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Saqlain Mushtaq likely to be appointed as Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach

July 11, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistani off-spinner, is likely to be appointed Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach ahead of their upcoming series against Ireland.

The deal is expected to be signed in a few days, which will probably last till the ICC World T20 2012, scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka in September/October.

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Advice from PCB to BCCI

July 7, 2012 | Cricket | | No Comments

Zaka Ashraf
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Zaka Ashraf has advised the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to review its stance on the enforcement of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS).

Ashraf told the media here that the DRS was a constructive step forward and good for the sport and as such India should also review its policy on the implementation of the DRS system.

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PCB to question Amir on home return

February 26, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments


The Pakistan Cricket Board has some questions, related to spot-fixing scandal, ready for disgraced fast bowler Mohammad Amir when he returns home on Sunday.

Amir, 19, is scheduled to return to Lahore on Sunday morning for the first time since he was jailed by a British court last year in October.

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PCB will invite Sri Lanka women team

February 12, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The PCB will invite the Sri Lankan women’s team to Pakistan next month after receiving positive vibes from the Sri Lankan government on helping Pakistan revive international cricket in the country.

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PCB expects $2mn income beside sale of TV rights

February 10, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

The Pakistan Cricket Board is expecting an estimated income of USD 1.8 to 2 million from the sale of title sponsorship and ground rights for its home series against Sri Lanka and England that it has been forced to play away in the United Arab Emirates.

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PCB chairman wants Amir return

February 5, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan fast bowler who was released from custody in the UK on Wednesday, will be welcomed back to the national team once he has served his ICC ban. Ashraf added that Amir would be given financial support while undergoing rehabilitation.

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PCB cheif wants Mohammad Amir back after serving ban

February 4, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Pakistan cricket chief Zaka Ashraf on Friday backed the return of spot-fixing convict Mohammad Amir after he serves his five-year ban, saying he was a talented fast bowler who had been “trapped”.

“I want to see Amir back but only after considering the legality of the case and only after he serves the ban,” Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf told reporters.

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Whatmore meetings with PCB positive

January 19, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Dav Whatmore
Dav Whatmore has said he had positive meetings with members of the Pakistan board in Lahore but there has been no definite decision taken yet on whether or not he will be the new Pakistan coach. Whatmore, who has previously coached Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, had discussions with the panel the PCB appointed to select a coach and the Pakistan selectors, and also had a courtesy meeting with PCB chief Zaka Ashraf.

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Cricket’s return to Pakistan tops Zaka’s menu

January 12, 2012 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Zaka AshrafWhen Zaka Ashraf took over as Pakistan’s cricket chief last fall, the only thing that went in his favour was that he was replacing Ijaz Butt whose three-year tenure as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman was a controversial one, to say the least.

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PCB hoping to host foreign teams in 2012

November 29, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Zaka Ashraf
Newly-appointed PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf is confident that international cricket will return to Pakistan next year, and hopes that neighbours India too will visit the strife-torn country sooner rather than later.

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