Upgrade cricket infrastructure in state, Ranji cricketer to JKCA

SRINAGAR: J&K cricket team is making headlines for all the right reasons for making it to the quarter finals of India’s premier domestic tournament Ranji Trophy for the first time in five decades. J&K’s dream run was halted by Punjab defeating the Parvez Rasool led side by 100 runs in the last eight stages, but […]

J&K boys in IPL?

Rafiq A Wani SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir players’ terrific show this Ranji Trophy season has some Indian Premier League franchises keeping an eye on the players. Nita Ambani owned Mumbai Indians have already started communicating with some of the J&K players and if sources are to be believed a couple of players on back of […]

JKCA gives Ranji team a rousing reception

‘Proud that our performance brought happiness to fans’ We will try to set our house in order: Wazir SRINAGAR: J&K Ranji team arrived to a rousing reception from Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, returning to Srinagar after putting their best ever performance in India’s premier domestic cricket in last five decades. Nine of the 15-member […]

Omar lauds J&K for amazing Ranji run

Omar lauds J&K for amazing Ranji run

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister on Sunday lauded the state cricket team for reaching the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal this season, saying that the performance of Parveez Rasool and Co. Was something to feel proud of. “J&K did an amazing job under their skipper Parvez #Rasool to reach the quarters of the #RanjiTrophy. You made […]

J&K rugby squad announced

Srinagar: J&K State Sports Council’s (JKSSC) selection committee Sunday announced 15 member squad for the forthcoming All India Rugby Championship 2014 to be held at Cuttack from February5. The selection committee was led by its Divisional Sports Officer from Kashmir, Abdul Qayoom along with its members Prof B A Shah and Rifat Abdullah. The selected […]

J&K require another 247 runs to book historic semis berth

RANJI TROPHY QUARTERS  RAFIQ A WANI SRINAGAR: It was turn of Parvez Rasool, the off-spinner, to shine on the pulsating third day of Jammu and Kashmir’s see-saw Ranji Trophy quarter-final game against Punjab at Moti Baug, Vadodra, taking a five-fer even as match is poised for a thrilling finish with J&K still requiring 247 runs […]

Ghani Gliders begin Delhi T20 tournament campaign on winning tone

SRINAGAR: Ghani Gliders started their campaign in a Delhi T20 tournament on a winning note, beating a Bihar Cricket Association club by seven wickets. Batting first BCA team were bundled out for a paltry total of 87 runs. Jehangir Lone, Irfan Dar, Amir Aziz and Riyaz Kachra took two wickets each for Ghani Gliders(GG). In […]

Santosh Trophy: JKFA announce probables

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Football Association has announced 24 probables for the 68th edition of Santosh Trophy-a premier inter-state soccer tourney in Indian domestic circuit-starting January 31 at Delhi. The team will be accompanied by three officials from the JKFA that include Muhammad Shafi Nari as head coach, . Majid Yousuf Dar (Manager Sports […]

Sahai felicitates J&K Police sports personal

SRINAGAR: The Additional Director General of Police Armed, SM Sahai Thursday felicitated J&K Police sports personnel for their excellent performance during the year 2013, a police statement issued here said. Jammu and Kashmir Police had bagged 15 gold, 10 silver and 28 bronze medals in different sports events during the year 2013 and the recently […]