Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

Mumbai: Ruling out resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan anytime soon, BJP president Amit Shah today said the two countries would continue to play against each other in international tournaments. “India and Pakistan will continue to play at international tournaments but neither India plays in Pakistan nor Pakistan plays in India,” Shah, […]

Don’t think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

Don’t think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

Birmingham: Pakistan’s “magnificent turnaround” has impressed him but India captain Virat Kohli says there is nothing that his side needs to be overtly concerned about ahead of the Champions Trophy final against the arch-foes on Sunday. India eased past Bangladesh to enter the finals while Pakistan got the better of more fancied England in their […]

JK cricketers to interact with Gilchrist

JK cricketers to interact with Gilchrist

NEW DELHI: The budding cricketers from J&K will get a rare opportunity to interact with former Australian wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist here on 19 June. The interaction is being coordinated by Advisor to Chief Minister, Prof Amitabh Mattoo. Besides, a T-20 cricket match is also being played between J&K CM’s XI and G M College Delhi […]

JKFA delegation meets Faesal, MD SRTC

JKFA delegation meets Faesal, MD SRTC

Srinagar: A delegation under the leadership of Jammu and Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) president on Thursday called on MD, J&KSPDC Shah Faesal and Vice Chairman JKSRTC, Parvez Ahmad for reviving the Football Teams of these two Corporations, a statement issued by JKFA said. According to the statement “Both these Football teams have been very popular […]

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

BIRMINGHAM: Professionalism will be pitted against passion when defending champions India square off with Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, here today. On paper, India are overwhelming favourites against the next door neighbours but in a game of glorious uncertainties, it will be foolhardy to count Bangladesh out of equation. Especially […]

Pressure is on India not Bangladesh: Ashraful, Bashar

Pressure is on India not Bangladesh: Ashraful, Bashar

KOLKATA: India may be outright favourites in the Champions Trophy semifinals against Bangladesh but the defending champions will be under more pressure, former captains Mohammad Ashraful and Habibul Bashar said today. “Aar ektuuparejetechai (having come all the way, we badly don’t want to miss out on a final spot now),” Bashar, who led Bangladesh to […]

In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

In-form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

CARDIFF: England will fancy their chances of extending the search for an elusive major global ODI silverware despite drawing a mercurial Pakistan in the first semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy here on Wednesday. Three-time World Cup finalists England have been trying for the past 42 years to lay claim to a trophy in a […]

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

Cardiff: Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against Sri Lanka during their last Group B fixture in the ICC Champions Trophy at the Sophia Gardens. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Sarfraz Ahmed’s side was ruled to be one over short of its […]

BCCI rubbishes reports on CAC claiming money

BCCI rubbishes reports on CAC claiming money

NEW DELHI: The BCCI on Sunday rubbished media reports that the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) wants to be suitably remunerated for picking the Indian team’s head coach, terming them “baseless and malicious”. Reports in a section of the media claimed that the CAC — comprising Indian cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman […]