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Chanderpaul back as No.1 Test batsman


April 29th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 29 (IANS) West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings after hitting two half-centuries in the ... Read more...

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Swann jumps to fourth in Test rankings


April 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Off-spinner Graeme Swann's 10-wicket haul not only helped England to a Test victory in Colombo but also lifted him six places to fourth spot in ... Read more...

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President, ISI funded anti-PPP elements, says banker


March 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A former Pakistani banker has told the Supreme Court about being forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and ex-army chief Aslam Beg to ... Read more...

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Younus Khan jumps 11 places in ICC rankings (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are the only two Indian batsmen among the top-10 in Tests rankings while Pakistan's veteran Younus Khan jumped 11 places ... Read more...

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Younus Khan moves up on rankings ladder


December 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan batting's mainstay Younus Khan has charged up the Reliance ICC rankings for Test batsmen after scoring a double-century in the first Test against Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Cricket Board director questions Shakib’s axing


September 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS/CMC) Bangladesh Cricket Board director Enayet Hossain Siraj has questioned the axing of Shakib Al Hasan as captain, as the authorities begin shopping for a new skipper ahead ... Read more...

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15-member Pak squad announced for Test series against Windies


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI 158 (Sports)Lahore, May 3(ANI): Middle-order batsman, Younus Khan and fast bowler, Umar Gul have been named in the15-member Test squad for two matches against West Indies. Both were rested for the ... Read more...

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‘Professional’ Younus “neither angry nor upset” at ouster from Pak team


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 22(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Younus Khan has said that he is "neither angry nor upset" at being dropped from the national team for the West Indies tour."No, I am neither ... Read more...

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Yousuf lauds Afridi for “impressive” captaincy during Pak’s World Cup campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 3(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has praised Shahid Afridi for his "impressive" captaincy during the ICC World Cup 2011, saying that he had gelled the team well throughout the ... Read more...

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Afridi to focus on his batting in World Cup quarterfinal against West Indies


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi, who has failed miserably with the bat in the ongoing World Cup, has vowed to make amends in the quarterfinal match against West Indies ... Read more...

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Pakistan can win World Cup despite ‘worst’ possible preparation: Imran


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan feels that the current national team has had the 'worst' possible preparation for the upcoming World Cup, but are still capable of lifting the ... Read more...

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Pak-New Zealand test set for exciting final day finish


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): Pakistan needs 274 runs on the final day to win the second Test against New Zealand after bowling the hosts out for 293 late on the fourth ... Read more...

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Bangladesh protests alleged killing of youth by BSF


January 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi youth Sunday succumbed to injuries allegedly caused during torture by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF), prompting the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) to strongly protest the act. ... Read more...

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Axe Afridi from captaincy, reshuffle Pak team: Sarfraz Nawaz


December 30th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan suffering six consecutive defeats in Twenty20 internationals, former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has called for a major reshuffle in the Pakistan squad and ... Read more...

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PCB allows five players to go for ad shoot in Malaysia


December 14th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.14 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has permitted five of its leading players to travel to Malaysia for a commercial shoot in relation to the 2011 World Cup.Shahid ... Read more...

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“Street fighter” Miandad’s charge as batting consultant big boost to Pak team: Akram


November 30th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 30 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram has welcomed the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to appoint the current Director General of the board, Javed Miandad, as the batting consultant ... Read more...

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Misbah, Smith praise Younus for “fighting knock” that helped draw first Pak-SA Test


November 17th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and his South African counterpart, Graeme Smith, have hailed Younus Khan's brilliant hundred which helped Pakistan salvage a fighting draw in the first Test ... 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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Former Pak crickters welcome Younus Khan’s return to national squad


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers such as Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan, Rasid Latif and Basit Ali have welcomed the return of former skipper Younus Khan to the national squad, and ... 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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Younus Khan seeks meeting with PCB chief Butt to resolve disputes


October 16th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 16(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Younus Khan wants to meet Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt to resolve their outstanding disputes, his lawyer Ahmed Qayyum has said.Qayyum confirmed that Younus ... Read more...

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PCB offers ‘olive branch’ to ‘miffed’ Younus


October 11th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 11(ANI): In a bid to resolve its current impasse with Younus Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly sent a notice to the former captain asking him to contact ... Read more...

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Younis likely to make comeback for upcoming series against Proteas


October 7th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistani Test batsman Younis Khan is likely to make a comeback in the national squad for the forthcoming series against South Africa, as he and the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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Snubbed Younus opens photo studio to “divert mind, utilise time”


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 2 (ANI): Dejected after repeatedly being sidelined by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the national selectors, former skipper Younus Khan has opened a photo studio in order to "divert ... Read more...

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Pak Sports Ministry expresses helplessness in acting against PCB and its boss Ijaz Butt


September 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 24 (ANI): Pakistan's Ministry of Sports has expressed its helplessness to take action against any official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), including its Chairman Ijaz Butt, for running the ... Read more...

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Miandad suggests way to reform trouble-stricken PCB to Zardari


September 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) director general Javed Miandad has been pushing for radical reforms in the board, including enhanced powers for himself, and has conveyed his suggestions to ... 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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Younus Khan likely to join ’scandal-hit’ Pak team for England ODIs


August 31st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 31(ANI): Pakistan batsman Younus Khan has reportedly been given the green-signal by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to join the national team for the five-match one-day series against England. ... 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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Shoaib Malik unlikely to get central contract


August 9th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is unlikely to offer a central contract to all-rounder Shoaib Malik after his poor showing in the ongoing Test series against England. "The selectors ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s inclusion for England Test series ‘a laughable situation’: Zaheer


August 9th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 9(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the selection of middle-order batsman Mohammad Yousuf for the England Test series."It is a laughable ... Read more...

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Salman Butt backs Pak pace-trio for successful England Test series


July 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29(ANI): Pakistan skipper Salman Butt has backed his fast bowling trio of Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Asif and Umar Gul to carry on their spectacular form from the Headingley Test against ... Read more...

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Butt happy with teammates offering advice ahead of England series


July 27th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): Pakistan's new Test skipper Salman Butt is happy that his teammates keep offering him advice during their forthcoming series against England as it will help in building a ... Read more...

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