Daily Archives: Saturday, December 8th, 2012

England in complete command at Eden

Kolkata: Captain Alastair Cook continued to torment India with a monumental knock of 190 as England put themselves in the driver’s seat by taking a mammoth 193 runs first innings lead in the third cricket Test here on Friday. Cook produced another magnificent effort before was run-out in a freak manner while Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen also made significant contributions with scores of [Full Article...]

Inzy, Moin slam Dhoni’s behaviour

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former captains Moin Khan and Inzamam-ul-Haq have criticised Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for arguing with umpire Aleem Dar during the ongoing Test series against England, saying his behaviour was “unacceptable” and the ICC should have taken him to task. “I am not at all surprised that the ICC has not reacted to the way Dhoni engaged in an argument with Aleem [Full Article...]

English learned from their mistakes

The performance of this English cricket team in India has taken many by surprise, but I would like to state that not long back they were the number one Test side in the world. Yes, it was during their number one reign when they were whitewashed by Pakistan in the UAE. But the hallmark of a good team is to learn from the mistakes [Full Article...]

India need Sachin for another year, says Waqar

New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis feels that form of the Indian team is such that they require the services of Sachin Tendulkar for another year, a feeling that was also echoed by his new ball colleague and another former skipper Wasim Akram. “The situation in which the Indian team finds itself at the moment…from what we find out from the ongoing England [Full Article...]

AIBA suspends Indian Boxing Fed

New Delhi: Barely three days after the IOA was suspended by the International Olympic Committee, India on Friday faced more embarassment with the Indian Boxing Federation being suspended by its parent body for “possible manipulation” in its recent elections, throwing the participation of Indian boxers in international events into jeopardy. On a day of dramatic developments, the government also cracked the whip by de-recognising [Full Article...]

Lajong take on United Sikkim in NE derby

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Riding on a high after two impressive results at home, Shillong Lajong FC would take on United Sikkim in a crucial Round 10 encounter of the I-League in Gangtok on Saturday. The Reds would look to continue their good run especially after they managed to hold Kolkata giants East Bengal to a goalless draw in their last home match and [Full Article...]

Hockey championship gets underway

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The much awaited hockey competition in the Shillong Games 2012 organised by the the Shillong Sports Association got underway at Polo Grounds on Friday. In the first match of the event, Pynthorbah SC locked horns with Umsohsun SC. Before the start of the match the players of both the Teams were introduced to the President of the Association K.F.Rangad in [Full Article...]

Delayed jailbreak hearing ends

Delayed jailbreak hearing ends By Our Reporter SHILLONG: The hearing of the costliest and the longest Judicial Inquiry Commission probing the Shillong jail break ended on Friday with the conclusion of arguments by SCAMOD which is insisting on the fake encounter killing of the Jailbreak mastermind Fullmoon Dhar, whereas the Government is denying the same. An official associated with the Justice (retd) SP Rajkhowa Commission said that the [Full Article...]