Haroon Siddiqui

  • T LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) committee formed to select head coach and other coaches will meet Wednesday (today) to finalise the coaches list and will present it to PCB chief Zaka Ashraf for his approval, it is reliably learnt.The meeting will be chaired by its chairman ...

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  • T LAHORE - Junaid Khan’s participation in the forthcoming Pakistan-England series is in doubt due to his fitness problem and his fitness test will be held on January 6 at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), it is reliably learnt on Monday.Junaid is recovering from a tear to an abdominal ...

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  • T LAHORE - Dav Whatmore has resigned as head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders an IPL franchise. His coaching contract was up to May 2012 with Kolkata team but Whatmore opted out just before the start of the fourth edition of the IPL. His premature resign backs the reports regarding his appointment as ...

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  • TPakistan ended the year on a winning note after making a clean sweep against Bangladesh on a drama-filled day that showcased the unpredictability of Test cricket. Pakistan performed well during 2011 and notched series against Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh etc and that became glowing history. ...

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  • TBangladesh needed more hard work to retain Test status if they want to remain in cricket otherwise International Cricket Council (ICC) can cancel their Test status like Zimbabwe who after absence of more than five years regained their Test status. Pakistan proved too hot for cricket minnows ...

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  • TLAHORE The finalisation of pay package for Julian Fountain may delay the announcement of coaching staff for Pakistan cricket team, it is reliably learnt. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is keen to have fielding coach Julian Fountain on board before the Test and ODI series against England but ...

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  • TBangladesh gave tough time to Pakistan before going down fighting in the final one-dayer that helped the visitors make a 3-0 clean sweep but they did not allow opponents to play complete 50 overs and bundled them out for 176 in 47th over of the game. And at earlier stages of the game they kept ...

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  • TLAHORE - Dav Whatmore is set to assume Pakistan head coach job prior to start of the Pakistan home series against England in United Arab Emirates (UAE), it is learnt here on Wednesday. The formal announcement will be made after the conclusion of Bangladesh tour with the approval of Pakistan Cricket ...

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  • TLAHORE England are unwilling to play any match in Sharjah due to some reservations and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has skipped the venue and no match will be played there, said PCB chief Zaka Ashraf said while talking to media men after the Under-20 women cricket final. I am doing my best to ...

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  • TPakistan played sensibly in the second one-day international against Bangladesh to get 2-0 unbeatable lead in the three-match series against Bangladesh. Thanks to Pakistani attack who bowled superbly and restricted Bangladesh to 186 in the allotted 50 overs. For the second time in two matches, ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has approved the setting-up of a 'vigilance and security division to eliminate corruption from the game. The division will be headed by any retired police or Army officer and would be responsible to monitor and managing issues related to corruption and security ...

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  • TLAHORE The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Governing Board Tuesday held a marathon meeting under the chairmanship of newly-appointed chief Zaka Ashraf that lasted for more than eight hours here at the National Cricket Academy. The meeting approved 14-point agenda for promotion of cricket in the ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has filed an application with the Indian High Commission seeking Indian visa to hold talks with counterpart Sharad Pawar and other BCCI officials in the second week of December, it is reliably learnt. The BCCI chief Sharad Pawar has extended ...

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  • TLAHORE - Todays match proved that Old is Gold. First Kumar Sangakkara played a beautiful knock of 78 runs to lead Sri Lanka post 218 runs in the allotted after early shock and secondly Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq played vital innings to lead team to victory. Though Pakistan win the match but at ...

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  • TLAHORE The Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCB) committee for coach selection met on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Intikhab Alam to shortlist the coaching candidates here at the National Cricket Academy, it is reliably learnt. In the meeting Intikhab and Zaheer Abbas were present while the third ...

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  • TLAHORE - The selection committee headed by M Illyas made only one change in the Test squad that recently played against Sri Lanka in the UAE with young pacer M Talha replacing Wahab Riaz for the tour starting from November 26. The 26-year-old did not play in the three Test series which Pakistan won ...

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  • TThanks to Boom Boom Afridi who once again has stolen the show with his superb all-round performance and guided his team to an excellent victory over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day match and Pakistan sealed the series fate by 3-1. Afridi scored valuable 75 runs laced with three sixes and four ...

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  • TLAHORE - The future of fast-bowler Wahab Riaz and wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal remains uncertain as both the cricketers are yet to get clearance from the PCB for the Bangladesh tour, which is due to start from November 29. Riaz was dropped from the limited-overs leg of the Sri Lanka series while ...

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  • TLahore Dashing opener Imran Nazir, left-handed fast bowler M Khalil and wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider likely to make to the Pakistan's cricket team as the cricket board is keen to bring them back, it is learnt here on Saturday. The selectors will announce Pakistan squad for Bangladesh tour on ...

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  • TIt was Boom Boom Afridi who once again helped the team in crucial time by taking very important wickets in the right time and guided the team to 21-run victory over strong Sri Lanka which gave tough time to Pakistan before going down fighting by 21 runs in the third one-day international. Pakistan ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan national cricket selection committee has selected the squad for Bangladesh tour but announce it after the approval of PCB Chief Zaka Ashraf, who is presently in Dubai, after his return in couple of days. No major change has been made in the squad and the selection committee agreed ...

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  • TSri Lanka fight back to defeat Pakistan by 26 runs in the second ODI played at the Dubai Sports Stadium on Monday. Pakistani bowlers give 25 runs extra including 16 wides which cost hosts the match and helped Lankans to level five-match series one-all. Pakistan jolted early and steadied ...

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  • TPakistan outplayed Sri Lanka in the all the department of the game during the first one-day international to go one up in the five-match series. Pakistan achieved the victory target in the 22nd over of the game. Despite losing Hafeez hwen score was 12 on the board, Humayun Farhat and Younus Khan ...

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  • TLAHORE Pakistan Cricket Boards (PCB) committee nominated for short-listing of foreign and local coaches names for the Pakistan team has finalised the provisional list, it is reliably learnt on Thursday. The final names will be announced in the end of November after more entries till November 18 ...

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  • TLahore- Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, Abdul Razzaq, Umar Akmal Sohail Tanvir and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmad have been named in the One-day and Twenty20 squads against Sri Lanka announced here on Wednesday. Adnan Akmal will return to Pakistan after the Test series as Sarfraz Ahmad after his ...

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  • TPakistan cricket has been badly tarnished by guilty verdicts handed down Tuesday to former captain Salman Butt and pacer M Asif by the Crown Court London over a spot-fixing batting scam after near about 19 days of hearing. Butt faces a maximum prison sentence of seven years and Asif a maximum of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) new chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that there will be no compromise on discipline and grouping from the players in Pakistan team, it is reliably learnt on Sunday. Zaka Ashraf said he has been informed that some players indulge in sorts of infighting and ...

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  • TThe new Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Chaudhry Zaka Ashraf proved lucky enough for the Pakistan team as they won the second Test match with a big margin against the one the of the strongest world teams Sri Lanka. Pakistan team outplayed Sri Lanka in all departments of the game to register ...

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  • TPakistan team, which required 170 runs for victory, preferred draw against Sri Lanka at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Saturday. Earlier, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 483 and set 170-run victory target for Pakistan in the minimum 21 over. Poor fielding from Pakistani players spoiled team's victory ...

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  • TPakistan team should prepare themselves for the upcoming Sri Lanka and England series as presently they are jubilant after winning one-off Test and one-day series 3-0 against cricket minnows Zimbabwe. But it was bad luck for Pakistan that their bowling attack failed to bowl Zimbabwe team all team ...

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