Pakistan hockey coach Shahnaz Sheikh gives written apology to Champion Trophy Hockey Tournament Director Mr Wiert Doyer for the inappropriate behaviour of some Pakistani players at the semi-final clash of against India on Saturday.
Former Pakistan hockey skipper Tahir Zaman on Thursday rued the absence of his country`s players from the Hockey India League, starting in two days` time, and felt their inclusion would have added lustre to the tournament.
Strongly opposing the hosting of Pakistan women team`s World Cup matches at Cuttack, a fringe political party organised protest demonstration here today while leaders of the ruling BJD differed on allowing the matches to be played in Odisha.
As claims continue to surface against former and current Pakistan players during the ongoing spot-fixing case hearing at a court in London, the national team has been told to avoid discussing the issue and instead focus on preparing for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
The war of words between Pakistan`s chief selector Mohsin Khan and former Test captain Wasim Akram continues with the latter insisting that the selection policy for the national cricket team is flawed and inconsistent.
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said that he was “fed up” with the attitude of senior players in the national team, who announced their retirement at will, and insisted that the habit causes needless disputes.
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the governing body will take action against the players found guilty in the `spot-fixing` scam before they take to the field in the current tour of England.