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Keep mouth shut and let bat do the talking: Waqar to Afridi


November 7th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis Monday said that Shahid Afridi's frequent outbursts in the media are hurting the country's image and he should focus ... 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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Mohsin lauds Pak team for impressive show in ongoing Windies tour


April 28th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 28(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector Mohsin Khan has lauded the national team for their impressive performance in the ongoing Caribbean tour.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to be considered for selection in Pak team if PCB clears him: Mohsin


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector, Mohsin Khan, has said that runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar would be considered for national selection if the board cleared him to ... Read more...

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PCB in talks with two foreigners for Pak batting coach job: Butt


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is negotiating with two foreigners for the batting coach assignment following former captain Javed Miandad's refusal to take up the job."Yes, we are having ... Read more...

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Former PCB chief against having batting coach in Pak team


April 12th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shahryar Khan has ruled out the need for a full-time batting coach for the national team, and called for former greats like Javed ... Read more...

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Miandad to wait till end of West Indies series before considering Pak batting coach offer


April 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 6(ANI): Former Test cricketer Javed Miandad has confirmed that Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt had contacted him to help the batsmen, but he told the PCB chief that he ... Read more...

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Pakistan team now needs a younger wicketkeeper: Waqar Younis


April 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 5(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal appears to be on his way out of the national squad after coach Waqar Younis told the selection committee to look for a younger replacement."This ... Read more...

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Pak team “missing” banned pace bowler Aamir: Ijaz Butt


March 30th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the national team is missing disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Aamir, who has been handed a five-year ban by an ... Read more...

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Ex-PCB chief asks India, Pak players to avoid clashes during World Cup semi-final


March 28th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 28(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan has urged players of both India and Pakistan to avoid clashes during Wednesday's World Cup semi-final at Mohali's Punjab Cricket Association ... Read more...

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PCB holds General Council meeting after a gap of 13 years


February 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has held its General Council meeting after a long gap of thirteen years."The meeting was convened as per Clause 17 of the PCB Constitution. ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: Pakistani cricketers banned (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London/Karachi, Feb 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council Saturday handed down suspensions to three Pakistan cricketers for their involvement in spot-fixing, sparking demands for the removal of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ... Read more...

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Mudassar Nazar says Pak squad ’simply not strong enough to win World Cup’


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3(ANI): Mudassar Nazar, former director of game development for the Pakistan Cricket Board, has expressed his utter disbelief at the mediocre planning by the PCB and its selectors for the ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt ’secretly’ leaves for NZ to decide on Pak captain for World Cup


January 21st, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): In the backdrop of former Pakistani players slamming the Pakistan Cricket Board for its decision to withhold the captain's name while announcing the final 15-member squad for next month's ... Read more...

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Pakistan likely to host Bangladesh full series next year


December 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan is confident of hosting Bangladesh in what will be a ground-breaking home series next year after its cricket chief had a fruitful meeting with Bangladesh ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt was forced to choose reforms to save his ICC post during Dubai meet


October 19th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The prospect of expelling Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt as an International Cricket Council (ICC) Director was reportedly raised at the ICC board meeting in Dubai ... 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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Spotlight on PCB boss Butt at ICC meeting focusing on ’spot-fixing’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board meeting in Dubai will be focussing on the 'spot-fixing' controversy, and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt will be at ... Read more...

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Trott-Riaz pre-match altercation ‘closed matter’, says ECB chief


September 21st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21(ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Chief Executive David Collier has said that the pre-match altercation between England batsman Jonathan Trott and Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz was now ... 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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Cricketers not guilty until proven: PCB chief


September 9th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite questioning them for over nine hours, the Scotland Yard could not press any charges against three Pakistani cricketers accused of spot-fixing and they cannot be ... 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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Zardari, Gilani shower praise on Pak team for Test win against England


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.22 (ANI): Showering praise on the national team for its spirited four wicket win against England in the third Test at The Oval, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt cries ‘media mischief’ in desperate bid to ward off sacking


August 21st, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.21 (ANI): In apparent bid to save his neck, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has said that he holds both houses of Parliament-Senate and the National Assembly- in the ... 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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Yousuf-Younus have three to four years of cricket left in tank: PCB selector


July 24th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan reckons that former Test captains Mohammad Yousuf and Younus Khan can still play for another three to four years."My ... Read more...

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Kamran’s ‘impressive batting’ behind his selection in Test squad: PCB selector


July 24th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan has said that wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal's 'impressive batting' is the reason why he continues to be selected in the Test ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak cricket series revival on the cards?


July 6th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 6 (ANI): The chances of resumption of India-Pakistan bilateral cricket series has received a boost, as the issue was discussed at length during the just concluded International Cricket Council's (ICC) ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt refuses to respond to ex-ICC CEO’s ‘buffoon’ jibe


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 3 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman (PCB) Ijaz Butt has refused to respond to the taunting statements made by former International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Malcolm Speed in Singapore, where ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt behind Younis’ exclusion from England tour : Mohsin


June 25th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 25 (ANI): Pakistan cricket chief selector Mohsin Khan has revealed that the selection committee did not consider former skipper Younis Khan's name for the upcoming Test tour to England, as ... Read more...

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PCB undecided on ex-Oz PM Howard’s nomination for ICC’s vice-president’s post


June 12th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.12 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board, (PCB), seems to be confused whether to support former Australian Prime Minister John Howard's nomination for the ICC's vice-president post or not, as board chairman ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt mad over coach Waqar’s ‘harking to media’ habits


June 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.4 (ANI): It seems that all is not well between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt and coach Waqar Younis, as the later was not invited for a crucial meeting ... Read more...

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PCB has put Pak cricket at risk by revoking Malik’s ban: Abdul Qadir


May 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 30 (ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Abdul Qadir has criticised the board for taking a 'U'-turn by revoking the one-year ban on all-rounder Shoaib Malik.Qadir said the ... Read more...

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Ex-pacer Sarfraz Nawaz files defamation case against PCB boss Butt


April 21st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.21 (ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has filed a defamation case against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt.Nawaz is angered with Butt's remark during a television show, in ... Read more...

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Naming captain for ICC T20 World Cup upto PCB boss Butt: Mohsin Khan


March 19th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) chief selector Mohsin Khan has said that the final decision regarding naming the captain for the forthcoming ICC T20 World Championship would be taken ... Read more...

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