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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

U-17 National Football Championship

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir U-17 football team Thursday started their U-17 National Football Championship campaign with a goalless draw against Delhi played Agartala. The draw meant teams had to share the points. It was the visitors who created early chances in the first half and put pressure on their opponents but failed to convert […]

Furture Sports T-20 tournament

SRINAGAR: Thanks to a half century from Asif Khan and Riyaz Ahmad’s three wicket haul, Ghani Gliders trounced a Delhi based cricket club by 60 runs in the finals to pocket Future Sports T-20 tournament played at Delhi. Batting first visitors GG put a daunting total of 175 on the board losing five wickets in […]

Upgrade cricket infrastructure in state, Ranji cricketer to JKCA

SRINAGAR: J&K cricket team is making headlines for all the right reasons for making it to the quarter finals of India’s premier domestic tournament Ranji Trophy for the first time in five decades. J&K’s dream run was halted by Punjab defeating the Parvez Rasool led side by 100 runs in the last eight stages, but […]

JKCA gives Ranji team a rousing reception

‘Proud that our performance brought happiness to fans’ We will try to set our house in order: Wazir SRINAGAR: J&K Ranji team arrived to a rousing reception from Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, returning to Srinagar after putting their best ever performance in India’s premier domestic cricket in last five decades. Nine of the 15-member […]