“The PCB had organized itself and planned to get maximum advantage for Pakistan cricket from an extremely precarious position. We have accomplished all our objectives. And I am positive that in the times to come Pakistan Cricket shall greatly benefit from what PCB has been able to obtain for it today,” said Najam Sethi, the PCB chairman, from Melbourne. A few months ago you may remember, there was a huge
It happened about 35 years ago and changed the game forever. The world of cricket owes a huge debt to Kerr y Packer for launching the World Series Cricket. He brought the yet unknown elements like loads of money and fan-fare to bring the excitement back in the game. Then, in 2008, Indian Premier League (IPL) did the same and more. This new face of cricket had obscene amount of
Since the team was announced last week the selectors have been barraged with criticism for dropping senior players. Three uncapped players have been included in the team, namely: Rameez Raja, Shah and Cheema; while experienced players such as Umar Gul, Tanveer Ahmed and Wahab Riaz are being dropped. On the other hand less experienced players Sohail Khan, Sohail Tanvir, Aizaz Cheema and Junaid Khan have also been given a chance.
Pakistan Cricket Board’s chief selector Mohsin Khan, today, announced 16-member squad of Pakistan which will tour Zimbabwe to play a Test, 3 ODI’s and a T20I. Misbah-ul-Haq, as reported earlier, is set to lead Pakistan in all three formats. It is first time that Misbah is officially named captain to lead Pakistan in Twenty20 cricket though he has captained once in 2009 against Australia in Dubai. The notable inclusions in