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Pakistan Cricket Board to have separate player contracts for Test and limited-overs cricket
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Pakistan Cricket Board to have separate player contracts for Test and limited-overs cricket

The PCB chairman Ramiz Raja had in principle agreed to a 25 to 30 per cent increase in the monthly retainers of the players who will be given contracts.

'Accusing me to get cheap fame and money': Shahid Afridi denies allegations by Danish Kaneria
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'Accusing me to get cheap fame and money': Shahid Afridi denies allegations by Danish Kaneria

Shahid Afridi has hit back at former teammate Danish Kaneria after the spinner put out some explosive accusations against him.

Pakistan to tour Netherlands for three-match ODI series in August
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Pakistan to tour Netherlands for three-match ODI series in August

"Pakistan cricket team will play three one-day internationals in Rotterdam in August as part of the World Cup Super League," said a Pakistan Cricket Board statement.

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.

Pakistan vs West Indies: ODI series postponed due to COVID-19 last year rescheduled to June
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Pakistan vs West Indies: ODI series postponed due to COVID-19 last year rescheduled to June

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that Rawalpindi will host the postponed ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League matches against the West Indies from 8 to 12 June.

PCB planning to introduce women's PSL early next year; Ramiz Raja eyes auctions over drafts
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PCB planning to introduce women's PSL early next year; Ramiz Raja eyes auctions over drafts

PCB chief Ramiz Raja said he was keen to launch the two new properties because the PSL had become a successful brand in Pakistan and there was a market for a women's tournament as well.

Pakistan vs Australia: PCB confident ICC won't give Rawalpindi pitch a poor rating after drawn first Test
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Pakistan vs Australia: PCB confident ICC won't give Rawalpindi pitch a poor rating after drawn first Test

The Test between hosts Pakistan and Australia ended in a high-scoring draw but visiting skipper Pat Cummins and top batter Steve Smith were not impressed with the quality of the strip.

Pakistan name Mohammad Abbas, Yasir Shah in reserves for Australia Tests due to fitness issues
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Pakistan name Mohammad Abbas, Yasir Shah in reserves for Australia Tests due to fitness issues

Mohammad Abbas has been placed in the reserves' list following a complaint to the country's apex cricket body over issues related to his fitness and attitude.

Saqlain Mushtaq likely to continue as Pakistan head coach for home series against Australia
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Saqlain Mushtaq likely to continue as Pakistan head coach for home series against Australia

"He will be asked to continue as interim coach until the PCB makes a final call on who will be permanent coach of the national team after the Australia series," a source in the Pakistan Cricket Board said.

Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Hafeez questions appointment process for PCB chief
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Former Pakistan captain Muhammad Hafeez questions appointment process for PCB chief

Hafeez said it was time that elections were held properly to elect the chairman of the board instead of him basically being a selected nominee of the patron in chief, the Prime Minister.

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.

Yasir Shah brought bad name to Pakistan Cricket, says PCB chairman Ramiz Raja
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Yasir Shah brought bad name to Pakistan Cricket, says PCB chairman Ramiz Raja

Yasir Shah was named in an FIR filed by a couple at Islamabad's Shalimar police station two days back in which they have alleged that the cricketer had aided his friend while knowing he had raped and made compromising videos of their 14-year old niece.

Pakistan Cricket Board appoints ex-ICC CFO Faisal Hasnain as its new CEO
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Pakistan Cricket Board appoints ex-ICC CFO Faisal Hasnain as its new CEO

Hasnain will replace Wasim Khan, who quit as PCB chief executive in September after New Zealand and England abandoned their limited-overs tours to Pakistan.

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Shaheen Afridi apologises to Afif Hussain for directing throw at him
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Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Shaheen Afridi apologises to Afif Hussain for directing throw at him

Shaheen has also been fined 15 percent of match fees for his actions on Saturday.

Injured Yasir Shah not included as Pakistan recall Imam-ul-Haq, Bilal Asif into squad for Bangladesh Tests
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Injured Yasir Shah not included as Pakistan recall Imam-ul-Haq, Bilal Asif into squad for Bangladesh Tests

Pakistan chief selector Muhammad Wasim said that Bilal had been picked in place of Yasir, who is still recovering from a thumb injury

T20 World Cup 2021: Hasan Ali apologises for his costly drop catch, urges fans to continue supporting him
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T20 World Cup 2021: Hasan Ali apologises for his costly drop catch, urges fans to continue supporting him

Hasan Ali has apologised for his forgettable outing against Australia in the T20 World Cup semifinal, saying he is more disappointed than anyone else

Meet Asser Malik, the man who married Nobel laureate and activist  Malala Yousafzai
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Meet Asser Malik, the man who married Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai

As congratulations continue to pour in for the happy couple, here’s a look at who Malik is

England agree to play postponed T20Is in Pakistan next year
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England agree to play postponed T20Is in Pakistan next year

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive Tom Harrison met Raja and the pair agreed to reschedule the men's matches.