Pakistan cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has said the logistical challenge of keeping 16 teams in a bio-secure bubble to limit the risk of COVID-19 makes staging the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia this year "impossible".
Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that a second test he commissioned himself proved he didn't have coronavirus, a day after the country's cricket board said he was one of seven players who had officially tested positive.
The Proteas are scheduled to reach Karachi on Jan.16, serving out a period of quarantine before taking part in the first Test ,which starts from Jan.26 at the National Stadium in Karachi.
The players, in the video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), can be seen chatting and exchanging gifts with the family members of the victims of the attack at the cricket ground.
The Pakistan cricket Board (PCB) hopes to finish its Twenty20 league in the UAE Emirates next month. PCB officials and the six franchise owners had a virtual meeting on Friday after which it was decided to approach the Emirates cricket Board as a possible host.
ICC and BCCI are in talks with Oman Cricket over hosting of some of the T20 World Cup matches later this year in the Gulf nation, a top Oman cricket official has confirmed.
The ICC has already lined up the United Arab Emirates as the backup venue for the Twenty20 World Cup if India can’t stage it on home soil starting in mid-October.
Former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has levelled allegations of selection bias against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), saying that players get picked based on connections and not on performance.
Pakistan Super League (PSL) cricketers will have to contend with soaring temperatures and empty stadiums when the Covid-hit Twenty20 competition resumes far from home in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. With day-time temperatures hitting 40 degrees Celsius
Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United will set the ball rolling in the first match of the Abu Dhabi leg of the Pakis tan Super League (PSL-6) on Wednesday. The PSL 6 had come to an abrupt halt after the breach of safety protocol led to the outbreak of the coronavirus cases in the bio-secure cases in Pakistan.