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Wednesday, September 19, 2018Unchanged Pakistan opt to bat vs India in Asia Cup

Dubai, Sep 19: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and opted to bat against India in the final Group A match of the Asia Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday.

After the laborious 26-run win against minnows Hong Kong on Tuesday, the men-in-blue made a couple of changes to their playing XI by bringing in pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Hardik Pan


Wednesday, September 19, 2018Asia Cup: India struggle to beat minnows Hong Kong

Dubai, Sep 19: Minnows Hong Kong put up a spirited fight before going down by 26 runs to a rather insipid Indian team in their Group A One-Day International (ODI) match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

Chasing a challenging target of 286 runs, Hong Kong rode on half-centuries by opener Nizakat Khan and Anshuman Rath before batting out their full quota of 50 overs for a score


Wednesday, September 19, 2018Khelo India: Volleyball Match , Multilingual Mushaira, organized

RAMBAN: This mountainous district witnessed a Multilingual Mushaira' at Government Higher Secondary School, Gool and a Volley Ball Match at Government High School, Kanthi under Khelo India” Sports for Peace and Development" a integrated youth engagement programme.

Head Master GH Kanti, Mangal Singh, appreciated the participating teams for their performance while ZEPO, Ramban R.N Koul inform


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Asia Cup -- India-Pakistan will be a 50-50 contest: Ganguly

Kolkata, Sep 18: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday predicted that the high-voltage Asia Cup clash between India and Pakistan would be an even contest.

"It will be a 50-50 contest between India and Pakistan," Ganguly said on the sidelines of a promotional event here.

India have a 6-5 win loss ratio at the Asia Cup and on Wednesday the Rohit Sharma led side would look to continue


Tuesday, September 18, 2018Kohli, Mirabai Chanu recommended for Khel Ratna Award

New Delhi, Sep 18: Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

While, shuttler Kidambi Srikanth’s name has also been endorsed for the same but his name's recommendation is awaiting for Sports Ministry’s approval.

Reportedly, winners in the recently concluded Asian games were left out from this presti


Monday, September 17, 2018Asia Cup: Pakistan register easy victory over Hong Kong

Dubai, Sep 16: Pakistan kicked off their Asia Cup 2018 campaign on a winning note by beating Hong Kong by eight wickets at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.

Chasing a paltry 117-run target, the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side took 23.4 overs to register a comfortable victory, thanks to an unbeaten 50 by opener Imam-ul-Haq.

Pakistan lost their first wicket on 41 when opener Fakh