Sports will change perceptions about Kashmir, says Namal Rajapaksa, Lankan MP and rugby coach

Sports will change perceptions about Kashmir, says Namal Rajapaksa, Lankan MP and rugby coach

Namal Rajapaksa, Sri Lankan member of parliament and the eldest son of former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakdsa, has trained Kashmiri girls in Rugby, a game which he has mastered.On his maiden visit to Kashmir for a seven-day rugby training workshop, told Express on Monday that sports has the potential to change the “perception and discourse about Kashmir.”

Jogging in Jeddah in “sports abayas”

Jogging in Jeddah in “sports abayas”

Pictures of Saudi female athletes in colorful “sports abayas” running in the Red Sea city of Jeddah went viral last month, setting off a new debate on sartorial freedoms for women in a country where the typically all-black, body-shrouding garment is obligatory in public.

Over the ropes: instances of batsmen hitting the last ball of the match for six to win

Over the ropes: instances of batsmen hitting the last ball of the match for six to win

By Kanishkaa Balachandran/The Hindu Following Dinesh Karthik’s heroics against Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy final, we look at other instances of thrilling international matches that ended with a six off the final ball Javed Miandad, Pakistan vs India, Sharjah, 1986 The shot that broke over a million hearts. In the Australiasia Cup final in Sharjah, […]

The truth about Aussie cricket culture

The truth about Aussie cricket culture

By Mickey Arthur/www.playersvoice.com.au Unfortunately, it was always going to end like this. Despite generational change, independent reviews and too many behavioural spotfires to list, Cricket Australia and the national team had demonstrated no real willingness or desire to improve the culture within their organisation from season to season. That could lead to only one conclusion. […]

This is another wake up call for cricketers

This is another wake up call for cricketers

By Mark Nicholas/Cricinfo It was remarkable that on the front page of yesterday’s Cape Times, beneath a picture of a quelled township riot, the headline printed in large bold font announced: “Disgraced Aussies kicked out. ” The Cape Argus was barely less coruscating: “Guilty trio on first flight home.” The words might as well have had an exclamation […]

Steve Smith, David Warner banned from cricket for 1 year amid ball-tampering shame

Steve Smith, David Warner banned from cricket for 1 year amid ball-tampering shame

Melbourne, March 28 (Daily Mail) – Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner have been handed 12-month bans in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked world cricket. The former captain and vice-captain were kicked off Australia’s tour of South Africa on Wednesday for deliberately attempting to change the condition of the ball in the […]

Pakistani High Commission in Colombo felicitates visiting women’s cricket team

Pakistani High Commission in Colombo felicitates visiting women’s cricket team

Colombo, March 28 (newsin.asia): The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Janbaz Khan on Tuesday felicitated the visiting Pakistani Women’s Cricket team. The team is currently in Sri Lanka to play the qualifier round of the ICC Women’s Championship against Sri Lanka. There were three one day internationals. Apart from the ODIs, the […]

Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma kept his promise to visit a Lankan fan’s home .

Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma kept his promise to visit a Lankan fan’s home  .

Colombo, March 16: (IHC): Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma kept his promise to visit the home of one of Sri Lankan fans when he was in Colombo last for the Nidahas Trophy. Rohit made not only made this heart warming gesture to  Mohamed Nilam, but had financially assisted him to travel to see his ailing […]

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