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  • No regrets for allowing star cricketers to continue: Khalid Mahmood

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Khalid Mahmood has urged the PCB not only to make public the names of those bookies who roped the Pakistani players in corrupt practices but to also send their cases to the FIA with immediate effect...

    In an exclusive talk with Dawn, Khalid said he has no regrets as then chairman PCB for allowing top players like Wasim Akram, Ijaz Ahmed, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mushtaq Ahmed and others in 1997-98...

  • Hosting PSL abroad will kill cricket in Pakistan: Azhar Mahmood

    LONDON: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) plans on hosting its Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates or Qatar will have a damaging effect on cricket in Pakistan, according to former all-rounder Azhar Mahmood...

    The twice-postponed Pakistan Super League (PSL) was scheduled to be held in the UAE next February but the unavailability of grounds forced the PCB to look to Qatar...

  • PSL will be a game-changer for Pakistan players: Mahmood

    Veteran Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has confirmed his interest in being part of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), terming the tournament an exciting prospect with the likes of Chris Gayle and Kevin Pietersen in it...

    Azhar has been playing county cricket in England since he last featured for Pakistan in the 2007 World Cup in West Indies...

  • Pakistan’s women side an example for the men’s team: Azhar Mahmood

    Pakistan’s women cricket team may not be as experienced on the international stage as compared to the more popular men’s side — but their attitude and fighting spirit won many admirers at the recent World Twenty20...

    And now Pakistan's bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has urged the men's team to tap into the same spirit as the women displayed throughout the event...

  • Azhar Mahmood replaces ‘fatigued’ Mushtaq as Pakistan bowling coach

    Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has been included to the Pakistan coaching staff for the Asia Cup and World T20, and is expected to join the national squad in Dhaka on Thursday...

    According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), regular bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed was ‘too fatigued’ and will rejoin the team ahead of the England tour in June this year...

  • Azhar Mahmood adamant Pakistan 'want more' from Amir

    Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood “wants more” from Mohammad Amir, a challenge he believes the pacer will rise to in upcoming Test matches against Ireland and England...

    He was soon earning comparisons with fellow Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wasim Akram, with Wasim himself declaring Amir a better bowler than he had been at the same age...

  • 'Saudi Arabia to join CPEC,' ambassador tells Pakistani media group

    Saudi Arabia will "soon" undertake investments at Gwadar Port and join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), The News has reported quoting Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy, in a story published on Friday...

    During an interview with Jang Group publications, the ambassador said Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are taking measures to strengthen "fraternal and trade ties"...

  • Amid Saudi-Iran spat, Kuwait recalls ambassador to Tehran

    TEHRAN: Kuwait says it has recalled its ambassador to Iran over attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic...

    The move comes after Saudi Arabia, followed by Bahrain and Sudan, partially downgraded its relations with Iran after protesters attacked the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad following the kingdom's execution of a top Shia cleric who was also an opposition figure...

  • Trump picks retired general for ambassador to Saudi Arabia

    A retired four-star general is President Donald Trump's pick to be US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling a key diplomatic vacancy at a time when US-Saudi relations are being tested by the slaying of a journalist critical of the Saudi royal family...

    It's a post that has been empty since former ambassador Joseph Westphal left in January 2017...

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