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PCB is getting a backlash over T20 World Cup team Selection
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PCB is getting a backlash over T20 World Cup team Selection

PCB announced the squad for the upcoming world cup in Australia. Most likely it is not appreciated by many players as well as spectators. Accusations of favoritism and ignorance are at their peak. On the 15th of September, PCB announced the selection of potential team for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. In the 15-player World Cup squad, top-order batter Shan Masood has been included in the side for the shortest format for the first time along with fast bowlers Mohammad Wasim Junior and Shaheen Shah Afridi. While Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, and Shahnawaz Dahani have been named as the three traveling reserves. Complete squad is Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan (VC), Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwa...
Remembering Abdul Qadir on his Birth Anniversary
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Remembering Abdul Qadir on his Birth Anniversary

The world-renowned Spinner died on this day three years ago. Abdul Qadir and his legacy is continued by many players whom he trained in his camp. PCB and ICC posted heartfelt tweets on his demise. The 3rd death anniversary of the legendary cricketer was observed on Tuesday September 6. Abdul Qadir represented Pakistan in 67 Tests and 104 One Day International matches. To his credit, he has 236 Test wickets and 132 wickets in one-day matches at an average of 32.80 and 26.16. The Lahore-born cricketer also had three half-centuries in the longest format of the game. He played his last international match in November 1993. The legendary leg spinner Abdul Qadir died of cardiac arrest in Lahore on this day in 2019. After that, he ran a private academy near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. His ...
England Cricket Team reached Pakistan for 7 T20 match series prior to ICC T20 World Cup
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England Cricket Team reached Pakistan for 7 T20 match series prior to ICC T20 World Cup

It’s been a long time since the England cricket team came to Pakistan for a friendly cricket series. However, the wait is over for Pakistani Cricket fans. As England's Cricket team and support staff have arrived in Karachi after 17 long years. The England cricket team is here to play a 7-T20 match series with the Pakistan cricket team. Pakistan Cricket Board announced the fixture of the matches back in August. The first match of the series will be played between the 2 teams on 20 September in Karachi cricket stadium. The 2 sides are scheduled to play the first 4 games of the series in Karachi. Whereas, the remaining 3 matches will be played in Lahore Cricket Stadium.  This series is extremely important for both teams. This is because the International Cricket Council has already a...
Pakistan ‘s Batting department is in safe hands now
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Pakistan ‘s Batting department is in safe hands now

The veteran batsman of the Pakistan cricket team is all set to become a permanent batting coach. Muhammad Yousuf take over the position after Micheal Hayden left for personal reasons. Now PCB is considering handing over him batting department permanently. Former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Yousuf may soon be serving as the permanent batting coach of the national squad. The decision comes after Yousuf's release from the position of batting coach at the National High-Performance Centre (NHPC), Lahore. The position of the new batting coach at the NHPC will be advertised soon. It has yet to be confirmed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). His position was temporary at first. Micheal Hayden was appointed to replace him for the upcoming series against Australia. But after the recommend...
PCB announces men’s central contracts for 2022-23
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PCB announces men’s central contracts for 2022-23

Babar, Hasan, Imam, Rizwan, and Shaheen receive both red and white-ball contracts. Meanwhile, Sarfaraz Ahmed got a demotion to the D category. PCB announced the men's central contract on Thursday, June 30, 2022. RAWALPINDI: PCB Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim unveiled the men's central contract lists for 2022-23 on Thursday. Contract awarding red and white-ball contracts to Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Imamul Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Afridi. The contract will go into force on Friday, July 1st. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has implemented distinct red and white-ball contracts for the first time. Four new players were included in the Emerging Category. This indicates that 33 players have signed contracts for the following 12 months. It is 13 more than the previous seaso...