The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced a partnership with TikTok for the HBL PSL 7 and 8. The seventh and eighth editions of the most popular and highly sought-after T20 league in the world will have TikTok as the official Entertainment Partner. HBL PSL 7 will take place from January 27 in Karachi and Lahore.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the Men’s ICC Test Team of the Year. The team featured three Pakistani players: Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Fawad Alam. The ICC Team of the Year recognizes 11 outstanding individuals. They are judged by their record with the bat, ball, or all-around exploits in a calendar year.
Muhammad Waseem, a Pakistani boxer, has made a startling disclosure about how he was forced to pay a bribe to the Pakistan Boxing Federation. Waseem revealed to a local web channel that he was forced to sign an agreement with the federation’s president. In order to get the contract nod from Korean Promoter Andy Kim, he gave bribes to the president.
English right-arm pacer James Anderson praised former Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif’s skills. “I studied Asif closely to learn the wobble seam,” Anderson said. “That helped me become a better bowler,” he said. Fast bowler James Anderson said that before the 2010-11 Ashes series, he watched Muhammad Asif bowl a wobble sam from a Coca-Cola ball. That inspired me to watch his videos.
The Australian Test team captain Pat Cummins asked his teammates to put away the beer bottles during the celebration of the ashes. The arrangement was made so Australian-born Pakistani Usman Khuwaja could also be a part of the celebration. Muslim cricketers generally do not celebrate victories with beer showers, and they avoid celebrating if such events occur.
Shahid Afridi, the legendary all-rounder, has expressed interest in becoming the head power-hitting coach of the national team. The veteran Pakistan cricketer stated that he would be honored to serve Pakistan cricket in any capacity. He is interested in taking on a coaching role if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gives him the chance.
Prime Minister Imran Khan received the prestigious “International Sports Personality Award” at a ceremony in Dubai on Sunday. The award for the best show was presented at a ceremony at Dubai Exhibition Centre by the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council. PM Imran Khan was announced as a winner in November 2021 for dedicating his life to sports.
Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has signed a shirt for Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf. The 40-year-old sent the pacer a signed jersey of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK). After receiving the signed jersey from one of the best captains in the game, Haris took to his official Twitter account and expressed his delight.
Twitter users are sharing a video of Pakistan skipper Babar Azam talking to former Pakistani captain Inzamam-ul-Haq. He recalls an incident when he requested to borrow an extra pair of shoes from his cousins and they refused to lend them to him. Babar told Inzamam that he used to play cricket on the streets and then he joined a cricket club.
Mohammed Rizwan won the PCB’s Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year award after a successful year. He scored 455 runs in Test cricket, 134 in ODIs, and 1326 in Twenty20 cricket. In addition, he dismissed 54 opponents behind the stumps across all formats. The other nominees for the award were Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, and Shaheen Shah Afridi.