PCB probes selector Moin Khan’s casino visit ahead of World Cup loss

first_imgThe Pakistan Cricket Board says it is investigating chief selector Moin Khan’s visit to a casino before the team’s 150-run World Cup Pool B loss against the West Indies in Christchurch last week.PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan says it was “inappropriate Moin visited a casino when the team was not doing well” and he has sought an explanation from the selector.Shaharyar said Moin told him he went to casino for dinner two days before the match against the West Indies on Saturday, but the PCB chairman said he will gather all available facts before reaching a decision on possible sanctions.The Pakistan team has come under severe criticism from former Pakistan Test cricketers after two heavy defeats and faces questions regarding the team’s World Cup lineup.last_img

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Saina Nehwal suffering from pain in shoulders post good show at All England badminton meet

first_imgSaina NehwalAce India shuttler Saina Nehwal is suffering from a shoulder pain, which she developed while playing at the prestigious All England Championship in Birmingham early this month.”Having some pain in my shoulder hope to recover soon,” tweeted the Olympic bronze medallist.The news has given a scare to millions of her fans who are waiting to see her play at the India Open Super Series at the Siri Fort Sports Complex in New Delhi, starting with the qualifiers from Tuesday.However, Saina told PTI that the pain was not serious.”It is not serious but there is some pain,” said the shuttler from Hyderabad, who turned 25 last Tuesday.”While playing I just got it but it happens when you are playing at the highest level,” she added.The World No. 2 had launched the new season by clinching the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow in January and then became the first Indian woman to reach the final of the All England Open earlier this month.last_img read more

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