Under-19 World Cup: Rishabh Pant powers India into semi-finals

Fatullah: It was a day of double delight for young Rishabh Pant. He guided the India colts to the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup here with a crushing 197-run win over Namibia, besides fetching Rs 1.9 crore Indian Premier League deal with the Delhi Daredevils. Left-handed Pant propelled India to 349 for six […]

FPWA look for Wadoo show in I-league

FPWA look for Wadoo show in I-league

SRINAGAR: Football Players Welfare Association (FPWA) Friday hoped that ace footballer from Kashmir Mehrajudin Wadoo would perform better in the upcoming I-League football season, a statement issued by it’s general secretary Zahoor Haroon said. Wadoo will be playing for Sporting Club Goa in the upcoming season. “Wadoo has shown what he is capable of and […]

Sports council facilitates Thang-Ta players

Sports council facilitates Thang-Ta players

SRINAGAR: Secretary, Sports council, Jawaid Shah facilitates the Thang-Ta players who won medals and emerge runners up in the 22nd National Thang Ta Championship whiuch were held at Tamil Nadu in the last week ofJanuary. In this mega championship, 27 different states were participated with 1372 players in all 3 age groups from all over […]

Negi earns surprise call, Pandey ignored for World T20

Negi earns surprise call, Pandey ignored for World T20

New Delhi: Young all-rounder Pawan Negi was the surprise pick for the World Twenty20 and Asia Cup while the selectors also reposed faith in veterans such as Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh in the 15-member Indian squad for the two events. Other young players such as Jasprit Bhumrah and Hardik Pandya, who impressed in the […]

Including Shami risky, wanted a legspinner too: Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar feels including injury-prone pacer Mohammed Shami in India’s Twenty20 World Cup squad is a bit of risk but the team announced on Friday has “terrific balance”. Shami was named in the squad that toured Australia but a hamstring injury meant that he returned home without bowling a ball Down […]

Not looking for escape route but right to deliberate: Thakur

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has told them to fall in line and even though the BCCI is “not looking for an escape route” from the Lodha committee recommendations on reforms, its secretary Anurag Thakur today said the Board has “every right to deliberate” on the pros and cons of the report. “The BCCI is […]

No permanent positions for BCCI, ECB and CA: ICC

No permanent positions for BCCI, ECB and CA: ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council is all set to scrap the controversial constitutional amendments which gave executive clout and financial power to India, Australia and England, with its Shashank Manohar-led Board recommending a complete overhaul of the current power structure here on Thursday. In its first meeting of 2016 after Manohar took over as ICC […]

SC asks BCCI to respond to Lodha committee’s report by March 3

SC asks BCCI to respond to Lodha committee’s report by March 3

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked the Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) to respond by March 3 to the report of the Lodha committee recommending major structural changes in its Board. Ever since the committee submitted its report, there have been concerns and apprehensions from all corners within the board regarding […]

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