Cricket Tournament

  • Sri Lanka Under-15 cricket team leaves Chennai due to security reasons August 4, 2014

    Chennai: With anti-Sri Lanka sentiments running very high in Tamil Nadu, the Under-15 cricket team with 16 members from the island country has been asked to leave Chennai due to security reasons. The team had reached Chennai on Sunday night from Colombo to take part in the JM Haroon Cricket tournament....
  • Prithvi Shaw: Ten things to know about the prodigious talent November 20, 2013

    Mumbai's Harris Shield inter-school cricket tournament has a history of bringing prodigious talent into limelight. Prithvi Shaw, a 15-year-old batsman, is the latest to join the list as he smashed a record 546 off just 330 balls representing his school Rizvi Springfield at the famous Azad Maidan on Wednesday. In...
  • President hails Sachin, hopes cricketer continues to serve the game November 14, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee, on Thursday, joined millions of cricket fans to hail the achievements of batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who is playing his last Test match, and expressed hope that the legendary cricketer will continue to serve the game as well as the nation. Talking to reporters after the prize distribution...
  • Bangladesh to host 2014 Asia Cup April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Asia Cup cricket tournament will be held in Bangladesh for the second time in a row after India, who had earlier agreed to host the 2014 edition, backed out citing a packed international schedule. Bangladesh had hosted the last edition of the tournament in 2012. The likely...
  • Kolkata prisoners on hunger strike to watch IPL April 20, 2009

    Kolkata: Hundreds of prisoners in a jail in Kolkata went on a hunger strike after authorities refused to allow inmates to watch Indian Premier League (IPL) on cable television, officials said on Monday. About 500 prisoners had requested cable television to watch the IPL, a Twenty20 cricket tournament being played in...
  • Rahul bats for Amethi, organises cricket tournament February 4, 2008

    Amethi: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has decided to organise a two-month-long tournament in his constituency to tap young talents from the rural area. The tournament, which begins on Tuesday, has been named after his father and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress partymen said. About 1,200 teams from 726 village panchayats...