Dhoni was too good in World T20, says Ian Chappell

Dhoni was too good in World T20, says Ian Chappell

New Delhi: The way Mahendra Singh Dhoni has performed in the World Twenty20 , he can extend his career as India skipper, says former Australia captain Ian Chappell. “Well! I think he was in form in T20. It means as a player and as a captain. He captained pretty well in the T20. We don’t […]

For a spinner to bowl a no-ball is unacceptable, says Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Criticising the Indian bowlers for conceding no balls at crucial juncture of the semifinal match against West Indies, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said it is “unacceptable for a spinner to bowl a no-ball.” “The spinners are really not expected to bowl a no-ball. Fast bowlers, in their effort to ball a yorker or […]

India did not do their basics right in the semi-final, says Warne

MUMBAI: Pre-tournament favourites India got their basics wrong in yesterday’s high-scoring semifinal against the West Indies here and paid the penalty to make an early exit from the ICC World T20 championship, according to Australian leg spin legend Shane Warne. “I backed India for the title before the tournament, but yesterday they did not do […]

Sloppy India knocked out of World T20 by lucky Simmons

Sloppy India knocked out of World T20 by lucky Simmons

Mumbai: Title aspirants India were tonight knocked out of the ICC World Twenty20 with a heartbreaking seven-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies, who capitalised on the home team’s sloppy bowling display in a high-scoring semifinal showdown here. Put into bat, India rode on in-form Virat Kohli’s blazing unbeaten 47-ball 89 to notch up […]

State Squash championship Adil, Sabreena claim titles

State Squash championship Adil, Sabreena claim titles

Srinagar: Adil Rafiq and Sabreena Firdous bagged first positions in the men’s and women’s category respectively in the finals of State Squash championship played at Amar Singh Club on Thursday. In the men’s category Adil Rafiq beat Gul Yazdan and in women’s category Sabreena Firdous had better off Khuram Saba. In boy’s junior category, Mir […]

PCB calls off its plans to host Afghanistan due to security

Kabul: Pakistan has called off its plans to host the Afghanistan cricket team in April following last Sunday’s suicide bombing in the eastern city of Lahore which killed 70 people. Pakistan Cricket Board spokesman, Amjad Bhatti, told The Associated Press on Thursday it was in negotiations with officials of the Afghanistan Cricket Board, “but now […]

Bihar Cup 2016: JK BANK outplays Durgapur XI by 3-1

Bihar Cup 2016: JK BANK outplays Durgapur XI by 3-1

PATNA: In the ongoing 5th edition of All India Football Tournament for ‘Bihar Cup’ 2016 J&K Bank outplayed Dugapur XI West Bengal by three goals to one in the second league group match here at Kankarbagh Sports Stadium Patna. Starting on a slow pace affected by hot weather conditions J&K Bank Team made some early […]

‘I could not live up to the hopes you had from me’

KARACHI: After the Pakistani cricket team’s disappointing dismissal from the World T20 in India, skipper Shahid Afridi took to Facebook to ask forgiveness from cricketing fans all over the country for what he termed his failure to meet the nation’s expectations. “I am here to answer to you,” Afridi tells the nation in a video […]

Afridi was non-serious: Waqar

Karachi: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has been accused of being non-serious throughout the Asia Cup and World Twenty20 in the report filed by under-fire coach Waqar Younis who is furious about it being leaked to the media. Senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez was accused of hiding his knee injury from the team management as per the […]

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