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Yousuf undergoes fitness test, eyes comeback


April 25th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has undergone a fitness test here in a bid to make a comeback to international cricket.The 37-year-old last played for Pakistan ... Read more...

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“No plan to change PCB boss as Butt doing ‘pretty good job’”: Zardari


November 9th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has refused to sack Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt, saying that there is no need to change the board official."I ... Read more...

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‘Beleaguered’ PCB boss Butt seeking second term would be ‘ridiculous’: Akram


October 18th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt seeking another term would be nothing but ridiculous, as the whole country wants him ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt hints he won’t resign even if players found guilty


September 10th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has made it clear that he has no plans of stepping down from his position, even if the team players implicated ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt booed by angry fans at Lahore airport


September 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 9 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Ijaz Butt, was booed by angry cricket fans, as he emerged from Lahore airport in his first public appearance since the spot-fixing scandal.A ... Read more...

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Unrest in Jammu and Kashmir leaves many unemployed


September 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Sep 4 (ANI): Frequent shutdowns and recurring imposition of curfew in Jammu and Kashmir has cost many people their jobs as the state loses revenue worth one billion rupees ... Read more...

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Waqar ‘miffed’ over Malik’s omission from ODI squad for series against England


August 28th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis is reportedly upset over the selection panel's decision to axe all rounder Shoaib Malik from the one-day squad which would take on England ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s return to ODI squad would boost Pak’s chances: Akram


August 27th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): Backing the selectors decisions recall veteran middle order batsman Mohammed Yousuf in the one-day team for the upcoming five match one-day series against England, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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Moin slams ‘egoistic’ PCB boss Butt, chief selector for ignoring Younis


August 26th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.26 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicket keeper Moin Khan has criticised the selectors and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt for ignoring experienced batsman Younis Khan for the upcoming five ... Read more...

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PCB snubs Afridi by ignoring Younis for ODI series against England


August 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.25 (ANI): Speculations regarding former captain Younis Khan making a comeback in the one-day side were laid to rest, with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors ignoring him for the ... Read more...

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Getting dropped helped banish wicket-keeping blues: Kamran Akmal


August 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Pakistan wicket keeper Kamran Akmal reckons that getting dropped from the squad for the second Test against England at Edgbaston provided him a perfect period to reflect on his ... Read more...

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Younis’ future to be decided during Butt-Afridi’s one-on-meeting on Monday


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.22 (ANI): Uncertainty still persists over the inclusion of former captain Younis Khan into the national team, as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has summoned one-day captain Shahid Afridi ... Read more...

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Younis likely to return to national squad following Butt’s nod


August 21st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.21 (ANI): After an overstretched tussle with former captain Younis Khan, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has reportedly cleared the way for his inclusion in the national squad.According to ... Read more...

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Determined Younis says he ‘knows’ he will be back in national squad


August 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan, who has been denied a place in the national squad even after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ended his indefinite ban, is still hopeful ... Read more...

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‘Zardari under tremendous pressure to sack PCB chief Ijaz Butt’


August 14th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 14(ANI): Pakistan President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari is reportedly under tremendous pressure to sack PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt, who is being held responsible for bringing ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentary committee baying for PCB chief Ijaz Butt’s blood


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): The Chairman of Pakistan National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports, Iqbal Mohammad Ali, has appealed to President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari to remove PCB ... Read more...

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Pregnant Widow Flogged and Executed Publicly By Taliban for Alleged Adultery


August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pregnant widow was publicly flogged by the Taliban with 200 lashings and then executed by being shot three times in the head and chest for ... Read more...

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Mohsin backs Yousuf’s recall


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.7 (ANI): Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Khan has backed the decision to recall middle order batsman Mohammed Yousuf in the national squad for the ongoing Test series against England, saying the ... Read more...

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Pak’s domestic level batting basket “totally empty” : Ex-coach


August 6th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.6 (ANI): Pointing fingers towards defective domestic system, a former Pakistan cricket coach has said that there aren't enough talented batsmen in the country who could shine at the Test level.The ... Read more...

