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Cricketer Shadab Jakati joins political party in Goa

Cricketer Shadab Jakati joins political party in Goa

Shadab Jakati, who is one of the two cricketers from Goa to have played in the Indian Premier League today took a plunge in politics by joining the newly-formed Goa Forward party. The 35-year-old, a left-handed batsman and left-arm spinner, who plays for Goa in first class cricket and Gujarat Lions in the Indian Premier League, has joined politics with less than a year left for assembly polls in the coastal state. "Cricket is my life! Now it is the time to take Goa forward and make politics a ..., 5 hours ago

Giggs on Futsal: I have learnt a lot and enjoyed it

Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has compared futsal with Twenty20 cricket. "We have seen how Twenty20 format has brought younger people, a newer audience to cricket. Hopefully this will be the same for futsal because it is quick. It is similar to Twenty20 cricket. It's instant and different from 90 minute football," Giggs said in Mobor, Goa on Friday. Giggs is playing for Mumbai 5s in the ongoing Premier Futsal. Asked about his motive behind taking part in tournament, Giggs said, ...
 Rediff.com22 hours ago

Kohli scores maiden double century

Virat Kohli completes his maiden double century in Test cricket. Kohli's previous best was 169 runs.  Kohli becomes the first Indian captain to score a double hundred away from home. Kohli and Ashwin have guided India past 400 runs in the first Test against West Indies at ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Check out Kumble's plans for India's batsmen and bowlers in WI Tests  Rediff.com3 days ago Day 2: India declare on 566/8 after Kohli double; WI 31/1  Rediff.com20 hours ago Kohli scripts history, first Indian captain to score overseas double ton  Rediff.com1 day ago

'It is a platform for me to give something back to the game'

IMAGE: MS Dhoni speaks after becoming the new global brand ambassador of Secured Venture Capital Company of Australian cricketer Craig McDermott. Photograph: PTI. India's ODI and T20 skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the face and brand ambassador of the Craig McDermott International Cricket Academy (CMICA), a leading state of the art private cricket and educational sports academy in Australia. It proposes to offer a four-year bachelor's degree in sports ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Spinners will have huge role to play in West Indies: Dhoni  Rediff.com3 days ago Dhoni duped of crores by Australian sports gear company  Rediff.com1 week ago PM Modi, President, Dhoni congratulate Vijender  Rediff.com6 days ago

Navjot Singh Sidhu quits BJP, wife says she's still with them

Navjot Kaur, wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Tuesday said his resignation from the Rajya Sabha meant he has also quit the Bharatiya Janata Party and the only option left for him was to join the Aam Aadmi Party. A day after Navjot Sidhu dealt a blow to BJP in Punjab by resigning from Rajya Sabha, his MLA-wife Navjot Kaur said there is no question of his going back on his decision. “I think he (Sidhu) has very clearly suggested what he is going to do and in the ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago Sidhu jolts BJP amidst talk of joining AAP  Rediff.com5 days ago Party will continue to function even if Sidhu joins AAP: BJP  Rediff.com5 days ago BJP's Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns from Rajya Sabha  Rediff.com5 days ago

Did ask Parrikar for help, but have no interest in Mussoorie property: Sachin

Cricketer-turned Rajya Sabha member Sachin  Tendulkar today confirmed that he had attended a meeting in which he had sought help in sorting out problems faced by a friend of his regarding his house in Mussoorie.Reacting to news reports in this regard, Tendulkar's spokesperson issued a statement in which he, however, claimed that the cricketer does not have any "economic interest" in the Landour cantonment where the property is located. "Mr Tendulkar attended a meeting following which a ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago Golf's Rio exodus may hit cricket's Olympic prospects: ICC  Rediff.com1 week ago Sachin Tendulkar to fly to Rio; meet Indian Olympic squad  Rediff.com1 day ago

PIX: Team India shines at WICB Players' Awards Ceremony

IMAGE: Virat Kohli with his team-mates at the WICB/WIPA awards' ceremony. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter. The West Indies Cricket Board and West Indies Players' Association honoured the best performances by West Indian players, in both regional and international cricket, on Tuesday, July 19, in Antigua.   The Indian cricket team was also invited for the awards ceremony. Skipper Virat Kohli led his boys in formal suits at the event.   The first of the four Tests between India and ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Day 3: Shami puts India on top vs West Indies  Rediff.com1 hour ago PHOTOS: Kohli makes history as India take command  Rediff.com12 hours ago Run-machine Kohli leads from the front  Rediff.com1 day ago

Looking forward to the long season of Test cricket: Kumble

IMAGE: Head Coach Anil Kumble, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav during practice. Photograph: PTI. Anil Kumble has said that his team is all geared up for the 15 Tests in the upcoming season.  "This team has really done well. It is a young team. Some of them are there in the Caribbean for the first time. So it would be a great experience. There are 4-5 seniors players as well who have played here. "Most of them have played one-day cricket but not Test cricket.
 Rediff.com2 days ago 'Ishant Sharma has been a real workhorse for India'  Rediff.com2 days ago 'Kumble's job is easier because most of this team is young'  Rediff.com2 days ago What you must know about India-Windies Tests  Rediff.com3 days ago

India-origin spinner Nair in Australia's National Performance Squad

Indian origin spinner Arjun Nair has been named in Cricket Australia’s 18-member National Performance Squad for the upcoming Quadrangular Winter 'A' Series, which will also feature India ‘A’, Australia ‘A’ and South Africa ‘A’, starting August 13. The 18-year-old carrom-ball spinner, who plays for New South Wales, is part of Australia's Under-19 squad. Sean Abbott, who debuted in Australia's T20 International side represented the Sydney Sixers in the ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Will big money lure foreign players to play in Pakistan?

Policemen at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium ahead of the cricket series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in Lahore last year. Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters In a bid to convince foreign players to fly down to Lahore and play in the final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League, the Pakistan Cricket Board is luring overseas recruits with extra money and better accomodation facilities at the National Cricket Academy.Najam Sethi, who heads the PSL secretariat and is also head of the PCB's ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago PHOTOS: Pakistan thrash England at Lord's; lead series 1-0  Rediff.com5 days ago Misbah's historic ton puts Pakistan on top at Lord's  Rediff.com1 week ago
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