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Event Technical Committee approves Wahab Riaz’s replacement in Pakistan Squad

Lahore, June 07, 2017 (PPI-OT): The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has approved Rumman Raees as a replacement player for Wahab Riaz in the Pakistan squad for the tournament. Wahab sustained an ankle injury during Pakistan’s 124 runs defeat to India at Edgbaston on Sunday, 4 June.

Rumman, a 25-year-old left-arm fast bowler, has represented Pakistan in two Twenty20 Internationals to date. However, in 42 first-class matches, he has picked up 123 wickets. The replacement of a player requires the approval of the Event Technical Committee before the replacement player can be officially added to the squad.

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 consists of Geoff Allardice (ICC, chairman), Campbell Jamieson (ICC representative), Steve Elworthy (Tournament Director), Alan Fordham (host representative), Sourav Ganguly and Michael Slater (both independent nominees). Pakistan will play South Africa at Edgbaston on Wednesday, 7 June, and then Sri Lanka at the Cardiff Wales Stadium on Monday, 12 June.

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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ENGLAND BEAT NEW ZEALAND BY 87 RUNS

England beat New Zealand by 87 runs in a match of ICC Champions Trophy at Cardiff today.New Zealand were all out at 223 runs in 44.3 overs.Earlier, England scored 310 runs in 49.3 overs.Meanwhile, Pakistan will take on South Africa at Birmingham tomor...

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Ahmed Shehzad allowed to return home due to mother’s illness

Lahore, May 12, 2017 (PPI-OT): The PCB on the request forwarded by the Team Management has allowed Ahmed Shehzad to return home from West Indies tour. Ahmed Shehzad had made a request to the team management to return home from the ongoing tour after his mother’s illness and birth of his first child. The opening batsman will now join the team in England.

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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Three member inquiry committee formed

Lahore, April 28, 2017 (PPI-OT): The PCB has taken a serious view of the recent controversy surrounding a statement by Punjab Team Captain Umer Akmal and a response from his team mate Junaid Khan. Consequently, Pakistan Cricket Board has constituted a ...

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