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  • BCCI, Indian govt not sincere in reviving cricket with Pakistan: Miandad

    ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman and former skipper Javed Miandad on Tuesday lashed out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), saying that instead of making efforts to make India a sport-loving nation, the BCCI is taking absurd dictations from the Indian government and adopting a ridiculous stance by asking the Pakistan government to initiate talks for resuming bilateral cricket series...

    It is pertinent to mention here that...

  • Indian cricket's progress built upon strong domestic setup, Imran tells Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The famous revolving door of Pakistan cricket will continue to swing if the structure of the game is not overhauled, former captain Imran Khan warned on TuesdayT20 skipper Shahid Afridi and Head Coach Waqar Younis stepped down from their respective positions, the national selection committee was disbanded and Safraz Ahmed was appointed as the new T20 captain in the recent developments following Pakistan's sorry World Twenty20...

  • Should there be no Indian cricket fans in Pakistan?

    When 22-year-old Umar Daraz recently hoisted an Indian flag with a picture of Virat Kohli in Okara, a small Pakistani town situated about 80 kms from the border of India, what did it exemplify?The incident occurred in the wake of the India vs Australia ODI series in which Kohli averaged 76...

    Umar — an ardent cricket fan — is skilled to sew a flag that is hard to find on his side of the fence...

  • 'PCB will take legal action against Indian cricket board for refusal to play Pakistan'

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Thursday said that PCB will pursue legal action against the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) for repeatedly refusing to play a bilateral series between the two countries...

    While addressing a press conference in Lahore, Khan recalled that the PCB and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in 2014, under which the two...

  • Indian cricket star Sidhu arrives in Pakistan for Imran's expected oath-taking with 'message of love'

    Former Indian cricket star Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday arrived in Pakistan to a warm welcome to attend the expected oath-taking ceremony of prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, who had brought the 92' World Cup home...

    Talking to reporters soon after his arrival in Pakistan, Sidhu said he had come to the country "with a message of love" to become a part of Khan's happiness...

  • Pakistan seeks ICC ban on Indian team for politicising cricket

    SUKKUR / LAHORE: Pakistan has expressed disappointment at the Indian cricket team’s decision to don army caps during a match against Australia, and has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban the Indian team for politicising the game...

    Speaking to reporters at Jatoi House in Sukkur on Saturday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that International Cricket Council (ICC) should take a suo motu notice of the...

  • CRICKET: REBOOTING DOMESTIC CRICKET

    A failing domestic cricket system? Draft selection to the rescue...

    The draft system of selection has been a hit with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its use in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cup and now the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy shows...

  • CRICKET: THE RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

    The arrival of a star-studded World XI this week in Lahore to play three T20 games marks the welcome return of international cricket to Pakistan after an agonising span of eight-and-a-half years...

    It was a telling absence as well for those who may not be crazy fans of the game but believe in their heart of hearts that cricket is a key catalyst in breeding social cohesion in a nation that has forever grappled with multiple ethnic,...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    Cricket Club Caf? (CCC as it is popularly known) has definitely led the way to re-invent the sport that the island nation of Sri Lanka venerates — cricket...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • Army releases video of strike on Indian bunkers, says 5 Indian soldiers killed

    Five Indian soldiers were killed during a cross-border exchange of fire as Pakistani troops responded to an 'unprovoked' ceasefire violation in the Tatta Pani sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release...

    Indian bunkers were also destroyed in the firing, ISPR said, adding that Pakistani troops "violently responded"...

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