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PCB summons Misbah, Waqar for review

Sep 1, 2014: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has summoned Misbah-ul-Haq and Waqar Younis to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore for a review of the team's performances in Sri Lanka

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Pakistan Super League shelved again

Aug 26, 2014: The Pakistan Super League, the PCB's proposed franchise-based Twenty20 tournament, will not kick off this year

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PCB seeks to weed out suspect actions in domestic game

Aug 26, 2014: In the wake of Saeed Ajmal being reported for a suspect action, the PCB has decided to clamp down on the problem of questionable actions right from the domestic level

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Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Younis Khan to miss last two ODIs

Aug 25, 2014: Pakistan batsman Younis Khan will leave the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka because of bereavement in his family

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Sethi named head of PCB Executive Committee

Aug 23, 2014: Najam Sethi, the veteran journalist who was PCB chairman several times over the past year, is back in an influential role in the board

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota

Ajmal absence a 'big miss' - Misbah

Aug 22, 2014: With Saeed Ajmal set to at least miss the first ODI to get his action tested in Brisbane, Misbah-ul-Haq called on the rest of the Pakistan team to stand up and perform in his absence

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Ajmal heads to Brisbane for testing

Aug 22, 2014: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal will leave Colombo for Brisbane early on Saturday to have his bowling action tested at an ICC-accredited facility

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Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

Sarfraz stands tall amid Pakistan ruins

Aug 19, 2014: Pakistan's marks out of ten after their 2-0 defeat in the Tests against Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC

Pakistan outplayed by Herath - Misbah

Aug 18, 2014: Misbah-ul-Haq said that Pakistan were mainly outplayed by the brilliance of Rangana Herath

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 4th day

Many questions for Pakistan's batting

Aug 17, 2014: Following yet another Pakistan batting collapse, it's time to take a good long look at team composition and strategy

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC

Junaid to miss rest of the second Test

Aug 17, 2014: Pakistan fast bowler Junaid Khan has been advised rest and will not play the remaining days of the second Test at the SSC after he was hit by a bouncer, while batting on the third day of the Test.

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 3rd day

'World-class' Herath made difference - Grant Flower

Aug 16, 2014: Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower said that the in-form spinner Rangana Herath was the main difference between the teams

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 2nd day

Sarfraz Ahmed to the rescue

Aug 15, 2014: Sarfraz Ahmed again scored crucial runs after Pakistan's middle order wobbled

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 1st day

Junaid and Wahab defy flat track

Aug 14, 2014: The SSC is usually a batting paradise, but Pakistan's fast bowlers flourished despite the challenging conditions

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC

'Have to be on our toes every session' - Misbah

Aug 13, 2014: Misbah-ul-Haq has said Pakistan are ready to square off against Sri Lanka and insisted that his team is capable of bouncing back hard

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

Pakistan undone by conservative approach

Aug 10, 2014: The fifth day began with a draw looking imminent, but Pakistan's batsmen went into a shell, allowing the spinners to get on top of them and allowing Sri Lanka to force a win

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Rehman loses lustre in partnership with Ajmal

Aug 9, 2014: Abdur Rehman and Saeed Ajmal used to be a formidable spin partnership, but Rehman has faded in the last couple of years

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Mushtaq backs rusty bowlers to come good

Aug 8, 2014: Pakistan have not played a Test since the UAE series against Sri Lanka in January, and the long layoff is affecting their bowlers' ability to find their stride, according to the team's bowling consultant Mushtaq Ahmed

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day

Pakistan bet on improved Sarfraz

Aug 7, 2014: Pakistan have hit and miss with wicketkeeper-batsmen over the past four years but an improved Sarfraz Ahmed seems to be the solution

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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day

Younis to the rescue, again

Aug 6, 2014: Despite the early loss of the openers, Younis Khan ensured Pakistan ended the day on a strong footing

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