Returning Mohammad Amir apologises as fixing ban expires
Returning Mohammad Amir apologises as fixing ban expires

Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir issued a public apology to fans and players on Wednesday as his five-year ban for spot-fixing expired, vowing to make a fresh beginning.

With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home
With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home

The International Cricket Council`s five-year bans on former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif ends on Wednesday, but the long road back for the players will begin under heavy restrictions.

Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves for past mistakes
Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves for past mistakes

Pakistan's tainted cricketers Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif said that they wanted to "redeem" themselves for their past mistakes as their five-year ban handed by the ICC for spot-fixing expires today at midnight.

Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal
Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal

Senior spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he is ready to retire from international cricket if the Pakistan cricket authorities tell him clearly he is no longer a part of their plans.

Deadlock between PCB, players over central contracts ends
Deadlock between PCB, players over central contracts ends

The deadlock between the Pakistan Cricket Board and the players has finally ended after the two agreed to a formula, under which clauses of the central contracts would not be changed.

Pakistan fixing trio start long road to redemption
Pakistan fixing trio start long road to redemption

 Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption.

Suspend India-Pakistan cricket series until border unrest ends: Shoaib Akhtar
Suspend India-Pakistan cricket series until border unrest ends: Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan shouldn't play any bilateral cricket series with India until the long standing border unrest between the two countries is settled, former pacer Shoaib Akhtar has said.

Scoring 10,000 runs in Test cricket is my dream now: Younis Khan
Scoring 10,000 runs in Test cricket is my dream now: Younis Khan

Australian captain Michael Clarke and Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara may have bid adieu to international cricket but Pakistan veteran Younis Khan has no such plans as he dreams of becoming the first Pakistani to score 10,000 Test runs.

Doha to host first edition of Pakistan Super League
Doha to host first edition of Pakistan Super League

Ending speculation, the PCB on Wednesday announced Doha, Qatar as the venue for hosting the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) from February 4-24 next year.

We will not play our home series India, clarifies Shaharyar Khan
We will not play our home series India, clarifies Shaharyar Khan

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has outrightly rejected the suggestion from ICC President Zaheer Abbas to go and play its home series in India in December.

PCB rules out immediate return of tainted duo despite ban end
PCB rules out immediate return of tainted duo despite ban end

 The Pakistan Cricket Board has ruled out an immediate first-class return for the tainted duo of Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif, saying that they would have to attend further anti-corruption rehabilitation programs to regain the PCB's trust.

England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016
England to host Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 2016

 England are to play three home tests against Sri Lanka next year and four against Pakistan.

Too early to talk about playing for Pakistan again: Muhammad Asif
Too early to talk about playing for Pakistan again: Muhammad Asif

Tainted pace bowler Muhammad Asif is confident he can catch the attention of the national selectors once he gets into his bowling rhythm in domestic cricket but it is still some time to go.

Pakistan rules out Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif's early return
Pakistan rules out Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif's early return

Pakistan on Friday ruled out an early return to international cricket for the disgraced trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif ahead of the imminent expiry of their spot-fixing bans.

PCB cautious on Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif's comeback
PCB cautious on Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif's comeback

Faced with divided opinion on allowing tainted cricketers Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif to make a comeback to the domestic and international cricket, PCB on Thursday sought clarification from the ICC on the issue.

Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves
Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves

Pakistan's banned duo of Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif on Wednesday vowed to redeem themselves and serve as anti-corruption role models after ICC confirmed that they are eligible for a return to competitive cricket from September 2 this year.

Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt can return to competitive cricket after Sep 1: ICC
Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt can return to competitive cricket after Sep 1: ICC

The ICC on Wednesday confirmed that Pakistan cricketers Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt will be eligible to return to competitive cricket at both domestic and international levels after the sanctions against them expire at midnight on September 1.

Shoaib Malik credits wife Sania Mirza for reviving international career, says he is lucky to have her
Shoaib Malik credits wife Sania Mirza for reviving international career, says he is lucky to have her

Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik has credited his Indian tennis player wife Sania Mirza for reviving his career in the national team, saying her hardwork, dedication and success as a professional athlete has driven him to lift his game and make a successful comeback.

PCB set to hike retainership fees of national team players
PCB set to hike retainership fees of national team players

The PCB has decided to increase the monthly retainership fees of the centrally contracted Pakistan cricketers from 25 to 75 percent.

Umar Akmal slams media for portraying him as controversial, indisciplined cricketer
Umar Akmal slams media for portraying him as controversial, indisciplined cricketer

Pakistan's controversial young batsman, Umar Akmal complained of a media witch-hunt against him and revealed that he contemplated retirement after being dropped this year.