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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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PSL 2021 – Wahab Riaz and Daren Sammy in quarantine after breaching biosecure protocols

PSL 2021 - Wahab Riaz and Daren Sammy in quarantine after breaching biosecure protocols

News A Lahore Qalandars player, meanwhile, is in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19 With hours to go for the start of the sixth edition of the PSL in Karachi, Peshawar Zalmi captain Wahab Riaz and coach Daren Sammy have been forced into three-day quarantine after a breach of Covid-19 protocols. It is understood that they met a person outside …

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PSL 2021 – Andy Flower: Mohammad Rizwan ‘has the qualities to make a very successful leader’

PSL 2021 - Andy Flower: Mohammad Rizwan 'has the qualities to make a very successful leader'

News Multan Sultans coach backs the decision to change captains just days out from the start of the 2021 PSL season The decision to elevate wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan as captain of Multan Sultans was an acknowledgement of his inherent leadership qualities rather than his recent red-hot form, according to head coach Andy Flower. Flower said his franchise hoped to play …

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England players could miss New Zealand Tests to play IPL knockouts

England players could miss New Zealand Tests to play IPL knockouts

England’s leading multi-format cricketers, including Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Jos Buttler, could be forced to miss the two-Test series against New Zealand in June, due to a clash with the knock-out phases of this year’s IPL. The trio, all of whom play for Rajasthan Royals, are the most prominent IPL players in England’s Test set-up, although Chris Woakes (Delhi …

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PSL 2021 – Mohammad Rizwan replaces Shan Masood as Multan Sultans captain

PSL 2021 - Mohammad Rizwan replaces Shan Masood as Multan Sultans captain

News Rizwan was recently named Player of the Series in the T20Is against South Africa The Multan Sultans have named wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan as their captain for the upcoming Pakistan Super League season. He will replace Shan Masood, who led the franchise to the playoffs last year. Rizwan was previously part of the Karachi Kings, the defending PSL champions, but …

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ICC rankings – Tabraiz Shamsi jumps to career-best second in T20I bowling rankings

ICC rankings - Tabraiz Shamsi jumps to career-best second in T20I bowling rankings

News Mohammad Rizwan, the leading run-scorer, jumped 116 places to 42nd in the batting list South Africa’s left-arm wristspinner Tabraiz Shamsi has risen to a career-best second position in the ICC T20I rankings for bowlers, following his four-wicket haul against Pakistan in Lahore. Shamsi was the joint leading wicket-taker in the three-match series, picking up six scalps at an average …

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Pakistan v South Africa 2020-21

Pakistan v South Africa 2020-21

News Lessons learnt in unfamiliar conditions please coach despite return to South Africa without trophy There was an air of apology to the naming of South Africa’s T20I squad last month, with head coach Mark Boucher almost forced to justify the inexperience of the men named. He explained that the visitors were prioritising the upcoming visit of Australia to their …

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Recent Match Report – South Africa vs Pakistan 3rd T20I 2020/21

Recent Match Report - South Africa vs Pakistan 3rd T20I 2020/21

Pakistan 169 for 6 (Babar 44, Shamsi 4-25) beat South Africa 164 for 8 (Miller 85*, Mahmood 3-40) by four wickets Pakistan subjected South Africa to their first T20I series defeat in the subcontinent and fourth successive T20I series loss, leaving them empty-handed from their first tour to the country since 2007. In an entertaining finale at the Gaddafi Stadium, …

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Pak vs SA, 2nd T20I, Lahore – Dwaine Pretorius’ record five-for helps South Africa draw level | Cricket

Pak vs SA, 2nd T20I, Lahore - Dwaine Pretorius' record five-for helps South Africa draw level | Cricket

Dwaine Pretorius trapped Babar Azam lbw in his first over © AFP South Africa 145 for 4 (Hendricks 42, van Biljon 42, Afridi 2-18) beat Pakistan 144 for 7 (Rizwan 51, Pretorius 5-17) by six wickets South Africa broke a losing streak that stretched back five T20Is to last February and stayed alive in the ongoing series in Pakistan by …

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