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.
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.
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.
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.
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.