Pakistan Super League

Pakistan Cricket Board to design new quality-based central contracts for players ahead of World Cup 2019- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Karachi:</b> The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to design its new central contracts keeping in mind next year's World Cup and will lay emphasis on …

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India vs Afghanistan Test: 5 Afghan Players Who Could Make an Impact

| Updated: June 13, 2018, 11:44 AM IST<p>Afghan cricket captain Asghar Stanikzai (C) and teammates Mohammed Nabi (R) and Rashid Khan. (AFP Image)<p><b>New</b> …

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Cricketers need to be groomed in domestic cricket: Waqar Younis - Associated Press Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, June 11 (APP):Former captain Waqar Younis sees some good cricketers emerging from Pakistan Super League (PSL), but believes the tournament …

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Emirates Cricket Board's new tournament threatens ties with PCB

The ECB is set to launch a new T20 competition in the UAE this winter, which clashes directly with Pakistan's home season

Asia Cup

England vs Pakistan: In Shadab Khan, visitors now have a dependable batsman aside from talented leg-spinner, fielder- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

The archetypal image of a spin-bowler in Test matches from yesteryear was generally one of a cricketer who was called in to perform a specialist role …

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Mahira Khan And Fawad Khan Are The Picture Perfect Jodi In This Photoshoot

Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan modelled for Fawad's wife Sadaf<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan make a beautiful pair and the …

Shah Rukh Khan

How Pakistan turned from a fielding joke to one of the best sides in the world

On Saturday afternoon at Lord’s, Joe Root played a beautiful square cut into the ground. Fielding at backward point, Imam-ul-Haq dived to intercept the ball with his outstretched arms, and grabbed the ball cleanly. In a split-second of athleticism, four runs became none, prompting the entire …

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Cricketers warned that the 'fan' in the lobby could be a match-fixer

'Trust no one and report every thing': Cricket stars warned that the 'fan' in the hotel lobby could be a match-fixer<p><b>An alleged match-fixer has been</b> …

Sport (UK)

PCB launches probe against former Test player Hasan Raza for appearance in fixing sting

The PCB’s statement came after Raza is seen in a video, part of an alleged spot-fixing sting operation by Al-Jazeera channel.<p>The Pakistan Cricket …

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K-P chooses caretaker CM as other provinces struggle

<b>PESHAWAR/KARACHI:</b> The provincial assemblies’ term is coming to an end in days. However, except for Khyber-Pakhtunkwa (K-P), the governments and …

Pakistan

International cricket struggles as T20 nomads chase white ball gold

New Delhi (AFP) - Asian nations are clamping down on the number of Twenty20 leagues players can compete in as global cricket chiefs struggle to …

West Indies

Black Caps players have 'reservations' about touring Pakistan as NZC awaits security report

The chances of New Zealand Cricket ending a 15-year absence from Pakistan remain slim, as some players voice their concerns.

Sport (New Zealand)

AB de Villiers announces shock retirement from all forms of international cricket

AB de Villiers retired from international cricket on Wednesday, saying he had “run out of gas”, but his departure will once again put the spotlight on the battle between country and franchise Twenty20 cricket.<p>De Villiers has walked away from international cricket before for lengthy breaks but this …

AB de Villiers

BCCI considering allowing Indian players to feature in overseas T20 tournaments, claims report- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

If the ICC's plan to introduce separate windows for T20 leagues goes through, it will open the possibility of Indian players plying their trades in …

Meet the new faces in the Pakistan Test squad

Pakistan named a relatively inexperienced side for their Test tours of England and Ireland. There were five uncapped players in the squad of 15, with …

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How T20 went from being a bit of fun to downright futuristic

Deconstructing cricket<p>Now more than ever in cricket, on-field strategy is dictated by how teams make sense of all the data available to them<p>"We're …

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Shadab Khan interview: Not worried about any batsman's reputation, my focus is on bowling to my strengths- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Plucked from relative obscurity when he was picked by the Pakistan Super League side Islamabad United, the now 19-year-old Shadab Khan’s rise from a …

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Why Pakistan cricket is desperate to enjoy the comforts of home after 10 years in exile

Imagine being an international sportsman, but never actually playing at home. For the past decade, this has been every Pakistani Test player’s fate.<p>Saeed Ajmal took 178 Test wickets: not one was at home – a record. Azhar Ali has scored 5,135 runs: not one was at home – another record. Sarfraz Ahmed …

A reliable all-rounder in the shortest format

Known for befuddling batsmen with his mysterious spin bowling, Sunil Narine has established himself as a proficient T20 batsman as well in the 11th …

Indian Cricket

England, Australia ruled world cricket for 100 years, it's fine that India’s taken over: Dean Jones

The International Cricket Council’s SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats) analysis lists over-reliance on Indian money and fans as one …

Virat Kohli

Counties push for higher levels of compensation over loss of top cricketers to the IPL 

Counties push for higher levels of compensation over loss of top cricketers to the IPL<p><b>England's A list cricketers return from Indian Premier League</b> …

Sport (UK)

Pakistan Cricket Board set to ban discarded Test opener Nasir Jamshed for role in spot-fixing scandal- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Karachi:</b> Pakistan's discarded Test opener Nasir Jamshed faces the prospect of ban in absentia for his alleged role in the Pakistan Super League …

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Ireland vs Pakistan: In almost-perfect Test debut, William Porterfield and Co discover hardships of international cricket- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Good things come to those who wait — as the famous Guinness ad campaign ran — and for much of the day, Ireland set about proving it.<p>Test cricket’s …

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Pakistan to play Ireland again in next FTP

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Najam Sethi, clarifies that the two nations will only meet in the next Future Tours Programme (FTP), which …

Pakistan

ICC suspends UAE-based coach Irfan Ansari for approaching Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed to spot-fix matches- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Karachi:</b> The United Arab Emirates-based coach Irfan Ansari was suspended following allegations from Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed that he was …

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Sport24.co.za | UAE coach suspended over spot fixing offer

UAE based coach Irfan Ansari has been suspended following allegations from Pakistan's captain Sarfraz Ahmed that he was approached to participate in …

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FICA raises concerns over PCB's player restrictions

The global players' body said limiting players to two T20 leagues a year could amount to "unlawful restraints of trade".

Sports (India)

IPL 2018: KL Rahul has impressed this Pakistani anchor with his batting

Hack:<p>KL Rahul on Sunday helped his IPL team Kings XI Punjab register a comfortable victory against Rajasthan Royals (RR) led by Ajinkya Rahane<br>• Rahul’s …

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PCB limits Pakistan players to only two T20 leagues per year

Pakistan's top cricketers are set to take further financial hits after the PCB imposed caps on their participation in T20 leagues around the …

Twenty20 Cricket

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Like most people, my reaction to the announcement of the 100-ball format was “gimmicky rubbish”. Having now played a game, I believe this fourth format will make a valuable addition to the sport.<p>A match of 100 balls per side - 15 overs and one 10-ball over - is significantly shorter than a 20-over …

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