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  • PCB chief’s post should always go to cricketers: Salim Malik

    LAHORE: While welcoming the induction of ex-Test captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as chief selector, former batsman Salim Malik demanded that only cricketers be made head of the Pakistan Cricket Board to take the game to top level...

    Talking to reporters at the Bagh-i-Jinnah ground after a match between a local club and a visiting team from Belgium here on Saturday, Salim said in the presence of Inzamam as chief selector, the teams would not be...

  • Salim Altaf requests PM to appoint Majid as new PCB chief

    LAHORE: Former Test cricketer and ex-chief operating officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board Salim Altaf has suggested to patron-in-chief of the Board, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to set aside all apprehensions and bring in former captain Majid Khan as new PCB chairman as he is a man of integrity with an impeccable reputation who can pull Pakistan cricket out of its present crisis...

    But I believe that since the prime minister is...

  • Salim Malik slams PCB for its dual policy on tainted players

    LAHORE: Accusing the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of showing biased attitude against him, former Test captain Salim Malik on Saturday said if the PCB accepts the recommendations of the Justice Qayyum’s Report on match-fixing, why several penalised cricketers are still being employed by the board...

    “But the PCB is yet to take a single step towards setting up of any such department in the light of the Justice Qayyum Report due to which...

  • Albert and Salim in a bind

    In Garam Hawa, released in 1973, Salim Mirza is a follower of Gandhiji during the turbulent days of Partition...

    Let down by his own brother who migrates to Pakistan, Mirza suffers the ignominy of being a Muslim who stayed back in communally riven Agra...

  • Miandad backs abolishing toss from cricket, Salim differs

    LAHORE: While legendary batsman Javed Miandad has endorsed International Cricket Council’s proposal to abolish toss from the game, another former Test cricketer Salim Altaf says instead of doing away with the tradition, the game’s governing body should introduce international curators to produce standardised pitches...

    On the other hand, Salim insists that toss should remain part of the game...

  • Salim Malik offers to cooperate with ICC, PCB against corruption

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik on Sunday apologised to the nation over match-fixing after long 19 years and said he was ready to reveal all the secrets linked to match-fixing due to which he was banned for life...

    I am ready to extend unconditional cooperation to the International Cricket Council and the Pakistan Cricket Board in this regard,” he said here in a video message...

  • Cleared by courts, Salim Malik deserves fair chance as coach: Abbasi

    LAHORE: Former chief executive of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Arif Ali Khan Abbasi has supported ex-national side captain Salim Malik and said he has already paid a huge price for the match-fixing offence and has the right to perform his role in the game of cricket...

    Talking to Dawn, Abbasi said Fakharuddin G Ebraheem — one of the celebrated jurists of the country — had exonerated Salim in the allegations levelled against him by...

  • Would Salim Malik’s apology work?

    Unfortunately, in our part of the world - be it Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka or Bangladesh — cases of such nature have been surfacing all the time...

    But what really amazes me is the recent apology made to the authorities by former captain of Pakistan, Salim Malik, who was banned for life by Justice Malik Mohammad Qayyum enquiry for his alleged involvement with the bookmakers...

  • PCB again sends questionnaire to Salim Malik with reference to his UK meetings

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has once again made a contact with former Pakistan captain Salim Malik, sending a questionnaire relating to a pending inquiry against him, since 2011...

    Sources told Dawn on Thursday that until and unless Malik replies to the pending inquiry, he will not be cleared to join any cricket body affiliated with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)...

  • Salim Malik vows to give ‘perfect reply’ to PCB questionnaire

    LAHORE: Currently facing an inquiry, former Pakistan skipper Salim Malik on Friday came out all guns blazing saying he will face the new probe initiated by the Pakistan Cricket Board against him, and strongly criticised the appointment of Nadeem Khan as PCB director high performance...

    Salim appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to take action over the said appointment in which he claimed merit was totally ignored...

  • Salim Malik hopeful of clearance after reply to PCB’s questionnaire

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik, who is facing an inquiry initiated by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) allegedly for his suspect role in a transcript received from the ICC, has said that he has prepared his reply to the questions raised in the said inquiry...

    Talking to Dawn, Salim said that he had completed his home work with the help of his lawyer and most likely he would submit his reply to the PCB on Monday...

  • Salim Malik submits ‘strong’ reply to PCB over UK meetings

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik on Monday said he has given a strong reply to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) against a charge on him that the ICC has objectionable transcript of his talking about gambling and betting during his alleged meetings in the UK in 2000...

    “I have submitted my strong reply to a charge levelled against me by the PCB, which is nothing but a pack of lies, and I am confident that common sense will...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

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