• Women empowerment in Meghalaya, a glass ceiling March 2, 2008

    Sydney: Former Australian cricket coach Tim Nielsen signed with a regional development programme on Thursday, fresh from his national resignation following a sweeping review of the sport. Two days after quitting as Australian coach, Nielsen said he would head South Australian cricket's "Emerging Redbacks" scheme, aimed at developing the state's...
  • World's highest rainfall area faces water woes March 1, 2008

    ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said there are no changes in the rules as of now. ...
  • Tripura Left leader's clean image a big edge in polls February 22, 2008

    Karachi: Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria on Thursday admitted in the Sindh High Court that his British lawyer has the transcripts and tapes of the investigation that the Essex police conducted on him last year but could not release it due to legal issues. Tafazzul Rizvi, the legal counsel of the...
  • For Tripura kids, polls mean language changes February 21, 2008

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has decided to retire from all forms of competitive cricket after being dropped from the list of centrally contracted players by the PCB. Sources close to the senior batsman said Yousuf has decided against taking part in any domestic or local cricket competitions as...
  • Radio Gupshup breaks Hindi-non-Hindi barriers February 12, 2008

    London: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke is keen to help Pakistan cricket achieve freedom from political interference and is likely to go to the extent of making a personal plea to President Asif Zardari. Clarke chaired an ICC Pakistan task team that recommended freedom from political...
  • Ulfa-Huji bid to hijack plane foiled February 12, 2008

    Belfast: Officials at Cricket Ireland are offering a shirt signed by their World Cup squad as a reward to anyone who can help them recover three stolen laptop computers and two hard drives. The equipment, which belonged to assistant coach and video analyst Pete Johnston, went missing after Ireland's match...
  • Assam celebrates Bihu with buffalo fights January 17, 2008

    Karachi: Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has defended his decision to quit Test cricket, saying he does not have the temperament to play the traditional format of the game. Afridi though feels that he should not have ended his Test career without completing the series against Australia in England last year....
  • Assam is decked up in festivities to celebrate Bihu January 14, 2008

    Mumbai: Expressing happiness at his team's comprehensive victory over Kings XI Punjab in their Indian Premier League debut at the D Y Patil Stadium here on Sunday, Pune Warriors coach Geoff Marsh said it was a good all-round display from his boys that paid dividends. "It was the first game,...
  • Bihu festivities hit Assam January 13, 2008

    New Delhi: State-owned Oriental Insurance Company has provided the highest ever personal accident cover of Rs. 34 crore to the captain of Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is also the skipper of the IPL team Chennai Super Kings. The cover includes travel risk, medical emergencies and loss of...
  • Assam cauldron boils, Adivasis take to arms January 2, 2008

    Bangalore: Australia have already secured their World Cup quarterfinal place and face what should be their easiest game in the group, but captain Ricky Ponting doesn't see any reason to keep his best lineup off the field. Australia meet Canada on Wednesday and will go top of Group A with...
  • Party pooper Asom Sena to moral police New Year revelers December 31, 2007

    Chittagong: Andrew Strauss and Shakib Al Hasan's men were stranded for almost four hours at the stadium after Bangladesh's stunning World Cup win over England sparked wild celebrations on the streets of Chittagong. Around 10,000 hollering fans turned up for an impromptu midnight carnival in front of the teams' hotel...
  • Legacy of the last Mughal lives on in Yangon December 9, 2007

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram admitted that the lengthy bans handed out to Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer for corruption on Saturday represented a new low for the besieged sport in the country. "I feel sad for all three of these kids, two just over 20 and...
  • Legacy of the last Mughal lives on in Yangon December 9, 2007

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram admitted that the lengthy bans handed out to Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer for corruption on Saturday represented a new low for the besieged sport in the country. "I feel sad for all three of these kids, two just over 20 and...
  • Assam adivasis want no govt visits for electioneering December 9, 2007

    Sydney: Former captain Mark Taylor and middle-order batsman Doug Walters will be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame on Monday at the Allan Border Medal ceremonies. Taylor, now a television commentator, played 104 Tests for Australia, scoring 7,525 runs at an average of 43.49 with 19 centuries. He...
  • Storm in Assam's tea cup: Story behind the unrest November 27, 2007

    Where has this sudden rage in Assam surfaced from? Full coverage. ...