Posts Tagged Lahore

Pakistan’s Cold League

December 17, 2008 | General | | No Comments

Pakistan has dumped its premier league because the foreign players have refused to come to Pakistan and the sponsors have refused to pay any handsome amount, and because the plight of the grounds and other facilities throughout country is in shambles and so the thing goes to cold storage.

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ICL players believe cricket will bind Indo-Pak together

December 1, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Pakistan’s leading cricketers especially the ones who defected to the breakaway Indian Cricket League (ICL) are confident that cricket will certainly bring back Pakistan and India closer like it did in the past.

This week’s shocking terrorist attacks in Mumbai and India’s decision to point the finger of blame at Pakistan has raised tensions between the two neighbours, who are both passionate about their cricket.

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India may put off tour due to dangerous situation

November 12, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

India is considering to call off its cricket team’s tour of Pakistan early next year because of what its Ministry of External Affairs believes is a ‘dangerous’ security situation in the country.

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Coach sets out to resolve rift in team

November 9, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Much of the surprise over the appointment of Intikhab Alam as coach of Pakistan has emanated from not knowing precisely what he brings, in this day and age, to the set-up. Yet days ahead of his first assignment, it is becoming clearer what qualities he will bring.

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ICC to look into Malik’s appointment as Academy coach

November 6, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The ICC has said it will look into the appointment of Saleem Malik, the former Pakistan captain, as head coach of the country’s National Cricket Academy. “We will write to the PCB and ask them to explain after hearing media reports which say that Salim Malik has been given a position of responsibility in the current Pakistan cricket set-up,” an ICC spokesperson told Cricinfo.

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ICC finalises dates for 2009 Champions Trophy

October 15, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The ICC will hold the postponed Champions Trophy between September 24 and October 5, 2009, it was decided during the second day of its board meeting in Dubai. The announcement ends months of uncertainty about the event which was originally scheduled for September this year in Pakistan but was postponed after several participating countries refused to travel over security fears in the country.

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PCB Tremors

October 10, 2008 | General | | No Comments

The chief selector of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Salahuddin Sallu has resigned from his post, and earlier the chairman PCB Dr. Nasim Ashraf resigned from his post and went to America. Besides of these two many other officials have also resigned and a revamp is in progress in the board.

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Pakistan announce India tour itinerary

September 24, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

India will go ahead with their tour of Pakistan early next year despite last weekend’s bomb blast at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad. India will arrive on January 4, and will play three Tests, five ODIs and a Twenty20 international, as planned in the original official itinerary approved by both boards.

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ECB to take decision on participation on Tuesday

August 19, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The ECB is expected to arrive at a decision on England’s participation in the Champions Trophy after the board meets on Tuesday. David Collier, the ECB’s chief executive, who was present at the briefing by the ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat on Sunday evening on the security measures in place for the tournament, is expected to report back to the board on the issue.

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England discuss Champions Trophy with Lorgat

August 18, 2008 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The England squad are meeting with ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat on Sunday evening to be briefed on the security measures in place for the Champions Trophy. The ECB will then make a decision on their participation in the tournament on Tuesday, ahead of their one-day series against South Africa.

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