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PCB allows Afridi to play for Hampshire

Former ODI captain Shahid Afridi will finally join Hampshire next week after successful talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday in Islamabad. Following an hour long meeting between Afridi and PCB chief Ijaz Butt, PCB granted the player … Continue reading

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Court stays PCB proceedings against Afridi

The Sindh High Court has stayed the PCB disciplinary committee’s proceedings against former captain Shahid Afridi, and asked the board and the Pakistan sports ministry to appear before it on June 9. The court’s decision comes after Afridi had filed … Continue reading

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Shahid Afridi returns to rapturous welcome

Retired all-rounder Shahid Afridi returned home to a rapturous welcome at Karachi airport with the crowd backing the former captain’s stance against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). With thousands gathering at Jinnah terminal, Afridi was ushered out by security personnel … Continue reading

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Shahid Afridi announces retirement from International Cricket

Star Cricket all-rounder and former Pakistani captain, Shahid Khan Afridi, has announced retirement from international cricket. He has decided to quit cricket after his sheer disappointment with the leadership of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Afridi was earlier reported to be … Continue reading

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Pakistan draw series with huge win

Pakistan 272 (Ali 67, Akmal 56, Tanvir 57, Rampaul 3-68) and 377 for 6 dec (Taufeeq 135, Misbah 102*) Beat West Indies 223 (Samuels 57, Hafeez 3-23) and 230 (Bravo 50, Rehman 4-65) by 196 runs. Pakistan’s spinners completed the … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka not willing to play in Pakistan

Sri Lanka Cricket officials not ready to tour Pakistan due to security concerns but they invited Pakistan to play series in Sri Lanka, it is reliably learnt. According to a private TV channel, Sri Lanka’s cricket officials on Monday reacted … Continue reading

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PCB removes Shahid Afridi as ODI team captain

The Pakistan Cricket Board has removed Shahid Afridi as one-day captain for the forthcoming series against Ireland. Chairman of the board Ijaz Butt told a media conference in Islamabad that senior batsman Misbah-ul-Haq would lead the team in the two … Continue reading

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