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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.

Think a lot before deciding on tainted trio: Shahid Afridi to PCB
Think a lot before deciding on tainted trio: Shahid Afridi to PCB

Senior Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi says the PCB need to tread very carefully while deciding on return of tainted trio of Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamir to competitive cricket.

Indo-Pak series: Picture to be clear by next month - PCB
Indo-Pak series: Picture to be clear by next month - PCB

Hopeful of the Indo-Pak series coming through in December despite the escalation in diplomatic tensions, Pakistan Cricket Board's senior official Najam Sethi said the situation would be clear by next month.

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.

Qatar in talks to host Pakistan Twenty20 league
Qatar in talks to host Pakistan Twenty20 league

Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar is poised to move into the lucrative international Twenty20 cricket market as the venue for the inaugural Pakistan Super League, officials said Tuesday.

ICC cannot compel a board to play bi-lateral series: Zaheer Abbas
ICC cannot compel a board to play bi-lateral series: Zaheer Abbas

With the PCB indicating that it may raise the issue of India not agreeing on a bilateral series in the UAE with the ICC, the cricket world body's President Zaheer Abbas today made it clear that they cannot be compelled to play against each other.

PCB chief Shaharyar Khan admits Indo-Pak series in December unlikely
PCB chief Shaharyar Khan admits Indo-Pak series in December unlikely

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Sunday admitted that chances of the bilateral series between his country and India taking place in December are now very slim.

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.

PCB faces embarrassing situation
PCB faces embarrassing situation

 The Pakistan Cricket Board faced an embarrassing situation at its Board of Governors meeting in Lahore when the President of the largest cricket association in the country revolted against the new domestic structure introduced by PCB.

Pakistan hopes India talks will help cricket revival
Pakistan hopes India talks will help cricket revival

Pakistan`s cricket chief has expressed hope that next week`s diplomatic talks between his country and India will help the revival of cricket between the two rivals after a seven-year hiatus.

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.

PCB gearing up to launch Pakistan Super League
PCB gearing up to launch Pakistan Super League

 The Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to start the bidding process for the sale of franchises, broadcasting media rights and other merchandising for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) from September.

Deadlock over contracts between PCB officials, players
Deadlock over contracts between PCB officials, players

 The Pakistan Cricket Board and representatives of the national team players find themselves in a deadlock over the terms and conditions of the new central contracts, to be issued this month.

PCB aims financial gains for players in PSL T20 League
PCB aims financial gains for players in PSL T20 League

The PCB is planning to make the proposed Pakistan Super League T20 league a financially rewarding experience for its players, who will be signed on by the five franchises.

Follow India's example, overhaul domestic structure: Umar Gul
Follow India's example, overhaul domestic structure: Umar Gul

Experienced pacer Umar Gul feels Pakistan needs to overhaul its domestic structure on the same lines as India in order to become a top ranking team in all formats and also enhance the financial condition of its players who don't make the national team.

Police probe firing on Wasim Akram's car
Police probe firing on Wasim Akram's car

Police have started investigation into the firing on former Pakistan cricket captain Wasim Akram's car, a media report said.