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Pakistan cricket must restore international confidence: ACC

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan authorities need to restore the confidence of the cricketing world to bring international fixtures back to the country, an Asian Cricket Council official said Tuesday. Pakistan has not hosted any international cricket since a brazen militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in...

‘Tarnished’ ex-pros made Latif snub Pakistan job

Karachi – Former Pakistan cricket captain Rashid Latif said Tuesday he turned down the job of national chief selector because he could not work with ex-players tainted by corruption. The 45-year-old, who famously blew the whistle on match-fixing in 1994 and 1995, last week refused to take up the chief sele...

India-Pakistan Test series likely in 2015

By Umar Farooq via ESPNCricinfo Pakistan’s conditional support for the ICC revamp hinges on the promise of six series against India, including a ‘home’ series in the Middle East as part of an upcoming, reworked eight-year FTP cycle from 2015 to 2023. The change in the PCB’s stance has taken place on the co...

Pakistan may cut Saeed Ajmal’s English county stint

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal’s stint with English county Worcestershire may be set for a shorter duration to compensate for his country’s hastily-arranged Test and one-day series against Sri Lanka. “We are still discussing how much time he (Ajmal) can be away as we now have a schedu...

Wahab Riaz can be Pakistan’s equivalent of Mitchell Johnson: Mohammad Zahid

In his latest blog entry on PakPassion.net, former Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Zahid speaks about the worrying state of Pakistan’s pace bowling department, the lack of yorkers from Pakistan’s quick bowlers, his concerns over Umar Gul’s fitness and suggests that Wahab Riaz could be Pakistan’s equivalent o...

I never gave up or lost hope regarding a comeback: Fawad Alam

Hailing from Karachi, Fawad Alam has had a stop-start international career which currently boasts three Test matches, 29 One Day Internationals and 24 T20Is. Having dominated domestic cricket for many years with a First-Class average of 55.87 and a List A average of 48.55, Fawad has struggled to nail down ...

My love for cricket has helped me overcome a lot of hurdles: Matloob Qureshi

Born in Multan in 1987, Matloob Qureshi was just 5 years old when a horrible accident near his home resulted in him losing his right arm. Whilst many in his position in Pakistan would have struggled to lead a normal life, let alone take part in sports, Matloob’s love for the game of cricket, inspired […]

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Not enough good quality batsmen coming through: Ramiz Raja

In exclusive remarks to PakPassion.net, Ramiz spoke about the reasons behind Pakistan’s loss, his views on the apparent lack of form of captain Mohammad Hafeez and the why he considers that players like Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik will continue to play a role in the future of Pakistan cricket. Former Pak...

Omar Associates, Hyderabad win in Seniors Cup

Omar Associates overpowered the star-studded Moin Khan Academy by 25 runs while Hyderabad hammered Jamshoro by 143 runs in the latest round of the Southern Zone matches in the 16th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2014. The annual tournament, organized by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (P...

Big Three’s ICC deal benefits Pakistan – PCB chief

Lahore (Pakistan) – Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game’s governing body. Pakistan had opposed changes to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which hand ...

My explosive batting, result of clarity in thinking: Sammy

Castries (St. Lucia) – West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy says his blistering batting in the recently concluded World Twenty20 in Bangladesh has stemmed from clarity in thinking. Speaking to CMC Sports in his first interview after returning from Bangladesh with the West Indies team, Sammy said that ...

Wasim Akram wants boot camp for Pakistan World Cup hopes

Karachi – Former Pakistan great Wasim Akram Thursday said players heading for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand should sweat it out at a boot camp to boost their chances of victory. The 2015 Cricket World Cup starts as early as February 14, see schedule, in New Zealand/Australia next year. Pa...

Pakistan offers ‘conditional support’ to ICC revamp

Karachi – Pakistan cricket administrators Thursday said they would support a move to reorganise the game’s governing body on the condition of being granted the chance to play bilateral series with other teams. Pakistan is the only country which has not approved the revamp of the International Cricket Counc...

Afghanistan cricketers to train in Pakistan

Karachi – Afghanistan’s fast-rising cricket team will train in Pakistan under the guidance of two former international captains as they prepare for their maiden World Cup appearance next year, their coach said Thursday. Aamir Sohail will help the batsmen while Rashid Latif will help the wicket-keepers as t...

Rashid Latif turns down Pakistan cricket selector role

Karachi – Pakistan cricket turmoil Wednesday took a new turn as former captain Rashid Latif turned down the job of chief selector following an alleged disagreement over his working conditions. Pakistan cricket has been hit hard by a series of off-the-field controversies in the past year, particularly a leg...

Delhi Daredevils Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
2nd Match - 17 Apr 2014 at 14:30GMT
Series/Cup : Indian Premier League 2014
Scheduled to Begin : 18:30 local time
Chennai Super Kings Vs Kings XI Punjab
3rd Match - 18 Apr 2014 at 10:30GMT
Series/Cup : Indian Premier League 2014
Scheduled to Begin : 14:30 local time
Kolkata Knight Riders Vs Mumbai Indians
1st Match - 16 Apr 2014 at 14:30GMT
Series/Cup : Indian Premier League 2014
Result : Kolkata Knight Riders T20 won by 41 runs
India Vs Sri Lanka
Final - 06 Apr 2014 at 13:00GMT
Series/Cup : ICC World Twenty20, 2013-14
Result : Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets

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