New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, 3rd day

WELLINGTON: India continued to enjoy the upper hand in the second and final Test against New Zealand despite a fighting unbeaten century from home team captain Brendon McCullum, who led a spirited fightback on an absorbing third day on Sunday. McCullum pulled the team out of early trouble and made full use of two reprieves […]

We are missing out on IPL experience: Hafeez

KARACHI: Pakistan’s T20 captain, Mohammad Hafeez feels the PCB should sort out the issue of Pakistani players not being allowed to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL). “It is strange that for years now Pakistani players have not been allowed to play in the IPL. Because it is a world class league and […]

Coming soon: 18-hole golf course for Jammu

GK Golf Tournament JAMMU: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Sunday said that Jammu will soon have a full-fledged 18-hole golf course at Sidhra as the existing nine-hole one is being upgraded. Speaking at the concluding function of Greater Kashmir Golf Tournament, the Chief Minister said that Golf is gaining popularity in the state and Jammu and […]

Dr Farooq tees off golf tournament in Jammu

Dr Farooq tees off golf tournament in Jammu

JAMMU: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday inaugurated the 8th Greater Kashmir Invitational Golf Tournament at Sidhra Golf Course Jammu. According to the official statement issued here, the two day event  is a major golf tournament to be organised at the Sidhra Golf Course and  around 80 high-end golfers from […]

Miandad quits as director general PCB

KARACHI: Former captain Javed Miandad has decided to part ways with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and offered his resignation as the director general of the governing body. “PCB confirms the receipt of a letter to the chairman [Najam Sethi] by Javed Miandad in which he has offered his resignation,” the board’s spokesperson confirmed to […]

Rahane maiden ton gives India ascendancy

WELLINGTON: Ajinkya Rahane cracked his maiden ton as India dished out a dominant batting display to take a massive 246-run lead and put themselves in the drivers’ seat over New Zealand in the second and final Test on Saturday. Rahane, playing in his fifth Test, struck a classy 118 which he made from 158 deliveries […]

Six-star Ishant scripts India’s dominance

WELLINGTON: Ishant Sharma exploited the seaming conditions brilliantly to return with a career-best 6/51 as India took early control of the second and final Test by skittling out New Zealand for a paltry 192 in the first innings on Friday. Sharma justified captain MS Dhoni’s decision to bowl first on a greentop as the lanky […]

Indian blind cricket team wants to ‘win hearts’ in Pakistan

LAHORE (Pakistan): Indian blind cricket team captain Shekar Naik on Friday said he hopes to win the hearts of his Pakistani hosts and help the peace process between the two countries. A 17-man Indian squad arrived early Friday to play a series of three Twenty20s and as many one-day matches in Pakistan in their first […]

Pakistan recall Kamran, Malik for World T20

LAHORE: Pakistan suffered a huge blow to their Asia Cup and World Twenty20 preparations as fast bowler Mohammad Irfan, the team’s spearhead in recent times, was ruled out of both events due to a recurrence of his hip injury. The notable inclusions in the squads for the upcoming events are Fawad Alam, who returns to […]

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 […]