bridge Test against Pakistan


July 29th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29(ANI): England fast bowler Ajmal Shahzad has been ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan, starting at Trent Bridge here on Thursday, due to an ankle injury.Shahzad suffered the ... Read more...

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‘Rash’ Akmal needs to quickly get over his Twenty20 hangover: Waqar


July 24th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Leeds, Jul 24 (ANI): Pakistan's coach Waqar Younis has denied that his batsmen had been tainted by Twenty20 cricket with the exception of Umar Akmal."Definitely I would say that about Umar Akmal. ... 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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Scoreboard: Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 21 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Asia Cup match between Pakistan and Bangladesh here Monday. Pakistan:Imran Farhat b Shakib 66Shahzaib Hasan lbw b Razzak 50Umar Amin run ... Read more...

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Pakistan elect to bat against Bangladesh


June 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup cricket tournament here Monday. Pakistan:Shahid Afridi (captain), Imran Farhat, Shahzaib, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal, ... Read more...

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Younis ignored for Pak teams for England tour


June 21st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Dambulla, June 21 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced two separate teams for the forthcoming T20 and Test series in England, and neither of the two squads has former ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup


June 20th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dambulla, June 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of match between India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup here Saturday. Pakistan:Salman Butt run out (Jadeja/Dhoni) 74Imran Farhat c Sehwag b Harbhajan Singh 25Shoaib ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak cricketers hail Akhtar, Malik’s inclusion in Asia Cup squad


June 4th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.4 (ANI): Former cricketers, including incumbent coach Waqar Younis, have backed the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to include fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in the 15-man squad for the upcoming Asia ... Read more...

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Pakistan recalls Malik, Akhtar for Asia Cup


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, June 3(IANS) Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and former captain Shoaib Malik Thursday were recalled to the Pakistan squad for the 2010 Asia Cup to be played in Sri ... Read more...

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Banned Younis, Malik and ageing Akhtar in PCB’s list of 35 probables for Asia Cup


May 26th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 26 (ANI): Controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar and banned former captains Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik have been included in the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) list of 35 probables ... Read more...

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Opener Shahzaib Hussain likely to replace injured Arafat in Pak T20 squad


April 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.15 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is likely to rope in young opener Shahzaib Hussain in place of all rounder Yasir Aarafat, who has been ruled out of the upcoming ... 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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No Shoaib Akhtar in list of 30 probables for ICC T20 World Cup


February 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.27 (ANI): It seems to be all over for temperamental Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not included him in the list of 30 ... Read more...

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Pakistan include Akmal in probables for Twenty20 World Cup


February 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 26 (IANS) Pakistan Friday announced its 30-man preliminary squad for the ICC World Twenty20 championship, opting to retain wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal despite reports that he is being investigated ... Read more...

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Intikhab Alam likely to be sacked as Pakistan coach


February 8th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 8 (IANS) Intikhab Alam's future as Pakistan coach is doubtful after he was ignored for a brief tour of Dubai where the team will play two Twenty20 Internationals ... Read more...

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Tait is Australian cricket’s new Thommo, claims Hogg


February 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test quick Rodney Hogg has hailed South Australian Shaun Tait as the new-age Jeff Thomson and says he will pilot Australia to Twenty20 World Cup supremacy ... Read more...

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Pak lose quick wickets as Oz on course to record 12th straight Test win


January 15th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart (Tasmania, Australia), Jan.15 (ANI): Captain Ricky Ponting's fifth double-century, a double Peter Siddle breakthrough and two calamitous run-outs set Australia on the path to a record 12th straight Test win over ... 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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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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Pakistan tops the list in IPL auction registration


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Twenty-six Pakistani cricketers are among 97 overseas players who have registered for the Jan 19 auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Pakistan's young batting sensation Umar Akmal ... 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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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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Australia needs to beat Pakistan convincingly to retain third position


December 24th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec. 24 (ANI): Australia will need to beat Pakistan comprehensively in the three-Test series starting in Melbourne on Saturday if it is to retain its third position in the Reliance ... Read more...

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