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Junaid Khan: I Have No Option But To Consider England

Junaid Khan, fast-bowler for Pakistan, expressed his disappointment for his exclusion from the One-Day International (ODI) squad against Ireland and England, claiming he has no other option but to consider playing for England. While talking to reporters on Tuesday, an unhappy Junaid said, “I have no option but to consider playing for England now.” He […]

Sarfraz Ahmed takes over as the new T20 captain for the Pakistan cricket team

After the dismal performance of the Pakistan team at the World T20 matches, drastic measures were called for to change the performance of the team for the better. In spirit of the same changes, the captaincy of the Pakistan Twenty20 team has been transferred to wicketkeeper and batsman Sarfraz Ahmed. Pakistan put up a really […]

Afridi Thinks PCB Should Stop Trying to Host India in Pakistan

Shahid Afridi

Voices are calling on the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to stop focusing on getting a series against India and instead try to get other teams to come and tour Pakistan. One of these voices is that of the T20 skipper Shahid Afridi, who speaking to reporters in Lahore, was quoted as saying, “I don’t know […]

Chris Gayle Backs Ahmed Shehzad after PCB Drop Him for Test and ODI Series against Bangladesh

Chris Gayle and Ahmad Shehzad

West Indian hard-hitter Chris Gayle has tweeted in support of Pakistani opener and his Jamaica Tallawahs teammate Ahmed Shezhad who was dropped by the PCB ahead of Pakistan’s tour of Bangladesh. The 23-year-old has been dropped from the squad for the Test and ODI series, while Umar Akmal has been dropped for the entire tour […]

Wasim Akram Hails Pakistan’s Test Series Win over Australia

Wasim Akram

Having won the 2nd Test match against Australia by 356 runs, Pakistan took the Test series 2-0, in what is their first Test series win against the Aussies in 20 years. Appreciating the team’s performance, former skipper and legendary pacer Wasim Akram termed it an “incredible win”, more so in the absence of key players […]

Najam Sethi Nominated by Pakistan for the position of ICC President

Najam Sethi

Just before the 31st October deadline, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron, PM Nawaz Sharif endorsed Pakistan’s nomination of Mr. Najam Sethi for the post of International Cricket Council’s President. The nomination was presented by the incumbent PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan and Board of Governors, who felt the contributions of the ex-PCB chairman merited a […]

Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan cricket team in 3rd ODI

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Pakistan cricket team failed dismally in the third and series decisive One Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka on Saturday August 30, 2014. Host defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets after 18 overs. Pakistan cricketers could only manage to put 101 on the scoreboard. Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq won the toss and elected to bat on […]

Sri Lanka wins second ODI against Pakistan by 77 runs

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Pakistan cricket team fell short of 78 runs to reach the victory target of 311 against Sri Lanka in the second One Day International on August 26, 2014 at  Hambantota. The three matches series is leveled now at 1-1. Pakistan cricket team was all out with 233 on the scoreboard and could only play 43.5 […]

Pakistan overpowers Sri Lanka in first ODI by 4 wickets

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Pakistan cricket team defeated Sri Lanka in the first One Day International (ODI) on Saturday August 23, 2014 in the last over of the match by 4 wickets. The match was reduced to 45 overs due to rain. Sohaib Maqsood was the star batsman in the Pakistan innings who added 135 runs with the help […]

Shaharyar Khan appointed new PCB Chairman

Shahryar Khan

Shaharyar Khan has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday August 18, 2014 after the resignation of Najam Sethi as the head of the cricket board. Pakistan Cricket Boar said in a statement on Monday,  “It is notified that Mr. Shaharyar M. Khan, the sole candidate for the […]

Pakistan cricket team slips to 6th position in ICC ranking

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Pakistan cricket team had lost its third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) test ranking and slipped to sixth position after defeat in the second text match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday August 18, 2014. Pakistani team lost the match by 105 runs. Pakistani test players Sarfraz Ahmad and Wahab Riaz resumed […]

Pakistan cricket team at verge of defeat in second test

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Pakistan cricket team is at verge of defeat in second test in Colombo against the host cricket team. Pakistan team slumped to 127-7 by stumps on the fourth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club. Sri Lanka team gave Pakistan a target of 271 to level the two test matches series. Pakistan batsmen were unable to […]


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