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Ashok School record thumping victory
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 4
Ashok Public School, Ashok Nagar (Maharashtra) trounced Ila Memorial Senior Secondary School, Indore 5-1 in the Nehru Sub-Junior Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Tuesday.

Interestingly, the first goal was scored by Deepak Tiwari of Indore when he converted a penalty corner in the 28th minute. Just before half time, Shaik Sohail pulled off the equaliser for Ashok Nagar.

In the second half, Ashok Nagar went on a scoring spree, with Keluskar Shekhar, Waykole Parth (2) and Lokande Pradeep finding the mark.

In another one-sided match, Shri Oswal Jain School, Rajasthan blanked Govt Boys School, Jashpur Nagar (Chhattisgarh) 6-0. Three goals by Abhay Naruka, who scored the second, fourth and fifth goals, was the highlight of the match. Amit Aswal opened the account in the 11th minute while Piyush Soni scored the third and sixth goals.

In the third encounter, H K Senior Secondary School, Kurer (Haryana) defeated St. Anthonyís School, Majorda (Goa) 7-1, after taking a 3-0 lead at half time.

Arjun Antil started the goal-glut when he opened the account in the seventh minute with a penalty corner conversion. He added the second goal in the 11th minute, and also accounted for the seventh goal. Dharamender Senior scored the third goal to complete the first half scoring.

On resumption, Pawan Antil scored one goal while Dharamender struck home two goals. Elbin Mascarenhas reduced the margin for Goa.

In the last match, CRZ Senior Secondary School, Sonepat drew with Loyola School, Jakhama 1-1. Sidhant Gautam scored first for Sonepat in the 29th minute while Mhasilekho Riche pulled off the equaliser 1-1.

The second phase of the tournament, with ten seeded teams in the fray, will begin on November 7. A schoolboys team from Malaysia have also been seeded for the tournament.


Delhi Ranji team get sponsorship
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New Delhi, November 4
There is good news for the Delhi Ranji Trophy cricket team as the TVS Motor Company has agreed to sponsor them. Delhi and District Cricket Association vice-president C. K. Khanna said on Tuesday that the Delhi team have been promised a cash reward of Rs 2 lakh if they qualify for the semi-final and an amount of Rs 3 lakh if they qualify for the final. In return, the Delhi players will be wearing the logo of the company.

Rachit stars for Air Force

An unbeaten knock of 95, studded with 16 fours and two sixes, and off just 85 balls by Rachit Khanna, helped Air Force Bal Bharti School defeat G D Goenka School by six wickets to enter the semi-final of the second Frank Anthony Inter-School Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Frank Anthony Public School ground.

The tournament was inaugurated by Frank Anthony School principal Stephen DíCosta.

Scores: G D Goenka School: 178 for 9 in 35 overs (Ankit Jain 50, 6x4; Kush Nandi 29, Mayank Sethi 28, Jasprit Ahuja 25, Dhruv Chawla 4 for 27).

Air Force School: 182 for 4 in 32.3 overs (Rachit Khanna 95 n o, Dhruv Chawla 28 n o, Ankit Jain 3 for 38).

Gyan Bharati in final

Gyan Bharati School defeated Amity School by 20-18 and entered the final of the first Gyan Bharati Inter-School Basketball Tournament at the Gyan Bharati School ground. In the boys group, Don Bosco School defeated APJ School, Saket 32-17 while Shri Ram School got the better of Amity International 67-46.

Rajesh Ujainwal shines

An all-round display by Rajesh Ujainwal (28 and 5 for 8) helped Jeena Company beat Sikka Team by 87 runs in the ACCD Cricket Tournament at the Venkateswara College ground. Rajesh was named the man of the match.

Scores: Jeena Company: 162 for 8 in 25 overs (Vinoth Kumar 45, Rajesh Ujainwal 28, Sushil Thakur 2 for 24, Subhransu 2 for 40).

Sikka Team: 85 all out in 18.4 overs (Prashant Mohan 18, Rajesh Ujainwal 5 for 8, Rajesh Kumar 2 for 18).

DDA Roller Skating

The 9th DDA Roller Skating Championship will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand Sports Complex, Ashok Vihar on November 14 and 15. The championship will witness competitions in speed, roller hockey, and freestyle skating. Entries close with Naresh Sharma on phones 23643052, 9818011664.


