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‘Mayank Yadav ko Haris Rauf ke video dikha rahe hain’ – Pakistan reporter blasted for bizarre claim | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] A sports content creator from Pakistan is facing flak on social media for his bizarre comment, where he claimed that India is preparing its new pace sensation Mayank Yadav for the India vs Pakistan match in the coming T20 World Cup by showing him the videos of Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf."Mayank Yadav will be part of India's T20 World Cup squad. I assure you.You can take a screenshot of my post. India are getting him ready and he will play against Pakistan. He is already being shown videos of Haris Rauf's spell against India in the last T20 World Cup," Farid Khan, whose bio on 'X' says 'worked with PCB', could be heard saying on a video he has posted.Interestingly, Rauf was famously given a pasting by Virat Kohli in the India vs Pakistan match in the last edition of the T20 World Cu...
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PCB restores Haris Rauf’s contract after written apology | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reinstated Haris Rauf's central contract after the fast bowler acknowledged his error in writing.Rauf's central contract was terminated by the PCB following Pakistan's tour to New Zealand, just before the commencement of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in early February.This decision was taken on disciplinary grounds, as Rauf declined to make himself available for the Test tour of Australia during the winter, citing a heavy workload and his commitment to his Big Bash contract.PCB chairman Mohsin Naqvi said there seems to be a misunderstanding."After receiving his written reply the board has decided to restore his central contract," Naqvi said at a press conference.Naqvi said that Haris in his reply had said that he was always committ...
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PCB may ‘restore’ Haris Rauf’s central contract | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: An authoritative source within the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) stated on Monday that bowler Haris Rauf's core contract might be "restored" following an evaluation by the board's legal experts.Due to Rauf's refusal to participate in the three Test series against Australia that they lost 0-3 in January, his central contract was canceled two days before the Pakistan Super League began.According to a PCB official, Rauf's appeal, which calls for the reinstatement of his central contract, is being examined by the legal team."There are chances that the appeal might be accepted, and his contract restored," the source said.Rauf's dislocated shoulder keeps him out of the PSL for the time being. He was playing for Lahore Qalandars when he was injured during the PSL's third game.R...
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Haris Rauf ruled out of PSL due to shoulder injury | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf representing Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, has been sidelined for the rest of the tournament due to a shoulder injury.The 30-year-old sustained the injury while fielding against Karachi Kings on Friday night and had to leave the field.His recovery is expected to take four to six weeks before he can regain full fitness."MRI scans and other tests have shown he has a disclosed shoulder which will take time to heal so he is out of the PSL," the Lahore Qalandars spokesperson said.Lahore, the defending champions, have suffered a significant setback as they have now faced defeat in all four of their matches. Their latest loss came in a nail-biting encounter against Karachi Kings, where they were defeated by two wickets in the fi...
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Pakistan Cricket Board terminates Haris Rauf’s central contract. Find out why

[ad_1] The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday terminated the central contract of pacer Haris Rauf as a penalty for pulling out of the recent Test series in Australia. The board also announced that Rauf will not be granted a ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) to play in any foreign league up to June 30 of this year. “Fast bowler Haris Rauf has been penalised by Pakistan Cricket Board, following a probe into his refusal to join Pakistan’s Test squad for the tour of Australia 2023-24. After a thorough hearing process conducted by a PCB committee and taking into consideration the views of all stakeholders involved in the matter, Haris’ central contract has been terminated from December 1, 2023 and no NOC (No objection certificate) to play any foreign league will be granted up to June 30,...
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PCB terminates Haris Rauf’s contract for refusing to play Tests in Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday took disciplinary action by terminating the central contract of fast bowler Haris Rauf due to his withdrawal from the recent Test series in Australia.Additionally, the PCB declared that Haris would not be issued a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to participate in any foreign league until June 30, 2024."Fast bowler Haris Rauf has been penalised by Pakistan Cricket Board, following a probe into his refusal to join Pakistan's Test squad for the tour of Australia 2023-24," the PCB said in a statement."After a thorough hearing process conducted by a PCB committee and taking into consideration the views of all stakeholders involved in the matter, Haris' central contract has been terminated from December 1, 2023 and no NOC (No object...
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Nikhil Chaudhary’s road to BBL stardom: From Mexican restaurant, to Australia Post, to hitting Haris Rauf for six

[ad_1] From hitting Haris Rauf for a six over backward point to speaking Hindi with Brett Lee, and his thigh-five celebration after taking wickets; it has been an incredible eight weeks for Nikhil Chaudhary. The 27-year-old became only the second Indian cricketer after Unmukt Chand to play in Australia’s Big Bash League (BBL) and ended up being one of the x-factors for Hobart Hurricanes in his debut season.Chaudhary played nine games for the Hurricanes and smashed 154 runs in six innings at 142.59, including a fifty, and picked up five wickets with his leg-spin. “It’s unreal to be honest. When I first got signed, I didn’t know whether I will get a game or not. I was just happy to be here. I was lucky that I got a game and performed well. We were 47/5. I scored a 31-ball 40. The team mana...
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Watch: Haris Rauf walks out to bat without his pads during Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder BBL clash

