News

Pakistan Super League – PSL franchises likely to ask for more time after PCB’s take-it-or-leave it offer

Recent Match Report - Sultans vs United Qualifier 2020/21-2021

The deadlock between the PCB and PSL franchises over a new financial model is set to continue, with a new board taking a more hardline approach in the negotiations. As franchises contemplate a final, take-it-or-leave it offer from the PCB and push for an extension before responding, it’s become clear that a change in administration has hit the ongoing negotiations …

Read More »

Pakistan’s Sohaib Maqsood ruled out of T20 World Cup, Shoaib Malik named replacement

Pakistan's Sohaib Maqsood ruled out of T20 World Cup, Shoaib Malik named replacement

News He had sustained a back injury on October 6 during the National T20 Cup Pakistan’s Sohaib Maqsood has been ruled out of the upcoming T20 World Cup after failing an MRI scan on his lower back. Shoaib Malik will replace him in the squad, the PCB has confirmed*. Maqsood had sustained a back injury on October 6 while playing …

Read More »

Pakistan National T20 Cup – Sharjeel Khan century knocks out Southern Punjab, Northern seal last-over win

Sharjeel Khan returns to Pakistan T20I side for tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe

News Ahmed Shehzad’s 77 off 45 balls went in vain as Central Punjab fell short in the end Sindh 196 for 7 (Sharjeel 101, Imran 2-32) beat Southern Punjab 151 (Tahir 32, Raees 3-23) by 45 runs Sharjeel Khan hammered a sensational 54-ball century and the Sindh bowlers defended a daunting total of 196 empathically to knock Southern Punjab out …

Read More »

National T20 Cup – Khushdil, Tahir, Zia lead Southern Punjab to second straight win

National T20 Cup - Khushdil, Tahir, Zia lead Southern Punjab to second straight win

News Their win over Central Punjab keeps their hopes of qualification still alive Southern Punjab 157 for 4 (Tayyab Tahir 68, Khushdil 51*) beat Central Punjab 154 for 9 (Hussain Talat 68, Zia-ul-Haq 4-40) by six wickets Southern Punjab kept their slender hopes of qualification to the knockouts alive with a second successive win, beating table-toppers Central Punjab by six …

Read More »

National T20 Cup 2021 – Southern Punjab pull off stunning chase, Central Punjab go top

National T20 Cup 2021 - Southern Punjab pull off stunning chase, Central Punjab go top

News Southern Punjab chased down 212 in a remarkable evening game Southern Punjab 217 for 6 (Agha Salman 68*, Yamin 41) beat Northern 211 for 5 (Haider 72*, Imad Wasim 40) by four wickets Southern Punjab pulled off a sensational win, chasing down 212 with four wickets to spare against Northerns. Northerns’ 211 was the highest score of the tournament, …

Read More »

Sri Lanka Women to not tour Pakistan in October as SLC-PCB talks fall through

Sri Lanka Women to not tour Pakistan in October as SLC-PCB talks fall through

News Sri Lanka Cricket are hopeful of the tour possibly going ahead sometime before the 2022 World Cup Talks about a potential tour of Pakistan by the Sri Lankan women’s team later this month have hit a stumbling block following a change in management at the PCB. As a result, the series will not be taking place in October but …

Read More »

Shaheen Shah Afridi joins Middlesex for 2022 season

Shaheen Shah Afridi joins Middlesex for 2022 season

News Fast bowler will be available for Championship and Blast fixtures until July Shaheen Shah Afridi, the Pakistan left-arm fast bowler, has signed for Middlesex for the 2022 season. Afridi, 21, will join up with the Middlesex squad for pre-season training in the spring, and will remain with the club until mid-July, when Pakistan’s tour of Sri Lanka is due …

Read More »

Pakistan domestic – Four Balochistan players test positive for Covid-19; PCB tweaks National T20 Cup schedule

Pakistan domestic - Four Balochistan players test positive for Covid-19; PCB tweaks National T20 Cup schedule

News Northern will take on Southern Punjab instead of Balochistan in Wednesday’s evening game Four Balochistan players participating in the ongoing National T20 Cup have tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the PCB to move their October 6 evening game at the Gaddafi Stadium against Northern to October 9. The match will be swapped with the Northern and Southern Punjab game. …

Read More »

Umar Akmal leaves Pakistan for league cricket in California

Umar Akmal leaves Pakistan for league cricket in California

News The 31-year-old, who recently completed a ban for corruption, is weighing up his options including a long-term cricketing future in the USA Umar Akmal has left Pakistan mid-season to try and explore opportunities playing league cricket in the USA. He has signed a short-term contract with the Northern California Cricket Association but is open to weighing up his options …

Read More »