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187 cricketers awarded domestic contracts: PCB

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that 187 cricketers have been given contracts for 2020-21 season. The contracts include monthly retainers, daily allowances and match fees, besides share in the event prize money. The monthly retainers range from Rs 40,000

Pakistan invites England for T20 series in January

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has invited England for a three-match T20 international series in January next year. England has not played in Pakistan since the 2005 season when the team toured for a Test and one-day series. The 15-year

PCB announces domestic contract categories

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced domestic contract categories for 192 players. PCB officials said on the occasion that the players have been selected for the contract categories in a transparent manner, out of 192 players, 10 cricketers have

PCB signs three-year broadcast deal for national, domestic matches

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday signed a satellite broadcast deal for broadcast rights with PTV Sports for three years. The agreements were signed in the presence of the Prime Minister who is the PCB’s patron. The broadcasting arrangement is

PCB prepares COVID-19 SOPs for Pakistan-Zimbabwe series

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has prepared coronavirus SOPs for the upcoming Pakistan-Zimbabwe series. According to sources, precautionary measures in the style of England series include the transfer of players to the bio-secure bubble and coronavirus testing. The PCB

PCB announces new pay structure for domestic cricketers

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a new pay structure for domestic cricketers. According to a revamped pay structure announced by the PCB, the 10 players in Category A Plus will get Rs 1.5 lakh per month while the

PCB invites 291 players for U19 trials

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday announced that 291 teenagers will undergo trials for the sqaud of six U-19 cricket associations. The trials will be held from 11-19th September and will be conducted by a four-member selection panel comprising Saleem

PCB decides to start domestic season under SOPs

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to start the domestic season under Standard operating procedure (SOP)s. According to sources, the domestic season is likely to start in the last week of next month. In this regard, the PCB is

PCB invites England to tour Pakistan in October

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited England Cricket Board (ECB) to tour Pakistan in October. According to sources, the PCB wants England to tour Pakistan and play three T20 matches. Both boards are in contact with each other

Pakistan cricket team to visit New Zealand in December 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that the Pakistan cricket team will visit New Zealand in December 2020.  According to the international media, the two Tests and three T20 matches will be played between Pakistan and New Zealand. Despite

PCB to file appeal with Court of Arbitration for Sports in Umar Akmal case

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), in Lausanne, Switzerland, against the reduction of Umar Akmal’s ban for violating the PCB Anti-Corruption Code. According to a statement

Pakistan cricket team will benefit lot from England tour: PCB

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan has expressed surety that the national team will benefit a lot from the England tour in the future. “I have been asked several times, that will there be any benefit for

Amir tests negative in first coronavirus test

LAHORE: Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has tested negative for the coronavirus and now requires just one more negative test before he can depart for England. “It was the first test and the second one will be carried out on Wednesday,”

PCB CEO worried as players are out of practice since March

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan has said that Pakistani players are out of practice since March. In a statement, PCB CEO Wasim Khan said that series against England will not be easy for Pakistan as England

Pakistan squad arrives in Derby

DERBY: The Pakistani cricket team has arrived in Derby for their first Test which will be held on 5th August, following the 14-day self-isolation period in Worcester. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the dates for the team’s four-day intra-squad

PCB to begin refunding of PSL-2020 tickets from July 13

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will begin refunding tickets of those matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 that were either not played or played without fans behind closed doors due to COVID-19 outbreak. The PCB issued details

Pakistan cricket team begins first practice match in Worcester

LAHORE: The first two-day intra-squad fixture has begun in Worcestershire as the players participated in ‘situation-based scenarios. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) shared images and clips of the opening day of the practice game on its Twitter account. Pakistan’s preparations

Final list for England Tour to be announced today

LAHORE: The final list of players who will be allowed to travel to England will be announced today by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). As per details, the team will go under a 14-day isolation period at Blackfinch New Road,

PCB to conduct Muhammad Hafeez’s COVID-19 test again

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to retake the coronavirus test of all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez tomorrow. Two days ago, Mohammad Hafeez’s corona test conducted by the PCB which turned positive, however, the cricketer later retested for the virus

U19 women cricketers to undergo online fitness tests

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will hold an online fitness assessment of U-19 women cricketers from today. According to the PCB, the assessment is designed to keep the upcoming cricketers focused and motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has

Pakistan cricket team likely to tour England on June 28

ISLAMABAD: The squad of the national team is scheduled to leave for England tour on 28th June. According to details, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce the final schedule on Friday (19-06-20). A 29-player team and officials will undergo coronavirus

Danish Kaneria requests PCB to allow him play domestic cricket

KARACHI: Former national cricketer Danish Kaneria has requested Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to remove his life ban and allow him to play in domestic cricket. Danish Kaneria was banned for life under the jurisdiction of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)

PCB announces 29-member extended squad for England tour

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a 29-member extended squad for three Tests and three T20Is against England to be played in August-September. The series is being played in accordance with series SOPs in the wake of COVID-19 and

PCB announces to open offices from tomorrow

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that its headquarters in Lahore will resume work from, 3 June (Wednesday). A PCB statement said, “It will be a partial resumption with limited staff at the headquarters to look into the

Sarfraz Ahmed demoted, Amir dropped in contracts lists

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the central contract list for the 2020-21 season, which will come into effect from 1 July, 2020. Test captain Azhar Ali and emerging pace bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi and have been promoted

Anti-graft code breach: Umar Akmal to challenge 3-year ban by PCB

LAHORE: Cricketer Umar Akmal has decided to challenge his three-year ban imposed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for breaching the Anti-Corruption Code. The cricketer after receiving a copy of the detailed verdict issued by the PCB has started legal

PCB displeased over Shoaib Akhtar’s remarks against board

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has expressed disappointment with former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar’s remarks made against its legal advisor Taffazul Rizvi. Shoaib Akhtar, recently on his Youtube Channel lashed out at the PCB after Umar Akmal was banned for three years

PCB bans Umar Akmal for three years from all cricket

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Disciplinary Committee has banned cricketer Umar Akmal for three years from all forms of cricket on corruption charges. On a social media website, Twitter PCB announced: “Umar Akmal handed a three-year ban from all

PCB conducts online fitness tests for cricketers

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started online fitness tests for its centrally contracted players as the country remains under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The fitness assessments of Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Sarfaraz

Umar Akmal’s disciplinary hearing set for April 27

LAHORE: The disciplinary panel hearing misconduct charges against cricketer Umar Akmal has set the date to decide his fate on April 27. The chairman of the disciplinary panel Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan issued notices to batsman Umar Akmal and the