SLC finally backs ICC revamp plan

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket has finally decided to back the controversial ICC revamp plan proposed by India, England and Australia, saying that it’s satisfied with the revised resolutions tabled at the Board Meeting of the world body early this month. SLC arrived at the decision at its Executive Committee meeting on Monday, a few days […]

New Zealand v India, 2nd Test, 4th day

WELLINGTON: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum struck a second double century in successive Tests to bat his side to safety at the end of the fourth day of the second Test against India at Wellington’s Basin Reserve on Monday. McCullum was on 281, his highest Test score and the second highest by a New Zealander, […]

ICC U-19 World Cup: Underdogs Afghanistan stun Australia

ABU DHABI: Afghanistan continued to make giant strides in the world of cricket as their Under-19 side caused a major upset to beat Australia by 36 runs in a Group B encounter in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Not very long ago in 2013, the senior team from the war-ravaged nation put all their personal strife […]


SRINAGAR:  The 10-day skiing course organized by Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council at Gulmarg Monday after aspiring skiers were imparted three major courses: Basic, Advance and Intermediate. Joint  Secretary, Sports Council J B Singh Bali gave away prizes to the winners. Bali said that second phase of the coaching will be organized soon. He was […]

Pakistan can go all the way at World T20: Hafeez

LAHORE: Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez believes his team can finally break the jinx of losing to India at ICC events and says his side has what it takes to “go all the way” at this year’s ICC World T20 in Bangladesh. Hafeez, who captained the Lahore Lions to another domestic T20 Cup title on […]

BCCI threatened Pakistan for opposing ICC revamp: Zaka

LAHORE: Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf on Sunday, alleged that he was threatened by the Board for Cricket Control in India for opposing the structural overhaul of the ICC. (N Srinivasan to become ICC’s first chairman; PCB, SLC oppose move) “They were threats directed at Pakistan but our stance was clear,” Ashraf said […]

Mehbooba, JKFA hail Wadoo

SRINAGAR: Congratulating the star footballer, Mehraj Uddin Wadoo for winning the ‘Best Indian Footballer’ award, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said it is a matter of pride and real moment of joy for the entire state. Terming Mehraj as an inspiration, real hero for the youth she said the fact that he […]

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 […]