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Afghanistan offers support to PCB for international cricket revival

Afghanistan offers support to PCB for international cricket revival

KARACHI: The chief executive of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Dr Noor Muhammad Murad, while terming his recent trip to Pakistan fruitful, has hoped that bilateral cricketing ties between Pakistan and Afghanistan would get further strengthen.  He further said that, in the meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sheharyar Khan, different aspects of developing coordination

Abbasi, Zaka slam Sethi of coach appointment procedure

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Tuesday, officially announced former captain, Waqar Younis as the Head coach of the Pakistan team for two years, however the call didn’t go down well with at least two former heads of the Pakistan Cricket Board, who term the process of appointment a ‘flawed’ one.

Rashid Latif terms Usman Khan Shinwari ‘the best young bowler’

KARACHI: Contrary to criticism of the youngster from former players, Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has favoured the ‘Dark Horse’ against Sri Lanka, who played only one match. He said the T20 format was not appropriate to gauge the potential of any young cricketer. While putting his weight behind young Usman Shinwari, the former gloveman termed

Pakistani legend Abdul Qadir questions selection mechanism

KARACHI: While appreciating the return of all-rounders Abdul Razzaq to the Pakistan T20 squad, the former chief selector, Abdul Qadir has questioned the wisdom behind retaining a few ‘failed’ players in place of a deserving lot. “Razzaq is a match winner and I am happy for his inclusion in the team. Now the captain should

Rashid Latif slams ICC’s ACSU, reveals names of top bookies

KARACHI: The former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has once again come down hard on the Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC), saying that the unit had not been able to serve the purpose for which it was formed in the early 2000. “Lectures, showing videos and burdening the players

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