Sports Round Up
PCB Calls Off Bangladesh Tour
Pakistan Cricket Board calls off scheduled tour to Bangladesh.PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan said that the series scheduled for July-August this year has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent.He said Pakistan have toured Bangladesh twice without any reciprocation but now cannot tour for the third straight time.
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.
ICC members outvote Indian cricket board, Big Three system to be rolled back
The International Cricket Council's full members 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.
Agha Shaukat Hali Memorial National Blind Cricket tournament- Peshawar Beat Quetta By 7 Wickets
Two matches were played under the on-going Agha Shaukat Hali Memorial National Blind Cricket tournament in Quetta.In the first match, Peshawar beat Quetta by seven wickets. Batting first, Quetta scored 412 runs while Peshawar achieved the target in 29.5 overs for the loss of 3 wickets.In the second match, Bahawalpur defeated Karachi. Karachi scored 191 runs in 10 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. In reply, Bahawalpur chased the target for the loss of one wicket.
Pakistan Junior Hockey Team Reaches Final of Australian Hockey Championship
Pakistan junior hockey team roared into the final of the Australian junior hockey championship with a comfortable 2-0 win over Western Australia at Hobart, Tasmania.It was a well contested game but Pakistan held the upper hand most of the time, said the information made available to APP here.Handsome boy Ali Aziz opened the scoring in the 20th minute with brilliance and anticipation amid rousing applause from the crowd.The score remained 1-0 when the team changed the sides.The second goal came in the 43rd minute through Khan with personal hard work and superb sprint. Pakistan will face New South Wales State team in the final of this 10 team competition on April 29.
Host : Arif
Co-Host : Sheharyar