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Pakistan protests to ICC over Ajmal’s omission from award list


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday filed a complaint to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the omission of spinner Saeed Ajmal from the shortlist for ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints new bowling coach


August 25th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed the appointment of former fast bowler Muhammad Akram as the new bowling coach of the national team for one ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... Read more...

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Pakistan pitches for reviving cricketing ties (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday pitched for resuming bilateral cricket ties with India but New Delhi maintained it was for the two boards to decide.During their two-day talks ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Pakistan builds new stadiums to draw international cricket


May 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) In a bid to revive international cricket at home, Pakistan has decided to establish new stadiums in the most secured areas of the country like Islamabad, ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.An official from ... Read more...

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PCB still hopeful about Bangladesh series


April 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has not given up its hope for a home series against Bangladesh.The PCB Tuesday asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to ... Read more...

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Pakistan sore at Bangladesh canceling cricket tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistani cricket officials and fans were left disappointed after Bangladesh decided to cancel its team's planned tour later this month due to security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board ... 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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Pakistan is safe place for cricket: PCB chairman


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 19 (IANS) Stating that Pakistan was a safe place for cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has said the success of the upcoming Bangladesh series in ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to split roles for president, chairman (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to have split roles for chairman and president


April 16th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... 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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Sialkot Stallions win Pakistan’s premier T20


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamababd, April 2 (IANS) Sialkot Stallions won Pakistan's prestigious national Twenty20 cricket tournament beating Karachi Dolphins in the final at Rawalpindi near here.Sialkot Stallions lifted the title for the seventh ... Read more...

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Pakistan disappointed over Bangladesh’s appeal against Asia Cup result


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and senior cricketers expressed their disappointment over Bangladesh's decision to challenge the result of the recently concluded Asia Cup which was ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan tour: Bangladesh Cricket Board satisfied with security


March 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief Mustafa Kamal says he is satisfied over the security situation in Pakistan for international events and expressed his willingness to send ... Read more...

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Whatmore to coach Pakistan’s cricket team


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with ... Read more...

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Kaneria not cleared, say ICC and PCB


February 20th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said Monday that leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was never cleared for his alleged involvement in match-fixing ... Read more...

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PCB to co-operate with ECB on Kaneria’s role


February 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will co-operate with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) if cricket officials in England decide to hold an inquiry into ... Read more...

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PCB offers contracts to umpires for first time


February 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 16 (IANS) In a first, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday awarded contracts to three umpires in the country.According to the report, the scheme is limited and only ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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Women’s T20 cricket tournament kicks off in Lahore


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 23 (IANS) The first edition of Benazir Bhutto Twenty 20 Women's Cricket Tournament organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) kicked off Sunday in the country's eastern ... Read more...

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Conditions in UAE will favour Pakistan: Misbah


January 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq is optimistic about the team's performance in the upcoming three-match Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Talking to media ... Read more...

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Pakistan team training at Lahore for England series


January 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has been preparing hard at its week-long training camp for the upcoming series against England scheduled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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