Churchill, Mohammedans net sponsors
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New Delhi, November 4
Churchill Brothers, Goa and Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata have clinched sponsorship deals with Coca Cola, which will help the clubs tide over their financial condition, and help them prepare well for participating in the National League.

Mira Model School win

Mira Model School blanked Delhi Police School in straight sets at 25-6, 25-9, 25-10 in the Vidyawati Alagh Memorial Volleyball Tournament at the Mira Model School court at Janakpuri.

In other boys matches, VV Day School beat Shiv Vani Public School 25-15, 25-13, 25-16; Modern School, Barakhamba Road beat J D Tytler School 25-13, 20-15, 25-15, 25-19; CRPF School beat Mill Grove 22-25, 25-20, 25-15, 25-18 and Vidya Bharati School beat Jain Mandier Public School 25-10, 25-15, 25-20.

In the girls section, Government School, Tilak Nagar beat Mira Model 25-20, 25-12, 25-14; Vijay Enclave beat SFS 25-20, 25-12, 25-14; Bhai Joga Singh beat SF Cecelia 25-13, 25-12, 25-14; Kamal Public School beat Bloom School 25-18, 18-25, 26-24, 25-15; Salwan School beat St. Marks 25-10, 25-12, 25-16.


Captain encores with a cracking knock
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New Delhi, November 4
A captainís knock by Vikas Gujral (77) and his 3rd wicket partnership with Vishesh Khanna of 80 runs in 8.4 overs helped Bharti Infotel to reach 169 of their allotted 23 overs. Two overs were deducted as both the teams reported late on the ground. Vikas Gujral was declared man of the match for his hurricane efforts with the bat.

Bharti Infotel: 169 for 7 wickets in 2 overs (Vikas Gujral 77, Vishesh Khanna 24, Sampath 1 for 12.

JRA: 109 all out in 19.1 overs (Vaibhav 37, Vishesh Khanna 4 for 26, Atul Dyani 2 for 25.

Pankaj shines

Fine knock of (88 runs) by Pankaj Malik and all-round display 2 for 20 by Dharamveer Baniwal helped MCD defeated New Delhi Power Limited (NDPL) by six wickets in the TYCA league at Mohan Meakin ground.

Score: NDPL (176 all out in 39.5 overs (Rajeev Kumar 46, Surender Kumar 40, Narender Singh 33, John Anthony 3 for 26, Dharamveer Baniwal 2 for 20. MCD: 181 for 4 in 31.2 overs.


Kuldeep, Harinder hit half tons
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New Delhi, November 4
Half centuries by Kuldeep and Harinder Rawat, and deadly bowling by Rohit Roy (3 for 18), helped Pan Business List beat Nucleus Software by 78 runs in the Suntan Cup Cricket Tournament at the Airport Authority Cricket ground.

Kuldeep was declared the man of the match. Nucleus Software scored 164 all out in 23 overs.

Scores: Pan Business: 238 for 4 in 25 overs (Kuldeep 66, Harinder 51, Subodh 35 n o, Punit Arya 3 for 38). Nucleus Software: 164 all out in 23 overs (Shiladitya 50, Sanjeev Kumar 31, Rohit Roy 3 for 18, Sandeep Bisht 2 for 3).


ONGC and IOC win in Veteran Cricket
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New Delhi, November 4
ONGC beat IPCL by 46 runs in All India PSPB Inter-Unit Veteran Cricket Tournament at Kalindi College ground.

In second match, IOC beat EIL by 10 wickets in league round today.

Scores: ONGC (151 for 1 in 20 overs (Rajesh Bawa 72 not out Sunil Khanna 45 n o, C Farnandes 1 for 24).

IPCL: 105 all out in 19.2 overs (S. D. Vyas 3 for 21, Rajesh Bawa 2 for 10, M. R. Saikh 2 for 10).

EIL: 89 all out in 19.4 overs (Y. K. Sinha 38, A. K. Seth 21, Farid Khan 4 for 8, V. K. Naidu 3 for 28.

IOC: 90 all out in 10.3 overs (V. K. Nandu 29 n o, A. K. Jagdale 41 n o).

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