Tendulkar had no money in pocket for a cab ride home

NEW DELHI: Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, among the richest sportsmen in the country, Tuesday recalled a time in his life when he did not have money to hire a cab for a ride home from the railway station on his return from Pune after an under-15 cricket game. “I was only 12 years old […]

‘Srinagar to host South Asian chess c’ship’

‘Srinagar to host South Asian chess c’ship’

Srinagar: All J&K Chess Association (AJKCA) is going to organize the South Asian Amateur Chess Championship 2016 at Sheri-Kashmir Indoor Sports Complex Srinagar from September 6, 2016, a statement issued by the association said. A spokesperson of the association in a statement said about 300 players from eight SAARC countries are expected to participate. “This […]

IPL 9: RCB bowling attack lacks teeth, says Dwayne Smith

Rajkot: Gujarat Lions opening batsman Dwayne Smith says they would have faced no difficulty even chasing down a 200-plus target since the Royal Challengers Bangalore attack lacks teeth. “Their bowling line up is not as strong and even a target of 200 runs could have been chased against them on this wicket,” Smith said after […]

Younis Khan likely to face ban for indiscipline

Karachi: Country’s top Test run-getter and former captain Younis Khan is likely to face a ban of three to five matches for walking out of the Pakistan Cup national One-Day tournament after a dispute with the match referee and umpires. Younis had a run-in first with the umpires over some decision and than the match […]

I was keen to apply for post of Pakistan coach: Salim Malik

Karachi: Pakistan’s former captain Salim Malik, who was banned for life for match-fixing, said he was keen to apply for the position of head coach of the national cricket team. The current status of Malik’s life ban remains unclear even though a court declared the ban imposed on him in 2000 as illegal. However, the […]

Najam Sethi dreams about including Kashmir in PSL

Najam Sethi dreams about including Kashmir in PSL

LAHORE: Pakistan Super League (PSL) Governing Council Chairman Najam Sethi has said that it is his dream to introduce Kashmir’s team as the sixth outfit in second edition of PSL which will be played in February next year in UAE. “My dream is to launch 6th Kashmir team in PSL this year. Hope our five […]

Waqar to be blamed for disharmony in Pakistan team: Abdul Razzaq

KARACHI: Discarded Test allrounder Abdul Razzaq has blamed the national team’s outgoing coach Waqar Younis for causing lot of damage to Pakistan cricket. In a stinging attack on his former cap¬tain and team-mate, Razzaq said in an interview that Waqar, instead of blam¬ing others and giving excuses for his fail¬ures, should realise he himself is […]