- Calcutta Hockey League – 2017
Calcutta Customs Club, West Bengal Police and Eastern Railway (ERSA) score easy wins
- Women’s Hockey Championship 2017
Jagrihi cursh Pankaj Gupta Club 18-0
HERO I-LEAGUE 2016-17
Chennai, Feb 15: Hosts Chennai City played out a 1-1 draw against Churchill Brothers in a ninth round Hero I – League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.
After today’s match, the Churchill Brothers have six points from nine games, while Chennai City have eight points from same number of matches.
Final Score: Churchill Brothers SC – 1 (Brandon Fernandes 63′) draw Chennai City FC – 1 (Charles De Souza 65′)
Hero of the Match – Brandon Fernandes
|India’s women boxers finish 3rd at the 6th Nation’s Cup in Serbia|
Vrbas, Jan 15: Indian women boxing team finished commendable 3rd at the 6th Nation’s Cup here on Sunday.
continued to impress as four of them, including former World Championships silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (48kg), entered the finals of the 6th Nation’s Cup in the Vrbas, Serbia where the country is now assured of six medals.
Sarjubala, the reigning national champion, defeated local favourite Gayane Panyan to enter the summit clash.
The others, who made the final cut are Priyanka Chaudhary (60kg) and Pooja (69kg). Seema Poonia is also through to the final without fighting a single bout so far as her category features only three boxers.
Priyanka, on the other hand, got the better of Kazakhstan’s Rimma Volosenko, while Pooja also triumphed over a Kazakh rival in Valentina Khalzova.
Meanwhile, in the semifinals on Saturday, former Asian Games bronze-medallist Kavita Goyat will square off against Kazakhstan’s Dariga Shakimova. Another Indian to make the semifinals is Neeraja, who defeated Greece’s Aik Koutsogeorgopoulou.
She will next be up against Sweden’s Katrin Noren in the semifinals.
The tournament is the first for Indian women boxers under the tutelage of new coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu, who served as the men’s coach for more than two decades.
Earlier in the day, riding on fine centuries by Baba Indrajith (138) and Abhinav Mukund (122), Tamil Nadu declared their second innings at 356 for six.
Tamil Nadu – 305 (Baba Indrajith 64, Vijay Shankar 50, Kaushik Gandhi 50, Abhishek Nayar 4/66, Shardul Thakur 4/75) & 356/6 dec (Baba Indrajith 138, Abhinav Mukund 122, Balwinder Sandhu Jr 2/67)
Mumbai – 406 (AP Tare 83, Suryakumar Yadav 73, Abhishek Nayar 58, Vijay Shankar 4/59) & 5/0
Day 4: Stumps – Mumbai need 246 runs with 10 wickets in hand.
Nagpur, Jan 4: Gujarat beat Jharkhand by 103 runs on day 4 at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, here on Wednesday.
Chasing a modest target of 225, Jharkhand were dismissed for 111 in their second innings. Jasprit Bumrah took six wickets in a brilliant display of fast bowling. Earlier, in the day Gujarat were dismissed for 252 in their second innings.
Gujarat – 390 (Priyank Panchal 149, Parthiv Patel 62, Ajay Yadav 3/67, Rahul Shukla 3/71) & 252 (Manpreet Juneja 81, Chirag Gandhi 51, Shabaz Nadeem 5/69)
Jharkhand – 408 (Ishank Jaggi 129, Ishan Kishan 61, Kaushal Singh 53, RP Singh 6/90) & 111 (Kaushal Singh 24, Jasprit Bumrah 6/29, RP Singh 3/25)
Man of the Mantch: Jasprit Bumrah
|Ranji Trophy 2016 – Semifinals – Day 2|
|Rajkot, Jan 2: Mumbai were trailing Tamil Nadu by 134 runs with six first wickets in hand at stumps on day 2 at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, here on Monday.
