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Nasir Jamshed banned for role in PSL spot-fixing scandal

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned Nasir Jamshed for a year over his role in the PSL spot-fixing scandal, Samaa reported. The verdict of the case against Jamshed was announced by the Anti-Corruption Unit of the PCB. The tribunal has banned Jamshed over not informing the board regarding the spot-fixing which was taking place…

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T-10 might harm Test format

By Muzamil Asif Cricket has now entered to the business world as almost all cricket playing nations have started their individual leagues one after the other, which in fact is growing the interest of all those big fishing company owners of the world who are seeking to invest their money to earn some quality profits….

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Mark your calenders: PSL 3 kicks off from Feb 22

LAHORE: The schedule for the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) was announced on Thursday, Samaa reported. The first match of the PSL 2018 will be played on February 22nd, 2018 between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at Dubai. The eliminator stages will be played at Lahore on March 20th and March…

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Young players looking for chance

By Muzamil Asif Pakistan is slowly but surely building up the strong combination in sports as they are producing match winning young talented players one after the other. Pakistan Super league (PSL) has done the same miracle which IPL performed for Indian cricket which transformed into a festival for the country. PSL provided the right…

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India to play Cricket with Pakistan or lose points: Sethi

LAHORE: Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Najam Sethi has made it clear to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that they have to play against Pakistan, or otherwise they will lose the ranking points. Addressing a press conference here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday after the PCB governing board meeting, Sethi…

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National Stadium to be ready for PSL final in February: Sethi

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi on Wednesday said that the renovation of Karachi’s National Stadium for Pakistan Super League (PSL) final will be completed in February, Samaa reported. Speaking in a press conference on Wednesday, Sethi said that the renovation of National Stadium is in full swing. He added that Dubai and…

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Mustafa Kamal speaks out against non-selection of Balochistan players in PSL

KARACHI: PSP Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal criticised the decision to neglect Baloch players and not select them for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League, on Wednesday. In a video message, the PSP chief said that while the PSL was a welcome edition in the country, it was disappointing that not one Baloch player…

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‘Change Quetta Gladiators’ name if you’re not including Baloch cricketers in PSL’

QUETTA: Cricket associations of Balochistan were infuriated over the non-inclusion of local Balochi cricketers in Quetta Gladiators, SAMAA TV reported on Wednesday. Cricket associations of Balochistan were furious at the non-inclusion of Baloch players in the Pakistan Super League edition 3. “If you cannot include local Baloch cricketers in the Pakistan Super League then change…

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PSL management, franchises agree to strengthen anti-corruption efforts

LAHORE: A Pakistan Super League Franchise meeting was held at the National Cricket Academy with Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi in chair here on Monday evening. The meeting as attended by Mr. Asher Schon, Managing Director Multan Sultans, Nadeem Omar, Owner Quetta Gladiators, Javed Afridi, Owner Peshawar Zalmi, Atif Rana, CEO Lahore Qalandars, Salman…

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Shane Warne to commentate in PSL?

SYDNEY: Legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne has denied reports that he will make his Pakistan Super League (PSL) commentary debut in its third edition. Warne’s response came two days after a section of media reported that Shane Warne was selected by the PCB to commentate in the league. In a message on Twitter, Shane Warne…

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Shoaib Malik to lead Multan Sultans in PSL

KARACHI: Multan Sultans, the sixth franchise of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Sunday announced Shoaib Malik, the star all-rounder as their captain, along with former Pakistan test cricketer Nadeem Khan as the team manager. Right-handed opening specialist batsmen Mohammad Wasim has been appointed to take charge as the team’s batting mentor with former Proteas…

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PSL 3 Draft concludes in Lahore

LAHORE: The drafting of players taking part in the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) is underway in Lahore, Samaa reported. Kicking off the draft, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi welcomed Multan Sultans to the PSL franchise. Sethi hoped that Multan the new entrants will perform well under the leadership of Wasim Akram….

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Karachi Kings name new captain

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim will lead Karachi Kings in the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), organizers say. The formal announcement was made by former Pakistan skipper and Karachi Kings President Shahid Khan Afridi in a press conference in Karachi. Imad is the third captain of Karachi Kings after Shoaib Malik and Sri…

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PSL Player Draft to be held on Nov 12

LAHORE: The HBL Pakistan Super League Player Draft is all set to take place in Lahore on November 12. “Top international stars including Chris Lynn, JP Duminy, Mitchell Johnson, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Angelo Mathews, Luke Ronchi, Colin Ingram, Wayne Parnell, and John Hastings have put their name forward for the HBL PSL Player Draft”,…

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Najam Sethi says will try to ensure PSL final is played in Karachi

LAHORE: PCB Chairman Najam Sethi said on Tuesday that he would try to ensure that the final of the third edition of the Pakistan Super League is played in Karachi.  Speaking to media personnel, Najam Sethi said that by February, the stadium in Karachi will be prepared to host PSL matches. He also said that…

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ICC security consultant gives nod to hold PSL matches in Karachi

KARACHI: International Cricket Council (ICC) Foreign Security Consultant Reg Dickason Monday said that he would give clearance to ICC for holding international matches in Karachi. ICC Foreign Security Consultant Reg Dickason along with his team Arshad Khan GM National Cricket Stadium, Karachi PCB Security Head Col. Azam held a meeting with Sindh Minister Syed Murad…

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IGP Sindh, ICC official discuss PSL security

During the meeting held at Central Police Office (CPO), also attended by Col (retd). Azam Khan, Chief Security Officer of Pakistan Cricket Board, the ICC official was assured that world quality security cover will be ensured during the envisaged tournament. IGP-Sindh said his department following an extensive survey of the area and based on submissions…

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Irfan seeks removal of name from ECL

LAHORE: Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan on Saturday filed a petition in Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL), Samaa reported. In the petition, the cricketer stated that he wants to leave for Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. He stated that his name was included in ECL over…

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PSL 2018 to be broadcast for the first time in India

Indian fans of the Pakistan Super League 2018 will be able to watch the action live on their screens for the very first time as DSport, linked with Discovery Channel, has acquired the rights to broadcast the cricket league. This comes as welcome news for Indian fans of the Pakistani league, which was not broadcast…

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Sethi confirms PSL matches in Karachi

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi has confirmed that several matches of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be contested in Karachi, Samaa reported. Speaking in a press conference on Wednesday, Najam Sethi said that National Stadium in Karachi has to be prepared for the upcoming edition of PSL within four months. He further…

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Good news for cricket lovers in Karachi

KARACHI: Four matches of the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be played in Karachi. The decision of organizing four PSL 3 matches in Karachi was taken in a meeting between Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah. The matches will be played in February 2018. Speaking on…

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