Manchester United ready to reel in City: Ibrahimovic

Manchester United ready to reel in City: Ibrahimovic

MANCHESTER: Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Manchester United can catch runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City after he and Paul Pogba made a triumphant return from long-term injuries. The Swedish striker came on as a late substitute in the 4-1 victory over Newcastle on Saturday, his first action since suffering a career-threatening knee ligament injury in April. […]

Usain Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers ‘explosive’ runners

Usain Bolt enlisted to make Aussie cricketers ‘explosive’ runners

SYDNEY: Australia’s cricketers have called on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve their “explosiveness” off the mark. […]

SL to host India, Bangladesh for T20I tri-series in March

SL to host India, Bangladesh for T20I tri-series in March

  Sri Lanka will host India and Bangladesh for a T20 tri-series in March 2018 to celebrate their 70th year of independence. A Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) release confirmed seven T20Is to be played from March 8 to 20 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Each team will play each other twice before the […]

Bayliss voices concern about substandard preparation

Trevor Bayliss has called on CA and the ECB to “get together” to ensure a better standard of preparation for both teams on Ashes tours. Bayliss, the England coach, has stated several times that he would have preferred England to encounter stiffer opposition ahead of the first Test but has been at pains to point […]

Brunt, Sciver make it 1-1 in T20I series

Brunt, Sciver make it 1-1 in T20I series

The Ashes may have been lost but England gave themselves a chance of salvaging a Twenty20 series victory with a comprehensive defeat of Australia in the second match at Manuka Oval in Canberra, driven largely by the efforts of Nat Sciver, Katherine Brunt and Jenny Gunn. Australia’s power in the shortest format had been emphasised […]

Faizi ton, Mujeeb five-for hand Afghanistan maiden U-19 Asia Cup title

Faizi ton, Mujeeb five-for hand Afghanistan maiden U-19 Asia Cup title

The Afghanistan Under-19s celebrate their win with a victory lap ACC Ikram Faizi’s unbeaten 107 and a five-for from offspinner Mujeeb Zadran clinched the maiden Asia Cup title for Afghanistan Under-19s, with a 185-run win over Pakistan Under-19s in the final in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Mujeeb came into the final having taken six wickets […]

J& K Bank wins 15th Police Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament-2017

J& K Bank wins 15th Police Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament-2017

Srinagar, November 19: The J&K Bank won 15th Police Martyrs Memorial Football-2017 tournament by defeating Lone Star in a penalty shootout in the final played today at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground Srinagar. Minister for Social Welfare, ARI & Trainings and Science & Technology Shri Sajad Gani Lone was the chief guest. Speaking on this occasion, […]