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Comment: It’s time for Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to start eating its cake

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may have benefited from the new structural changes in the International Cricket Council (ICC), but its real challenge starts now as it needs to make sure that all those promises are fulfilled. In the recently concluded meetings of the ICC in Melbourne, Pakistan became ...

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FIFA lets Cameroon lead match-fixing probe

FIFA World Cup match-fixing

RIO DE JANEIRO: Fifa said that it will let Cameroon football authorities lead the hunt for ‘seven bad apples’ in the national team who have been linked to match-fixing at the World Cup. The Cameroon federation has said it is determined to ‘employ all means necessary’ to uncover any wrongdoing ...

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Barcelona, Liverpool hold ‘productive’ talks on Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez of Liverpool gives a thumbs up

(Reuters) – Barcelona and Liverpool held ‘productive’ talks in London on Wednesday over the possible transfer of disgraced Anfield striker Luis Suarez but no deal was finalised, British media reported. Barcelona appear to be leading the race among clubs linked with the 27-year-old Uruguayan, who was expelled from the World ...

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2nd phase of national hockey training camp in Islamabad

national hockey training camp in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – The second phase of the national hockey team’s camp for preparation for the upcoming Asian Games will start on Thursday here at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium. Thirty-seven probables for the senior national hockey will take part in the camp. The Asian Games are scheduled to be held in ...

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gives PCB chief full backing over ‘Big Three’ move

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PCB chief meeting

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron in chief Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appreciated the board’s efforts in bringing international cricket back to the country and extended hsi full support to the incumbent chief. Nawaz had met PCB chief Najam Sethi at the PM house on Wednesday. On June 27, ...

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Cricket series with Pakistan hinges on government clearance: BCCI

Pakistan vs India cricket match between 2015 and 2022,

While Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is pinning hopes on the resumption of cricketing ties with India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday indicated that the series is subject to clearance from the government. According to ESPNcricinfo, BCCI’s Sanjay Patel revealed the next eight year cycle ...

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Pakistan’s former Test cricketer Mohammad Wasim makes Dutch debut

Pakistan's former Test cricketer Mohammad Wasim makes Dutch debut

Former Pakistan Test batsman Mohammad Wasim made his debut for the Netherlands senior team today, having been called up as cover for injured captain Peter Borren. Wasim flew out last night to join the Dutch in Glasgow where they are playing a three match one-day series against Scotland, after Borren ...

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Saeed Ajmal helps win it for D’Oliveira Worcestershire v Glamorgan, New Road, 4th day

Saeed Ajmal took his match haul to 12 in another win for Worcestershire

Worcestershire 352 (Fell 133, Kohler-Cadmore 85, Hogan 4-73) and 299 for 7 (Moeen 80, Oliver 65, Cosker 5-97) beat Glamorgan 297 (Rudolph 88, Ajmal 5-106) and 105 (Ajmal 7-34) by 249 runs Saeed Ajmal posted match figures of 12 for 140 as Worcestershire went 12 points clear of Hampshire at ...

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