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  • Faisalabad turn tables on Sialkot to set up Multan final

    KARACHI: Faisalabad engineered a sensational last-day turnaround to turn tables on Sialkot to storm into the final of the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Grade-II Cricket Tournament at the National Stadium here on Thursday...

    At start of the third day of the semi-final clash, Sialkot — who had earned a handy 87-run lead on the first innings — were in pole position when Faisalabad resumed their second innings with a slender lead of just 29 runs......

  • View from abroad: Can’t live with EU — can’t live without EU

    Take a look: Cameron calls for ‘flexible and imaginative’ EU reformsThere is no denying that triggered by demands by Britain’s newly re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron for an across the board overhaul of key EU priorities, the bloc looks set to enter another period of deep introspection on its future direction, main concerns and general raison d’etre...

  • 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...

  • Karachi, Sialkot record innings victory in U-16 cricket

    KARACHI: Karachi and Sialkot were the only sides to win in the third and final round of the PCB-Pepsi Cricket Stars U-16 tournament on Thursday with both crushing their respective opponents by innings...

    Sialkot, meanwhile, were too strong for Quetta as they up chalked victory quite comfortably by an innings and 59 runs in the Pool ‘A’ encounter at the Ittefaq Cricket Ground in the Model Town area of Lahore...

  • Rediscovering live cricket commentary on radio

    IT was a great surprise and a greater pleasure to rediscover the live cricket commentary during the recently concluded Pakistan Cup...

    The well-organised tournament staged under the auspices of the PCB in Faisalabad will be remembered for two events — revival of live cricket commentary by Radio Pakistan and the utter disregard of the spirit of cricket and the laws of this great game by Younis Khan, the celebrated Pakistan batsman... ...

  • Viv Richards fumes at 'arrogant' West Indies Cricket Board

    Batting great Viv Richards has slammed “arrogant” Caribbean administrators for thinking they are as important as players and has laid the blame for the decline of West Indies cricket firmly at their door...

    A number of high-profile players have declined the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) central contract in the last few years, plying their trade in T20 tournaments across the globe...

  • Richards holds cricket board responsible for WI problems

    GUYANA: West Indies legend Sir Viv Richards believes the “arrogance of administrators” is to blame for the absence of the region’s best players from international cricket...

    While T20 captain Brathwaite has clarified his absence from the ODIs is due to being dropped, other players including Bravo have declined West Indies Cricket Board contracts in recent years, partly due to the fact the WICB also insists players must appear in the...

  • ICC members outvote Indian cricket board, Big Three system to be rolled back

    The International Cricket Council's (ICC) full members on Wednesday outvoted the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and agreed to introduce a new financial model along with governance changes, essentially rolling back the Big Three system currently in place, reported ESPNcricinfo...

    The decision to make sweeping changes in the ICC's constitution was initially taken at the council's first board meeting of 2017 in Dubai... ...

  • Cricket board not helping Kaneria for being Hindu, says NA panel

    ISLAMABAD: Members of a parliamentary committee on Monday alleged that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not helping Danish Kaneria to fight his case against lifetime ban imposed by English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) "because he belongs to Hindu community"...

    The committee's meeting was chaired by Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party's Abdul Qahar Khan Wadan to discuss the various management and financial issues of PCB, including the...

  • Zimbabwe cricket board to investigate racism claims

    HARARE: Zimbabwe’s cricket board said on Monday it was investigating allegations of racism made by senior player Prosper Utseya against the board’s managing director and former national team captain Alistair Campbell...

    Utseya’s accusations were made in a letter to the board in which he claimed Campbell was behind his own recent omission from the team...

  • Bravo blasts West Indies cricket board

    PORT OF SPAIN: World Twenty20 winner Dwayne Bravo blasted West Indies cricket president David Cameron as ‘immature’, ‘arrogant’ and ‘small-minded’ on Wednesday as the crisis engulfing the Caribbean team deepened...

    The thrilling T20 win over England in Kolkata on Sunday has been overshadowed by the reopening of old wounds between the players and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) over contracts and salaries...

  • India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

    India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England...

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India rejected a proposal to radically alter the financial and governance structure of the International Cricket Council, a move that would curb its earnings and clout...

  • Sindh planning to establish cricket board for local talent

    KARACHI: Sindh is considering a plan to set up its own cricket board so that players in the province who are being ‘unfairly treated’ can avail equal opportunities to showcase and further groom their talent...

    Responding to a question by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Abbasi regarding the condition of Makli cricket stadium, Mr Shah said that the stadium was being managed under the control of the Pakistan...

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