Salgaocar FC, Sporting Clube de Goa withdraw from I-league

New Delhi: Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube de Goa, two of Indian football’s traditional outfits, on Friday decided to ‘withdraw’ from the forthcoming season of I-League over the AIFF’s decision to restructure the domestic league system. The decision was made public in a joint statement issued by the two Goa-based clubs. The AIFF, which on […]

Secretary, Sports council review developmental works

Srinagar: Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Jawaid Ahmad Shah, on Thursday visited Gindun Sports Centre, Radapora stadium and Gani Memorial stadium,Srinagar and review the progress and maintenance works of both the stadiums. During his visit the Secretary, Sports Council directed the engineering wing to ensure that the levelling of the ground and turf of field […]

Dhoni equals Ponting’s record in a year India played the most T20s

HARARE: India’s tour of Zimbabwe ended with a thrilling win in the final T20 international that helped the hosts clinch the three-match series 2-1. Incidentally, the game also helped India break the record for most T20Is in a calendar year and helped MS Dhoni equal Ricky Ponting’s record of captaining in 324 international matches. The […]

Focus on engagement with fans: Thakur

Focus on engagement with fans: Thakur

Dharamsala: BCCI President Anurag Thakur wants the media managers of various state associations to focus more on “engagement with fans as well as mediapersons” rather than looking after “traditional arrangements”. Thakur addressed the media managers of various state associations, who had gathered here for the first ever Annual Conclave of the BCCI. In the past, […]

England’s Plunkett seals Sri Lanka tie

Nottingham: Tailender Liam Plunkett hit a six off the last ball of the match as England achieved a remarkable tie in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Nottingham. England, set 287 to win, collapsed to 30 for four and 82 for six. But a stand of 138 between man-of-the-match Chris Woakes, who made […]

Australians down West Indies to reach final

Bridgetown (Barbados): Australia displayed the composure and assurance of world champions to chase down a target of 283 and advance to the final with a six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the seventh match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International Series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday. Marlon Samuels’ first-ever hundred against Australia and […]

Inzamam set for England sojourn to observe team’s performance

Inzamam set for England sojourn to observe team’s performance

Karachi: Pakistan’s former captain and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq will travel to England to observe the performances of the national team and A side on the instructions of the PCB. Inzamam was initially supposed to be with the team throughout the two and half months tour but the board has now changed his plans to avoid […]

Hunger can’t stop the games in Ramadan cricket tournament

Hunger can’t stop the games in Ramadan cricket tournament

Srinagar: The fasting begins after sehri and the games two hours before iftar. It is that month of the year again, the Holy Ramadan, and along with it, the celebrated ‘Ramadan Cricket Tournament’ in Anchar. Anchar on the northern outskirts of Srinagar is famous for the shrine of Jenab Saheb Soura, where 13 holy clerics […]

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