PCB to File Case against BCCI: Sethi
Pakistan Cricket Board Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi says they have decided to sue the board of Control for Cricket in India for failing to honour the memorandum of understanding signed between the two cricket boards in 2014.PCB has told BCCI it is suing for compensation against BCCI's refusal to play bilateral series as per agreement signed in 2014.
According to the 2014 agreement, India was scheduled to play six series against Pakistan; four of them were going to be Pakistan's home series.However, India backtracked on its commitment, citing its government refusal to allow for not playing the cricket series.Both Pakistan and India haven’t played full series since 2007, although Pakistan toured India in late 2012 for a short series of three ODIs and two T-20s.
Big 3 Abolished
The International Cricket Council's full members on Wednesday outvoted the board of Control for Cricket in India and agreed to introduce a new financial model along with governance changes, essentially rolling back the big three system currently in place.The BCCI was the only member to vote against the financial model and was one of two boards which voted against the new governance model.The financial model received a 9-1 vote in favour, while changes in the governance structure were passed by an 8-2 margin.Although the new ICC constitution has a majority vote, it will be approved formally during the annual conference in June 2017.
PCB calls off their scheduled cricket tour of Bangladesh this year: Shaharyar Khan
Pakistan Cricket Board calls off scheduled tour to Bangladesh.PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan says that the series scheduled for July-August this year has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent.Pakistan has toured Bangladesh twice without any reciprocation but now cannot tour for the third straight time.
Under-12 Table Tennis player Umar Khan would represent the country in the Hopes championship scheduled from April-29 at Bangkok Thailand
Secretary General, Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) Khawaja Hassan Wadood says that Asian Table Tennis Federation is organising the championship in which 15 table tennis players from Asian countries including Pakistan would participate.Umar Khan hailing from Sawat would represent the country alongwith with PTTF coach Azhar Khan. The two member’s squad would leave for Bangkok Thailand from Lahore to participate in the championship.The event would continue till May-9.
Imad, Sami help Federal Areas to a superb victory
Skipper Imad Wasim led Federal Areas from the front smashing an unbeaten 69 runs off 49 balls achieving the biggest total of the Pakistan Cup One Day beating Balochistan by four wickets with 16 balls remaining at Pindi Stadium Rawalpindi. Imad’s innings included five 4s and three 6s.Earlier Balochistan posted a mammoth total of 375 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs.
Mamadou Sakho: Crystal Palace defender suffers suspected ligament damage
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce fears on-loan Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has suffered knee ligament damage after he was carried off against Tottenham.Sakho fell awkwardly after challenging Spurs striker Harry Kane for the ball in the second half of the 1-0 defeat.The 27-year-old joined Palace in January, signing on loan until the end of the season.
"It looks like ligament trouble for Mama," said Allardyce.
Scottish Golf develops a programme to ease young golfers' transition from amateur to professional status
The governing body's chief executive Blane Dodds says a new finance and support package for Scotland's promising young golfers will help to establish them on the European Tour."It's an initiative for helping the best talent we've got," said Dodds."It's taking away a lot of the management, logistics and hassles of life on tour."Ewen Ferguson and Grant Forrest are the first players to benefit from the initiative, which will guarantee them eight Challenge Tour starts this season as they look to qualify for the European Tour.
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