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zimbabwe cricketers paid
April 18, 2014

Zimbabwe cricketers paid too high in T20

Harare - Zimbabwe’s cricketers were paid just over USD 400,000 during the World T20 recently held in Bangladesh. The team failed to go past the qualifying stages and were the only Test playing nation to not feature in the main draw of the tournament. The remuneration amount struck by Zimbabwe ...

afghan cricketers train pakistan
April 11, 2014

Afghan cricketers to train in Pakistan

KARACHI - Afghanistan's fast-rising cricket team will train in Pakistan under the guidance of two former international captains as they prepare for their maiden World Cup appearance next year, their coach said Thursday. Aamir Sohail will help the batsmen while Rashid Latif will help the ...

Ex Pak cricketers welcome Gavaskar's appointment as BCCI chief

KARACHI - Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis has welcomed the appointment of batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the BCCI interim chairman for IPL affairs and said this appeared to be the first step towards cricketers playing a more prominent role in administration. "It is good news ...

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March 30, 2014

Cricketers likely to get pay hikes in new contract

KARACHI  - Pakistani cricketers are expected to get handsome pay hikes in their new central contracts, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official said. The official, who declined to be named, said that under the new payment formula, prepared by the financial experts of the board, the players who ...

Sri Lanka cricketers refuse to sign new contracts

COLOMBO:-Sri Lankan players have refused to sign the new payment contracts as their demands of a share from the income derived through ICC events haven’t been met by the cricket board (SLC). “The national players have refused to sign the contracts forwarded to them in Bangladesh.” ...

Teamwork behind vital victory against India: Ex-cricketers

LAHORE - Former Pakistan cricketers extended their heartiest felicitations on the national team’s convincing victory over arch-rivals India in the crucial Asia Cup match. Talking to The Nation, former pace bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz said that it was Pakistan players’ all-round performance ...

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February 21, 2014

Cricketers to get lessons

ISLAMABAD - Zaheer Abbas, while talking to this scribe exclusively, said that Pakistani players had great potential and they would gradually improve their batting and start producing performances on consistent basis. “As Asia Cup is round the corner, I don’t want to divert their ...

cricketers advice wc seek pcb
January 23, 2014

PCB to seek former cricketers advice for WC 2015

LAHORE- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will seek advice from former cricketers, especially those who were the part of the 1992 World Cup winning squad, to construct and formulate a comprehensive strategy for raising Pakistan team for the World Cup 2015. This decision was taken in a meeting ...

pakistan future afghan cricketers
January 11, 2014

Pakistan to help future Afghan cricketers

LAHORE - Afghanistan's Under-19 cricket side arrives in Pakistan this weekend to train with the hosts' elite academy coaches in preparation for next month's World Cup. The Afghans will train at the National Cricket Academy in the eastern city of Lahore for three weeks as they tune up for the ICC ...

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January 06, 2014

Three cricketers to join Windies T20 squad

NELSON:- The West Indies selectors have called up three cricketers to join the team for the two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand. Coach Ottis Gibson said that leg-spinner Samuel Badree, all-rounder Andre Russell and wicketkeeper-batsman Andre Fletcher are on their way from the Caribbean to ...

afridi vents anger cricketers remarks
December 03, 2013

Afridi vents anger over ex-cricketers' remarks

KARACHI - Pakistan's flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi, who continues to invite criticism due to his terrible batting form, fired verbal salvo at former cricketers for their comments on media, terming three of them as Hackle, Jackle and Mr Bean. Afridi, who is considered by many as media ...

Yousuf slams PCB for playing with cricketers’ careers

KARACHI  - Former Pakistan captain M Yousuf has slammed the Cricket Board (PCB) for playing with the careers of the national cricketers. “There are some people in the cricket system with vested interests and inflated egos and they don’t even care if their decisions hurt Pakistan ...

PCB bans women cricketers for false harassment claims

KARACHI - Pakistan cricket authorities Friday banned five women cricketers for falsely accusing their male officials of sexual harassment after an investigation ruled they lied about the allegations. In June this year, five women cricketers from the central Multan region accused their club chairman ...

Sarfaraz to launch academy after Eid

ISLAMABAD - Former Pakistan pace bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz is all set to launch academy for bidding talent in Islamabad soon after Eid vacations. Talking to The Nation on Tuesday, Sarfraz said: “It is my national and moral duty to provide this country future talent as I owe everything to my ...

Artists, cricketers can help normalise Pak-India ties, say Chaudhrys

LAHORE - Cricket should be revived between Pakistan and India besides exchange of frequent visits of artists and politicians for normalisation of bilateral relations, said PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Punjab President Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi during a meeting with an Indian delegation ...

