The key for all Indian Premier League franchises in next year's auction, says Faisal Shariff, will be to invest in good Indian players and choose a captain from among them. The next time you hear anyone from abroad taunt you about the quality of talent in the IPL, just advise them to watch Britain's Sky Sports 1 channel. England's best talents are battling it out in the venerated county championship and, frankly, some of the action is unwatchable. It is still the finishing school, but, in ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
While selecting the team for the Champions Trophy, says Faisal Shariff, the 2015 World Cup should have been on the selectors' minds. You may criticise rishnamachari Srikkanth's team of selectors for many things, but those guys must be lauded for one thing. Srikkanth's panel ensured they looked at every ODI series and tournament played between January 2008 and January 2011 to pick the best team for the 2011 World Cup. Several players were tried out. Some succeeded, others were marked out ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Film actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday surrendered in the special TADA court here, amid extensive media exposure and taut security arrangements. A convict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, he was booked under the Arms act for illegal possession of ...The Hindu, 1 week ago Sanjay Dutt surrenders, amid media glare and tight security The Hindu, 1 week ago
KARACHI, April 26: Goals flowed as the 11th Aga Khan University (AKU) Inter-university Football Tournament kicked off here on Thursday. As many as 30 goals were scored in six games played with Iqra University (IU) the biggest winners on the day, ...DAWN Group, 4 weeks ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The record 269 independent candidates contesting both federal and state seats in the May 5 general election is mainly due to the tough competition within political parties to be lawmakers in certain states, analysts said. A total of 79 ...Herald Malaysia Online, 4 weeks ago Tougher fight to become candidates breeds more independents, say analysts Malaysian Insider, 1 month ago
Last week, England and Wales Cricket Board CEO David Collier pushed for the Indian Premier League to be held in March-April so that English players could play a bigger role in the IPL. This proposal raises question marks about the attempt to reduce the importance of the ICC or its events, notes Faisal Shariff. This past week, while the Indian Premier League has chugged along like it always does in April and May, an important news story came through which slipped under the radar. It was ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Local website Twittistaan an online space dedicated to Twitter and Pakistan has followed up on its first big list of Pakistanis worth following on Twitter with part two dedicated to new categories and new accounts worth following. ...The Express Tribune, 2 months ago
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