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 […]

3 Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold

3 Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold

Lausanne: Three Chinese women’s weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping following a reanalysis of their drug tests, the International Olympic Committee said. It leaves China facing a ban from international competition for a year, a sanction brought in by the sport’s governing body the IWF last year to crack […]

MoS Home reviews promotion of Sports in J&K

MoS Home reviews promotion of Sports in J&K

NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir reviewed the promotion of different sports in Jammu and Kashmir with the State Sports Council here on Thursday, an official handout said. Ahir asked the Council to explore the possibility of accelerating the promotion of various sports in the State. He mentioned that the […]

Pakistan in danger of not directly qualifying for World Cup 2019

Pakistan in danger of not directly qualifying for World Cup 2019

Dubai: Languishing at the bottom of ODI team ranking, Pakistan has set sight on direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup when it takes on the in-form reigning world champion and number-one ranked Australia in a five-ODI series starting in Brisbane on Friday. Former world champion Pakistan is presently in serious danger of failing […]

Dhoni says he will continue to hit sixes if they are to be hit

Dhoni says he will continue to hit sixes if they are to be hit

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered words of comfort to his die-hard fans, still coming to terms with his decision to sign off as India captain, with an assurance that he would continue to play the aggressive brand of cricket that made him what he is today. Having relinquished limited overs captaincy after leading […]