PCB officials try to clear way for West Indies tour of Pakistan

PCB officials try to clear way for West Indies tour of Pakistan

KARACHI: A top official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will meet with representatives of the Eastern Star International Security Company later this month in a bid to clear the way for West Indies to tour Pakistan for a two or three match T20 series in March. Najam Sethi, who heads PCB’s executive committee, said […]

Zameer Thakur resigns as Jt Sec of JKSSC

SRINAGAR: Zameer Thakur has resigned both from the post of Joint Secretary (Kashmir) province and as member of Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council (JKSSC) here on Thursday. In his resignation letter Thakur said he is quitting because of his personal reasons. He was appointed Joint Secretary of the Sports Council by state government in 2015. […]

JK Thang-Ta contingent calls on Chief Minister

JAMMU: A contingent of Thang-Ta players of the State called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here on Wednesday. The contingent is participating in the All India Thang-Ta championship being held at Hyderabad from January 26 to 29. The Chief Minister extended her good wishes to the members of the contingent and hoped that it […]

Players give thumbs down to neutral venues in Ranji Trophy

Players give thumbs down to neutral venues in Ranji Trophy

New Delhi: The BCCI’s move to have Ranji Trophy matches at neutral venues failed miserably in its first attempt, according to leading domestic players who say the idea did not work due to apathy of the host associations and poor planning. The BCCI had introduced the concept to make the tournament more competitive by negating […]

PARTHIV 143 LEADS GUJARAT TO MAIDEN TITLE

PARTHIV 143 LEADS GUJARAT TO MAIDEN TITLE

Parthiv Patel scored the most significant century of his First-Class career as his power-packed 143 enabled Gujarat to bulldoze defending champions Mumbai by five wickets for their maiden Ranji Trophy title here today. Chasing a tricky target of 312, Gujarat team was guided by their oldest player,

Azhar’s nomination for HCA president’s post rejected

Azhar’s nomination for HCA president’s post rejected

HYDERABAD: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin’s nomination paper for the post of Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) president was Saturday rejected by the returning officer. A source in the HCA said that Azharuddin’s application was rejected by returning officer K Rajiv Reddy who was not sure whether the BCCI has lifted the ban on him for […]

Shaheen sports comes in support of athletes

Shaheen sports comes in support of athletes

Srinagar: Shaheen Sports Syndicate chairman Showkat Ahmad Khanyari has lashed out at sports authorities of Kashmir University over their careless approach which prevented five athletes from participation in inter university event at Chennai. Khanyari said, “it looks like university authorities have gone in hibernation and is not seriously thinking about the future of players.These five […]

Split captaincy doesn’t work in India: Dhoni

Split captaincy doesn’t work in India: Dhoni

Pune: “Split captaincy does not work in India”, said Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he explained his shock decision to step down from India’s limited-overs leadership and asserted that the team under Virat Kohli will rewrite history by becoming the most successful ever. Dhoni, who stunned the Indian cricket fraternity with his decision to quit captaincy […]