IPL 2021: Hardik had shoulder concern but will bowl soon, says Zaheer Khan

CHENNAI: Hardik Pandya did not bowl in Mumbai Indians’ lung-opener on Friday due to a shoulder concern but the India all-rounder will soon contribute in team’s cause with ball in his hand, team’s Director of Cricket Operations Zaheer Khan said on Monday. Mumbai Indians, the five-time champions, lost their opening game to Royal Challengers Bangalore […]

Women’s T20 Challenge likely to remain three-team affair

NEW DELHI: The BCCI is likely to stick to three teams for the Women’s T20 Challenge tournament, usually held during the IPL play-offs. The Board had planned to increase the exhibition event to four teams last year but it will continue to be a three-team affair due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the delayed IPL […]

Hussaini Sports Club conducts trekking expedition at Srinagar

SRINAGAR: J&K Hussaini Sports Club Sunday conducts trekking expedition from Dhara Harwan to Mamneth peak in which 65 participants took part. Secretary JKHSC Ahsan Ali flagged off the trekking contingent from Dhara Harwan. Club officials also accompanied the participants Later on Riyaz Wani, (President JKMBA) distributed certificates among participants. We are planing to organize seerat […]

IPL 2021: We have faith in young Indian pacers, says Sangakkara

MUMBAI: Star pacer Jofra Archer’s absence because of injury is a “big blow” to Rajasthan Royals but their new Director of Cricket Kumar Sangakkara is confident that the team’s young Indian fast bowlers will rise to the challenge in this year’s Indian Premier League. Archer, who played with a hand injury during the India series, […]

COVID-hit PSL 6 to resume from June 1: PCB

LAHORE: The postponed matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League will be held in Karachi from June 1 to 20 with the nation’s cricket board promising a zero-tolerance approach towards all those who breach the COVID-19 SOPs. The participants will begin their seven-day quarantine from May 22, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) […]

Go with a winning mentality, be meticulous: Former India skipper Bruno to FC Goa

NEW DELHI: FC Goa need to go in with a “winning mentality” and adopt a “meticulous” approach as it makes its debut in the AFC Champions League Group Stage to be held for the first time in India, said former India captain Bruno Coutinho. ISL champions FC Goa will become the first club from the […]

Asian Olympic qualifiers Free style wrestlers return empty-handed from Almaty

ALMATY (KAZAKHSTAN): National champion Sandeep Singh Mann (74kg) failed to qualify for the Olympic Games at the Asian Qualifiers here on Sunday, keeping veteran Sushil Kumar’s Tokyo hopes alive in the weight category. Also missing out on qualification was Satywart Kadiyan (97kg) and Sumit Malik (125kg) in the three-day competition that concluded here on Sunday. […]

LG, Rijiju inaugurate Khelo India Centre of Excellence ‘Water Sports Academy’ at Nehru Park

J&K best in the country in terms of modern water sports equipment: LG Women Football league in offing to promote sports among women folks in the region: Rijiju SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, along with Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju Saturday inaugurated Khelo India Centre of Excellence, “Water […]

Rijiju felicitates sportspersons, coaches

SRINAGAR: Reaching out to athletes of J&K, minister of state for youth affairs and Sports today interacted with athletes, players and coaches from varied sports backgrounds and felicitated them on their recent achievements in national and international events, a statement issued by the Sports Council said. While felicitating the achievers, Kiran Rijiju appreciated the athletes […]

GDC Kokernag organises ‘Road Race’

ANANTNAG: Burhan Wani (Semester III), Adil Hussain (Semester V) and Muneer Aslam (Semester V) bagged first, second and third positions respectively among the male students, while as Ulfat Shareef (Semester II), Shazia Rashid (Semester II) and Suraya Farooq (Semester II) respectively got 1st, second and third positions among the female students in the l road […]