PCB not in favour of Asia Cup this year

KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani has conveyed to the PSL franchise owners that the game’s governing body in the country is not in favour of having the Asia Cup T20 event this year. A PCB source said this was conveyed by Mani to the Pakistan Super League franchise owners during a virtual […]

J&KBBA to hold selection trials from March 31

SRINAGAR: J&K Ball Badminton Association is going to conduct the selection trails for the upcoming 66TH Senior national Ball badminton championship for men & women 2020-21 to be held on 31-March-2021 to 04-April-2021 at Jaipur (Rajasthan) , a spokesman of the association said in a statement . The selection trials is scheduled to be held […]

Mithali Raj becomes first Indian female cricketer to score 10,000 international runs

LUCKNOW: Veteran batter Mithali Raj on Friday became the first Indian female cricketer and second internationally to complete 10,000 runs across all formats. The 38-year-old Mithali, who leads the Indian ODI team, joins England’s Charlotte Edwards in the elite club. Mithali achieved the feat with a boundary off Anne Bosch in the 28th over of […]

IPL big reason behind England’s success in white-ball formats: Ashley Giles

LONDON: The Indian Premier League has been extremely beneficial for us, says ECB managing director Ashley Giles, who feels English cricketers’ presence in the lucrative T20 tournament has helped the national team in achieving the number one rank in white-ball formats. Earlier this week, England’s star player Jos Buttler said that the England and Wales […]

1st T20I: With World Cup in mind, India start search for perfect combination

AHMEDABAD: A blend of favourable results in the present and finding the perfect combination for the near future will be India’s main endeavour when they square off against a well-rounded England in a five-match T20 International series starting here on Friday. For skipper Virat Kohli, the primary aim will be to get an idea of […]

District Budgam, Kulgam, Shopian, Anantnag chess championships concludes

Srinagar: District Budgam, Kulgam, Shopian and Anantnag Chess championships organized by All J&K Chess Association with support of district chess associations under the supervision of J&K State Sports Council were concluded on Thursday. The organizers in a statement said about 60 players participated in district Anantnag chess championship. DSP women cell South Kashmir Shaista Mugal […]

I-League: Bidyashagar Singh hat-trick leads TRAU to 3-1 win over Real Kashmir FC

KALYANI: Bidyashagar Singh scored a hat-trick as TRAU notched up a thumping 3-1 win over Real Kashmir FC in an I-League match here on Wednesday. Bidyashagar, who had scored a hat-trick against Mohammedan SC in the previous game, continued his fine scoring form even as the Snow Leopards pulled one goal back in the 24th […]

Tokyo will be my Olympic swansong, says Mary Kom

NEW DELHI: Indian boxer Mary Kom has said the Tokyo Games will be her final appearance at the Olympics but she takes solace from the fact that her bronze medal in 2012 has inspired young girls in the country to take up the sport. Six-times world champion Kom, 38, has been boxing for 20 years […]

ICC CEO Manu Sawhney sent on ‘leave’; may resign before term ends

The 56-year-old hasn’t been attending office for some time and was asked to go on leave on Tuesday NEW DELHI: The International Cricket Council’s Chief Executive Manu Sawhney has been sent on “leave” after his conduct came under the scanner during an internal investigation by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and may resign before his term ends. […]

DGP Dilbag Singh releases souvenir “Building Positive Self Esteem through Sports”

Appreciates the efforts of Rajesh Gill for his contribution in organizing many sports events Jammu: Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh Wednesday released a souvenir titled “Building Self Esteem through Sports- an initiative to involve youth in sports in collaboration with J&K Police” regarding the conduct of hundreds of sports events for the youth […]