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15-Oct-2016 Dharamshala

India wary of New Zealand's prowess in first ODI

Despite completing a 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand in the Test rubber, India will be wary of the visitors' prowess in the shorter format when both the teams face off in the first of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series here on Sunday.With the conditions...

23-Jun-2016 Dharamshala

BCCI has complete faith in Kumble: Anurag Thakur

After naming former India skipper Anil Kumble as the new head coach for the next one year, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur on Thursday said that the board has complete faith in the legendary leg-spinner."After discussions...

29-Apr-2016 Dharamshala

Again no IPL in Dharamshala

Sanjay Sharma, HPCA PRO informed the media in Dharamshala on Friday that Due to unresponsive attitude of HP Govt., Kings XI not Interested to play in Dharamshala. He said that after waiting for HP governments reply for the last 9 days the authorities of Kings...

24-Mar-2016 Dharamshala

Women's WT20: England register exciting win over Windies

England defeated West Indies by one wicket in a well-fought women's World Twenty20 Group B clash at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Thursday evening.Electing to bat after winning the toss, West Indies posted a total of 108/4 in their...

21-Mar-2016 Dharamshala

The wicket provided at Dharamsala is seems to be slow: Mithali Raj

Indian women are playing for the first time in an international match at Dharamsala on Tuesday, when they face England in a T20 world cup match.Fascinated by the beauty of this hill Town Indian women captain Mithali Raj said, "most of us visiting Dharamshala...

13-Mar-2016 Dharamshala

Netherlands beat Ireland by 12 runs in WT20 qualifier

The Netherlands prevailed over Ireland by 12 runs in a six over-per-side rain-curtailed inconsequential qualifying contest of the World Twenty20 cricket tournament at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium here on Sunday.Ireland won the...

10-Mar-2016 Dharamshala

Bangladesh skipper happy with narrow win over Dutch

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is relieved to have opened their World Twenty20 campaign with a win against the Netherlands, after getting a scare.Mashrafe, who believes there would have been no excuses had they lost the match, is keen to carry their confidence...

09-Mar-2016 Dharamshala

Bangladesh beat Netherlands by 8 runs in WT20 qualifier

The Netherlands scared Bangladesh but fell short by eight runs in a World T20 qualifying match at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday.Pacers Timm van der Gugten (3-21) and Paul van Meekeren (2-17) spelt disaster early for Bangladesh...

01-Mar-2016 Shimla/New Delhi

BCCI, Himachal tussle over India-Pakistan World T20 tie

The marquee World Twenty20 match between India and Pakistan at Dharamsala threatens to snowball into a major controversy between the Indian cricket board and the state's politicians, dragging Prime Minister Narendra Modi into it.At root is the state's political...

27-Dec-2015 Shimla

Running shoes out of her reach, but not the feat!

Very little could have gone right for 15-year-old Baksho Devi, poor and fatherless, and with a stone in her gall bladder.And very little has, actually, but for her courage and determination that have made her a hero on the social media, and in sports arena.This...

20-Dec-2015 Shimla

Ice skating season gets off to smooth start in Shimla

Ice skating in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla this winter season got off to a smooth start on Sunday morning with a thick mantle of ice covering the rink at Blessington Courts.Some 30 skaters, mostly locals and visiting youngsters, lost no time in putting...

08-Dec-2015 Dharamshala

Kings XI Punjab to shift its HQ from Mohali to Dharamshala

The IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab has come up with a unique request to BCCI . They don’t want to play at their traditional home base of Mohali. Instead, they have told the Indian cricket board that they would rather play at Dharamsala .The team Kings seeking...

29-Nov-2015 Dharamshala

77th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships

Mizoram’s Lalrin Puia and Delhi’s Manika Batra claimed the Youth Boys and Youth Girls titles, beating PSPBA’s Manav Thakkar and West Bengal’s Kaushani Nath in the 77th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships which concluded in  the Indoor Stadium...

10-Nov-2015 Dharamshala

Dharamsala gets clearance for Test matches

The picturesque stadium of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) in Dharamsala town is all set to host Test matches with the International Cricket Council (ICC) giving its clearance, an HPCA official said here on Tuesday."The ICC has approved the...

24-Oct-2015 Bir (Himachal Pradesh)

Paragliding World Cup gets underway in Himachal

The Paragliding World Cup 2015 got underway with Union Minister of Civil Aviation P. Gajapati Raju flagging off the pilots from the Billing launch site here on Saturday.Despite overcast conditions, the pilots took to the skies amidst cheers of encouragement...

03-Oct-2015 Gada Gushaini (Himachal Pradesh)

MTB Himalaya: One of the world's toughest races

With a total elevation gain of more than 15,000 metres and a full ride of approximately 650 km, the $16,000 MTB Himalaya is definitely one of the toughest mountain bicycle races in the world.The cross-country endurance race, in its 11th edition and being...

02-Oct-2015 Dharamshala

Duminy guides South Africa to seven-wicket win over India

Rohit Sharma's 66-ball 106 went in vain, as Jean-Paul Duminy and A.B. de Villiers played a blinder of an innings to steer South Africa to a comfortable seven-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association...

17-Nov-2013 Shimla

Governor’s XI wins Charity T-20 Cricket Match

Governor’s XI won the T-20 Charity Cricket Match played between Governors XI and Chief Ministers XI at Bishop Cotton School here today by a huge margin of 123 runs. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh while congratulating the winning team said...

17-Nov-2013 Shimla

Sports delegation calls on Governor

A delegation of sports persons from M.P State Sports Academy headed by Chief Coach Sh. Roshan Lal called on Smt. Urmila Singh Governor at Rajbhawan here today.He apprised the Governor that the delegation consisted of players who had  participated at various...

17-Nov-2013 Shimla

Governor Inaugurates The T-20 Charity Cricket Match

Governor  Urmila Singh inaugurated the T-20 Charity Cricket Match being played between Governors XI and Chief Ministers XI at Bishop Cotton School here today. Chief Minister Sh Virbhadra Singh was also present on the occasion. The match was organized by the Himachal...

11-Oct-2013 Dharamsala

After Yuvi , Bhaji too wish to set academy in Himachal : HPCA

Indian Cricketer Harbhajan Singh gears up to join hands with HPCA to set up a cricket academy in Himachal Pradesh, on a high after his match wining spell in Champions League T20 Final, Harbhajan Singh announces to open his second institute of cricket in association...

22-Sep-2013 Shimla

Woman power to the fore at The 15th Maruti Suzuki Raid De Himalaya

Its woman power at the highest motorsport rally of the world – The 15th Maruti Suzuki Raid De Himalaya.The Raid will run from October 4 to 12.  In its 15th year, the Raid has many ‘firsts’ to scale high on woman power.Sheetal Bidaye of Mumbai is the first...

10-Sep-2013 Dharamsala

World record holder Rajeev Nayyer came out to support Anuraag Thakur

World record holder of longest first-class innings of all time (1015 minutes batting ), Rajeev Nayyer today openly supported HPCA President Anuraag Thakur ,to say that Thakur have taken the state cricket to the top. 45 years 166 days Rajeev said,"Under the...

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