Cricbuzz signs Sehwag as expert for ICC World T20

Cricbuzz signs Sehwag as expert for ICC World T20

Mumbai: Swashbuckling former India opener Virender Sehwag has been roped in by Cricbuzz as its in-house expert analyst for the ICC World T20, which will kick off on March 8th. Sehwag, who has appeared as a panelist on several television-based cricket shows, will be making his first appearance on a wraparound show for a website. […]

“Pakistan capable of reaching final and beat India”

“Pakistan capable of reaching final and beat India”

Karachi: Pakistan’s chief selector Haroon Rasheed has had a pep talk with the national team members and is confident that they can still qualify for the final in the ongoing Asia Cup. “I wouldn’t rule out Pakistan despite the loss to India. We have a good strong side and our bowling is our strength. I […]

Sports budget gets marginal raise

New Delhi: The allocation for the Sports Ministry on Monday got a marginal hike of Rs 50.87 crore from last year in the union budget for 2016-17, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament here. Jaitley allocated Rs 1400 crore as plan outlay, while Rs 192 crore was set aside for non-plan for […]

Should adapt to conditions rather than fighting it: Ashwin

Mirpur: India’s premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has no complaints with the seaming track of the Sher-e-Bangla stadium, which has little on offer for the spinners, as he believes in adapting to different conditions rather than whining about it. “It is very important to know what conditions are thrown at you. You can’t try and beat […]

Germany down Indian eves in hard fought encounter

Stellenbosch :The Indian women’s hockey team went down fighting 2-3 to slump to their second consecutive defeat against Germany in the tour to South Africa, here. The first period started with the Indian eves looking to make up for the 0-3 loss in the previous tie against Germany. They began on an attacking note and […]

Fans, cricket fraternity disappointed with Pakistan’s loss to India

Fans, cricket fraternity disappointed with Pakistan’s loss to India

Karachi: Pakistani cricket fans and former players have reacted with disappointment and anger to the national team’s defeat against arch-rivals India in their Asia Cup Twenty20 match. A large number of fans who had gathered at different spots in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi on Saturday to watch the match on giant screens amidst an atmosphere […]

Dhoni unhappy with umpires using ear piece

Dhoni unhappy with umpires using ear piece

Mirpur: The use of umpiring devices like ear-piece doesn’t please India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni at all as he feels such a technology prevents the on-field officials from hearing snicks and edges in a packed stadium. Bangladeshi umpire SIS Saikat failed to detect a nick from Khurram Manzoor’s bat off Ashish Nehra’s bowling in yesterday’s […]