TNPL: SC SAYS NO OUTSATION PLAYERS ALLOWED
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said players registered with other cricket associations will not be allowed to take part in the Tamil Nadu premier League (TNPL) organized by the state cricket association. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, However, said TNPL matches will be held in accordance with the schedule as they have already been approved by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) which has been administering the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). senior advocate Ranjit Kumar, appearing for TNPL, has submitted that outstation players should be allowed to participate in the tournament after they produce a NOC from their respective cricket associations. Senior advocate Parag Tripathi, appearing for COA, opposed the submission saying it has been disallowed by the COA after considering the draft constitution of the BCCL.
Ponting says Australia will rise again to defend Cup
Australia still have the best depth of any cricket nation, former skipper Ricky Ponting has said while backing them to turn around their poor ODL form in time to defend their World cup title next year.”I’II guarantee you when you put the Australian group will line up as good as any other team in the world,” Ponting said.
LeBron signs Lakers NBA deal at $154m
LeBron James signed his new four-year NBA contract worth $154 million with the Los Angeles Lakers president Earvin “Magic” Johnson calling it a “huge step” for the team. The Kluch Sports Group, agents for -time NBA Most Valuable Player with “Officially signed with the Lakers” as the caption.
Sagan clinches another Tour de France stage
Peter Sagan clinched his second stage win of the Tour de France on Wednesday, beating Sonny Colbrelli and Philippe Gilbert at the uphill finish of stage five. Defending champion Chris Froome (Team Sky) and the other overall contenders finished in or close to the main group as overnight leader and Olympic rod race champion Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) retained the yellow jersey.
Young Rayaan guides Radio Fusion to close victories
Youngster Rayaan Razmi put up as a stellar show as Radio Fusion clinched identical 3-2 victories, in their home and away fixtures, against DG Fighters in their second-round Section- C league match of the Otters- BSAM Snooker league 2018. The 16-year-old Rayaan, was at his best as he won all of his four frames, two at home and two in the away match, which earned Radio Club five points.