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Pakistan's tour of Australia in 2009-10 was disastrous on the field, where they lost all three Tests and five ODIs, but the fallout from that tour has been more dramatic with reports of player strife and indiscipline. On March 10, following a formal investigation, the PCB handed out bans of various degrees to three former captains - Mohammad Yousuf, Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik - and a fourth player and imposed fines on three others, all key members of the national side, on various conduct charges.
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Nov 30, 2013

Video Regmi named MoM for four-wicket haul

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Jan 17, 2013

Tendulkar's perfect balance

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Jul 14, 2011

'I'm fed up with the attitude of the senior players'

Interviews: Why does Pakistan cricket go off the rails as often as it does? Wasim Akram thinks it's not just the administration that's at fault

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Jun 16, 2011

Afridi's international future still uncertain

News: Shahid Afridi and the PCB may have reached a kind of compromise, but the issue of Afridi's international future is still shrouded in doubt

Osman Samiuddin

Jun 16, 2011

PCB restores Afridi's NOC

News: Shahid Afridi has been fined rupees 4.5 million by the PCB but has been given his no-objection certificates, clearing his participation in domestic Twenty20 tournaments around the world

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Jun 8, 2011

Selector Ilyas suspended by PCB

News: The PCB has suspended selector Mohammad Ilyas for his role in the Shahid Afridi dispute and for appearing on a television with banned former captain Salman Butt

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Jun 7, 2011

Court stays PCB proceedings against Afridi

News: The Sind High Court has stayed the PCB's disciplinary committee proceedings against former captain Shahid Afridi

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Dec 30, 2010

Malik, Kamran and Kaneria to appear before PCB committee

News: Shoaib Malik, Kamran Akmal and Danish Kaneria will appear before the PCB's integrity committee in Lahore on Thursday as the board considers their future involvement with the Pakistan side

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Oct 18, 2010

Anti-corruption emphasised in PCB's revised code of conduct

News: The Pakistan players will sign a revised code of conduct with a strong emphasis on anti-corruption ahead of the upcoming tour to UAE, team manager Intikhab Alam has said

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Oct 14, 2010

Younis Khan to meet PCB chief over future

News: Younis Khan, the former Pakistan captain, has acknowledged receiving a notice from the PCB, asking him to meet the board chief Ijaz Butt over his continued exclusion from the national team

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Oct 9, 2010

PCB lifts ban on Naved-ul-Hasan

News: The one-year ban on Rana Naved-ul-Hasan was lifted on Saturday by the PCB, clearing the way for the fast bowler to be considered for national selection once again

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Sep 30, 2010

Audio India v Australia: still cricket's final frontier?

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Sep 15, 2010

Audio Will the new Test championship proposals work?

Switch Hit: We evaluate the ICC's ideas for the revival of Test cricket. Plus, reaction from the England v Pakistan ODIs and a chat with KP's new coach Graham Ford.

Sep 9, 2010

Audio Pakistan's spot of bother

Switch Hit: With the spot-fixing scandal rumbling on, can Shahid Afridi refocus his team to challenge England in the ODIs? Plus a look at how England might line up in the World Cup

Aug 31, 2010

Audio Rick Parry: 'Insufficient evidence' against Majeed

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Aug 31, 2010

Audio Switch Hit: 'Match-fixing rumours have never gone away'

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Aug 21, 2010

Naved's appeal adjourned to September 25

News: Pakistan fast bowler Naved-ul-Hasan's appeal against the one-year ban imposed on him by the PCB has been adjourned to September 25 by the appellate tribunal headed by retired Justice Irfan Qadir

ESPNcricinfo staff

Aug 14, 2010

Naved-ul-Hasan 'desperate' to meet with PCB

News: Pakistan fast bowler Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said he is desperate to meet with PCB chairman Ijaz Butt so he can get his ban revoked

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jul 20, 2010

Audio Is fast bowling dead?

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Jul 14, 2010

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Jul 7, 2010

Audio 'Murali embodied the hopes of a nation'

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Jul 6, 2010

Younis return not immediate - PCB

News: The PCB has ruled out the immediate return of Younis Khan to the Pakistan team because the player and his lawyer made "inappropriate statements"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 10, 2010

Afridi clamps down on unruly behaviour

News: Shahid Afridi has said one of his immediate priorities as Pakistan's new captain is to ensure his players aren't guilty of any unruly behaviour while on tour

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Jun 5, 2010

Younis' ban lifted, fines for others reduced

News: As was widely expected, the PCB has reduced or written off the punishments of four players who the board had only recently found guilty of various misdemeanours

Osman Samiuddin

Jun 5, 2010

The illogical yet predictable PCB

Osman Samiuddin: In revoking all the punishments they had themselves imposed, the self-defeating streak of the Pakistan board is highlighted again

Osman Samiuddin

May 30, 2010

Former Pakistan players slam overturning of Malik's ban

News: Former Pakistan players, Aamer Sohail and Abdul Qadir, have criticised the decision taken by arbitrator Irfan Qadir to overturn Shoaib Malik's one-year ban and cut his fine by half.

ESPNcricinfo staff

May 29, 2010

Shoaib Malik's one-year ban lifted

News: The one-year ban imposed by the PCB on former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has been lifted by the appeal tribunal

Osman Samiuddin

May 29, 2010

Younis' request for open hearing turned down

News: Younis Khan's request to have his appeal against the indefinite ban imposed on him by the PCB heard in presence of the media has been turned down by the arbitrator hearing the appeals , former high court judge, Irfan Qadir

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May 24, 2010

'I was banned without being given a chance' - Younis

News: Younis Khan, the former Pakistan captain who has been banned indifinitely by the PCB, denied having created any problems within the team and hoped to make a comeback to the national fold

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