Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players
Pakistan Cricket Board set to give fresh central contract to players

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to give out fresh one year central contracts to the players for the period starting July 1st 2015 to June 30 2016.

3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider
3rd Test: Pakistan, Sri Lanka reshuffle pack for decider

Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele on Friday.

Time for Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day: Asif Iqbal
Time for Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day: Asif Iqbal

Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has advised senior batsmen Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq to call it a day and pave the way for youngsters to be groomed in the national team after it lost the second cricket Test to Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday.

Younis Khan has no plans of Test retirement, eyeing comeback to ODIs
Younis Khan has no plans of Test retirement, eyeing comeback to ODIs

Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan, who is appearing in his 100th Test match, says that he has no immediate plans to call it quits.

2nd Test: Tharindu Kaushal, Dhammika Prasad skittle Pakistan on Day 1
2nd Test: Tharindu Kaushal, Dhammika Prasad skittle Pakistan on Day 1

Young off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal grabbed five wickets as Sri Lanka bundled out Pakistan for 138 on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo today.

Former teammates pay tribute to hard working Younis Khan
Former teammates pay tribute to hard working Younis Khan

Pakistan`s Inzamam-ul-Haq Thursday hailed his former team mate Younis Khan for completing 100 Tests, praising his uncompromising hard work and commitment as key to reaching the milestone.

2nd Test: Pakistan bat against Sri Lanka as Younis Khan celebrates 100th appearance
2nd Test: Pakistan bat against Sri Lanka as Younis Khan celebrates 100th appearance

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday.

2nd Test: Pakistan eager to mark Younis Khan`s 100th Test with victory
2nd Test: Pakistan eager to mark Younis Khan`s 100th Test with victory

Pakistan are eager to celebrate senior batsman Younis Khan`s 100th Test appearance with a series-clinching victory against Sri Lanka in the match starting Thursday in Colombo.

PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system
PCB to give preference to seniors in Central Contract system

The PCB has decided to give seniority the priority in finalizing the new central contracts for 2015 with the captains of all three formats of the game being placed in the top category.

PCB to announce 2015 central contracts after Zimbabwe series
PCB to announce 2015 central contracts after Zimbabwe series

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to hold the announcement of the new central contracts until the end of the limited over series against Zimbabwe.

PCB boss Shahryar Khan brands Pakistan's fitness level 'worst in world'
PCB boss Shahryar Khan brands Pakistan's fitness level 'worst in world'

Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has termed the national team's fitness level as ' worst' in the world, saying that the team lacks fitness levels of international standards.

Pakistan 323-3 in second Bangladesh Test
Pakistan 323-3 in second Bangladesh Test

Younis Khan and Azhar Ali hit centuries as Pakistan capitalised on Bangladesh`s misfortune to post a commanding 323 for three on the opening day of the second and final Test on Wednesday.

2nd Test, Day 1: Bangladesh grab early wickets against Pakistan
2nd Test, Day 1: Bangladesh grab early wickets against Pakistan

Seamer Mohammad Shahid and left-arm spinner Taijul Islam struck early as Bangladesh reduced Pakistan to 70-2 by lunch on the first day of the second Test in Dhaka on Wednesday.

1st Test, Day 3: Mohammad Hafeez's double-ton powers Pakistan against Bangladesh
1st Test, Day 3: Mohammad Hafeez's double-ton powers Pakistan against Bangladesh

 Mohammad Hafeez hit a career-best 224 as Pakistan took charge of the first Test against Bangladesh with an impressive batting marathon during the third day`s play in Khulna on Thursday.

1st Test, Day 1: Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...
1st Test, Day 1: Bangladesh vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 1 of the 1st Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq
Give new team, Saeed Ajmal some time to settle: Misbah-ul-Haq

Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq Wednesday urged fans to have patience with the struggling one-day team and returning off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, following below-par performances in Bangladesh.

Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan guide young players at training camp
Misbah-ul-Haq, Younis Khan guide young players at training camp

Much to the delight of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan spent the last two days at a training camp in Lahore, guiding the youngsters.

Jason Gillespie joy over Cheteshwar Pujara a sign of county change
Jason Gillespie joy over Cheteshwar Pujara a sign of county change

There was a time when the notion of an Australian coach of Yorkshire getting excited by the arrival of an Indian batsman at Headingley would have been unthinkable.

Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any
Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense".

ICC Cricket World Cup: Waqar Younis fears `death` of Pakistan cricket
ICC Cricket World Cup: Waqar Younis fears `death` of Pakistan cricket

Waqar Younis warned Tuesday that cricket could die out in Pakistan if rival teams continue to boycott the country where international tours have not taken place since 2009.