Sri Lanka To Proceed With Pakistan Tour Despite Terror Fears
Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka To Proceed With Pakistan Tour Despite Terror Fears

Sri Lanka Cricket Secretary Mohan de Silva said they received the all-clear from the defence ministry to leave for Pakistan on Tuesday.

"No More Biryani": Coach Misbah-Ul-Haq Sets Up New Diet Plan For Pak Cricketers, Say Reports
Edited by Jaideep Ghosh

"No More Biryani": Coach Misbah-Ul-Haq Sets Up New Diet Plan For Pak Cricketers, Say Reports

Misbah-ul-Haq recently took up his new assignment as Head Coach and Chief Selector of the Pakistan men's cricket team and has issued a directive for a strict diet plan, say reports.

Pakistan Include Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad Among 20 Probables For Uncertain Sri Lanka Series
Press Trust of India

Pakistan Include Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad Among 20 Probables For Uncertain Sri Lanka Series

Both Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal have been out of favour with the previous national selection committee and the team management and were not considered for the World Cup earlier this year.

Wasim Akram Says Pakistan Needs To Be "Smacked On The Face" For Ignoring Boxer
Samrat Chakraborty

Wasim Akram Says Pakistan Needs To Be "Smacked On The Face" For Ignoring Boxer

Wasim Akram said the entire country needed to be smacked on the face for failing to give their star boxer Muhammad Waseem a hero's welcome.

"Sri Lanka Cricket Should Penalise Players," Javed Miandad Lashes Out At Players Who Boycotted Pakistan Tour
Prakash Rai

"Sri Lanka Cricket Should Penalise Players," Javed Miandad Lashes Out At Players Who Boycotted Pakistan Tour

Javed Miandad urged all the Pakistani players to concentrate on putting up their best foot forward in the series.

Babar Azam Named Pakistan Vice-Captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed Remains Captain
Indo-Asian News Service

Babar Azam Named Pakistan Vice-Captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed Remains Captain

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani is hopeful that the trio of Misbah-ul-Haq, Sarfaraz Ahmed and Babar Azam will do well for Pakistan.

Pakistan Cricket Board Rules Out Shifting Venue For Home Series Vs Sri Lanka

Pakistan Cricket Board Rules Out Shifting Venue For Home Series Vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIS and as many T20Is in Karachi and Lahore between September 27 and October 9.

Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With Sri Lanka Players

Shoaib Akhtar Disappointed With Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott, Reminds Pakistan's "Huge Support"

Some senior Sri Lankan players have pulled out of the tour of Pakistan because of security concerns.

Sri Lanka To "Reassess" Security In Pakistan After Terror Warning

Sri Lanka To "Reassess" Security In Pakistan After Terror Warning

The board said the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's Office had advised it to "reassess the situation" after it received "reliable information of a possible terrorist threat" against the national squad.

Sri Lanka Name Depleted Squads For Pakistan Tour
Agence France-Presse

Sri Lanka Name Depleted Squads For Pakistan Tour

Lahiru Thirimanne will lead the 15-member ODI squad, while the 16-member T20I squad will be led by Dasun Shanaka.

India Not Behind Our Players
Indo-Asian News Service

India Not Behind Our Players' Boycott Of Pakistan Tour, Says Sri Lanka Sports Minister

Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Harin Fernando has rejected claims made by Pakistan Minister Fawad Chaudhry that India forced the players of the island nation to opt out of their upcoming tour against Pakistan.

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players
Indo-Asian News Service

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott

Science and Technology Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said India threatened the players from Sri Lanka against participating in the upcoming series in Pakistan.

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews Among Sri Lankan Players To Opt Out Of Pakistan Tour Over Security Fears

Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews Among Sri Lankan Players To Opt Out Of Pakistan Tour Over Security Fears

Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is, starting from September 27 to October 9.

Sachin Tendulkar, Imran Khan Lead Cricket Fraternity In Mourning Death Of Abdul Qadir
Press Trust of India

Sachin Tendulkar, Imran Khan Lead Cricket Fraternity In Mourning Death Of Abdul Qadir

Spin legend Abdul Qadir died in Lahore on Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Former Pakistan Spin Great Abdul Qadir Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
Press Trust of India

Former Pakistan Spin Great Abdul Qadir Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

Abdul Qadir was 63 years old and is survived by his wife, four sons and a daughter who is married to current Pakistan star batsman Umar Akmal.

Shoaib Akhtar Has Funny Dig At Misbah-ul-Haq After His "Dual Role" In Pakistan Cricket
Prakash Rai

Shoaib Akhtar Has Funny Dig At Misbah-ul-Haq After His "Dual Role" In Pakistan Cricket

Shoaib Akhtar took a humorous dig at Misbah-ul-Haq, a day after the latter was appointed as the head coach and chief selector of Pakistan cricket team.

Misbah-ul-Haq New Pakistan Head Coach And Chief Selector, Waqar Younis Roped In As Bowling Coach

Misbah-ul-Haq New Pakistan Head Coach And Chief Selector, Waqar Younis Roped In As Bowling Coach

The Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis for terms of three years each.

Misbah-ul-Haq Applies For Pakistan Head Coach Job, Steps Down From National Cricket Committee

Misbah-ul-Haq Applies For Pakistan Head Coach Job, Steps Down From National Cricket Committee

The PCB had advertised for the head coach's position on August 9 and Monday was the last date to apply for the post.

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