PCB not happy with Dubai's bouncy tracks for Australia series
PCB not happy with Dubai's bouncy tracks for Australia series

The PCB is not satisfied with reported comments made by the chief curator at the Dubai Sports city that a bouncy pitch has been prepared for the Test series between Pakistan and Australia.

Pakistan drop Younis Khan for ODIs against Australia
Pakistan drop Younis Khan for ODIs against Australia

Pakistan Wednesday dropped experienced but out-of-form batsman Younis Khan from the one-day squad for next month`s limited-over series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.

Pakistan preparing for World Cup sans suspended Saeed Ajmal
Pakistan preparing for World Cup sans suspended Saeed Ajmal

Although the PCB is leaving no stone unturned to allow suspended off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal a chance to make a comeback to international cricket, the national selectors and head coach, Waqar Younis are already planning for the World Cups sans Ajmal.

Misbah-ul-Haq wants players to be taken into confidence
Misbah-ul-Haq wants players to be taken into confidence

 Pakistan's Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul-Haq has told the PCB to take the players into confidence while finalising the domestic cricket schedule and international matches.

Javed Miandad says Saeed Ajmal not essential to Pakistan's Cricket World Cup hopes
Javed Miandad says Saeed Ajmal not essential to Pakistan's Cricket World Cup hopes

Batting legend Javed Miandad said Thursday Pakistan could still win next year`s World Cup even if star spinner Saeed Ajmal remained suspended due to a chucking ban.

Phil Hughes replaces Australia captain Michael Clarke for Pakistan ODIs
Phil Hughes replaces Australia captain Michael Clarke for Pakistan ODIs

 Top order batsman Phil Hughes has replaced Michael Clarke in the Australia squad for next month`s one-day international series against Pakistan after the Australia captain was ruled out by a hamstring injury.

PCB names Shahid Afridi T20 skipper; Misbah-ul-Haq retains ODI captaincy
PCB names Shahid Afridi T20 skipper; Misbah-ul-Haq retains ODI captaincy

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Tuesday named Shahid Afridi as the skipper of Pakistan's Twenty20 squad until 2016.

PCB considering Sohaib Maqsood for T20 captaincy: Sources
PCB considering Sohaib Maqsood for T20 captaincy: Sources

 The Pakistan Cricket Board is seriously considering young batsman, Sohaib Maqsood for the national T20 captaincy. Reliable sources told PTI that although Shahid Afridi was the front runner for the T20 captaincy but some of the selectors and a strong lobby in the board were in favour of a younger captain who could be appointed on long term basis.

Test reveals Saeed Ajmal's elbow extension beyond 40 degrees
Test reveals Saeed Ajmal's elbow extension beyond 40 degrees

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal failed his biomechanics test in Brisbane because his average elbow extension was more than double the 15 degrees allowed by the ICC.

Ahmed Shehzad let off after being reprimanded for 'religious comments'
Ahmed Shehzad let off after being reprimanded for 'religious comments'

Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad has escaped strong disciplinary action for his controversial religious comments to Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka as the Board let him off with just a stern reprimand for violating a clause of his central contract.

PCB to announce T20 skipper on September 16
PCB to announce T20 skipper on September 16

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will announce its new national Twenty20 captain on September 16 and by that time it also hopes to finalise a pool of players for the World Cup.

Saeed Ajmal to undergo remedial work on action
Saeed Ajmal to undergo remedial work on action

Suspended Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will start remedial work on his bowling action next week after it was deemed illegal, the country`s cricket chief said Thursday.

Pakistan players risk losing 25 percent of match fees
Pakistan players risk losing 25 percent of match fees

Pakistani players who are centrally contracted to the cricket board could lose 25 percent of their salary if they fail to match fitness levels prescribed by the national cricket academy.

PCB seeks Saqlain Mushtaq's help to correct Saeed Ajmal action
PCB seeks Saqlain Mushtaq's help to correct Saeed Ajmal action

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sought the help of former champion spinner Saqlain Mushtaq to enable Saeed Ajmal make a return to international cricket before the World Cup.

Saeed Ajmal's suspension a tough thing for entire cricket, says Muhammad Hafeez
Saeed Ajmal's suspension a tough thing for entire cricket, says Muhammad Hafeez

Having faced the heat of 'chucking' himself, all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez today termed teammate and ace spinner Saeed Ajmal's suspension for illegal bowling action as a "difficult thing not only for Pakistan but for the entire cricket".

Mohsin Khan turns down chief Shahryar Khan's offer to work in PCB
Mohsin Khan turns down chief Shahryar Khan's offer to work in PCB

Former Pakistan chief selector and coach Mohsin Khan has reportedly turned down an offer to work in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by Shahryar Khan during the chairman's visit to Karachi.

ICC suspends Saeed Ajmal for illegal action
ICC suspends Saeed Ajmal for illegal action

 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who is currently perched at the top of its ODI rankings, after his bowling action was found to be illegal following an independent analysis.

Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam frontrunner's for Pakistan's T20 captain race
Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam frontrunner's for Pakistan's T20 captain race

While Shahid Afridi and Fawad Alam have emerged as frontline candidates to be named as the national Twenty20 captain this week, confusion reigns on whether Misbah-ul-Haq will be retained as skipper of the one-day squad.

Hafeez irked as Lahore Lions include former Pak player's son
Hafeez irked as Lahore Lions include former Pak player's son

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) have included former Pakistan all-rounder Manzoor Ellahi's son, Ali Manzoor in the Lahore Lions side, which reportedly hasn't gone down too well with captain Muhammad Hafeez.

Lahore Lions have potential to enter CLT20 main draw, reckons Muhammad Hafeez
Lahore Lions have potential to enter CLT20 main draw, reckons Muhammad Hafeez

Proudly leading the Lahore Lions into the Champions League Twenty20, Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez said that his team has the firepower and ability to handle pressure and make it to the main draw of the lucrative league.