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UEFA SHORTLISTED BUFFON, MESSI AND RONALDO FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

The Union of European Football Associations has shortlisted Gianluigi Buffon, Argentina's Lionel Messi and Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo for player of the year award were chosen by a jury of 80 coaches and 55 journalists.The award will be presented at t...

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Pakistan Cricket Board statement on Women Team’s arrival from England

Lahore, July 20, 2017 (PPI-OT): The PCB wishes to clarify that as per the usual practice all logistical arrangements were made for the national women’s team on their arrival from England, Monday June 17. There was a bus ready to take the players to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and from there to their homes if needed.

Officials from the Women’s Wing were present to facilitate the players and management, some of the players though opted to return home through their own transport with their families after seeking due permission from the team manager. The PCB regrets news items in certain sections of print and electronic media that erroneously claimed that there were no arrangements made for players’ return from the airport.

For more information, contact:
Media Manager
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 571 7231 -4
Fax: +9242 571 1860
Website: www.pcb.com.pk

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Regional Under-19 Academies Program 2017

Lahore, July 11, 2017 (PPI-OT):The National Cricket Academy under the auspices of PCB Academies Department has started the first ever eight-week Regional Academies Program for the U19 players at all the 16 regions nationwide to unearth new talent for future Pakistan Cricket. In this connection, 20 players from each region are participating in players development endeavour in all 16 regions under the supervision of Regional Coaching and Support staff.

In addition, the NCA Coaches and Consultants will also visit the academies for specialized lectures and coaching sessions. The main emphasis during the program will be on improving the fitness, technical, tactical and mental skill competencies of the players keeping in view contemporary cricket requirements and upcoming Domestic Season.

Following are the details of the endeavour:

Sr   Region         Ground                    Head Coach                       Asst. Coach

1.   Karachi        Academy Ground, KHI       Saleem Jaffer and Azam Khan      Masroor Ahmed and Asim Rizvi

2.   Hyderabad      Academy Ground, KHI       Iqbal Imam                       Tahir Mehmood

3.   Quetta         Bugti Stadium             Raj Hans                         Aslam Sh.

4.   Larkana        Academy Ground, KHI       Shoukat Mirza                    Mazhar Deenari

5.   Lahore         LCCA/Ittefaq Ground       Sajjad Akbar and Kamran Khan     Saud Khan and Talat Mirza

6.   Bahawalpur     Dring Stadium             Zahoor Elahi                     Sajjad Abbasi

7.   Faisalabad     Iqbal Stadium             Tanveer Shoukat                  Muhamamd Ashraf

8.   Sialkot        Jinnah Stadium, Skt       Tahir Mehmood                    Shahid Javed

9.   Rawalpindi     Pindi Stadium             Sabih Azhar                      Bilal Ahmed

10.  FATA           Arbab Niaz Stadium        Ayyaz Akbar                      Saqib Faqir

11.  AJK            Mirpur Stadium            Ijaz Ahmed Jr.                   Fahad Akram

12.  Multan         Academy Ground, MUL       Naveed Anjum                     Nadeem Iqbal

13.  DMJ            Academy Ground, MUL       Javed Hayat                      Hussain Khosa

14.  Islamabad      Diamond Ground            Taimur Azam                      Rauf Mirza

15.  Abbottabad     Abbottabad Stadium        Shahid Anwar                     Rehmat Gul

16.  Peshawar       PWR University Ground     Abdul Rehman                     Sajid Shah

Mr. Sabih Azhar and Mr. Shahid Anwar will join their regions after the international assignments.

For more information, contact:
Media Manager
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)
Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore 54600, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 571 7231 -4
Fax: +9242 571 1860
Website: www.pcb.com.pk

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Chief of the Naval Staff lauds Pakistan Cricket Team on Winning ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at England and Wales

Islamabad, July 06, 2017 (PPI-OT):In a bid to acknowledge and pay homage to Pakistan Cricket Team on the historic win of ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Pakistan Navy hosted a reception dinner today. Mr Riaz Pirzada Minister for Inter-Provisional Coordinati...

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1ST T-20: ENGLAND BEAT SOUTH AFRICA BY 9 WICKETS

England defeated South Africa by 9 wickets in the first T20 match at Southampton on Thursday.Bating first South Africa scored 143 for three in 20 oversEngland achieved the target in 14.3 for one wicket.Source: Radio Pakistan

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