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PCB Awards 2021: Mohammad Rizwan, Babar Azam, Hasan Ali Hog Limelight In Virtual Ceremony

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Nida Dar was chosen the Women’s Cricketer of the Year award for her all-round performances. Shaheen Shah Afridi bagged the Impactful Performance of the Year for his 3/31 against India in T20 World Cup 2021.

Mohammed Hafeez Says Corrupt Cricketers Should Never Be Allowed To Play

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Mohammad Hafeez says decision to retire not influenced by the opinion of Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja, who wanted Hafeez and Shoaib Malik to retire after the 2019 World Cup.


Mohammad Hafeez, Pakistan All-Rounder, Announces Retirement From International Cricket

Mohammad Hafeez represented the nation in 392 international matches, amassing 12,789 runs and taking 253 wickets. He will continue to be available for franchise cricket around the world.

IND Vs PAK: Babar Azam Hails Pakistan’s T20 World Cup Win Over India Best Moment Of 2021

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

Pakistan got better of India for the first time ever in any World Cups, hammering the arch-rivals by 10 wickets in a lop-sided contest in UAE. Pakistan eventually lost to Australia in the semifinals.


Pakistan Cricketer Abid Ali Undergoes Angioplasty Day After Being Rushed To Hospital

Abid Ali complained of chest pains while batting in a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match and was rushed to hospital. A stent has been inserted in one vein and he will undergo another small procedure before being discharged.

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22 December, 2021

Yasir Shah’s Name In Rape FIR ‘Not Good’ For Pakistan Cricket: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja

PTI

Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah was named in an FIR a couple of days back for aiding his friend Farhan in kidnapping a minor girl, raping her and making compromising videos. Both Yasir and his friend are absconding since then.


21 December, 2021

Pakistan Cricketer Abid Ali Stable After Diagnosed With ‘Acute Coronary Syndrome'

Outlook Web Bureau

Playing for Central Punjab, Abid Ali was batting on 61 when he complained of chest pains twice during a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match on Tuesday. Abid was rushed to the hospital in Karachi immediately.


20 December, 2021

PAK vs NZ: To Make Up For 2021 Loss, New Zealand Cricket Team To Tour Pakistan Twice In 2022-23

Soumitra Bose

The New Zealand cricket team had abandoned their tour of Pakistan earlier this year due to security reasons. The Blackcaps will now make good that in the next cycle.


13 December, 2021

Pakistan Super League 2022: Kamran Akmal Pulls Out After Relegation To Silver Category

PTI

With 1820 runs from 69 games, Kamran Akmal is the second-highest run-getter in Pakistan Super League history. He was initially demoted from the platinum category to the gold category by PCB before the draft.


10 December, 2021

Pakistan Super League 2022: Shahid Afridi And His Last Cricketing Wish

Koushik Paul

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi will retire from cricket after the Pakistan Super League 2022. He was traded by Multan Sultans to Quetta Gladiators. The PSL begins on January 27.


03 December, 2021

Afghanistan Cricket Board To Face ICC Heat Over Women’s Cricket, Says Ramiz Raja

PTI

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ramiz Raja is also a member of the ICC working group reviewing committee that is looking after the state of affairs in Afghanistan cricket after the Taliban takeover.


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22 November, 2021

Champions Trophy 2025: ICC Reveals Why It Gave Pakistan Hosting Rights

PTI

The 2025 Champions Trophy will mark the return of a major cricketing event to Pakistan after more than two decades.


17 November, 2021

Will Indian Cricket Team Tour Pakistan During ICC Champions Trophy 2025? Not Sure, Says Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

Jayanta Oinam

Due to frosty political relationship, India don't play bilateral cricket with Pakistan. They only play in multi-team world tournaments. Pakistan will host the ICC Champions Trophy in 2025.


16 November, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board To Host 2025 Champions Trophy, First ICC Tourney After 1996 - Full Schedule 2024-2031

Koushik Paul

Good news for Pakistan as India scheduled to host three world events as ICC confirms 14 host countries who will stage men’s white-ball events from 2024-2031.


21 October, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board's 'Scapegoat' Politics Exposed Ahead of IND vs PAK T20 World Cup Tie

Koushik Paul

Misbah-ul-Haq, who captained and coached the Pakistan national cricket team, has hit out at PCB's amateurish way of functioning.


21 October, 2021

‘Cosmetic Surgery’ Won’t Help Pakistan Cricket In Long Run: Misbah-ul-Haq

PTI

Misbah-ul-Haq, former Pakistan captain, also criticised the PCB selection committee for the way it had made changes in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup squad.


19 October, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board, BCCI Need To Be Friends Before Any Bilateral Series: Ramiz Raja

PTI

PCB chairman Ramiz Raja personally met BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah on the sidelines of the ACC meet in Dubai recently.


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14 October, 2021

Cricket Spot-Fixing: Pakistan Player Suspended For Not Reporting Approach

PTI

Only recently, Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal resumed his career after remaining suspended from all cricket activities since February 2020.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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