Hafiz Imran

  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is ready to let one of the best Test captains of the country’s history Misbah-ul-Haq go after Australia series. In his interview with Nawa-i-Waqt, PCB chairman Shaharyar M Khan revealed this, saying: “Misbah is an exceptional player and tremendous ...

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  • LAHORE - In another move to live up to its reputation of making ridiculous decisions, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to activate those old horses once again on administrative slots, which were sidelined a few months ago deeming them unfit. According to sources, the PCB has decided ...

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  • LAHORE-There is good news for discarded Test opener Ahmad Shahzad as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has given him clean chit for the selection of the national team. Shahzad had played his last international match when he opened against Australia on March 21, 2016 in a ...

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  • LAHORE - The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting has been proposed to hold in Pakistan. The proposal was forwarded by PCB chief and ACC president Shaharyar Khan during the recently-held ACC meeting in Sri Lanka. Pakistan may host the ICC members at the end of March or first week of April next year. ...

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  • LAHORE -  The PCB is trying to rope in former speedster Shoaib Akhtar in its set-up to polish the skills of young fast bowlers in the National Cricket Academy. According to sources, Akhtar has agreed to the proposal and now both parties are in talks to finalise the contract. Former Test ...

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  • LAHORE - The cash-strapped Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been showering financial blessings in shape of high-profile jobs to officials and players but on the other hand, the board has been begging for the money from the International Cricket Council to run its affairs smoothly. In the blissful ...

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  • LAHORE -  Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has said that making strong teams for all the formats is top priority. Speaking in the programme “Game Beat”, Inzi said: “It is top priority of the selection committee and coaching staff to make the teams of all the formats more strong ...

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  • LAHORE -  Imad Wasim has preferred to represent Islamabad region, turning down all the lucrative offers of different banks and departments. According to reliable sources, Imad Wasim was being offered very lucrative jobs by different banks and departments of the country, but the flamboyant ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board chief, Shaharyar Khan, who underwent heart surgery in a London hospital is recovering fast and has started walking. He went for a walk along with his wife in the hospital without any support for sometime. He would return to Pakistan after getting nod from the ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has said that there is no immediate plan to sack Azhar Ali as one-day team captain saying he is not alone responsible for the team’s losses. Talking to the Nawa-i-Waqt on telephone, Shaharyar said: “When Pakistan Test team ...

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  • KARACHI - Quetta Gladiator owner Nadeem Omer has said that the drafting system must be limitised to just Pakistan Super League (PSL) as this system proved problematic for domestic cricket. Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt, Nadeem said there was no space of drafting system in domestic circuit, as it was ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given the domestic cricket a financial boost with a considerable raise in the player’s earnings. With new system now, hundreds of thousands rupees would be on offer for national team players in domestic players too. The move would also help first ...

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  • LAHORE - President, Lahore Regional Cricket Association Kh Nadeem Ahmed Friday said the introduction of drafting system at national level tournaments would not only help players financially but also would result in a competitive environment to raise the game standard. He said initially the best ...

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  • Lahore - After the England cricket team’s second Test victory, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has decided to gift ‘hijabs’ to female staff of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). Earlier the PCB chairman had hosted a reception in the honour of ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan says his country's stunning victory over England in the Lord's Test has restored the team's tarnished reputation. "The Lord's win is important in many ways and the most significant is that the image of our cricket is restored in more than one ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar M Khan has refuted Shahid Afridi’s claims that there is dearth of talent in the country saying talent is abandoned but the need is to hone and polish the talent. Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt from London, Shaharyar said: “If Afridi has ...

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  • Lahore - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) efforts of international cricket revival in the country hit a major roadblock as the government barred the board from inviting any international team in the current year. A reliable source in the board said the PCB was making hectic efforts to bring ...

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  • LAHORE - Spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmad has said that Waqar Younis is patriot Pakistani and he wanted to make Pakistan No 1 team. Talking to Nawa-i-Waqt, Mushtaq said: “Waqar Younis who really wanted to save sinking ship of Pakistan cricket and wanted to make to the national team No 1 and ...

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  • Lahore-Pakistan One-day team captain Azhar Ali has said that the players, who don’t play for the national team, must not be part of it. He said this during the Waqt TV programme ‘Game Beat’ and added: “Instead of looking for soft corner, the players should accept the poor ...

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  • Lahore - Former T20 captain M Hafeez has admitted that players, selection committee and management are responsible for the pathetic performance in the limited-over cricket. Talking in the Waqt News programme ‘Game Beat’, Hafeez said: “It was due to pathetic performances of players ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finalised five names for the new cricket committee, which will be announced in a few days. According to reliable sources, the PCB agreed upon the names of Mudassar Nazar, Intikhab Alam, Iqbal Qasim, Adnan Muzaffar and Arooj Mumtaz. For the first time in the ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Hockey Federation in its efforts to solve the financial woes of the players is striving hard to arrange employments for the hockey players. After reaching a deal with Fauji Foundation in this regard, the federation is trying to woo Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) ...

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  • LAHORE - Former Test cricketwr Basit Ali has lashed out at former players and held them responsible for the current down fall of Pakistan team. Talking in the Waqt News programme Game Beat, Basit said that Pakistan cricket was suffering badly due to the groupings among the former cricketers and ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has planned to fire its employees who have dubious education records and failed to submit their respective degrees to the board. It has been learnt through a reliable source that in the PCB governing board meeting to be held in the first week of May, the ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore Qalandars owner Fawad Rana has promised to make a strong comeback in the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Talking to this scribe, Fawad said that the purpose of participating in the inaugural PSL was to improve the quality of cricket, help the cricket board and ...

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  • Lahore - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has offered former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar Nazar an important seat in the cricketing set up to wrest the dwindling fortunes of Pakistan cricket.According to sources, the PCB wants to rope in Mudassar into its ranks to get benefitted from the vast ...

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  • LAHORE - Keeping in view the consistent poor performance of national team in Asia Cup and World Twenty20, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to dismiss the head coach Waqar Younis, chief selector Haroon Rasheed and captain of Twenty20 Shahid Afridi.The PCB management, which has itself ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council chairman and PCB Executive Committee head Najam Sethi has said that the PSL is vital for Pakistan cricket and it will open doors for new stars and also revolutionize cricket in Pakistan. Talking to Waqt News programme “Game Beat”, ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering various options to hide its sensitive issues from the media’s eye by keeping it at bay from its premises. According to the sources, the PCB is not happy with the free movement of journalists in its headquarters. The board’s top ...

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  • LAHORE - Former Pakistan cricket team chief selector Abdul Qadir has said that assets of the top brasses of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should be made public and, in case of any discrepancies, NAB should apprehend the culprits. Expressing his views in Waqat News’ programme ‘Game ...

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