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Sri Lankan arrive in Lahore amid tight security

Lahore, Oct 29, The Sri Lankan cricket team arrived here, eight years after they suffered a gun and grenade attack, under heavy security to play the final Twenty20 International of a three-match series against Pakistan.International cricket was suspended in Pakistan after the 2009 gun attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore, which left

PCB briefs Lankan delegation about security measures ahead of Lahore T20I

Lahore, October 28, Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) security and vigilance head Colonel (retd) Muhammad Azam has briefed the visiting Sri Lankan security team about the security arrangements ahead of the final T20I of the three-match series between two nations on October 29 at the Gaddafi Stadium. According to the Geo news, Azam explained the Sri

PCB to demand USD 70 million as compensation from BCCI

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be making a demand of USD 70 million as compensation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not playing two “home” bilateral series. As per sources, the PCB is expected to file its claim with the disputes resolution committee of the International Cricket Council (ICC)

Former PCB chairman Shahryar Khan reveals his India connection

BIPIN DANI Mumbai, Sept. 15 :  In November this year the former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan will arrive in India to launch his new book. This was revealed by his wife, Minnoo. Speaking exclusively over her mobile from Lahore, she said, “Saab (as she calls him) has just finished a book on Bhopal

Sharjeel Khan to appeal against five year ban

Karachi, Aug 31: Tainted Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan has decided to appeal against the five-year ban imposed on him by the Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the Pakistan Cricket Board for his role in spot-fixing in the PSL. Sharjeel’s lawyer Shaighan Ejaz confirmed to PTI that a decision has been taken to appeal the ban but on

Sharjeel Khan handed with five-year ban in PSL spot fixing case

Left-handed batsman Sharjeel Khan was on Wednesday handed over a five-year ban by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)-appointed Anti-Corruption Unit in connection with the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case. Sharjeel was facing five major charges of breaches of the PCB’s anti-corruption code and was found guilty for all five. According to the Dawn, he will

Pakistan to host World XI in September, confirms PCB chairman

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that 15 players from seven different countries have agreed to visit the country as part of the World XI squad visiting to play a three-match T20 series to be held in Lahore next month. Addressing a press conference, PCB chairman Najam Sethi said that the Punjab Government

PCB hopes for positive report from ICC’s security agency

PCB hopes for positive report from ICC security agency. Karachi, Aug 17: Pakistan cricket authorities are placing their hopes on a positive report from an international security company hired by the ICC to pave the way for the return of international teams to the country. The security company which is based in the United Kingdom,

PCB demands an apology from the Afghanistan Cricket Board

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has demanded an apology from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) for the latter’s response post the Kabul bomb blast on May 31. The explosion in the capital city of Afghanistan caused more than 80 deaths and left over 500 people injured. Due to this unfortunate incident, ACB made strong statements

Two T20 World cup May Replace ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan may not get a chance to defend their Champions Trophy title with the International Cricket Council (ICC) debating the prospect of replacing the tournament with two expanded World Twenty20 events over a four-year cycle.The next edition of the Champions Trophy – if it does take place – is scheduled to be held in India

Two were arrested during the final match of the Champions Trophy

LONDON: Two people have been arrested by the Leicester Police regarding the alleged hostilities by cricket lovers during the India-Pakistan match. The fighters were also badly injured. Six policemen were also injured in the ruckus. According to an Indian cricket lovers, Indian fans were preparing to win the Belgium road at Leicester, while on the

Pakistan looking to maintain record against India in Champions Trophy

Pakistan looking to maintain record against India in Champions Trophy

Pakistan looking to maintain record against India in Champions Trophy Pakistan ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that his team will be looking to maintain its record against India at the ICC Champions. Both are going to play their first math at Edgbaston on June 4. Sarfraz said, “We have a better record against India