CRICKET MATCH

  • Kashmiri students suspended from UP university protest in Srinagar March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kashmiri students suspended from a Uttar Pradesh university for reportedly cheering Pakistan during a cricket match held peaceful protests in Srinagar today demanding that charges against them be dropped. "We were harassed and intimidated by the University authorities and the Uttar Pradesh Police. The police have not yet...
  • Sedition charges dropped against Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak March 6, 2014

    Meerut: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday dropped sedition charges against the Kashmiri students for cheering Pakistan team during the India-Pakistan Asia Cup match on Sunday. The move comes after the Home Ministry sought a report from the state government. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, too, spoke to...
  • Kashmiri students who cheered for Pak booked for sedition, Omar upset March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Jammu and Kashmir government and the opposition came together on Thursday to decry the action taken against some Kashmiri students in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, for reportedly cheering Pakistan during a cricket match. J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah reacted strongly, tweeting, "Sedition charge against Kashmiri students is an unacceptably...
  • Watch: Brett Lee vs Piers Morgan December 27, 2013

    Renowned CNN journalist Piers Morgan showed great courage taking blows while facing an over bowled by the former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee. ...
  • Granting Miandad visa an act of treason: Sanjay Raut January 3, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has hit out at the government for sticking to its decision of granting visa to former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad, calling the decision as an act of treason. Raut demanded that Javed's visa be cancelled immediately and said a probe should be launched into finding...
  • IndiaPak match spectator suffers fatal heart attack December 26, 2012

    Bangalore: A 47yearold cricket fan died late on Tuesday following a heart attack while watching the first IndiaPakistan T20 match at the Chinnaswamy stadium here, a senior police official said. "Kamal Jain, who was watching the match from stands, felt uneasy during the 18th over when Pakistan was batting. Though he...
  • Won't allow IndoPak matches, Thackeray warns Shinde November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: In a veiled threat to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde over his remark "let bygones be" in the context of the resumption of IndoPakistan cricketing ties, ailing Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray said in party mouthpiece Saamna that the "selfrespecting and patriotic Hindus will not allow the matches...
  • UK offers help to Pakistan on sporting security May 10, 2012

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will share the security lessons from the 2012 Olympics with Pakistan as the south Asian nation seeks to resume hosting international cricket matches. Cameron and Britain's national security adviser Kim Darroch held talks on Thursday in London with Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. In...
  • Jaitley sues Anshuman Mishra; tiff gets murkier March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The row between NRI businessman Anshuman Mishra and the BJP turned uglier on Monday with veteran party leader Arun Jaitley serving a defamation notice against him, over his allegations that the Rajya Sabha Opposition leader had sought favours from him, including watching a cricket match at Lord's in...
  • Aus eves defeat India by 28 runs in T20 match March 18, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Fine knocks by Jess Cameron (67) and Meg Lanning (34) helped Australia score a 29run win over India in the first Twenty20 women's cricket match at the Andhra Cricket Association Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association (ACAVDCA) stadium at Pothinamallayyapalem here on Sunday. Having elected to bat first, Australia scored 138 for...
  • Watch: Journos stump politicians on cricket pitch December 19, 2009

    New Delhi: You have seen them hotly debating various issues on primetime television, but it was a different kind of sparring on Saturday for MPs on the cricket pitch. India's Parliamentarians took on journalists, and despite the presence of cricketing greats like Azhar, the journalists won. ...
  • Security breach at Delhi stadium, bullets found November 2, 2009

    New Delhi: In a startling revelation, Delhi Police said on Monday that live ammunition was recovered from Kotla, the venue for the third IndiaAustralia onedayer, hours before the game on Saturday. The recovery of seven live pistol cartridges from the Ferozeshah Kotla ground points to a major security breach. The police have...
  • Chidambaram game for IPL, wants new dates March 6, 2009

    New Delhi/ Hyderabad: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday gave hope to organisers of the Indian Premier League, saying the government would ensure security for the cricket series but rescheduling the event could not be avoided. Cricket in India is completely safe, said Chidambaram in Hyderabad. He clarified that the...
  • Watch:: Republic day celebration: Mumbaikars go high on cricket and music January 27, 2009

    On the occasion of Republic Day on Monday, the music fraternity indulged in a high energy 20/20 cricket match to celebrated the infallible spirit of Mumbaikars . ...
  • Pak claims India tortured cricket fan, wants answer March 12, 2008

    Islamabad: Pakistan has asked India to explain why one of its nationals, who went to India to watch a cricket match in 2005, was arrested and later died in an Indian prison, a Foreign Office spokesman said on Wednesday. Khalid Mahmood, 30, died on February 12 but his family in...
  • National Flag used as a tablecloth for drinks in Jaipur November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The tricolour is in the midst of another controversy. Foreign tourists, who were watching the IndiaPakistan onedayer at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium, used the National Flag as a tablecloth and sofa cover. An NGO on Wednesday demanded the arrest of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President Lalit Modi and VicePresident...
  • I am hurt, maybe I won't go for a match again: SRK November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The BCCI is batting on the backfoot. After taking on players, and selectors, now the war is with the stars. And even if amendments are being made, Shah Rukh Khan says he is hurt that he was accused of watching matches only for the publicity of his films. "The...
  • B'wood plays at cricket at IIFA | Pics June 10, 2007

    A friendly match between Bollywood 11 and the lesserknown Yorkshire 11 was played in Yorkshire during the IIFA weekend. ...