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  • Pak to hold PSL final on home soil

    Pakistan will hold the final of its wildly popular domestic T20 cricket league on home soil for the first time, despite a wave of deadly attacks across the country, the cricket board announced on Monday.

  • Play-offs in PSL, Lahore final security fears

    The Pakistan Super League entered the play-offs on Sunday with title-holders Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi progressing as security fears dominated build-up to the March 5 final in Lahore.

  • Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

    A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

  • Mahmudullah bowls Quetta to easy win

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad took three wickets to fashion a convincing six-wicket win for Quetta Gladiators against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

  • Afridi retires from international cricket

    Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career.

  • Shakib, Tamim frustrate again

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan failed to make any lasting impact as their side, Peshawar Zalmi, suffered a nine-run defeat to the Karachi Kings in Dubai yesterday.

  • Pakistan vow to host PSL final in Lahore

    Pakistani cricket officials have vowed to stage the final of their Twenty20 league in Lahore next month, despite a powerful Taliban suicide bomb blast which killed 13 people there this week.

  • Narine hopes to profit from bowling with Yasir

    Sunil Narine, who has started his maiden stint in the Pakistan Super League strongly, hoped to emerge an improved bowler by the end of the tournament.

  • Azhar quits ODI captaincy

    Azhar Ali stepped down as Pakistan one-day captain after a string of poor results and will be replaced by Sarfraz Ahmed, the head of Pakistan's cricket board told AFP.

  • Shaila bowls left and right handed in the same over

    The 27-year-old Sharmin performed the miraculous act in Bangladesh women's game with Pakistan this morning.

  • Women suffer heavy defeat against Pakistan

    A day after a thumping victory against Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh women's team suffered a crushing defeat in their second ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier match at the P Sara Oval in Colombo today.

  • India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

    India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.

  • Match dates revealed for ICC Women's World Cup 2017

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has today revealed the match dates for this summer’s ICC Women’s World Cup in England and Wales.

  • ICC moving away from Big Three formula

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has agreed in principle to constitutional and financial changes that will effectively dismantle the Big Three formula imposed upon the governing body of cricket in 2014.

  • 'Fizz needs more time'

    It's a tour that has been described as a historic one by various sporting pundits of the nation. It will only last for around 10 days, but the implication of this series could last for a longer period.

  • Pak captain Azhar handed ban for slow over-rate

    Pakistan one-day international captain Azhar Ali has been suspended for one contest and fined 40 percent of his match fee for the team's slow over-rate in Thursday's game against Australia, cricket's world governing body (ICC) has said.

  • Record Warner-Head stand powers Aus to 369-7

    David Warner blasted a career-best 179 and dominated Australia's highest one-day partnership with fellow centurion Travis Head to power the hosts to 369 for seven in the fifth and final match against Pakistan on Thursday.

  • Warner happy to rest for tough Ind Test

    Australia's player of the year David Warner has welcomed a rest before touring India next month saying it's tough preparing for sub-continental conditions.

  • Audience with an all-round king

    New Zealand cricket great Sir Richard Hadlee said Bangladesh should get enough opportunity to play Test cricket against top teams like Australia, England and South Africa.

  • Hazlewood puts brakes on Pakistan

    Pakistan set Australia a target of 264 to win but squandered the opportunity to post a big score in the third one-day international at Perth's WACA Ground on Thursday.

  • Pakistan end 12-yr drought

    Pakistan beat Australia by six wickets in the second one-day international at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday, their first ODI win on Australian soil for 12 years.

  • Faulkner, Wade propel Australia

    Australia beat Pakistan by 92 runs in the first one-day international at the Gabba on Friday.

  • Arrest warrant for Wasim Akram

    A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.

  • PCB mulls age cap

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling an age-cap for officials similar to the one the Indian Supreme Court directed the Indian cricket board to implement.

  • Lynn finally has a look in

    Australia dropped George Bailey and Aaron Finch and called up newcomers Chris Lynn and Billy Stanlake in a 14-man squad Saturday for their five-game one-day international series against Pakistan starting next week.

  • Australia need 9 wkts

    Australia were nine wickets away from a series clean sweep and Pakistan an improbable 410 runs from victory with one day left in the third Test in Sydney on Friday.

  • Azhar in run-out mix-up as Pak dig in

    Pakistan lost their leading series run-scorer Azhar Ali as Younis Khan closed on a century on the rain-disrupted third day of the final Test against Australia in Sydney on Thursday.

  • Pak in trouble after Aus declare

    Pakistan were in early trouble after Australia called a halt to their massive first innings at 538 for eight on the second day of the third Test in Sydney on Wednesday.

  • Misbah to captain Pak in Sydney

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said Monday he will lead the side in the third Test against Australia in Sydney, dismissing suggestions he is about to retire.

  • Aus to prepare in Dubai for Ind

    Australia plan to prepare for their Indian Test series in Dubai as team officials seek more control over the state of practice pitches, reports said Monday.

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