Ecstatic welcome home for triumphant Afghan cricketers

KABUL - Afghanistan's cricket team received a heroes' welcome on Saturday as cheering crowds lined the streets and packed a stadium in Kabul to greet the players after they qualified for the 2015 World Cup.The team was met by an official reception at Kabul airport before being driven through ...

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September 18, 2013

Ex-cricketers want a B side to be constituted

ISLAMABAD - Former cricketers Tuesday advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) interim chairman Najam Sethi to make up a Pakistan B team for providing future replacements of players of the national squad. Former leggie Abdul Qadir said: “By constituting a B team, we will get proper substitute ...

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July 23, 2013

Former captains, cricketers laud IHC’s decision about PCB chief

LAHORE - Two former Pakistan cricket captains and two former Test cricketers have welcomed the decision of the apex court for appointing new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) from the regional cricket bodies to stream line the affairs of cricket right from basics to top ...

Cricketers refused bail as court raps BCCI

  NEW DELHI     Three cricketers were refused bail Tuesday after they appeared in court inNew Delhion spot-fixing charges as senior judges rapped the Indian board's "lackadaisical" approach over the scandal. And in a sign of the growing fallout from the allegations, police in Mumbai ...

Star cricketers felicitate Nawaz on victory

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani cricket stars welcomed the victory of Nawaz Sharif in the general elections and hoped he, being a sportsman himself, will play an active role in bringing international sports back to Pakistan in a short span of time. Sharing his views, Pakistan's top spinner Saeed Ajmal said: ...

Secret monitors to watch Pakistani cricketers

ISLAMABAD:- The Pakistan Cricket Board planned to send a group of secret monitors to keep an eye on its cricketers during their May-June tour to England in an effort to stop players from getting involved in any scandal. Official sources said the PCB had devised a strategy to avoid any scandal or ...

FBR issues notices to six Pakistani cricketers

Most of the prominent Pakistani cricketers who earn millions of rupees annually don’t pay taxes even some of them have no National Tax Number (NTN). The Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) has issued notices to six cricketers, including Misbah-ul-Haq, Wahab Riaz, Umar Akmal, Taufiq Umar, ...

blind cricketers training camp commences
February 28, 2012

Blind cricketers training camp commences

LAHORE - The training camp of Pakistan blind cricket team has started here at Model Town cricket ground. The camp was being participated by 13 players as M Shahbaz could not join the camp due to the death of his father and likely to join the camp in a couple of days, team’s coach Nafees Ahmad ...

Disabled cricketers set for Pakistan-England series

DUBAI  - Cricketers with disabilities from Pakistan and England promise to defy all odds during their ground-breaking series which starts on Saturday, hoping it could set examples for such other people in life.They may not be big names like Misbah-ul Haq, Andrew Strauss, Saeed Ajmal or a Monty ...

PCB won't stop cricketers from playing in SLPL

Sports Desk LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has no intentions of stopping any cricketer from playing in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) next month, a PCB spokesman said on Saturday. The official also dismissed reports that the PCB would not issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to ...

Sedition Proceedings Cricketers Sought
September 01, 2010

Sedition proceedings against cricketers sought

LAHORE Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khwaja Muhammad Sharif Tuesday sought report and parawise comments for September 7 next from the federal secretary sports on a petition which seeks sedition proceedings against Pakistani cricketers for their alleged involvement in match-fixing scam and ...

Cricketers bemoan LCCAs drawing-room selection policy

LAHORE - The highhandedness of the Lahore City Cricket Association officials is taking its toll on young and talented crickets. The people at the helm of the LCCA ignored the selection committee recommendations for the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and instead made drawing-room from players of its blue-eyed ...

Pakistan women cricketers given shabby treatment by ICC

KARACHI - ICC applied double standard in treating eight participating teams in the recently held ICC Women's World Cup in Sydney and unfortunately it was Pakistan which was given shabby treatment regarding the provision of food and accommodation during the championship. According to information ...

Details of injuries to Sri Lankan cricketers

Five Sri Lankan cricketers plus the assistant coach were wounded when around a dozen gunmen attacked their bus as it drove under police escort on Tuesday to a stadium in the Pakistani city of Lahore. Following is a list of the injured players with brief details of their injuries according to vice ...

Attack on Lankan cricketers triggers panic at KSE

KARACHI - Terrorists' attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on Tuesday morning created panic at the stock market as the KSE-100 index lost another 84.80 points when the investors off-loaded their stakes in haste. On Tuesday, the KSE-100 index started trading with a decline of 117 points. ...

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