Saturday, January 16, 2021

Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Team Pulls Out Of Cricket Tournament In India

Kashmir cricket team has reportedly decided against participating in Vizzy Trophy in Visakhapatnam. According to reports, the Kashmir cricket association did not get any security assurances from their governor Satya Pal Malik, with regards to their travelling arrangements, while they also failed to establish contact with many of their players, including captain Parvez Rasool.

General Qamar Bajwa Reappoints Himself As Pakistan Army Chief

Speaking on the development, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of J&K cricket association confirmed that the biggest issue was communication with players.

“It’s unlikely we will be going to play Vizzy Trophy. The situation is improving, but the biggest obstacle has been in communication with our players. We have cellphone numbers of all our players in our association office, but they have not given any landline numbers.

Sri-Lankan Cricket Team Could Tour Pakistan But Not Without The Indian Approval

In today’s time, people don’t use a landline and rely on the cellphone. We have managed to speak to a few players but couldn’t speak to those who are in the Valley as their mobile phones aren’t working. Also, we don’t know where Parvez Rasool is,” Bukhari told The Indian Express.

When asked about what steps the association had taken to get in touch with its players, Bukhari said: “No, we didn’t because if we sent our car to search for our players, we don’t know what is happening in their villages. We don’t want to take that risk. As this is just a local tournament and not a BCCI tournament, we thought it’s better not play this season.”


Why Should Pakistan Be ‘Very Worried’ By India’s New Role At The UN Security Council?

India, which has begun its stint as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2021-22, will be chairing three key UN sanctions...

Indian Air Force Chief Compares LCA Tejas With Pakistani / Chinese JF-17 Thunder

Drawing a comparison between India's LCA Mk1A ‘Tejas’ and Pakistan's JF-17 fighters, Indian Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that the Indian jets are...

After Russian S-400, India Inks Pact With The UK To Acquire STARStreak Air Defense System

The Indian Army has moved a step closer to acquiring the STARStreak air defense system as the British company Thales and India's Bharat Dynamics...

Turkey Inaugurates New Consulate Building In Pakistan’s Karachi

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday inaugurated the country’s new consulate building in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Cavusoglu said the...

Vietnam Beats China, India to Become Next Manufacturing Hub: Reports

Vietnam has emerged as an attractive foreign direct investment (FDI) destination in Asia by beating China and India, a report by the Economist Intelligence...