Mumbai – 171/4 (Suryakumar Yadav 73, Praful Waghela 48)
Day 2: Stumps – Mumbai trail by 134 runs
Nagpur, Jan 2: Jharkhand were trailing Gujarat by 176 runs with five first wickets in hand at stumps on day 2 at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, here on Monday.
Jharkhand – 214/5 (Ishan Kishan 61, Ishank Jaggi 40*, RP Singh 3/48)
Day 2: Stumps – Jharkhand trail by 176 runs
|SAFF Women’s Championship 2016|
Siliguri, Jan 2: India Nepal 3-1 in the semifinals SAFF Women’s Football Championship 2016 at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here on Monday.
For India Kamala Devi opened the scoring in the 45th minute. In the 58th minute Indumathi doubled lead. Sabitra Bhandari reduced the margin in the 75th minute from a penalty. But Sasmita Malik’s goal in the 83rd minute sealed the match in India’s favour. At half-time India were leading by one goal to nil.
India – 3 (Kamala Devi 45‘, Indumathi – 58‘, Sasmita Malik – 83′) beat Nepal – 1 (Sabitra Bhandari 75‘ (P))
|Ranji Trophy 2016 – Semifinals – Day 1|
|Rajkot, Jan 1: Tamil Nadu were 261 for the loss of 6 wickets against Mumbai at stumps on the opening day of their semifinal match at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, here on Sunday.
Nagpur, Jan 1: Gujarat were 283 for the loss of 3 wickets against Jharkhand at stumps on the opening day of their semifinal match at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, here on Sunday.
|65th Senior National Volleyball Championship for Men and Women|
Chennai Dec, 29: Defending champions Railways entered the men’s final of the 65th Senior National Volleyball Championship with a 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 25-23 win over Punjab at the Nehru indoor stadium here on Thursday.
In the other semifinal, Kerala beat host Tamil Nadu 19-25, 25-19, 25-23, 25-16.
In women’s category Railways got the better of Andhra Pradesh 25-12, 25-12, 25-10, while Kerala overcame Maharashtra 25-18, 21-25, 25-21, 25-14.
Semi Finals – Results
|Prithvi Shaw inducted by Mumbai for Ranji semis|
Mumbai Dec, 28: 41 time Ranji champions had included uncapped 17 year old batsman Prithvi Shaw into their squad for the semi finals against two-time champions Tamil Nadu to be played at Rajkot from January 1 to 5.
Shaw had slammed a then record score of 546 in a Harris Shield Schools game at the age of 14. His record was broken by Pranav Dhanawade in January this year.
The squad: Aditya Tare (Captain), Abhishek Nayar, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Siddhesh Lad, Praful Waghela, Prithvi Shaw, Shardul Thakur, Balwinder Singh Sandhu (Jr.), Tushar Deshpande, Royston Dias, Sufiyan Shaikh, Vijay Gohil, Akshay Girap, Eknath Kerkar.
|Aryaveer wins gold at State Cross Country Championship|
Jammu, Dec 29: Upcoming long distance runner, Aryaveer Singh of BSF School (Paloura) claimed gold medal in Under-16 category of State Cross Country Championship, here Thursday.
|65th Senior National Volleyball Championship for Men and Women|
|Chennai Dec, 28: Railways, Punjab, Kerala beat
Quarter Finals – Men
Railways beat Andhra Pradesh: 25-20, 25-20, 25-23
Punjab beat Services: 25-22, 25-18, 25-19
Kerala beat Himachal Pradesh: 25-14, 25-11, 25-13
Quarter Finals – Women
Railways beat Uttar Pradesh: 25-13, 25-08, 25-17
Andhra Pradesh beat Telengana: 25-23, 25-18, 25-06
Maharashtra beat Tamil Nadu: 25-18, 25-07, 25-11
|Santosh Trophy 2017|
Dec 28: In an East zone encounters, Railways beat Bihar 4-0, while Jharkhand and Sikkim played out a goal less draw.
In North zone encounters, Punjab beat Uttarakhand 3-0, while Jammu & Kashmir and Haryana played out a 1-1 draw.