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History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

History-making Afghanistan get rough introduction to Test cricket

Afghanistan were handed a bruising introduction to Test cricket by India on Thursday as they capped their astonishing rise from war and refugee camps to joining the sport s elite. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai called it a “very proud moment” as he strode onto to the field at Bangalore s M. Chinnaswamy stadium for the toss, won […]

New Zealand cricket legend Hadlee has cancer surgery

New Zealand cricket legend Hadlee has cancer surgery

WELLINGTON; New Zealand cricketing great Richard Hadlee has undergone surgery for bowel cancer but is expected to make a full recovery, his wife Dianne said Wednesday. “Last month, Richard had a routine, three-year colonoscopy, and we discovered that he has bowel cancer,” she said in a statement. “He has since had an operation to remove […]

International cricket struggles as T20 nomads chase white ball gold

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 regulate the format s phenomenal rise. But with stars like West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and England s Ben Stokes making fortunes in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Australia s Big Bash […]

US Cricket Association Files Petition Against ICC

US Cricket Association Files Petition Against ICC

The suspended cricket association of United States Of America went to court against ICC demanding compensation for damages.The petition claims that the ICC, through its efforts and activities, intended to exercise command and control over the governance of USACA, including making improper efforts to displace and/or otherwise remove USACA’s elected directors and office bearers.The USACA had […]

PCB XI won the toss and elected to Field first in 11th match of departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship, 2018 in National stadium Karachi

PCB XI won the toss and elected to Field first in 11th match of departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship, 2018 in National stadium Karachi

PCB XI won the toss and elected to Field first in 11th match of departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship, 2018 in National stadium Karachi Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) SBP: 113-5 in 20 overs (Iram Javed 65*, 9x4s, 1×6, 52 balls, Saba Nazir 3-19) PCB XI: 114-1 in 17 overs (Jaweria Rauf 52*, 6x4s, 54 balls, […]

Australian cricket cheating plot sparks ethics review

Australian cricket cheating plot sparks ethics review

Cricket Australia on Tuesday appointed an ethics guru to review the sport s culture in the wake of the cheating scandal that has rocked “the gentleman s game”. The governing body said it wanted to ensure there was never a repeat of the conduct during the third Test against South Africa in March that tarnished Australian cricket s […]

Thousands turn up for funeral of cricket star youth in Occupied Kashmir

Thousands turn up for funeral of cricket star youth in Occupied Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in funeral prayers of cricket star Shahid Ashraf Dar who was martyred in firing by Indian troops on protesters at Drubgam in Pulwama, yesterday.Shahid Ashraf Dar was famous as a brilliant cricketer who led his team to victories in several tournaments. People attended his funeral and raised pro-freedom […]

India: ‘Batman’ to the rescue for IPL cricket stars

India: ‘Batman’ to the rescue for IPL cricket stars

When the Indian Premier League’s big hitters need their favourite bat urgently repaired there’s one person they call upon  aslam Chaudhry, a.k.a. “batman”.The 65-year-old bat-maker and fixer frequently comes to the rescue of cricket’s most recognisable stars out of his small, decades-old workshop in south Mumbai.“I’ve done bats for sachin (tendulkar), for (Faf) du Plessis, […]

Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship to commence from May 1

Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship to commence from May 1

The PCB Women’s wing is organizing Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship which is to commence from May 1, 2018, at National Stadium, Karachi. T he matches will be (20) Overs a side where 3 departmental teams i.e. Zarai Tarakiati Bank (ZTBL), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Higher Education Commission (HEC), along with PCB XI will […]

PCB-AHC Girls Cricket Cup tournament final will be held at Marghazar Cricket ground Islamabad today

PCB-AHC Girls Cricket Cup tournament final will be held at Marghazar Cricket ground Islamabad today

By;Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 24, 2018 Islamabad; PCB-AHC Girls Cricket Cup tournament final will be held at Marghazar cricket ground Islamabad today.  The Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, H.E. Margaret Adamson will be the chief gust on this occasion . The Australia’s Deputy High Commissioner, Brek Batley visited underprivileged schools in Islamabad participating in the […]

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