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Babar Azam Takes Legal Action Against Mubasher Luqman for False Accusations
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Babar Azam Takes Legal Action Against Mubasher Luqman for False Accusations

Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan's national cricket team, has taken legal action against senior anchor Mubasher Luqman, filing a defamation lawsuit. This move comes in response to allegations made by Luqman, accusing Azam of involvement in match-fixing, which Azam vehemently denies. According to sources familiar with the situation, Babar Azam initiated this legal challenge after careful consideration with his legal advisors. The lawsuit demands compensation of Rs 1 billion from Luqman, arguing that the accusations made by the anchor are not only baseless but also damaging to Azam's reputation. In a widely circulated video on social media, Mubasher Luqman alleged that Azam had received an Audi E-Tron as a gift from his brother, supposedly sourced from questionable bookies. Additio...
Shaheen Afridi Refuses To Become Vice Captain Of Pakistan Team
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Shaheen Afridi Refuses To Become Vice Captain Of Pakistan Team

Shaheen Afridi, the former captain of Pakistan’s cricket team, has refused the vice-captaincy role of the Pakistan cricket team, which is recently offered to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Shaheen, a fast bowler, led Pakistan during a series against New Zealand in January. Unfortunately, the team's performance was poor, and they lost 4-1 in the five-match series. Following this series, and after the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) brought back Babar Azam as the captain of the T20 team. The PCB hoped that appointing Shaheen as vice-captain would bring stability to the team as they prepare for the T20 World Cup. However, Shaheen's displeasure with how the PCB communicated the leadership changes led to his decision to decline the offer. In Nov...
PCB Decides to Appoint Mohammad Rizwan as Vice-Captain
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PCB Decides to Appoint Mohammad Rizwan as Vice-Captain

On Saturday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided to appoint wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan as the vice-captain. PCB makes the new decision to choosing batter Mohammad Rizwan to be the vice-captain of Pakistan’s cricket team. He is a renowned wicketkeeper and a skilled batter. Earlier, 31-year-old Rizwan was appointed as the vice-captain of Pakistan’s T20 team.  Recently, Babar Azam was appointed again as captain of Pakistan’s one-day cricket team. This happened just before the T20I series against New Zealand. These matches will take place in Pakistan.  The captain, coaches, and selection committee decided together about this selection. Also, they all agreed that Mohammad Rizwan should be the vice-captain. This means he will help the captain lead the team.  Ri...
PCB Reappointed Babar Azam as Captain in White Ball Cricket
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PCB Reappointed Babar Azam as Captain in White Ball Cricket

On Sunday, Chairman PCB Mohsin Naqvi appointed Babar Azam as the captain of the Pakistan men’s White Ball cricket team. He will lead the team in both ODI and T20 formats.  The selection of Babar Azam to lead Pakistan’s One Day International (ODI) and Twenty-20 (T20) cricket teams marks a significant turn of events in the cricketing landscape of the nation.  With the recommendation of Pakistan’s Cricket Board selection committee, Babar has been selected as the captain for white-ball cricket. The decision to replace Shaheen Shah Afridi comes ahead of Pakistan’s five-match T20I series against New Zealand. It is scheduled to begin on April 18, 2024.  This announcement comes after a period of transition for Babr Azam, who previously held the ODI captaincy but was temporarily...
Fast Bowler Haris Rauf Out of PSL with Shoulder Injury
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Fast Bowler Haris Rauf Out of PSL with Shoulder Injury

Haris Rauf unfortunately suffered a shoulder injury during the match between Lahore Qalandars and Karachi Kings. This injury has forced him to be ruled out of the remaining Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9.  This is a significant blow to the Lahore Qalandars, who are already struggling in the tournament. Lahore Qalandars' fast bowler Haris Rauf won't be playing any more matches in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) this year. He dislocated his shoulder while catching the ball during a match against Karachi Kings on Saturday. Doctors say he needs 4-6 weeks to recover from his shoulder injury. Lahore Qalandars confirmed the news in a statement, expressing their disappointment at Rauf's absence. "We are deeply saddened by Haris Rauf's injury," said captain Shaheen Shah Afridi. "It was...