HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has issued a notice, seeking reply from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BBCI) and others to make Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association ‘functional’ and elect its management under the guidelines provided by the Supreme Court. Hearing a petition filed by two cricketers — Sajjad Ahmad Sofi and Sarfaraz […]

HC grants 3 months more to CBI to probe JKCA scam

HC grants 3 months more to CBI to probe JKCA scam

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday granted three more months to the CBI to complete its investigation into a multi-crore scam in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA). A division bench of Chief Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey granted the time while disposing of an application filed by the CBI […]

JKCA elects Imran Ansari as new president

JKCA elects Imran Ansari as new president

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) on Tuesday elected state sports minister Imran Ansari as its president in total disregard to the Supreme Court accepting Lodha Panel recommendations on reforms in the BCCI which bar ministers from becoming office bearers. Ansari, who ended National Conference president Farooq Abdullah’s three-decade tenure at the helm of […]

Pacer Sofi gets NOC for UK visa

Pacer Sofi gets NOC for UK visa

Srinagar: Pacer Mehjoor Ali Sofi has been given the No Objection Certificate (NOC) needed to get a visa to play in county cricket in the UK after being refused the document following the intervention of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. The 25-year-old cricketer was denied the NOC by Iqbal Shah, general secretary, Jammu […]

Court allows Ansari-led faction of Cricket Association to hold the coffers

Court allows Ansari-led faction of Cricket Association to hold the coffers

Srinagar: A subordinate court on Wednesday authorised the Imran Raza Ansari-led Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) to run the affairs of the embattled cricketing body in the state. The verdict comes close on the heels of reports that PDP and BJP have patched up to start the second innings of their coalition. Legislator Ansari […]

Young girls keen on making mark in gentleman’s game

Young girls keen on making mark in gentleman’s game

Nazima Sidiq Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) had announced 16-member women’s squad to take part in the North Zone U-23 Zonal League One-Day tournament features eight members from the valley with all of them upbeat to make their mark on a cricket field. The 50-over-a-side tourney starts early next month in New Delhi. From […]