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Bangalore suffer another loss this time to Mumbai

Mumbai, May 1: Rohit Sharma’s 56 off 37 balls helped hosts Mumbai Indians beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets to register their eighth win in Match 38 of the 2017 Indian Premier League here at the Wankhede Stadium on Mumbai.

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Brief Scores:

Royal Challengers Bangalore 162/8 in 20 overs (de Villiers 43, Pawan Negi 35, Mitchell McClenaghan 3/34) lost to Mumbai Indians 165/5 in 19.5 overs (Rohit Sharma 56 not out, Jos Buttler 33, Pawan Negi 2/17) by 5 wickets

Man of the Match: Rohit Sharma

7th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2017 (B Division)

The seventh edition of Women Hockey National Championship is being played at Rohtak (Haryana) from April 15-22. A total of 24 teams will take part in the championship. There will be eight groups of three teams each. Top team from each group will advance to the quarterfinal stage.

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Quarter-final matches were held on 19th April, 2017

QF – 1 HOCKEY RAJASTHAN 3 0 SPORTS AUTHORITY OF GUJARAT – HOCKEY ACADEMY
QF – 2 HOCKEY MADHYA BHARAT 4 3 MANIPUR HOCKEY
QF – 3 HOCKEY CHANDIGARH 1 8 HOCKEY HIM
QF – 4 HOCKEY COORG 7 0 HOCKEY HIMACHAL

Semi-final matches will be played on 21st April, 2017

SF – 1 HOCKEY RAJASTHAN HOCKEY MADHYA BHARAT
SF – 2

HOCKEY HIM

HOCKEY COORG

 

Points Table

Pool A

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY RAJASTHAN 2 1 1 0 17 3 14 4
2 DELHI HOCKEY 2 1 1 0 6 2 4 4
3 TELANGANA HOCKEY 2 0 0 2 1 19 -18 0

Pool B

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY CHANDIGARH 2 2 0 0 15 2 13 6
2 STEEL PLANT SPORTS BOARD 2 1 0 1 17 3 14 3
3 HOCKEY PUDUCHERRY 2 0 0 2 0 27 -27 0

Pool C

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY HIMACHAL 2 2 0 0 14 2 12 6
2 HOCKEY JAMMU & KASHMIR 2 0 1 1 3 8 -5 1
3 VIDARBHA HOCKEY ASSOCIATION 2 0 1 1 1 8 -7 1

Pool D

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY MADHYA BHARAT 2 2 0 0 20 0 20 6
2 TRIPURA HOCKEY 2 1 0 1 5 15 -10 3
3 GOANS HOCKEY 2 0 0 2 0 10 -10 0

Pool E

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 MANIPUR HOCKEY 2 2 0 0 6 1 5 6
2 HOCKEY BIHAR 2 1 0 1 7 2 5 3
3 HOCKEY ANDHRA PRADESH 2 0 0 2 0 10 -10 0

Pool F

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY COORG 2 2 0 0 8 0 8 6
2 KERALA HOCKEY 2 1 0 1 5 2 3 3
3 HOCKEY MIZORAM 2 0 0 2 1 12 -11 0

Pool G

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 HOCKEY HIM 2 2 0 0 27 3 24 6
2 HOCKEY UTTARAKHAND 2 1 0 1 19 4 15 3
3 HOCKEY GUJARAT 2 0 0 2 0 39 -39 0

Pool H

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 SPORTS AUTHORITY OF GUJARAT – HOCKEY ACADEMY 2 2 0 0 9 2 7 6
2 BENGAL HOCKEY ASSOCIATION 2 1 0 1 6 6 0 3
3 HOCKEY BENGALURU 2 0 0 2 2 9 -7 0

Indian Under-17 Football team’s Europe trip

New Delhi, Apr 17: The Indian Under-17 World Cup football team will face Portugal’s Vitoria de Setubal side tomorrow in their first practice match of the exposure trip of Europe.

After the first match against Vitoria de Setubal at Troia, the team will play against leading Portuguese clubs Belenenses, Benfica, Estoril and Sporting Club Portugal.

The Indian team had left on April 11 for Lisbon and will play six matches in Portugal as per below schedule. The Luis Norton de Norton’s men will then face Paris Saint-Germain’s U-17 Team in France.

 

The team is also scheduled to take part in the Lazio Cup and play a series of practice matches in Italy, France and Hungary amongst others.

Practice match schedule in Portugal:

April 18: vs Vitoria de Setubal
April 25: vs Belenenses
April 27: vs Benfica
May 1: vs Estoril
May 5: vs Benfica
May 9: vs Sporting Club Portugal

Santosh Trophy – Meghalaya shock Services, Goa – Chandigarh share points on day 7

Goa, Mar 18: Defending champion Services suffered a shock 0-2 defeat at the hands of Meghalaya in a group A match of the 71st Santosh Trophy football tournament at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco here on Saturday.

Dibinroy Nongspung gave Meghalaya an early lead in the 8th minute. At half time, Meghalaya was leading 1-0. In the 76th minute, Bisharlang Kharumnuid’s left footer sealed the match in Meghalaya’s favour.

