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Senior Pakistani umpire faces inquiry after disciplinary action

Khalid Mahmood, a senior Pakistani umpire, is facing disciplinary action after he skipped a match during the ongoing Pakistan Cup and took a cricket team to Malaysia.

Buttler sees nothing wrong in specialising

NEW DELHI: England stumper-batsman Jos Buttler has said there is nothing wrong with cricketers wanting to specialise in a particular format and believes the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) has changed the “climate” of the sport considerably.

Karunaratne in doubt for WI tour

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne has fractured a finger in practice, officials said Wednesday, and is in doubt for a West Indies tour starting this month.

Zia, Israrullah excel as KP beat Sindh by 5 wickets

KARACHI: Young left-arm medium pacer Zia-ul-Haq bowled tightly and Israrullah hit a solid 74 to enable Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to keep their hopes alive when they defeated Sindh by five wickets in their last day-night league outing of Pakistan Cup National One-day Cricket Championship at Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad on Wednesday.

New Zealand consider offer to play in Pakistan

New Zealand consider offer to play in Pakistan Pakistan are seeking to bring more international cricket back to the country, as New Zealand consider an offer to end their long absence.

PCB to shift ‘home’ to Malaysia if UAE fails to keep Oct-March corridor exclusive

Seeking to protect its commercial interests, especially the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to provide written assurance that the latter will not host any other league during the October-March corridor, a top PCB official told DawnNewsTV on Sunday.

Mansoor Ahmed s hear ailment can be treated in Pakistan, say authorities

Former captain and Olympian hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed's heart ailment can be treated in Pakistan and there is no need for him to travel to India for a heart transplant, the authorities here have informed him.

Fawad Alam ready for next challenge

Pakistani cricketer Fawad Alam who was excluded from Pakistan’s squad for England and Ireland has said that it does not matter if he was picked or not, he will keep working on his fitness.


Names and numbers for Ashes Tests

The upcoming Ashes series will see England and Australia players adorn jerseys with surnames and numbers on the back – a first in 142 years of Test cricket -- while the series is also going to be the first played under the banner of the World Test Championship.