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PSL 2021 – What postponing the tournament means for Pakistan cricket

PSL 2021 - What postponing the tournament means for Pakistan cricket

It’s difficult to overestimate the impact of Thursday’s dramatic developments for Pakistan cricket. The decision to indefinitely postpone the Pakistan Super League strikes at the heart of one of the most salient buds of optimism that had begun to pervade cricket in the country. It throws a T20 franchise competition that didn’t exist five years ago, and rose to become …

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PSL more rewarding, cricket can get forgotten at the IPL

PSL more rewarding, cricket can get forgotten at the IPL

News Fast bowler prioritised “good vibes” at the teams and leagues he chose this year Dale Steyn said he turned his back on the world’s most lucrative T20 league, the Indian Premier League, because he found the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and the Sri Lankan Premier League (LPL) were “slightly more rewarding”. The South African fast bowler, who is currently …

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After Fawad Ahmed two overseas players and one support staffer test positive for Covid-19

After Fawad Ahmed two overseas players and one support staffer test positive for Covid-19

News A total of 244 test results are out, and results for 40-45 tests, all from one franchise, are awaited One support staffer and two overseas cricketers currently involved with the Pakistan Super League have tested positive for Covid-19 a day after the game between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators had to be postponed following the update that Fawad Ahmed, …

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Ind vs Eng 4th Test

Ind vs Eng 4th Test

News There will be no addition to India’s squad for the series finale Jasprit Bumrah has been released from India’s squad for the fourth and final Test against England in Ahmedabad, starting March 4, because of “personal reasons”, with the BCCI saying that there will be no replacements sent across. This now pegs the squad strength at 17. Bumrah had …

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Recent Match Report – Sultans vs Zalmi 5th Match 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Sultans vs Zalmi 5th Match 2020/21

Report This was the fourth-highest successful chase in the history of the PSL Peshawar Zalmi 197 for 4 (Kohler-Cadmore 53, Imam-ul-Haq 48) beat Multan Sultans 193 for 4 (Vince 84, Rizwan 41) by six wickets Peshawar Zalmi picked up their first points of the season with a near-perfect batting display in chase against Multan Sultans. Anchored by a Tom Kohler-Cadmore …

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Recent Match Report – Sultans vs United 3rd Match 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Sultans vs United 3rd Match 2020/21

Islamabad United 151 for 7 (Gregory 49*, Brathwaite 2-23) beat Multan Sultans 150 for 8 (Rizwan 71, Wasim 3-29) by three wickets Lewis Gregory dragged Islamabad United across the line in their season opener against Multan Sultans in Karachi with 49 not out from 31 balls to seal a three-wicket win with six balls to spare. Mohammad Rizwan underpinned the …

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Recent Match Report – Zalmi vs Qalandars 2nd Match 2020/21

Recent Match Report - Zalmi vs Qalandars 2nd Match 2020/21

Report Bopara’s half-century, Mahmood’s double-strike in vain for Peshawar Zalmi Lahore Qalandars 143 for 6 (Hafeez 33*, Rashid 27*, Mahmood 2-22) beat Peshawar Zalmi 140 for 6 (Bopara 50, Butt 23*, Shaheen Afridi 3-14) by four wickets Shaheen Afridi started it, Rashid Khan did his thing in the middle with the ball, and then came back with the bat as …

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PSL 2021 – PCB allows Daren Sammy and Wahab Riaz to reintegrate with Peshawar Zalmi

PSL 2021 - PCB allows Daren Sammy and Wahab Riaz to reintegrate with Peshawar Zalmi

News The two had breached Covid-19 protocols and were required to serve a three-day quarantine and return two negative tests The PCB has allowed Wahab Riaz and Daren Sammy to reintegrate with the Peshawar Zalmi team without completing the three-day quarantine period, as the board had announced earlier. The pair had been placed in quarantine following a Covid-19 protocol breach …

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‘Need written assurances from India’ for T20 World Cup visas

'Need written assurances from India' for T20 World Cup visas

News “Legally and constitutionally it’s our right to participate in the tournament and nobody can remove us from it” Ehsan Mani, the PCB chairman, has said that Pakistan will demand the T20 World Cup to be shifted out of India if Pakistan do not get written assurances from the host country on the safety and visas of every stakeholder. Mani …

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