In the second match of the day played at GMC Bambolim Stadium, Chandigarh managed to hold hosts to a Goa 1-1 draw. Aaren D’ Silva’s 13th minute goal ensured that Goa went into the break leading 1-0. In the second half Chandigarh created some goal scoring opportunities and managed to draw parity when in the Sehjpal Singh scored in the 51st minute.

Group A

Team Played Win Draw Loss Points
West Bengal 3 2 1 0 7
Goa 3 1 2 0 5
Chandigarh 4 1 1 2 4
Meghalaya 3 1 0 2 3
Services 3 1 0 2 3

Group B

Team Played Win Draw Loss Points
Punjab 3 1 2 0 5
Kerala 2 1 1 0 4
Mizoram 2 1 1 0 4
Railways 3 1 0 2 3
Maharashtra 2 0 0 2 0

Final Score:

Match 13: Meghalaya – 2 (Dibinroy Nongspung 8’, Bisharlang Kharumnuid 76’) beat Services – 0

Match 14: Chandigarh – 1 (Sehjpal Singh 51’) beat Goa – 1 (Aaren D’ Silva 13’)

Santosh Trophy day 3

Goa, Mar 14: 2014 champions Mizoram started their campaign with a 3 – 1 win over Maharashtra in a group B match played at the GMC Bambolim Stadium.

V. Lalmalwsma Vanchhawng’s 8th minute goal gave Mizoram early lead. In the 12th minute Under-21 player Rahul Das’ goal helped Maharashtra draw parity. Lalfakzuala’s goal in the 44th minute ensured that the north-eastern side went into half time leading 2-1. In the 51st minute, F Lalrinpuia scored the third goal for Mizoram.

In the second match of the day played at Rosary Ground in Navelim, Punjab defeated Railways 2-1. Under-21 player Manvir Singh’s 16th minute goal ensured that Punjab went into the break leading 1-0. In the second half Railways tried to draw parity and their efforts bore fruit aswell when in the Rajesh Soosanayakam scored in the 59th minute. However, Railways’ joy was short lived as Rajbir Singh’s goal put Punjab back in lead.

Final Score:

Match 3: Mizoram – 3 (V. Lalmalwsma Vanchhawng 8’, Lalfakzuala 44’, F Lalrinpuia 51’) beat Maharashtra– 1 (Rahul Das 12’)

Match 4: Punjab – 2 (Manvir Singh 16’, Rajbir Singh 60’) beat Railways 2-1 (Rajesh Soosanayakam 59’)

75th All India Railway Men Hockey Championship quarters and semis

Guwahati, Mar 8: Quarter-Final and Semi-Final matches of the 75th All India Railway Men Hockey Championship were played here on at the Bhetapara Hockey Stadium on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Quarter-Final Results:-

  • Match 1: Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala – 5 beat Western Central Railways – 2
  • Match 2: Western Railways – 5 beat Central Railways – 2
  • Match 3: South Central Railways – 7 beat South Eastern Railways – 0
  • Match 4: Eastern Railways – 4 beat East Coast Railways – 1

Semi-Finals:-

  • Match 5 – Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala – 4 beat Eastern Railway – 1
  • Match 6 – South Central Railway – 1 beat Western Railway – 0

The knock-outstage of the tournament is being organized by Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association, Guwahati under the banner of Railway Sports Promotional Board (RSPB), New Delhi.

3-4th Place – Eastern Railway vs Western Railway at 09:30 hrs on 14th March, 2017.

Finals – Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala vs South Central Railway at 14:30 hrs on 14th March, 2017.

The league will be played from 11th to 14th March, 2017.

*Note - Match schedule subject to change.

Calcutta Hockey League – 06.03.2017

Kolkata, Mar 6: Taranveer Singh’s hat-trick was instrumental in Calcutta Port Trust Club trampling BSF South Bengal 5-1 in a one sided 1st Division Group – A match of Calcutta Hockey League at the Mohun Bagan Ground here on Saturday. Roshan Lakra and Santosh Majhi too found the back of the net on one occasion each. The lone goal for the BSF team came from the stick of SNS Yadav.

In another 1st Division Group – A match, SAI Training Centre beat Muslim Institute 3-1. SAI Training Centre’s Kallu Ali scored a brace while Roshan Kumar scored once while Mohd Fuzail scored the lone goal for Muslim Institute.

In match number seven of 1st Division Group – B, Kumaresh Dutta’s brace helped Bishalakshi SA beat Paikpara SC 4-3 in a close encounter at the Mohan Bagan Ground. For Bishalakshi SA, Milan Saha and SK Imran also found the target. Subhajit Hait, Rajesh Mondal and Subhajit Pale found the back of the net for Paikpara SC.

In match number eight of 1st Division Group – B, goals from Kuldeep Lakra,
Mesak Toppo and Sudhir Kiro helped Chotanagpur Recreation Club brushed aside Behala Sports Association 3-1. Apu Das scored the consolation goal for Behala Sports Association.

Calcutta Hockey League is being organised by Bengal Hockey Association.

Final Score:

1st Division Group – A: Calcutta Port Trust Club – 5 beat BSF South Bengal – 1

1st Division Group – A: SAI Training Centre – 3 beat Muslim Institute – 1

1st Division Group – B Match – 7: Bishalakshi SA – 4 beat Paikpara SC – 3

1st Division Group – B Match – 8: Chotanagpur Recreation Club – 3 beat Behala Sports Association – 1