Assam Cricket Association to provide financial assistance to Matin, Babuji

first_imgSpecial General Meeting to finalize new CEO todayOur Sports ReporterGUWAHATI: The Special General Meeting of the Assam Cricket Association would be held tomorrow at the ACA stadium, Barsapara. Several important decisions would be taken in the meeting. Disclosing the news to the media the secretary of the Assam Cricket Associations Devajit Saikia in a press conference said, “A Special General meeting has conveyed tomorrow. Several issues would be discussed in the meeting and a few important decisions would also be taken.”Sharing some crucial agendas of the meeting Saikia said, “The process are on to appoint a CEO and a manager (finance) to run day today activities of the Assam Cricket Association. After going through scrutiny the candidates for the posts have been shortlisted and their names would be placed in the meeting for the final approval. The meeting would also likely to constitute the new cricket committee.”It may be mentioned here that Assam Cricket Association has earlier given advertisement for three posts-CEO, Manager (Finance) and Manager (administration). Initially appointment would be made for the first two posts.Saikia today also announced that Assam Cricket Association would provide financial assistance to its former secretary Abdul Matin and former umpire Nazam Rasul (Babuji). Matin, who is going through acute financial problems, will receive Rs 15,000 per month while Rs 50,000 would be handed over to Rasul who is currently undergoing treatment in a city nursing home.Meanwhile there is little relief to Assam Cricket Association as the BCCI has started to release the monthly expenditure from March. Saikia today admitted that they association has started to receive monthly expenditure which included staff payment and others.The media briefing was also attended by the several office bearers which included Romen Dutta (president), Parikshit Dutta (vice president), Tridip Konwar (Treasurer) and Kamakhya Saikia (Joint Secetary).Also read: Local Sportslast_img read more

Mourinho becomes best paid manager in the Premier League after signing four-year deal at Chelsea

first_imgThe ‘Special One’ is back. Chelsea have announced that Jose Mourinho has been appointed as the club’s manager.The Portuguese coach has been give a four-year deal and will work under the title of ‘First-Team Manager’.It’s also understood the Blues have made him the highest paid manager in the Premier League with the 50-year-old earning £8.5m a year after tax.In a statement on the club’s website, chief executive Ron Gourlay said: “I am delighted to welcome Jose back to Chelsea. His continued success, drive and ambition made him the outstanding candidate.“It is our aim to keep the club moving forward to achieve greater success in the future and Jose is our number one choice as we believe he is the right manager to do just that.“He was and remains a hugely popular figure at the club and everyone here looks forward to working with him again.” We will have to wait to hear what Mourinho himself has to say. He will be officially presented at a news conference next Monday (10 June) although an exclusive interview with him will be screened on Chelsea TV this evening at 6.30pm.Today’s news ends months of speculation that Mourinho would return to Stamford Bridge. He was pictured in London last night and in his final interview in Spain, given after his final match in charge of Real Madrid, he said: “I’m going to London on Monday and I think that between Monday and the end of the week I will be the Chelsea manager.”Mourinho’s time at Real Madrid ended in all out war with both the fans and his dressing room divided over the controversial manager. Speaking after the Osasuna match, the departing Real coach suggested Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Iker Casillas had all ruled themselves out of the last game of the season.It was announced last month that Mourinho would depart the Bernabeu at the end of the campaign after three years in charge which yielded one league title and the Spanish Cup, and he once again stated his desire to move to a club at which he feels appreciated.“I feel the people there (Chelsea) love me and in life you have to look for that. “Life is beautiful and short and you must look for what you think is best for you,” he added.Mourinho will bring assistant coaches Rui Faria, Silvino Louro and Jose Morais to Stamford Bridge and they will work alongside current first-team staff Steve Holland, Christophe Lollichon and Chris Jones.During Mourinho’s previous spell in charge of Chelsea, he won back-to-back Premier League titles from 2005, the League Cup and two FA Cups before leaving by “mutual consent” in 2007.He replaces ‘interim-manager’ Rafael Benitez, who left the club at the end of the season after guiding the Blues to a third place finish and Europa League glory.last_img read more