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Butt drops fumbling Kamran to give him time to ‘rethink’


August 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): Pakistan has axed wicket keeper and vice captain Kamran Akmal for the second Test against England starting today at Edgbaston, and skipper Salman Butt believes that it is the ... Read more...

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Pak team management looking to inject more experience for ODI series against England


August 5th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.5 (ANI): The overall shoddy performance by the batsmen, particularly their meek surrender in the first Test against England, has the Pakistani team management contemplating changes in the squad for the ... Read more...

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‘Fit’ Yousuf not short of match practice: Faisal Khan


August 5th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.5 (ANI): Pakistan captain Salman Butt may have some concerns about Mohammed Yousuf's match fitness and batting form, but Faisal Khan, who has been playing in domestic tournaments along with Yousuf ... Read more...

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Butt searching for ‘experience’ to counter England’s aggression in second Test


August 5th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.5 (ANI): Following the stunning batting collapse in both the innings of the first Test against England, Pakistan skipper Salman Butt has hinted at some changes in the squad for the ... Read more...

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Butt aims at exploiting “flaws” to help Pak beat Australia at Headingly


July 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Newly-appointed Pakistan Test skipper Salman Butt is beaming with confidence ahead of the second Test against Australia starting Wednesday (today) at Headingly, and believes that the Kangaroos are ... Read more...

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Qadir blasts Mohammed Yousuf for contemplating return to international cricket


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 20 (ANI) : Former Pakistan chief selector Abdul Qadir has criticised retired captain Mohammed Yousuf for contemplating a come back to international cricket, following calls from the Pakistan Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Ijaz hints at Mohammed Yousuf’s return to Pak squad


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Pakistan assistant coach Ijaz Ahmed has hinted that the team management is seriously considering recalling former captain Mohammed Yousuf for the ongoing England tour.Following the unexpected Test retirement ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak greats blasts Afridi for hasty retirement


July 18th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have criticised Shahid Afridi for leaving the team in the lurch by announcing his retirement in middle of an important foreign tour.Pakistan's World Cup winning ... Read more...

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Yousuf ready to come out of retirement following PCB’s ‘SOS’ call


July 17th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Mohammed Yousuf has reportedly agreed to come out of retirement and join the team in England ahead of the second Test against Australia at Headingly ... Read more...

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‘Inexperience’ will be Pak’s Achilles heel on England tour, say former greats


June 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 30 (ANI): With Pakistan returning to British soil for a full Test series after a gap of fours years, one thing that the Shahid Afridi led team surely lacks ... Read more...

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Zahid fears England tour would be painful period in history of Pakistan cricket


June 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Zahid is not expecting any miracles from the Shahid Afridi led team during the upcoming Test and one-day series in England, and said ... Read more...

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Inzamam rubbishes allegations of masterminding players’ rebellion against Younis


June 27th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam ul Haq has rubbished allegations that he provoked players last year to revolt against the then skipper Younis Khan."It is totally untrue that ... Read more...

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Akram criticises selectors for ignoring Younis for England tour


June 27th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has also joined the voices criticising the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) selection committee's decision to ignore middle order batsman Younis Khan for the ... Read more...

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Last three months worst period for Pak cricket in past three decades: Waqar


June 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.10 (ANI): The recent series of controversies have had the worst effect on the Pakistan cricket team in the last three decades, believes coach Waqar Younis."I think what has happened ... Read more...

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Sarfaraz blasts PCB for ‘grovelling around’ Yousuf to end retirement


June 9th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.9 (ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler has blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for urging middle-order batsman Mohammed Yousuf to come out of retirement, so that the 'indefinite' ban imposed ... Read more...

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Yousuf hints at comeback, says decision to come out of retirement rests with him


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Mohammed Yousuf seems to be confused over his future plans, as he has now backtracked from his earlier statement, saying it is up to him ... Read more...

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