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Dubai-based channel awarded media rights for Australia, NZ series

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sold out the media rights of the upcoming back-to-back series against Australia and New Zealand to a Dubai-based sports channel after a couple of other local bidders couldn’t make a substantial offer for the same. The two series, being held at the neutral venues of the UAE from […]

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Anusha Rehman, Najam Sethi meet PM

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Technology Anusha Rehman called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House on Friday. The meeting focused on the matters related to the ministry. The minister apprised the PM about her ministry’s efforts for promotion of information technology in country.Later, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi […]

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Petitions over contempt, TV rights filed against Sethi in IHC

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ISLAMABAD: A petitioner on Monday filed two separate petitions in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) caretaker chairman Najam Sethi, one for initiating contempt of court proceedings against him and the other for awarding the broadcasting rights to two private media groups. Retired Major Ahmed Nawaz Suddle, the petitioner, in the […]

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Arif Abbasi raises questions on awarding TV rights

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KARACHI: Former Chief Executive of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Arif Ali Khan Abbasi has raised questions over the two separate broadcast deals recently finalised by the board. “Splitting the bid makes no sense to me. It might be a profitable venture but will remain vague until the details are made public,” said Arif Abbasi […]

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PTV accused of steering clear of bidding process

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Monday lambasted the management of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) for its failure to purchase the broadcasting rights of two upcoming cricket series against South Africa and Sri Lanka and rejected PTV’s argument for not bidding in the process. The Senate committee has also summoned former […]

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PCB controversy: Sethi backed by a media outlet, says Suddle

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ISLAMABAD: Former army cricket coach Major (retd) Ahmad Nadeem Suddle has said Najam Sethi doesn’t know anything about cricket and he is causing harm to Pakistan cricket on the international level. Suddle, who launched a plea against Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) caretaker chairman Najam Sethi in Islamabad High Court, was expressing his ideas on Saturday […]

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Doubts rejected: Broadcast rights sale transparent, says PCB spokesman

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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the contention of its former chief Khalid Mehmood, regarding sale of its broadcast rights in a transparent manner under the incumbent PCB management. “This process has been carried out in an absolutely transparent manner on the past two occasions by none other than former ICC President Ehsan Mani,” […]

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Pakistan journalists facing worst attitude from BCCI

By: Mohsin Ali ISLAMABAD: The ongoing bilateral cricket series between Pakistan and India after a lapse of five years is a total loss as far as Pakistan Cricket Board finances are concerned. The situation as far as Pakistani cricket mad fans or even sports journalists are concerned is alarming as Indian High Commission has so […]

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