Zaka Ashraf

In a bid to resume international cricket, PCB buys bulletproof buses to improve players' security

In a bid to resume international cricket, PCB buys bulletproof buses to improve players' security

The PCB, which relies heavily on the government for security arrangements for visiting teams, has been lately hosting its 'home' series mostly in the UAE.

Jul 15, 2016, 20:48 PM IST
Former PCB chief accuses BCCI of  'abetting' Mohammad​ Hafeez's suspension

Former PCB chief accuses BCCI of 'abetting' Mohammad​ Hafeez's suspension

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has alleged that BCCI has been hatching conspiracy by getting their key bowlers suspended, adding he believed that the 'pleasing BCCI' policy adopted by the current Pakistan cricket regime is not getting them anything in return.

Jul 28, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
India behind suspension of Ajmal and Hafeez: Zaka Ashraf

India behind suspension of Ajmal and Hafeez: Zaka Ashraf

Former PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf on Saturday alleged that India conspired to get Pakistani off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and Muhammad Hafeez suspended and suggested that the two bowlers should not be sent to Chennai for bio-mechanics tests.

Dec 13, 2014, 21:42 PM IST
Mohsin Khan didn't respond to our call: Zaka Ashraf

Mohsin Khan didn't respond to our call: Zaka Ashraf

The former chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has claimed that they only appointed Australian Dav Whatmore as the head coach of the national team in 2012 after then serving coach Mohsin Khan didn't respond to the board.

Oct 21, 2014, 11:15 AM IST

Shaharyar Khan takes over as new PCB chairman

Former Pakistan foreign secretary, Shaharyar Khan on Monday formally took over as the new Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Aug 18, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

Shaharyar Khan set to be first elected chairman of PCB

Former Pakistan foreign secretary, Shaharyar Khan is set to take over as the first elected Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board next week after no other candidate filed nomination papers for the elections, to be held on Monday in Lahore.

Aug 16, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif appoints Sair Ali as caretaker chief of PCB

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed a retired judge Sair Ali as caretaker chairman of the PCB while inducting former chief Shaharyar Khan on the Board of Governors here on Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

PM Sharif removes Najam Sethi from PCB chairman`s post

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his capacity as patron-in-chief of the PCB has removed Najam Sethi as chairman and dissolved the management committee while appointing a ad-hoc Chairman and election commissioner to hold elections in the board in 30 days time.

Jul 10, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Pak Supreme Court to hear PCB case

Uncertainty prevailed once again in Pakistan cricket after the Supreme Court scheduled a hearing on Wednesday of the petition that was filed by the government and the Board against the reinstatement of Zaka Ashraf as PCB chairman by the Islamabad High Court.

Jul 09, 2014, 06:15 AM IST

Javed Miandad rubbishes PCB plans of hosting T20 league in Dubai

Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has rubbished the plans of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to hold its inaugural premier league T20 tournament early next year in Dubai.

Jul 03, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

Sethi slams Ashraf for mishandling the `Big Three` issue

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Najam Sethi has lashed out at his predecessor, Zaka Ashraf for mishandling the `Big Three` issue and leaving Pakistan in danger of being isolated in world cricket.

Jul 01, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Ashraf mocks new-constitution move by new PCB set up

The ousted chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Zaka Ashraf has mocked the move by the present board set-up to have a new constitution for the PCB.

Jun 17, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Ad-hoc PCB body to be given four-month extension

The management committee that is presently running the Pakistan Cricket Board on ad-hoc basis, is expected to be given a four-month extension by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is also Patron-in-Chief of PCB.

Jun 03, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

Zaka Ashraf mulls legal action against Najam Sethi

Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf is contemplating suing his successor, Najam Sethi for defamation after he was accused of not accounting for 20 million rupees spent during his 22-month tenure and also of gross mismanagement.

May 29, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

Ashraf denies reports of bookie approaches to Afridi, Umar

The former PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf on Sunday dismissed reports about bookmakers making approaches to Pakistani players, Shahid Afridi and Umar Akmal during the one-day series played against England in the UAE in 2012.

May 25, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Chaos in PCB, Pak SC suspends IHC order reinstating Ashraf

The turmoil in the Pakistan Cricket Board continued on Wednesday with a three-member bench of the Supreme Court suspending the Islamabad High Court`s earlier decision of reinstating Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the PCB.

May 21, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

Pakistan government appeals decision to sack chief

Pakistan cricket`s power struggle escalated Tuesday as the government appealed to the Supreme Court to reinstate Najam Sethi as the head of the board.

May 21, 2014, 11:18 AM IST

HC annuls appointments of Waqar, Flower

Pakistan cricket today plunged into crisis as the Islamabad High Court, which had restored Zaka Ashraf as chairman of the Board, declared in its detailed judgement all decisions taken by the Najam Sethi-led management committee since February as "null and void".

May 19, 2014, 21:55 PM IST

Sethi to appeal as PCB lurches into fresh crisis

Pakistan`s suspended cricket chief Najam Sethi vowed on Sunday to appeal against a court judgement which reinstated his rival in the latest round of musical chairs in the game`s management.

May 18, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

Miandad sceptical about Indo-Pak bilateral agreement

Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has expressed serious doubts over claims made by the Najam Sethi-headed PCB that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the BCCI to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023.

May 18, 2014, 15:05 PM IST