Pakistan cricket icon and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad has said that there was a dire need of improvement in the cricket structure of the country instead of having a batting coach.
The Pakistan team management and some players of the national team have said that former captain Shahid Afridi should retire from international cricket as he is `finished` and has `nothing left to offer anymore`. Afridi was handed an Rs. 360,000 monthly contract by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) despite being overlooked for the ICC Champions Trophy that takes place in England and Wales next month.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the Zimbabwe cricket board to postpone their tour to the African country to next year in order to avoid clashing with the proposed limited over series against archrivals India.
Brian Lara, who was made an offer to play for the International XI in the two Twenty20 exhibition matches in Karachi, refused it because he was concerned about the message his participation would send out, given that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had distanced itself from the games.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has told wicketkeeper-batsman Zulqarnain Haider to provide proper evidence to back corruption allegations against Kamran Akmal and other unnamed players by August 31 or else be prepared to face disciplinary action.
Former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Ehsan Mani has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to refrain from blindly following the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) without putting forward its own point of view.
Bangladesh cricket team`s planned Pakistan tour later this month was on Thursday suspended by the High Court here for four weeks due to security reasons. "Suspend the tour for four weeks," said an order issued by a two-member bench responding to a petition challenging the cricket board`s decision to send the national team to Pakistan, where it was set to take part in two matches.
The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf has thrown his weight behind the captain of the national team, Misbah-ul-Haq, saying that he has proved his worth by successfully guiding the team to victory in the recently-concluded Asia Cup.
Banned pacer Mohammad Aamir has finally had a meeting with the top two officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) during which its chairman, Zaka Ashraf, expressed his disappointment at the bowler`s action.