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Afridi returns as Pakistan's T20 captain
All-rounder will lead side in the format until 2016; Misbah-ul-Haq retains Test and ODI captaincy, according to the PCB.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 10:54 GMT
Cricket and politics in Pakistan
Pakistani cricket affects the nation's political moods more deeply than any other national sports team in the world.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 15:31 GMT
The growing instability of Pakistani cricket
Mohammed Amir's latest indiscretion highlights the fractured and chaotic nature of the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 11:09 GMT
Afridi admits misconduct charges
Former Pakistan skipper admits charges in the hope of playing English county cricket this season.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2011 19:34 GMT
Abbottabad scratched from Afghan tour
Pakistan decide against holding A-team cricket match against Afghanistan in town where Osama bin Laden killed.
Last updated: 19 May 2011 15:38 GMT
Runaway wicketkeeper returns home
Pakistani cricketer Zulqarnain Haider has returned home after withdrawing his application claim for asylum in the UK
Last updated: 25 Apr 2011 20:01 GMT
Miandad turns down Pakistan role
Javed Miandad turns down batting role with Pakistan team saying he is unwilling to work alongside other coaches.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 17:38 GMT
Pakistan hope to repair ties
PCB chairman Ijaz Butt withdraws comments about England as cricket community hopes to put dispute behind them.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2010 09:46 GMT
Pakistan lift gloom to level series
Tourists beat England by 38 runs on ground where betting allegations began as ECB threaten to sue over counter-claims.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2010 07:17 GMT
Furious England react to claims
England host Pakistan in ODI after threatening legal action over comments about match-fixing by PCB chairman Ijaz Butt.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2010 14:56 GMT
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