Pakistan central contracts – Mohammad Hafeez turns down Category C PCB contract

News Mohammad Rizwan and Fawad Alam accept their upgrades after a PCB performance review Mohammad Hafeez has rejected a Category C PCB contract. ESPNcricinfo understands Hafeez’s reason for declining the contract is that he was unhappy at being offered the lowest grade of contract. While Hafeez has been without a central contract since 2019, in … Read more

PSL 2021 – Player sent into isolation after testing positive for Covid-19

News Two members of Peshawar Zalmi’s squad, meanwhile, are in quarantine after breaching biosecure protocols With hours to go for the start of the sixth edition of the PSL in Karachi, one player has tested positive for Covid-19, with symptoms, and has been sent into isolation for 10 days. In a separate incident, two senior … Read more

PSL 2021 – Andy Flower: Mohammad Rizwan ‘has the qualities to make a very successful leader’ | Cricket

Play 03:12 Flower: ‘Rizwan has the qualities to make him a very successful leader’ The decision to elevate wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan as captain as captain of Multan Sultans was more to do with his inherent leadership qualities than his recent red-hot form, according to head coach Andy … Read more

England players could miss New Zealand Tests to play IPL knockouts

England’s leading multi-format cricketers, including Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Jos Buttler, could be forced to miss the two-Test series against New Zealand in June, due to a clash with the knock-out phases of this year’s IPL. The trio, all of whom play for Rajasthan Royals, are the most prominent IPL players in England’s Test … Read more

Tabraiz Shamsi jumps to career-best second in ICC T20I rankings

News Mohammad Rizwan, the leading run-scorer, jumped 116 places to 42nd in the batting list South Africa’s left-arm wristspinner Tabraiz Shamsi has risen to a career-best second position in the ICC T20I rankings for bowlers, following his four-wicket haul against Pakistan in Lahore. Shamsi was the joint leading wicket-taker in the three-match series, picking up … Read more