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 Aaqib Naik

Shopian: An untapped reservoir of sports talent

Shopian: An untapped reservoir of sports talent

Shopian, 19 May: South Kashmir’s Shopian continues to remain in a state of protracted upheaval with bleak stories of violence and lethality emerging out of the district. Meanwhile, amidst this desolation and fatality two cricket enthusiasts, Owais Ahmad Beigh and Suhail wani, from the district have managed to make a name for themselves. A fitness coach […]

 Abid Hussain

Naraspora beat Dahpora in 2nd match of Ramzan tournament at Budgam

Naraspora beat Dahpora in 2nd match of Ramzan tournament at Budgam

Budgam, May 21: In the second match of Ramzan knockout cricket tournament being played here at Kakinmaran, Naraspora overpowered Dahpora by 32 runs on Monday. Chasing the target of 104, Dahpora were bundled out for 72 runs. Sajad with 13 runs was the only player for his team who could touch two figures. Irfan for Nasraspora […]

 KI News

Wagub Cricket Club Beats Khan Cricket Club Mundji

Wagub Cricket Club Beats Khan Cricket Club Mundji

JKCA Premiere League Sopore

By: Zeeshan SOPORE: In the ongoing JKCAPL, Wagub Cricket Club beats Khan Cricket Club Mundji by 25 runs here at Noorgah Sports field Sopore. Earlier, Wagub Cricket Club Skipper won the toss and elected to bat first and thereby setting a target of 125/10 in allotted 35 overs. Mehraj scored 20 runs while as Pervaiz […]

 Press Trust of india

Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says Miandad

Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says Miandad

  Karachi, May 21: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has backed the proposal to abolish toss from Test cricket. While Miandad said such a move would force the home team to prepare better pitches instead of focusing on preparing tracks that suit them, another former captain, Salim Malik said the International Cricket Council should not […]

 Agencies

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

Amir proves his fitness as Pakistan draw final warm-up match

London, May 21: Mohammad Amir appeared to prove his fitness as Pakistan drew their final warm-up match ahead of the start of their two-Test series against England. A two-day game against Leicestershire was always likely to end in a draw and that was the case as the Midlands county finished on 226 for six in […]

 Agencies

Preity apologises for Kings XI Punjab’s loss in IPL

Preity apologises for Kings XI Punjab’s loss in IPL

Mumbai: Actress Preity Zinta has apologised on behalf of her team Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for “not being up to the mark” and losing to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK knocked out KXIP from the play-offs race of the IPL, after defeating them in […]

 Agencies

South Korea beat India in Women’s Asian Champions final

South Korea beat India in Women’s Asian Champions final

Donghae City (South Korea) India failed to defend its crown at the fifth women’s Asian Champions Trophy after it lost 0-1 to hosts South Korea in the summit clash in Donghae City on Sunday. South Korea set a resolute defence and scored the only goal of the match in the 24th minute when Youngsil Lee […]

 Agencies

Bangladesh recall Mosaddek for T20 series against Afghanistan

Bangladesh recall Mosaddek for T20 series against Afghanistan

Dhaka: Bangladesh on Sunday recalled batsman Mosaddek Hossain in their 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 matches against Afghanistan in India next month. Mosaddek, who has not played T20 international cricket for more than a year, replaces batsman Imrul Kayes for Bangladesh”s first-ever bilateral series against Afghanistan in the shortest format. “Mosaddek is a very […]

 Agencies

Nadal beats Djokovic to reach Rome Masters final

Nadal beats Djokovic to reach Rome Masters final

ROME: Rafael Nadal closed in on an eighth Rome Masters title as he dismissed old rival Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final for a record-extending 10th time. The last-four success will give the Spanish top seed added confidence ahead of the French Open, where he has won a record 10 […]

 Agencies

Halep beats Sharapova to reach final

Halep beats Sharapova to reach final

ROME: Simona Halep profited from a miserable day on serve for Maria Sharapova to reach the Italian Open final with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 defeat of the five-time Grand Slam winner on Saturday. The Romanian world number one will bid for the title on Sunday against Elina Svitolina in a repeat of last year´s final […]