|4th Women’s Under-18 Asia Cup: India win Bronze Medal|
|Bangkok: India blanked Korea 3-0 to clinch a bronze medal in the 4th Women’s Under-18 Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Thursday. Sangita Kumari scored twice in the 55th and 58th minute after Ritu had put India ahead in the 45th minute.
FULL TIME: India – 3 (Ritu 45′, Sangita Kumari 55′,58′) beat South Korea – 0
|121st All India Beighton Cup tournament|
|Kolkata: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Eastern Railway Sports Association (ERSA) scored victories over Rail Coach Factory (RCF Kapurthala), Bhubaneswar Hostel and Punjab & Sind Bank respectively, on Thursday in the Quarter Final league of the 121st All India Beighton Cup tournament.
BPCL – 6 beat RCF, Kapurthala – 3. (Amir Khan of BPCL scored a hat-trick.)
|Mahesh Bhupathi named captain of India’s Davis Cup team|
|Mahesh Bhupathi will take over the non playing captain’s role of Indian Davis Cup team from Anand Amritraj next year after India’s Davis-Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania first round-tie against New Zealand in February 2017.|
|Jeje Lalpekhlua is the “Player of the Year 2016”|
|On Thursday, All India Football Federation selected Jeje Lalpekhlua as the “Player of the Year 2016”. Apart from scoring 5 goals in 6 matches for the Indian National Team, he also scored goals in 14 matches for his I-League club Mohun Bagan AC. In the Hero Indian Super League, he scored 3 goals in 9 matches for his club Chennaiyin FC.|
ICC Awards 2016
|ICC Test Team of the Year 2016: – David Warner, Alastair Cook (C), Kane Williamson, Joe Root, Adam Voges, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Starc, Rangana Herath, Dale Steyn, Steve Smith (12th man)|
|ICC ODI Team of the Year 2016: – David Warner, Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Jos Buttler, Mitchell Marsh, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Starc, Kagiso Rabada, Sunil Narine, Imran Tahir (12th man)