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    Najam Sethi On India Pakistan Relations

  • India must compensate Pakistan if doesn't want to play, says Najam Sethi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi on Tuesday revealed that Pakistan had demanded monetary compensation from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and International Cricket Council (ICC) for damages after India’s refusal to play the scheduled series...

    “We have mentioned it clearly to BCCI and ICC in recent meeting that either India should play cricket with Pakistan or compensate us for...

  • PSL a victory for Pakistan, says league chairman Najam Sethi

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board received an overwhelming response from millions of cricket-starved fans, even if it didn't succeed in spotting a new fast bowler or unearth a new batting star in its inaugural professional Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates...

    Islamabad United, led by Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq, defeated Quetta Gladiators by six wickets at a packed Dubai International Cricket Stadium late Tuesday...

  • West Indies' tour of Pakistan for March is confirmed: Najam Sethi

    Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi on Friday confirmed that West Indies will be touring Pakistan towards the end of March for a three-match T20I series in Lahore...

    Speaking to DawnNews from UAE where he is attending an ICC meeting, Sethi said that he has also signed a trilateral series for Pakistan featuring West Indies and Bangladesh for August 2018...

  • Ehsan Mani lauds Najam Sethi's services for cricket in Pakistan

    Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani — who has been nominated for the position of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief by the prime minister — on Tuesday lauded the services of outgoing PCB chief Najam Sethi for his efforts to bring international cricket back to Pakistan...

    Sethi, whose differences with Prime Minister Imran Khan are not secret, had announced his resignation as PCB chief on Monday, saying that...

  • PCB elects Najam Sethi as its 30th chairman

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) elected Najam Sethi as its 30th chairman on Wednesday in a Board of Governors meeting at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore...

    Sethi, who is heading the successful Pakistan Super League, was elected unopposed...

  • Najam Sethi discusses future contribution, farewell ideas with Shahid Afridi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi met former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi in Dubai on Sunday to discuss ideas to give a befitting farewell to the outgoing cricketer as well as plans about his further contribution to the sport in the country...

    Sethi, in his tweet, said he had a "wonderful chat" with Afridi where they discussed ideas for a "fitting farewell" as well the "future contribution" of the...

  • PSL and the spot-fixing saga: In conversation with Najam Sethi

    With much being said about the ongoing trial in the spot-fixing scandal that surfaced in the second season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), we decided to talk to the man at the helm of things...

    Abdul Ghaffar (AG): People believe that the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) lack of evidence is delaying the spot-fixing scandal investigation, how do you respond to that?Najam Sethi (NS): The PCB is following a procedure set by the...

  • Najam Sethi all set to take PCB's reins from Shaharyar

    The annual general meeting (AGM) of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in Lahore on Thursday demanded through a resolution, adopted unanimously, to elect Najam Sethi as the new PCB Chairman once Shaharyar Khan's tenure ends in August...

    “The AGM also unanimously adopted a resolution for recommending Pride of Performance Award for the services rendered by Najam Sethi for the successful organisation of Pakistan Super League,” said a...

  • Afridi declines Najam Sethi's farewell offer

    Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Friday declined an offer by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi to give him a farewell upon his retirement from international cricket...

    The seasoned all-rounder took to Twitter to thank Sethi for meeting him last Sunday and offering to arrange a "fitting farewell" for him...

  • Nomination of Najam Sethi to PCB Board of Governors approved

    The nomination of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi to the PCB Board of Governors for a three-year term was approved over the weekend...

    "Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved nomination of two members, namely Najam Aziz Sethi and Arif Ejaz, to the Board of Governors of the PCB," read a statement posted by the Prime Minister's Office on Facebook on Monday...

  • Change in MCL dates, venue poses new challenge for PSL: Najam Sethi

    LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi on Monday sounded unhappy about the recent change in the dates and venue of the Masters Champions League (MCL) that will now directly coincide with the PSL for at least a week, but added that he is taking this fresh development as a new challenge and is confident of meeting it head on...

    “MCL has been rescheduled now from Jan 28 to Feb 13 which clashes with our PSL and that...

  • Najam Sethi hopes for PM Nawaz, Imran to watch PSL final

    "Gentlemen, put politics aside and watch cricket!"Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi used these words Monday to invite Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and none other than his vocal critic Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan to watch the PSL grand finale on Feb 23 in Dubai...

    Convinced that the premier's daughter can persuade her father to attend, Sethi later asked Maryam Nawaz on Twitter if she was "listening...

  • No rift with Najam Sethi: Shaharyar Khan

    The Super League and Pakistan's series against India have emerged as major talking points within the cricket board, with chairman Shahryar Khan being forced to clarify that he was not on a collision course with Executive Committee head, Najam Sethi...

    “There is no division in the board,” Khan said in an interview with Cricinfo when asked about Sethi's influence in the PCB...

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