Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir U-19 team defeated Goa team by 40 runs in the ongoing Vinoo Mankad Trophy Under 19 One Day Limited Overs Zonal League (2018-19) here at Jaipuria Vidhyalaya Ground, Jaipur.
Earlier Jammu and Kashmir won the toss and chose to set target for Goa team. While batting first Jammu and Kashmir team was all-out on 221 runs in 48.5 overs.
For Jammu and Kashmir Kanhiya Wadhawan played a brilliant 64 runs knock while as Javid Ahmad (Jadu) added second highest 27 runs.
Opener batsman Qamran Iqbal couldn’t score much and scored 18 runs only. Jiyad Magray who scored ton in last match against Kerala also couldn’t score much runs and was out on 17 runs Vibrant Sharma also scored 17 runs.
For Goa Ruthvik Naik took 3, Krishna Thakur and Rahul Mehta took 2 Wickets each.
In reply Goa team fail to chase the target and were bundled out on 182 runs and remained short by 40 runs. For Goa Alam Khan scored 63 runs Gauresh Bharat Kambli made 53 runs, it was a Brilliant bowling show by J&K bowlers during the match and all the bowlers of J&K bowled in right line and length which took J&K to home.
It was the second consecutive win for J&K U-19 team in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy and in both the matches the combination of players was good. For Jammu and Kashmir Abdul Samad Tahzeem Tak took 2 wickets each while as Javid (Jadu) and Govind Sharma took 1 wicket each. Jammu and Kashmir team won the match by 40 runs.
Head coach of the team Huvaid Hameed said that I am very happy and all the plyers are playing good cricket and with the win against Kerala team has boosted the moral of our players and that is why our boys shows good performance in today’s match and I hope that in coming matches our boys will play good cricket and the results will be in our favour.
Brief Score: J&K 221, Goa : 181
Rasikh Salam banned for two years for submitting faulty birth certificate
Mumbai Indians and Jammu and Kashmir pacer Rasikh Salam has been handed a two-year ban by the BCCI after he was found to have submitted a faulty birth certificate to the board.
Subsequently, he has been removed from the under-19 squad that will travel to England to play in a tri-series and has been replaced by Prabhat Maurya.
Salam, a pacer from J&K, made news when he debuted for Mumbai Indians in this Indian Premier League. He was the third player from Jammu & Kashmir to get an IPL contract – after Parvez Rasool and Manzoor Dar – and only the second after Rasool to get into the playing XI. He hails from Ashmuji village in southern part of Kashmir, which is often said to be affected by curfew and power cuts. Mumbai Indians picked him for his base price of INR 20 lakh.
Earlier this week, IANS had reported that Salam could be in trouble for age fraud after the Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education informed JKCA that the age Salam gave the board doesn’t match the records they posses.
JKCA and the BCCI soon got involved in the matter and a two year ban was deemed appropriate.
Dhoni could be ‘exposed’ by Yuvraj’s dad after World Cup
Mumbai: Father of recently retired former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, Yograj has struck again, and all the signs point toward former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
While the cricketer is busy preparing for India’s next clash against Pakistan on Sunday after rain played spoilsport on the much-hyped India-New Zealand clash, a recent video of Yograj has surfaced where he speaks about an ‘un-named’ player who is responsible for the ‘dirty politics’ in the Indian cricket team.
Yograj further goes on to state that this player is the reason that many players like Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, VVS Laxman, and his own son Yuvraj Singh were not included in the Indian team at crucial points in time.
While Yograj didn’t reveal much about the player he talks about, he did mention that he’d make the complete revelations after the currently ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Based on earlier allegations by Yograj, who was also a former pace bowler, towards then Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, It seems pretty evident that he is speaking of ‘Captain Cool’.
“I don’t want to take his name but he has been playing these dirty politics from the last 15 years. He has made lives difficult for Indian cricketers. I will make this revelation after the World Cup gets over. He will remember this for life that someone said something about him,” said Yograj.
“I don’t want to speak about him at this point in time because I don’t want the team to get affected during the World Cup,” he added.
FIFA Rankings: India unmoved at 101
London: The Indian national team remain unmoved in the June 2019 edition of the FIFA Rankings released.
Following India’s exit from the 2019 AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup, India have had a change in coach with Igor Stimac replacing Stephen Constantine.
Under Stimac, India recently participated in the King’s Cup 2019 in Thailand where a 3-1 defeat against Curacao (79) was backed by a 1-0 win over hosts Thailand (116) in the third-place play-off.
GFX India FIFA Rankings June 2019
The Blue Tigers are set to face Tajikistan (120), DPR Korea (122) and Syria (85) in the upcoming Intercontinental Cup 2019 next. India enter the tournament as defending champions.
Meanwhile, in the global standings, Belgium continue to lead at the top having bettered their advantage over second-placed France who also stay put in their position, the same as Brazil and England at third and fourth spots respectively.
2019 UEFA Nations League champions Portugal have displaced Croatia to stand fifth while Spain (7) has gained two places. Germany (11 – tied with Argentina), Italy and Netherlands (both at 14) have also moved two places up.
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