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Pakistan-Born US Cricketer Wants to Represent Green Shirts

May 19, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Quetta-born all-rounder Faisal Taj has became a sensation in the United States after performing exceptionally well at the franchise cricket league. Although he has become an integral part of USA team, the youngster is keen to represent Pakistan in the future. “I am keen to represent my country. I have contacted different PSL franchises to play for them and hopefully, I will get the chance to showcase my skills in next edition of PSL, where I might catch the eyes of the Pakistan Cricket Board,”Read More

Afghan Wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad Fined After Playing for Pakistan Club

(DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Trouble-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he was caught playing for a Pakistani cricket club without permission, an Afghan official said on Monday. Shahzad has been ordered to pay 300 000 Afghanis (about $4 400) and return to Afghanistan after taking part in a local tournament in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the Afghan border. The 30-year-old went to Pakistan after Afghanistan returned from Zimbabwe last month following their qualification for the 2019 World Cup, Lutfullah Stanikzai, head of media and marketingRead More

Is Pakistan Safe To Play International Cricket?

AASIF SHEIKH — Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been taking measures for the revival of cricket in Pakistan and over the period of time, this has proven to be moving in the right direction. In the last 3 years, with the Introduction of the PSL which was hosted in UAE in the first year and the following year the final was played in Lahore and this year there were play-offs in Lahore and the final was in Karachi, which was witnessed by many on the ground and without any surprise,Read More