[ad_1] In a hilarious incident, Melbourne Stars fast bowler Haris Rauf opted not to wear pads when he went into bat during a Big Bash League against Sydney Thunder in Albury. The incident occurred during the final over of the first innings when Stars batter, Mark Steketee, was run out at the non-striker end of the penultimate ball. With one ball remaining, unless the Thunder bowler would deliver a wide or no-ball, Rauf assumed he wouldn’t face a ball and initially walked out even without a helmet and gloves; however, he later changed his mind and took those; however, he remained without his pads for the final ball. Sams picked Liam Dawson off the final ball, ensuring Rauf did not face a delivery. No gloves, pads or helmet on 🤣 Haris Rauf was caught by surprise at the end of the Stars ...
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Watch: Unprepared Haris Rauf comes out to bat without pads in BBL match | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: In a never-seen-before turn of events, an unprepared Melbourne Stars no.11 batter Haris Rauf rushed out to the middle to bat without the pads and helmet and gloves in his hands during their BBL clash against Sydney Thunder in Albury on Saturday.The hilarious episode unfolded in Stars' final over of the innings when Stars lost wickets in a cluster. The 20th over which was being bowled by pacer Daniel Sams saw singles taken off the first two balls as Stars got to 172 for six in 19.2 overs. But then three wickets in a row forced an unprepared and surprised Rauf to rush to the middle because of the time rule.Beau Webster was the first wicket to fall, caught and bowled by Sams. He was then followed by Usama Mir for a golden duck. The fifth ball of the Sams over saw a Mark St...
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Pakistan chief selector Wahab Riaz changes his mind and defends the NOC given to Haris Rauf

[ad_1] Haris Rauf is arguably the quickest bowler in Pakistan cricket right now and in Australia, if executed well his pace would trouble the batters. However, the pacer has opted out for the three-match Test series against Australia citing workload management. Pakistan chief selector Wahab Riaz criticized the pacemen during squad selection. However on Saturday Riaz changed his mind and looked to defend the ace-pacer. Wahab stated that the PCB has orchestrated this NOC to ensure Haris remains in optimal form in the lead-up to the T20 series in New Zealand.”From now until the New Zealand series, there is a gap of 1.5 months during which Haris Rauf isn’t playing any cricket. His contract with Cricket Australia for the Big Bash comprises only 5 games,” he said speaking to reporters. “Cons...
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Australia vs Pakistan: Wahab Riaz does U-turn on Haris Rauf | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] Pakistan chief selector Wahab Riaz, who had previously criticized fast bowler Haris Rauf for opting out of the Test series in Australia, is now defending the issuance of a no-objection certificate (NOC) allowing him to participate in the Big Bash League (BBL) in Australia.In a statement to the media on Saturday, Wahab explained that the PCBgranted the NOC strategically to maintain Haris's peak form in preparation for the upcoming T20 series in New Zealand.This move is aimed at ensuring Haris remains in optimal condition for the forthcomingcricket events."From now until the New Zealand series, there is a gap of 1.5 months during which Haris Rauf isn't playing any cricket. His contract with Cricket Australia for the Big Bash comprises only 5 games."Considering the thought that there...
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‘If you want to be remembered as a great…’: Wasim Akram reacts to Haris Rauf’s decision to skip Australia Tests – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has expressed concern over fast bowler Haris Rauf's decision to withdraw from the upcoming Test series against Australia. Akram cautioned Rauf, emphasising that if he aspires to be counted among the modern-day greats, he must embrace the challenges presented by the longest format of the game.Rauf's withdrawal from the squad set to face Australia in the three-match Test series resulted in the inclusion of three uncapped players - left-handed opening batter Saim Ayub, fast bowler Khurram Shahzad, and all-rounder Amir Jamal - in the 18-man squad."That's his decision. He's a contracted player, so there's a lot of controversies back home," Akram told reporters at an event. "There are some white-ball specialist cricketers in this day and age... if ...
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‘If you want to be remembered as a great, play Tests’: Wasim Akram to Haris Rauf

