Mehjoor’s claims five wkt haul as Barbar Shah qualifies for semis

Mehjoor’s claims five wkt haul as Barbar Shah qualifies for semis

Jammu Kashmir Cricket Premier Championship Srinagar Srinagar: In the ongoing JKCPC Srinagar Barbar Shah CC defeated Islamia College CC by 118 runs in the Quarterfinal of Jammu Kashmir Cricket Premier Championship on Wednesday at Islamia College ground. After winning the toss ICSC Invited Barbar Shah CC to bat first, while batting first they scored a […]

Two cricket teams booked in Bandipora for playing Pak anthem

Two cricket teams booked in Bandipora for playing Pak anthem

BANDIPORA: Police on Sunday filed an FIR against two local cricket teams in Bandipora after a video went viral on social networking sites showing the players of the teams wearing Pakistani jerseys and playing the Pakistan national anthem before their match. The incident happened at the final of a local tournament in Arin, Bandipora, a […]

Pro-freedom slogans at cricket match where Dhoni is chief guest

Pro-freedom slogans at cricket match where Dhoni is chief guest

BUDGAM: Spectators raised pro-Shahid Afridi, pro-freedom and pro-Kashmir slogans while star Indian cricketer and former team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was at the Kunzer cricket ground in Baramulla on Sunday. Dhoni, who has been honoured with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Army, was the chief guest at the final match of the […]

Cricket pitch that follows principle of non-alignment

Cricket pitch that follows principle of non-alignment

SRINAGAR: The direction of cricket has been kept towards local custom, instead of global practice, in the newly-laid cricket ground at the Tourist Reception Centre (TRC). The pitch, as was usual at this old ground, has been aligned in the East-West direction, instead of the North-South alignment followed everywhere else in the world. Officials of […]

‘Misleading information’ caused midway halt of cricket match

‘Misleading information’ caused midway halt of cricket match

Says HC while vacating stay on J&K U-23 cricket squad Srinagar: The High Court on Tuesday modified its earlier orders of status quo on the under-23 selection list of cricketers from J&K and it a go ahead for the ongoing CK Naidu tournament. A single bench of high court had on October 8 stayed the […]

CM visits T-20 cricket tourney for women

CM visits T-20 cricket tourney for women

‘Govt has given a focused attention to sports’ SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday visited the T-20 cricket tournament for girls being organized by State Cricket Academy under the auspices of J&K State Sports Council. The Chief Minister watched a match for few moments and also interacted with the participant players. On the occasion, the […]

Women cricketers pitch for equality – in burqas and hijabs

Women cricketers pitch for equality – in burqas and hijabs

Baramulla: Her hijab firmly in place, she slings her bat across her shoulders and rides her Scooty to college and practice, challenging not just her rivals on the cricket field but also societal and religious stereotypes. As captain of the women’s cricket team in Baramulla’s Government Women’s College, Insha is one of the young women […]

The Decline of the Game

The Decline of the Game

By Anznoo Wasim Bijbehara, my birth burg, besides the town of chinars, was once popular for its cricketing talent of its youth. The game was played with passion even in the worst of the times here. People from all walks of life, irrespective of age and occupation, used to follow the game fervently. Every big […]

Willow dealers meet CM, seek GST relaxation

Willow dealers meet CM, seek GST relaxation

Mehbooba hears to grievances from deputations SRINAGAR: Scores of deputations Wednesday met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here Wednesday and apprised her of their day to day problems and sought their redressal. A deputation of manufacturers and dealers of willow products sought relaxation in GST charges on the products manufactured by them. Another deputation of […]

JKP is on forefront to promote sports in state: DGP

JKP is on forefront to promote sports in state: DGP

Police to assist in organising T-20 tourney for hearing impaired cricketers SRINAGAR: Director General of Police Dr S.P Vaid has said that Jammu and Kashmir has been contributing in the promotion of sports in the State and various sports activities are carried out to inspire the youth towards sports. While interacting with the office bearers […]