Love scores 38, LeBron ejected as Cavs beat Heat

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Heat: Spoelstra didn’t get too nostalgic when was asked about his time coaching Wade and James in Miami. “When you see these guys in different uniforms it’s always like, ’Really, that looks strange,’” he said. “When I see them, it’s always nice to have that split-second going back memory lane. But my focus is what these guys in here right now.” … Spoelstra isn’t surprised that Wade has embraced his role coming off the bench for Cleveland. “Any role that has to do with winning suits him,” Spoelstra said. “That’s what he’s been about his whole career.”Cavaliers: Coach Tyronn Lue said the next step for G Isaiah Thomas in his comeback from a serious hip injury is to play 2-on-2 and 3-on-3. That hasn’t happened yet, and Lue does not know if Thomas will make his debut earlier than the team’s original projection of the end of December. … G Iman Shumpert was not available after playing seven minutes in Monday’s win at Philadelphia. Shumpert has been sidelined with a swollen left knee. … J.R. Smith wrote “RIP Petey” on his sneakers to honor a cousin who died last weekend in a fire.UP NEXTHeat: Finish four-game trip on Wednesday in New York.Cavaliers: At Atlanta on Thursday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next James added 21 points before he was slapped with two technical fouls by referee Ken Fitzgerald and tossed with 1:59 left in the third quarter and the Cavs leading by 23. It was the first time James was thrown out in 1,082 career games.Dwyane Wade added 17 points for Cleveland, which has shaken off a slow start and is again playing like the team to beat in the Eastern Conference.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkDion Waiters scored 21 and Bam Adebayo had 19 for the Heat, who had won three in a row. Goran Dragic finished with just seven points — 12 below his team-leading scoring average.With the Cavs leading 93-70, James drove to the basket and missed a layup while getting bumped by James Johnson and Waiters. James felt there should have been a foul called and he stormed after Fitzgerald and screamed at the official, who quickly blew his whistle twice and pointed for the superstar to leave the floor. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene The Heat closed to 93-76 early in the fourth, but Wade scored Cleveland’s first six points in the quarter and fed Kyle Korver for a 3-pointer to give Cleveland a 102-79 lead.At the end of the first quarter, Miami had 24 points to Love’s 22 and there didn’t seem to be anything Heat coach Erik Spoelstra could do to stop Cleveland’s All-Star center. Love was able to pull Heat shot-swatter Hassan Whiteside away from the basket, and he was too physical for Kelly Olynyk, who went to the bench with early foul trouble.Love also overpowered Josh Richardson and tied the record for the most points allowed by the Heat in one half. Tracy McGrady and Lafayette Lever also dropped 32 on Miami. It was also the most points any player scored on Miami — in a game — all season, topping the 31 by San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge on Oct. 25.Love, who set an NBA record for points in a first quarter with 34 last season against Portland, made three 3-pointers in the opening 12 minutes as the Cavs built an 18-point lead.Love also forced one-time playoff nemesis Olynyk to commit three fouls in four minutes. It was Olynyk who dislocated Love’s shoulder during the 2015 postseason, an injury that knocked him out for the remainder of Cleveland’s run to the Finals.TIP-INSADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles03:53Pope Francis ushers in Christmas with message of ‘unconditional love’02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Injured Romeo goes into fan mode cheering for Castro, Gilas Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love (0) drives against Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside (21) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND — Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their longest winning streak since 2015 to nine games by downing the Miami Heat 108-97 on Tuesday night.Love had his way with every defender Miami put on him, finishing 10 of 16 from the field and 14 of 17 on free throws. He scored 22 in the first quarter and the Cavs opened a 27-point lead before halftime.ADVERTISEMENT Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funnylast_img read more