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Haider questions Akhtar, Afridi’s comments on Pak cricket


October 8th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider, who had infamously fled from Pakistan's series against South Africa last year, has questioned former players Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi's ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team will be crowd pleasers: Intikhab Alam


April 18th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
St Lucia, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam has said that West Indies cricket fans will be attracted to the style of play of the visiting team.The team, which arrived here ... Read more...

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PCB, Punjab Govt announce cash rewards for Pak cricket team selectors


April 16th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 16(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board and the Punjab Government have announced cash rewards for the national selectors, close on the heels of chief selector Mohsin Khan's demand that the selectors ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team leaves for Caribbean tour


April 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team left for the Caribbean tour on Thursday after completing a two-day training camp in Lahore.Talking to media persons before departure at Allama Iqbal airport in ... Read more...

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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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Pak cricket team deserves credit for reaching World Cup semi-final: Amir


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir feels the national cricket team deserves credit for reaching the last four stage of the ICC World Cup 2011."The boys did okay. They deserve ... Read more...

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Lahore HC moved against Pak cricket team on match-fixing charges in WC semi-final


March 31st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the Pakistan cricket team on charges of match-fixing in the ICC World Cup 2011 semi-final match ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team fumes over timing, manner of Malik’s match-fixing warning


March 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's public warning to the national cricket team against match-fixing has left the visiting squad fuming over the timing of the statement.Sources in the national ... Read more...

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Omar tweets on Pakistan minister’s match-fixing warning


March 28th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, an avid cricket fan, said that it was "sad" that the Pakistani cricket team had to be publicly warned ... Read more...

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India promises ’state-level’ security to visiting Pak cricket team


March 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 26(ANI): India has promised 'state-level' security to the Pakistan cricket team visiting the country for the remaining World Cup matches, in response to apprehensions that terrorists would try to target ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team has “no security concerns about going to India” for WC semis: Waqar


March 24th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 24(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team has no security concerns over going to India for their World Cup semi-final at Mohali on March 30, coach Waqar Younis has said, adding that ... Read more...

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Woolmer made a big contribution to Pak cricket: Inzamam


March 19th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has urged the Shahid Afridi-led World Cup team against forgetting their former coach Bob Woolmer if they go on to win the tournament on the ... Read more...

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Successful World Cup campaign would help revive Pak cricket: Waqar


February 21st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 21(ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has reiterated that a good performance from his players in the ongoing World Cup will help revive the state of cricket in their country."I have ... Read more...

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Musharraf taps patriotic fervour to wish Pak cricket team ahead of World Cup 2011


February 19th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 19(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has wished the national cricket team good luck in their endeavour to lift the coveted ICC World Cup 2011 trophy.The video message shows ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis eyes redemption for Pak cricket by winning World Cup


February 11th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that his team's victory in the ICC World Cup 2011 will lead to the return of international cricket to the country and also ... Read more...

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Misbah dismisses ‘grouping’ reports, says Pak cricket team is fully united


February 9th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 9(ANI): Dismissing reports about 'grouping' in the Pakistan cricket team, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has stressed that all players are united with an eye on the World Cup, which starts from ... Read more...

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ICC ban on tainted trio will damage Pak cricket: Ex-players


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have said the bans imposed by the International Cricket Council on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges will damage Pakistan cricket.The ... Read more...

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Pak cricket fraternity in shock over corruption charges against tainted Pak trio


February 5th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 5(ANI): The three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal have sent more shock-waves to Pakistan's cricket community after British prosecutors "authorised" the slapping of charges of corruption as well ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani felicitate Pak cricket team for series victory against New Zealand


February 4th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have congratulated the national cricket team on winning the one-day series against New Zealand.Zardari, who is also ... Read more...

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Waqar hopes Pak cricket will get off to a fresh start


January 12th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.12 (ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis is hoping that the national team will get off to a fresh start and play some controversy-free cricket once a decision is taken ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team’s security manager resigns over “differences” with PCB boss Butt


December 19th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team's security manager Khawaja Najam Javed has resigned due to his differences with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt.The Daily Times quoted Najam, as saying ... Read more...

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Miandad says China good neutral venue for Pak cricket


December 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.15 (ANI): Former captain and Pakistan's cricket ambassador to China Javed Miandad believes that if China becomes another venue for Pakistan's offshore international matches, then it will also help promote the ... Read more...

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Wasim urges Pak cricket fans, media to ‘back national team to win World Cup 2011′


December 7th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram has urged players, fans and the media to move on from the recent problems plaguing Pakistan cricket, and back the country to ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain’s family receive threats following bid to blow lid on corruption in Pak cricket


November 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 29(ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider's family has reportedly received threatening calls after the player said that he would expose people involved in corruption in Pakistan cricket."Zulqarnain's wife got ... Read more...

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Flower calls on ICC to crack down on Pak cricket match-fixing allegations


November 10th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Nov.10 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take action on match-fixing allegations involving the Pakistan cricket team.England is scheduled to ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt has dragged Pak cricket further down: Richard Pybus


November 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket coach Richard Pybus has slammed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt for dragging the nation 'down further' instead of 'acting swiftly' to protect its ... Read more...

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‘Pak cricket going through serious tough time’: Waqar Younis


October 31st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Oct 31 (ANI): Pakistan cricket is going through difficult times, with poor form of batsmen coming on top of the suspensions of three key players, coach Waqar Younis said."I must ... Read more...

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Pak cricket needs urgent catharsis to rid it of its cancer: Roebuck


October 26th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 26(ANI): Pakistan cricket has been betrayed by the people it trusted most, its officials and captains, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said.In a syndicated column for the Sydney Morning ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team on right track: Alam


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 22 (ANI): Despite Pakistan being under the scanner over the spot-fixing scandal, team manager Intikhab Alam feels the team is on the right track."We are on the right track," The ... Read more...

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Afridi hoping to revive Pak cricket by clinching one-day series against S. Africa


October 19th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan's One-day International (ODI) Captain Shahid Afridi is hoping to put his team's World Cup 2011 preparations back on track by winning the upcoming one-day series against South ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt has to ‘control emotions’ in interests of Pak cricket, says Sohail


October 1st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 1(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Aamer Sohail has said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt should now realise that he is holding an important position, and can't afford to ... Read more...

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Younus must as Test captain to see Pak cricket through challenging times: Zaheer Abbas


September 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 30 (ANI): Former Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has urged the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to reappoint Younus Khan as the Test team captain, calling him the 'ideal' replacement for Salman ... Read more...

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Mohsin Khan calls Botham “biased, foolish” for giving ‘ban Pak cricket’ diatribe


September 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 28 (ANI): Pakistan's former Test opener and incumbent chief selector Mohsin Khan has slammed former England captain Ian Botham for his anti-Pak diatribe, describing him as a "biased and foolish" ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team manager Yawar Saeed resigns


September 27th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 27 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Yawar Saeed has stepped down from his post in the wake of match-fixing allegations that have rocked the cricketing world."I will not take charge ... Read more...

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