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PCB to raise Pak-India series matter in ICC meeting ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be picking up the Pakistan-India cricket series matter in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Board meeting to be held in Dubai on February 4.According to details, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between both the countries to play as many as six series in the time span of eight years however, the first series of the agreement was due to be played last year which was badly affected by Indian extremism.Earlier, the fanatics of Hindu extremist party Shiv Sena launched a full-fledged attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for going ahead with the India-Pakistan bilateral series.PCB has now finally decided to raise the issue at international level while in case of not getting positive response, it may withdraw from supporting Big Three that includes India, Australia and England.However the other key issues on the agenda of the ICC ...

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Training techniques fascinates young Pakistani players at PSL ISLAMABAD: Pakistani players at PSL were highly impressed with the international techniques during their first training session at the ICC Academy.Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul Haq was the first to take his Islamabad United players to the ground and youngsters were impressed with the short but intense drills conducted by international coaches, Khaleej Times reported."I have played first class cricket in Pakistan and trained under qualified coaches but the way we trained in short but intense ...

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PSL to boost confidence of young Players: Moin Khan ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan chief selector Moin Khan has said that Pakistan Super League (PSL) would be beneficial for youngsters to surface themselves as emerging cricketers in Pakistan.Talking to private news channel, former batter said that PSL would usher a new era for cricket in the country."We hope that PSL is going to play a vital role to nurture young talent in Pakistan", said Moin.To a question Moin hoped that this league was nothing less than ...

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Darren Sammy sends special message to PSL West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy expressed his excitement over participating in the upcoming Pakistan Super League where he plays for the ‘Peshawar Zalmi’ franchise.According to local media report Sammy said, “He was looking forward to participate in the PSL as the T20 format was taking the world by storm”.Darren Sammy has recorded his video message wishing all the very best to Pakistanis and his excitement over participate in the cricketing league known as Pakistan Super ...

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Team needs confidence ISLAMABAD: Former Captain Younis Khan feels that it is time we stop blaming each other after every defeat saying all the team needs is someone who can give them confidence.Younis said the team management is supposed to give confidence and encouragement to every player. "Dropping one or two players after a defeat wouldn't make a difference. There is a need to give respect to players," he said while talking to a private news channel.Younis said ...

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Pakistan in new blow as Hafeez ban from bowling in PSL Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez will not be allowed to bowl in the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL). Hafeez is serving a 12-month bowling ban and cannot apply for a reassessment of his action until his suspension ends. Hafeez's ban only ruled him out of turning his arm over in international cricket, but the Pakistan Super League decided that he will also be prevented from bowling for ‘Peshawar Zalmi’ in that competition, which starts on Thursday.“The ...

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Kiwis and Aussies at loggerheads over wicket AUCKLAND: New Zealand and Australia were poles apart on their reading of the Eden Park wicket ahead of Wednesday's opening one-day international in Auckland with Australia backing pace and New Zealand spin.New Zealand rushed leg-spinner Ish Shodhi into their squad Tuesday, while Australia's line-up showed a preference for firing an aggressive barrage at Brendon McCullum.A four-pronged pace armoury comprising Josh Hazlewood, John Hastings, Kane Richardson and James Faulkner will be deployed, Australia skipper Steve Smith ...