Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani believes the successful and event-free conduct of Pakistan Super League 5 has enhanced the image of the country and exuded confidence of hosting more international teams next year.
PSL 2020: Karachi Kings' head coach Wasim Akram dedicates their maiden title triumph to late Dean Jones
Following Jones' untimely demise in Mumbai during the IPL, Akram stepped in as his replacement as coach of Karachi Kings.
The England cricket team has not toured Pakistan since 2005 due to security reasons.
PSL 2020: Babar Azam, bowlers shine as Karachi Kings lift title with five-wicket win over Lahore Qalandars
With Azam, the world number two batsman in Twenty20 international rankings, on Karachi's side it proved an easy chase, despite losing three wickets from 110-2 to 124-5.
PSL 2020: Karachi beat Multan in Super Over to enter final; Lahore overcome Peshawar in first eliminator
Mohammad Hafeez made an unbeaten 74 off 46 balls as Lahore knocked out 2017 champion Peshawar Zalmi by five wickets in the first eliminator.
The PCB also confirmed one more COVID-19 positive case and said the concerned individual has been shifted to an isolation room in the team hotel while the rest of his team members had tested negative.
PSL 2020: Multan Sultans bring in Joe Denly, James Vince to replace COVID-19 positive Mahmudullah, James Vince
Both Bangladesh spinner Mahmudullah and England batsman Vince had tested positive for COVID-19 in their pre-departure tests conducted in their respective countries and were ruled out of the competition.
The all-rounder was scheduled to fly to Pakistan via Dubai on Sunday night, but he has instead gone into self-isolation after his COVID-19 tests returned positive.
South African du Plessis last visited the country in 2017 and led the ICC World XI in a three-match Twenty20 series in Lahore.
South Africa to inspect Pakistan's security and COVID-19 situation next month before deciding on January tour
PCB confirmed that the South African delegation will visit Lahore during the four remaining matches of the Pakistan Super League being held between 14 and 17 November
PCB chief Ehsan Mani admits financial discrepancies of around Rs 200 crore in first two editions of PSL
In remarks before the committee and later to the media, Mani admitted that there were financial bungling in the first two editions of the PSL to the tune of around PKR 200 crore.
England have not travelled to Pakistan since the 2005-06 due to security concerns following the terrorist attack on the visiting Sri Lankan team in 2009.
PCB's Shoaib Naved said that the three defaulting PSL franchises would not be part of the governing council or any discussions until they cleared their dues.
Akmal was banned after the Pakistan Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee found him guilty of two charges of violating the anti-corruption code just before the start of PSL 2020
The Pakistan Cricket Board has called in a meeting with the six franchises on Thursday in which the fate of the remaining matches of PSL 5 will be discussed, with focus on the broadcasting expenses.
Darren Sammy has accused some of his IPL teammates of addressing him with a racist nickname during his stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad and demanded an apology from the bunch, which might also include India pacer Ishant Sharma.
Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban to be heard by former Supreme Court judge on 11 June, says Pakistan Cricket Board
Batsman Umar Akmal's appeal against his three-year ban will be heard on 11 June by former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Friday.
PCB had banned Akmal from all forms of cricket last month after its disciplinary panel found him guilty of not reporting corrupt approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League.
PCB had banned Akmal from all forms of cricket last month after its disciplinary panel found him guilty of not reporting corrupt approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League earlier this year
'No problems', says Misbah-ul-Haq on prospect of matches being held in empty stadiums with safety protocols
Misbah said he would love to see some cricket activities resume at the international level and has no problems in playing in empty stadiums.