Hope Parvez Rasool gets more games to play: Omar Abdullah

Jammu:    “Hope he gets more games,” was the reaction of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, shortly after Parvez Rasool became the lone cricketer from the state to get a buyer in the high-profile IPL auction today. “Very pleased to hear Parvez Rasool has been picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 95 lakhs. Here’s […]

ADDC flags off probables for skiing course

SRINAGAR: Additional District Development Commissioner Srinagar Thursday flagged off Kashmir division probables for the 10-day skiing coaching camp from Bakhshi stadium, Srinagar. 15 participants will be imparted training and coaching under the supervision of State Sports Council skiing Coach Abdul Rashid Tantary in basic, advance and intermediate courses, a statement from the SSC said. Joint […]



SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir cricket fans will have their eyes closely fixed on the second and final of Indian Premier League Auction, with seven cricketers from the state slated to go under hammer today. For the first time in the six-year IPL history, any cricketer from J&K has made it to the auction thanks to […]

DAY ONE: Yuvraj Singh is IPL king, pockets Rs 14 crore

BANGALORE: Flamboyant all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was the surprise recipient of a windfall at the IPL players’ auction, fetching a record bid of Rs 14 crore from the Royal Challengers Bangalore while Dinesh Karthik also clinched a mind-boggling Rs 12.5 crore purse from Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday. Both Yuvraj and Karthik, who are not even regular […]

Imran criticises Sethi’s appointment

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan captain turned politician Imran Khan has  lashed out at the country’s newly reappointed cricket chief, alleging he was being rewarded for helping the ruling party commit fraud in last year’s general elections. Najam Sethi, a prominent journalist who was also appointed as interim chief minister of the Punjab province during last year’s […]

No hard feelings over coaching snub: Waqar

KARACHI: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis insisted on Wednesday he had no hard feelings about being overlooked as national coach and threw his weight behind Moin Khan. The 42-year-old was shortlisted alongside Khan to replace Australian Dav Whatmore, whose contract ended last month, but the ex-wicketkeeper was given the nod by the Pakistan Cricket Board […]

J&K SSC snaps affiliation of six ‘defaulting’ associations

SRINAGAR: Failing to submit their audit reports, Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council has withdrawn the affiliation of major six associations in the state. Officials said that the council has cancelled the affiliations of the associations for not complying with the rules and directives of the sports body. Those which were stripped off form the […]

IPL AUCTION: Seven J&K cricketers to go under hammer

SRINAGAR: Thanks to their solid show in the recently concluded Ranji Trophy season, seven players from Jammu and Kashmir have found their place in the final list of players who will go under the hammer in the much fancied Indian Premier League auction. With none of them having played international, all seven of them have […]

JKCA felicitates Ranji team

Jammu: Taking a dig at the poor cricket infrastructure in the state, Jammu and Kashmir all-rounder Parveez Rasool on Tuesday voiced his concerns about lack of quality facilities, which is a hindrance for the talented cricketers to showcase their skills and come into the reckoning at a bigger stage. “There are number of problems (with […]