South Africa in Pakistan for 1st test series since 2007

South Africa’s cricket team arrived in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday to play test matches in Pakistan for the first time in nearly 14 years. The Proteas last toured Pakistan in late 2007 when it won the two-test series 1-0. Since then, Pakistan has twice hosted South Africa for the test series … Read more South Africa in Pakistan for 1st test series since 2007

PAK vs SA: South African cricketers to get state guest level security | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: The South African squad that will tour Pakistan from January 16 will be given state guest level security as Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the arrangements. In the notification issued by the PM’s office, the Interior and Foreign ministry have been instructed to make arrangements for the state guests. The South African team … Read more PAK vs SA: South African cricketers to get state guest level security | Cricket News – Times of India

Misbah wouldn’t get a coaching job with a school team, lashes out Aaqib Javed | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former pacer Aaqib Javed has lashed out at current national team head coach Misbah-ul-Haq, saying he wouldn’t get a coaching job even with a school side. Misbah is not suitable for the top job, Aaqib, who is presently the chief coach of Lahore Qalandars franchise in Pakistan Super League (PSL), told reporters in … Read more Misbah wouldn’t get a coaching job with a school team, lashes out Aaqib Javed | Cricket News – Times of India

Former Pakistan women’s captain Sana Mir tests positive for COVID-19 while commentating | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricket team captain Sana Mir has tested positive for COVID-19 while commentating for television during the ongoing final match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, according to sources. Mir, who retired from international cricket last year, has been removed from the commentary team and kept under isolation, the source said. The other members of … Read more Former Pakistan women’s captain Sana Mir tests positive for COVID-19 while commentating | Cricket News – Times of India

PSL: Karachi Kings appoint Herschelle Gibbs as head coach | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI (Pakistan): Pakistan Super League (PSL) defending champions Karachi Kings have roped in former South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs as their head coach. Gibbs comes into the role that was previously held by Dean Jones, who died aged 59 in September last year in Mumbai. The franchise won their maiden PSL title in November and … Read more PSL: Karachi Kings appoint Herschelle Gibbs as head coach | Cricket News – Times of India

PCB Awards 2020: Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi nominated in three categories each | Cricket News – Times of India

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday unveiled nominations for the PCB Awards 2020, the results of which will be announced on their digital platforms on Friday. “The short-lists for 12 categories, including ten individual categories, have been finalised by an independent panel comprising highly respected and distinguished cricket personalities,” PCB said in a release. … Read more PCB Awards 2020: Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shaheen Afridi nominated in three categories each | Cricket News – Times of India

Mohammad Wasim appointed new head of Pakistan selectors

Pakistan on Saturday appointed former test cricketer Mohammad Wasim as the chairman of its selection committee until the 2023 World Cup. The 43-year-old Wasim will replace Misbah-ul-Haq, who stepped down in October to concentrate on his job as head coach of the national team. The Pakistan Cricket Board said in a statement that Wasim’s appointment … Read more Mohammad Wasim appointed new head of Pakistan selectors

Mohammad Amir retirement: Mohammad Amir quits cricket alleging mental torture, says can’t play under current PCB management | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Amir on Thursday announced a dramatic end to his international cricket career, alleging that he has been “mentally tortured” by the management of his national board, which called the move a personal decision. The 28-year-old left-arm pacer made the surprise announcement in a video interview released by Pakistani website ‘Khel-Shel’. … Read more Mohammad Amir retirement: Mohammad Amir quits cricket alleging mental torture, says can’t play under current PCB management | Cricket News – Times of India

Pakistan’s Mohammed Amir quits cricket alleging ‘mental torture’ by PCB

Amir was a part of the Pakistan squad which won the 2009 World T20 Cup and was also there when they won the Champions Trophy title in 2017. Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Amir on Thursday announced a dramatic end to his international cricket career, alleging that he has been “mentally tortured” by the management of … Read more Pakistan’s Mohammed Amir quits cricket alleging ‘mental torture’ by PCB

Can’t play under current PCB management: Mohammad Amir to retire from international cricket

LAHORE: Left-arm Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has said he will be quitting international cricket as he cannot play under current Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) management. “I have been mentally tortured,” Amir can be seen saying in a video which has been making the rounds on social media. “I don’t think I can play cricket under … Read more Can’t play under current PCB management: Mohammad Amir to retire from international cricket