[ad_1] Pakistan legend Wasim Akram has come down heavily on pacer Haris Rauf, who has chosen to skip the Test tour of Australia, citing workload issues. While announcing the squad for the Test series last month, Pakistan’s new chief selector Wahab Riaz claimed that Rauf opted out of the Tests at the last moment as he wanted to feature in the Big Bash League. Akram has warned that if Rauf has to be considered about the modern day greats, he has to manage the workload better and play Tests regularly. “That’s his decision. He’s a contracted player, so there’s a lot of controversies back home,” Akram told reporters, about Rauf’s decision to skip the Tests. “There are some white-ball specialist cricketers in this day and age … if he thinks he’s not there as yet, then that’s his call. Test is ...
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PCB grants NOCs to pacers Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan, leg-spinner Usama Mir for Big Bash League | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday issued no-objection certificates to fast bowlers Haris Rauf and Zaman Khan, along with leg-spinner Usama Mir, allowing them to participate in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).PCB released an official statement to announce the approval for NOC to the players which read, "The Pakistan Cricket Board has issued no-objection certificates (NOC) to fast bowlers Haris Rauf, Zaman Khan and leg-spinner Usama Mir for the Big Bash League 2023-24.The board has issued the NOCs considering the workload of players and the future tours programme of the national men's team."Rauf and Mir have been granted permission to participate in five matches each, whereas Zaman will be featured in four matches. The specified matches are sche...
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PCB expected to delay Haris Rauf’s NOC for Big Bash League participation | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: In a development that may impact Pakistani pacer Haris Rauf's participation in the Big Bash League (BBL), the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is anticipated to delay the issuance of his No-Objection Certificate (NOC) until December 11, four days after the commencement of the league. The delay has raised uncertainties about Rauf's availability for the early matches of the BBL, as reported by ESPNcricinfo.The PCB reportedly intends for the 30-year-old fast bowler to participate in the National T20 Cup in Pakistan, scheduled to conclude on December 10.The apex cricketing body is currently holding Rauf's NOC, and there is no confirmation regarding the immediate issuance of the certificate post the National T20 Cup, according to ESPNcricinfo.This development follows recent crit...
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Haris Rauf’s PCB contract could be revised after refusing to play Tests in Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] KARACHI: Pakistan pacer Haris Rauf faces the risk of being downgraded in his central contract and could also be denied permission to play the Big Bash League after opting out of next month's three-match Test series in Australia.A reliable source said that some senior officials in the Pakistan Cricket Board were unhappy at the attitude of Haris and also over the statements made by his Lahore Qalandars coach Aqib Javed, who defended the express pace bowler.Pakistan's new chief selector Wahab Riaz hit out at Haris on Monday for first agreeing to be considered for the Tests in Australia before making himself unavailable two days later citing workload and fitness concerns.Wahab, himself a fast bowler who appeared in three World Cups, made it clear that being a centrally contracted play...
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‘No matter how big a player…’: Wahab Riaz issues stern warning as Haris Rauf pulls out of Australia tour | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: As pacer Haris Rauf pulled out of Pakistan's upcoming tour of Australia, citing workload issues, chief selector Wahab Riaz issued a stern warning to players to put national duties above everything else.Newly appointed chief selector Riaz, on Monday, named an 18-member squad for the three-Test series in Australia that included three uncapped players. With Rauf declaring his unavailability for the tour, Riaz set the record straight, telling players to prioritise national duties and any non-compliance will lead to them getting sidelined. “Two days back he (Haris) told us that he was available for the Test series and last night he said he had worries over his workload and fitness issues so he was not available,” said Riaz.The former fast bowler said he along with Muhammad H...
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Pakistan fast bowler Haris Rauf pulls out of Australia Test series – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Express fast bowler Haris Rauf withdrew from the Pakistan team for the upcoming Test tour of Australia, leading to the inclusion of three uncapped players in the 18-member squad.Left-handed opening batter Saim Ayub, fast bowler Khurram Shahzad, and all-rounder Amir Jamal earned their maiden call-ups due to their noteworthy performances in recent cricket tournaments.Despite being initially included in the plans for the three Test matches, Rauf, known for his pace, unexpectedly pulled out on Sunday night, despite confirming his availability just two days prior, according to newly-appointed chief selector Wahab Riaz.“He (Rauf) gave his consent, but later he changed his mind because he was worried about his fitness and the workload,” Riaz said in Lahore while announcing the...
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Outdated batting approach, sting-less pace attack: Factors that punctured Pakistan’s World Cup hopes | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: An outdated batting approach, dismal performance of the spinners, lack of back-up options and selection blunders have led to another early World Cup exit for the forever unpredictable Pakistan unit.Heading into the Asia Cup that preceded the World Cup in India, Pakistan was the top-ranked ODI side but like it is the case often, the rankings don't paint the whole picture.By the end of Asia Cup, Pakistan were left with major concerns but the management chose to back the same set of players for the World Cup and ended up with an underwhelming campaign.Pakistan's last semifinal appearance in the ODI World Cup came way back in 2011 when India beat them on their way to glory.We look back at the shortcomings of the Babar Azam-led side, which squandered a golden opportunity to ...
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Sessions with Paddy Upton helped me find perspective again: Virat Kohli | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli has been transparent about his challenges with mental health and the former India captain has acknowledged that sessions with the national team's former mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton played a crucial role in helping him regain perspective during the T20 World Cup in Australia last year.During the tournament, Kohli delivered a remarkable performance, scoring an unbeaten 53-ball 82, which included a stunning straight six over Pakistani bowler Haris Rauf's head, turning the game in India's favor.Upton, who had previously served as Gary Kirsten's assistant during India's 2011 World Cup campaign, was brought back by the Indian board on a short-term basis for the 2022 global T20 meet.Kohli, a contemporary batting great, emphasised that consistent conversat...