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Kirti Azad responds to Shahryar Khan, says refusing Indo-Pak cricket is not political matter
Kirti Azad responds to Shahryar Khan, says refusing Indo-Pak cricket is not political matter

Former Indian all-rounder Kirti Azad on Thursday reminded Pakistan that there can't be bilateral cricket between the countries as long as there is cross border hostilities.

Will discuss my future with selectors: Pak spinner Ajmal
Will discuss my future with selectors: Pak spinner Ajmal

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal on Thursday squashed reports of retirement and said he would sit with the selectors to discuss his future.

Tainted trio must prove strength of character before playing: Pakistan chief selector
Tainted trio must prove strength of character before playing: Pakistan chief selector

Salman Butt, Muhammad Aamir and Muhammad Asif may have spent the first day after their five-year spot fixing ban on a cricket field but Pakistan chief selector Haroon Rasheed has said that the tainted trio must prove strength of character to get back into the team.

PCB boss Shahryar Khan writes letter to BCCI urging to keep cricket away from politics
PCB boss Shahryar Khan writes letter to BCCI urging to keep cricket away from politics

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Shahryar Khan, on Wednesday wrote a letter to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in order to confirm the status of the proposed bilateral series between the two countries in December.

With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home
With spot-fixing bans lifted, Pakistan's tainted trio restricted at home

The International Cricket Council`s five-year bans on former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif ends on Wednesday, but the long road back for the players will begin under heavy restrictions.

Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves for past mistakes
Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif want to redeem themselves for past mistakes

Pakistan's tainted cricketers Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif said that they wanted to "redeem" themselves for their past mistakes as their five-year ban handed by the ICC for spot-fixing expires today at midnight.

Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal
Ready to retire if no longer required for national duty: Saeed Ajmal

Senior spinner Saeed Ajmal has said that he is ready to retire from international cricket if the Pakistan cricket authorities tell him clearly he is no longer a part of their plans.

Deadlock between PCB, players over central contracts ends
Deadlock between PCB, players over central contracts ends

The deadlock between the Pakistan Cricket Board and the players has finally ended after the two agreed to a formula, under which clauses of the central contracts would not be changed.

Tanvir Ahmed admits Pakistan players refused to play with tainted trio
Tanvir Ahmed admits Pakistan players refused to play with tainted trio

 Out-of-favour Pakistani cricketer Tanvir Ahmed has revealed that some players of the national squad have refused to play with the tainted trio of Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt.

Pakistan cricket can survive without playing India, says PCB chief
Pakistan cricket can survive without playing India, says PCB chief

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that he is not hopeful about having a bilateral series against India in the near future, considering the current political turmoil between the two nations.

Salman Butt urges PCB to allow him resume playing
Salman Butt urges PCB to allow him resume playing

Pakistan's tainted former captain Salman Butt has asked the PCB's anti-corruption officials and legal advisors to reconsider the reintegration and rehabilitation plan for the disgraced trio.

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.