MCL gives players international opportunity

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 4,763 total views,  139 views today BOCA RATON/FL – USA: Cricket Council USA through their Major Cricket League (MCL) is now providing an opportunity for cricketers to play internationally.The Major Cricket League (MCL) T20 league will be played in Hafizabad, Pakistan from March 1. This time around six teams will again take part and vie for honors and cash prizes to the tune of 2.5M rupees. The six teams taking part are defending champions Lahore Lions, Hafizabad Stallions, Karachi Sharks, Hyderabad Jaguars, Faisalabad Bears, and Islamabad Tigers.Chairman of CCUSA and CEO of…

Royal banned for pitch tampering

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 11,199 total views,  72 views today Left-arm spinner Jeavor Royal has been given a one-match ban by officials of Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) for deliberately tampering with the pitch at the US Open T20 tournament that is currently ongoing at the Central Broward Regional Park in the USA. Royal was representing the Clarion County Eagles against Samp Army in round-robin play on Thursday when cameras picked him up using his spiked boot to rough up the pitch on a good length at the Northern End of the ground. The matter was reported…

Maq’s vision realized

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 11,461 total views,  63 views today By VINODE MAMCHAN One evening in the nineties as he and his best buddy Amin Markatia sat and reminisced about their cricket days in Pakistan, Mahammad Ahmed Qureshi decided that enough was enough and that he was going to start up a cricket league right here in the United States. If he could not go to cricket, he was going to bring cricket to himself and so many of the Asian diaspora who were longing for some action. When Qureshi and Markatia spoke about cricket, it…

Islamabad United stun Karachi Kings by five wickets

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 27,011 total views,  30 views today COURTESY BY: https://hamariweb.com/ Karachi Kings batsman Sharjeel Khan plays to the off side during his 59-ball 105 knock against Islamabad United during their PSL VI match at National Stadium Karachi on Wednesday. KARACHI: Sharjeel Khan’s splendid century went in vain as Islamabad United defeated Karachi Kings by five wickets in their Pakistan Super League (PSL) VI match at the National Stadium Karachi here on Wednesday night. Chasing formidable target of 197, Islamabad raced home with five balls to spare as their batsmen gave an overall excellent…

PCB to invite 50 per cent crowds for Karachi-leg matches

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 26,133 total views,  29 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ The Pakistan Cricket Board has thanked the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) for allowing crowds up to 50 per cent for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 preliminary round matches and capacity crowds for the playoffs. However, following a careful review and keeping spectators’ health and safety at the forefront and taking into consideration the SOP implementation-related challenges, the PCB has decided to opt for 50 per cent crowds for all Karachi-leg matches with decision on increased crowds for Lahore-leg matches to be…

World’s top two T20I bowlers and No.1 ranked all-rounder up for grabs in Sunday’s HBL PSL 2021 Player Draft

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 30,681 total views,  30 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ Lahore, 9 January 2021: Chris Gayle will be one of the major potential picks when the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 Player Draft takes place at the High Performance Centre on Sunday afternoon. The event proper will be staged in Karachi and Lahore from 20 February to 22 March. Gayle, 41, has previously represented Lahore Qalandars (2016) and Karachi Kings (2017), and boasts one of the most remarkable and outstanding T20 careers – 411 matches, 13,584 runs, top score 175 not out, strike-rate…

HBL PSL 2021 schedule announced

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 24,086 total views,  3 views today COURTESY BY: https://www.psl-t20.com/ Lahore, 8 January 2021: Karachi Kings will begin from where they finished their successful HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 campaign by taking on 2019 champions Quetta Gladiators in the opening fixture of the 2021 edition at the National Stadium on 20 February. On the following day, 2020 finalists Lahore Qalandars will take on 2017 winners Peshawar Zalmi in a day fixture, while two-time winners Islamabad United will square off against Multan Sultans in the evening. The 30-day 34-match tournament will culminate with the…

Karachi and Lahore chase history in dream HBL PSL 2020 final clash

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 27,129 total views,  2 views today COURTESY BY: https://psl-t20.com/ Karachi, 16 November 2020:  A dream final line-up of Karachi Kings and Lahore Qalandars, a wish of millions of HBL Pakistan Super League fans since its inception, is now true as the two rivals play for the coveted and prestigious trophy at the National Stadium in what should be an epic final on Tuesday night. After an eight-month Covid-19-enforced break following the end of the group-stage, the HBL PSL playoffs began on Saturday with a thrilling Qualifier, between table-toppers Multan Sultans and Kings.…

PCB calls meeting with PSL franchises to ‘settle disputes’ out of court

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 28,594 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.dawn.com/ LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called the much-awaited meeting with the franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Oct. 7 after the Lahore High Court disposed off the case, filed by the franchises against the PCB for not meeting their demand of introducing new financial model of the league. LHC Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi disposed off the case after the PCB called the franchises for a meeting on Oct. 7 to solve all the disputes that had emerged between the two parties.…

PCB announces schedule of remaining HBL PSL 2020 matches

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 15,202 total views COURTESY BY: https://www.pcb.com.pk/ Lahore, 2 September 2020: Pakistan Cricket Board today announced the schedule of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League 2020 matches, which were postponed on 17 March due to Covid-19 pandemic. The four matches will be held in Lahore on 14, 15 and 17 November with only the Qualifier and Eliminator 1 to be a double-header. Eliminator 2 will be played on the following day, while the event will conclude on Tuesday, 17 November. The dates have been finalised following consultations and discussions with the…