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PCB considering Qatar as alternative to UAE for hosting domestic T20 league
PCB considering Qatar as alternative to UAE for hosting domestic T20 league

The PCB will forward a proposal to Qatar next month asking them to upgrade the nation’s only cricket stadium The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has formally approached Qatar in a bid to convince them to host Pakistan’s domestic T20 league in Doha in February 2016, ESPNCricinfo reports. The move follows indication by the Emirates Cricket Board that UAE will be hosting the Masters Champion League (MCL) during the same time.  It

Aug 3 2015
Paytm grabs BCCI's title sponsorship rights at home for a period of four years
Paytm grabs BCCI's title sponsorship rights at home for a period of four years

BCCI’s secretary Anurag Thakur with Paytm’s founder Vijay Sharma New Delhi, July 30 Indian e-commerce firm One 97 Communications Pvt. Ltd, which owns the shopping website Paytm.com, on Thursday acquired the sponsorship rights for the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) international and domestic matches at home for four years. The winning bid was at a price of Rs.203.28 crore to be paid over a four-year term.

Jul 31 2015
ECB takes legal route to recover fine from Danish Kaneria
ECB takes legal route to recover fine from Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria was banned from cricket for life after being found guilty of spot-fixing while playing for Essex in 2009  The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has filed a writ petition at a court in Pakistan to force Danish Kaneria to pay up fines amounting to £2,49,000, ESPNcricinfo reports. The 34-year-old was banned from cricket for life in 2012 for his involvement in a spot-fixing case while playing for Essex co

Jul 30 2015
Ganguly backs BCCI on India-Pakistan series decision
Ganguly backs BCCI on India-Pakistan series decision

Ganguly was the captain when India won the ODI and Test series touring Pakistan in 2004 Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly, as reported by crictracker.com has backed the decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to scrapped the India-Pakistan series. Recently, the BCCI's secretary Anurag Thakur announced that a bilateral series between the two neighbours was unlikely because of the political instability. Thakur spo

Jul 29 2015
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe from September 24 to October 5

Zimbabwe have toured Pakistan recently Pakistan cricket team will be touring Zimbabwe from the 24th of September to the 5th of October. Three twenty20 international and three one-day international matches will be played during the fortnight. “We have dealt with the tour outline with my PCB counterpart Shahryar Khan. The management of our respective boards will now continue to fine-tune the tour schedule,” said Zimbabwe Cricket

Why Stuart Binny should be given a long run
Why Stuart Binny should be given a long run

Binny is yet to cement his place in Indian team Neither supremely talented batsman, nor a great bowler. At best, Stuart Binny is an average cricketer with obvious limitations. So, how does he manage to push himself in the Indian side? While cricket pundits have had no hesitation in saying Binny will be everyone’s bunny in World Cricket, he has shown great character by saving India’s face by handful contributions for the

Jul 29 2015
ICC congratulates Scotland and Netherlands on winning World T20 Qualifier
ICC congratulates Scotland and Netherlands on winning World T20 Qualifier

Team captains Preston Mommsen (L) Scotland, and Peter Borren, Netherlands The International Cricket Council has congratulated Scotland and the Netherlands for winning the ICC World Twenty20 2015 Qualifier after the final was rained off on Sunday. Under the regulations of the tournament, in the event of a no-result in the final, the title is shared. ICC Chief Executive David Richardson, who attended the event, said: “I would like

Jul 27 2015
Pakistan's Yasir Shah, Mohammad Irfan and Sohail Tanvir recalled for T20 series against Sri Lanka
Pakistan's Yasir Shah, Mohammad Irfan and Sohail Tanvir recalled for T20 series against Sri Lanka

Mohammad Irfan suffered a pelvic injury during the World Cup Pakistan’s squad for the series of two Twenty20 matches against Sri Lanka includes leg-spinner Yasir Shah, fast bowler Mohammad Irfan and pacer Sohail Tanvir.  Yasir hasn’t played a T20 tournament since 2011 but was included in the squad due to his recent consistency. He was the highest wicket-taker in the Test series against Sri Lanka, with 24 wickets at an

Jul 25 2015
Ajinkya Rahane: Is he the upcoming vice-captain of India?
Ajinkya Rahane: Is he the upcoming vice-captain of India?

Rahane (C) led Indian team Elegant, classy and humble. It requires many words to describe Ajinkya Rahane, the stand-in captain of team India for the Zimbabwe tour. The decision of him leading the team came in as a surprise for everyone including himself. But, he has proved himself worthy for the role by winning the each match of the ODI of the series. However, he was given the role of captaincy in the absence of many top players. The questi

Jul 25 2015
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