NZ team to fly out of Pakistan in a chartered flight: PCB
The New Zealand team will fly out of Pakistan in a chartered flight on Saturday, even as the cricket community is fuming over the sudden and unilateral decision of the visitors to abandon the tour due to a security threat. Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan confirmed that a chartered flight will be coming on Saturday to take the New Zealand team.
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Shafali Verma's role will be crucial in Pink Ball Test, says Hemlata Kala
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NZ took an unilateral approach, they will hear us at ICC: PCB chief Raja
Furious with New Zealand's decision to abandon their ongoing tour of Pakistan citing a security threat, PCB chairman Ramiz Raja on Friday threatened to drag the matter to ICC, which, interestingly, is headed by a New Zealander at the moment. New Zealand cancelled the tour just before the start of the first ODI here, citing a security threat which the host board insisted did not exist.
Looking to repeat our 2020 performance in upcoming IPL in UAE: Anrich Nortje
South African pacer Anrich Nortje wants to replicate his last year's IPL performance in the upcoming second half of the T20 league to help Delhi Capitals win their maiden title, here. DC are set to take on the Sunrisers Hyderabad on September 22 when the season resumes here.
England's tour of Pakistan next month in doubt now
Hours after New Zealand cancelled its cricket tour of Pakistan, England's scheduled tour to the Asian nation was thrown into doubt with the ECB saying that it will assess the ground situation in the strife-torn country and make a decision on the series in the next 48 hours. New Zealand decided to pull its team out of Pakistan just ahead of the first ODI.