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Shahid Afridi was a manipulator, characterless person: Danish Kaneria
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Shahid Afridi was a manipulator, characterless person: Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria also requested the PCB to lift the ban imposed on him.

PCB chief Ramiz Raja may resign from his position after Imran Khan ouster, say sources
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PCB chief Ramiz Raja may resign from his position after Imran Khan ouster, say sources

Ramiz had only agreed to become the chairman of the Board on the insistence of Imran for whom all the players who played under his captaincy including Ramiz have a lot of regard and respect, a source well aware of the developments said on Sunday.

Saqlain Mushtaq conveys to PCB he can't take up head coach job full-time
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Saqlain Mushtaq conveys to PCB he can't take up head coach job full-time

According to a well-informed source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Saqlain, who has worked as interim head coach with the Pakistan team since September, has informed PCB chief Ramiz Raja of his inability to take up the role full-time.

Pakistan opener Abid Ali advised two months' rest after angioplasty
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Pakistan opener Abid Ali advised two months' rest after angioplasty

Abid was rushed to the hospital earlier this week when he complained of severe chest pain while batting during a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match

Empowering Babar, instilling fearless approach brought positive outlook, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja
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Empowering Babar, instilling fearless approach brought positive outlook, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja

Pakistan won eight of their nine T20Is, which included victories in all the group matches at the ICC T20 World Cup, and two Tests in Bangladesh.

'My running days are over': Shoaib Akhtar to have knee replacement surgery
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'My running days are over': Shoaib Akhtar to have knee replacement surgery

The enigmatic Akhtar's mercurial career was often dogged by injuries. Two years ago, Akhtar, 46, underwent a reconstruction knee surgery in Melbourne

PCB chief Ramiz Raja delighted after Pakistan declared 2025 Champions Trophy host
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PCB chief Ramiz Raja delighted after Pakistan declared 2025 Champions Trophy host

The development comes just under two months after both New Zealand and England pulled out of their respective Pakistan tours citing security concerns

Grant Bradburn steps down from Pakistan cricket's head of high performance coaching role
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Grant Bradburn steps down from Pakistan cricket's head of high performance coaching role

Bradburn is the fifth high-profile resignation from PCB since former Test captain Ramiz Raja took charge as PCB chief.

World T20 2009 recap: Pakistan bury ghosts of 2007 loss with world title
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World T20 2009 recap: Pakistan bury ghosts of 2007 loss with world title

Pakistan picked the perfect venue — the Home of cricket — to exorcise the ghost of the 2007 World T20 final loss as they defeated Sri Lanka in the summit clash to become world T20 Champions in 2009.

India and England look most balanced for T20 World Cup, says Rashid Latif
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India and England look most balanced for T20 World Cup, says Rashid Latif

Latif said since T20 is an unpredictable format and one could not write off the Pakistan squad.

Umar Akmal leaves Pakistan to play league cricket in United States
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Umar Akmal leaves Pakistan to play league cricket in United States

Akmal has signed a short-term contract with Northern Cricket California Association and is open to exploring a long-term future which will sever his ties with Pakistan cricket.

PCB gets food bill of Rs 27 lakh after security team’s biryani feast during New Zealand’s short stay
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PCB gets food bill of Rs 27 lakh after security team’s biryani feast during New Zealand’s short stay

PCB reportedly was handed a food bill worth Rs 27 lakh food bill, which was consumed by the security team of over 500 officers deployed by Pakistan.

'Severly disappointed' PCB chief Ramiz Raja says Pakistan will look after their own interest
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'Severly disappointed' PCB chief Ramiz Raja says Pakistan will look after their own interest

“I am severely disappointed in England’s withdrawal but it was expected because this western bloc gets united unfortunately and tries to back each other,” Ramiz said in a video message.

England failed a member of their cricket fraternity when it needed it most, says PCB cricket chief Ramiz Raja
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England failed a member of their cricket fraternity when it needed it most, says PCB cricket chief Ramiz Raja

Pakistan cricket chief Ramiz Raja said England had failed his nation's cricket team by pulling out of its tour next month.

'Disappointed with England', 'Ridiculous': Twitter reacts to England's decision to withdraw from upcoming tours of Pakistan
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'Disappointed with England', 'Ridiculous': Twitter reacts to England's decision to withdraw from upcoming tours of Pakistan

England withdrew their men's and women's teams from next month's white-ball series in Pakistan citing "increasing concerns about travelling to the region".

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Babar Azam's team takes guard for first home series against Kiwis in 18 years
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Pakistan vs New Zealand: Babar Azam's team takes guard for first home series against Kiwis in 18 years

Pakistan's new backroom team are seeking an immediate impact when their one-day international team face a largely second-string New Zealand in a home series for the first time since 2003 this week.

No DRS during Pakistan's upcoming limited overs series against New Zealand
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No DRS during Pakistan's upcoming limited overs series against New Zealand

Member Boards can only have DRS technology providers who are approved by the International Cricket Council, one source said.

Wasim Akram denies reports that he is interested in becoming PCB chief
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Wasim Akram denies reports that he is interested in becoming PCB chief

The legendary pacer, however, didn't confirm or deny whether he was offered the position by the patron in chief of the board, Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days
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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days

Misbah was the only Pakistan squad member who failed two pre-departure PCR tests. All other members will leave Jamaica as per schedule later on Wednesday

Bio-bubble putting players under mental strain, they need break ahead of T20 World Cup, says Mohammad Rizwan
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Bio-bubble putting players under mental strain, they need break ahead of T20 World Cup, says Mohammad Rizwan

Rizwan, a wicketkeeper-batsman, said the senior players wanted to be rejuvenated for the World Cup scheduled to be held from 17 October to 14 November in UAE.