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Pakistan’s skipper, Shahid Afridi, has condemned the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) policy of leaving Pakistani players out of Indian Premier League (IPL) saying that they should not be treated as “untouchable”. "It is high time that Pakistani cricketers should also get a place in IPL. For three seasons including the current one, we haven't been a part of the IPL”, said Afridi.

Pakistan Cricket Board officials will meet their Indian counterparts next month during the ICC Chief Executives meeting to discuss the possibility of a bilateral series to compensate for a tour cancelled by India in 2009.

The Pakistan Cricket Board is tight lipped about a visit by the Chairman Ijaz Butt to New Delhi, even as sources say that the PCB chief may meet the BCCI officials during his visit.

A day after insisting that former captain Shoaib Malik would not accompany the Pakistan team immediately to Zimbabwe, the cricket Board here on Sunday did a U-turn and announced his inclusion in the full squad.

The Pakistan cricket Board's integrity committee on Friday cleared former captain Shoaib Malik and announced him eligible to be considered for the national team once again.

Uncertainty still looms large over former captain Shoaib Malik and leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's future ahead of the Pakistan Cricket Board's integrity committee meeting here on Monday.

After months of rumours before the World Cup, Misbah-ul-Haq was finally handed the one-day captaincy of the Pakistan national team after the former captain Shahid Afridi developed estranged relationship with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the team management. Afridi who had led a battered Pakistan squad to the semi-final of the prestigious International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup 2011, where the men in green were beaten by arch-rivals India, returned home as a conqueror and was expected to be retained by the cricket board.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to get richer by around USD 16 million from the 2011 World Cup earnings without even hosting a single match of the tournament.

Former captain Shahid Afridi could find himself involved in another dispute with the Pakistan Cricket Board after stating that President Asif Zardari should step in to prevent the game from becoming a 'joke' in the country. Speaking on 'Geo Super channel' in a talk show, the flamboyant all-rounder claimed that if he has been declared an incompetent captain by the Pakistan Cricket Board then