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Tuesday, November 2, 1999
|India set tough task for Kiwis
AHMEDABAD, Nov 1 India set New Zealand a virtually impossible target of 424 to win after choosing not to enforce the follow-on despite taking a huge first innings lead of 275 runs on the penultimate day of the third and final cricket test here today.
Hayden, Law flay Pak attack
BRISBANE, Nov 1 Queenslands Matthew Hayden and Stuart Law punished the Pakistan attack to grab centuries on the third day of their four-day cricket match today.
Arjuna awardees honoured
CHANDIGARH, Nov 1 Eight Arjuna awardees of Haryana were honoured on Haryana Day by the Governor, Mr Mahabir Prasad, at Haryana Raj Bhavan here today.
Dharmani puts Punjab on top
take lead of 124 runs
Outright win for Haryana
puts HP in command
India set tough task for Kiwis
AHMEDABAD, Nov 1 (PTI) India set New Zealand a virtually impossible target of 424 to win after choosing not to enforce the follow-on despite taking a huge first innings lead of 275 runs on the penultimate day of the third and final cricket test here today.
The tourists were 21 for no loss in the 13 overs they had to negotiate by stumps with Matt Horne (10) and Gary Stead (10) together as Indian hopes of any early breakthrough did not materialise at the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium.
India claimed the remaining four New Zealand first innings wickets to bowl them out for 308, 56 minutes after lunch and then rattled up 148 for five wickets in the second innings before declaring midway through the final session.
But skipper Sachin Tendulkar chose not to enforce the follow on in order to give his tired bowlers some time to recover after being on the field for more than 10 hours spread over two days, giving some hopes for the Kiwis to salvage a draw with 90 overs yet to come on the final day tomorrow.
Leg spin ace Anil Kumble added one more wicket today to the four he had claimed yesterday to complete his 15th haul of five or more wickets in a Test innings as the tourists, 211 for six overnight, added 97 runs today.
The 29-year-old Kumble, who had 253 wickets before coming into his 56th Test here, ended up with five for 82 which placed him only eight scalps adrift of former left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi (266), who is the second highest Indian Test wicket-taker.
The pace duo of Javagal Srinath (2 for 72) and Venkatesh Prasad (2 for 52) gave Kumble good support on the slow pitch not conducive for fast bowling but young off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was by and large disappointing before claiming last man Paul Wiseman to finish with one for 78.
India, then, surprisingly forfeited their chance to ask the visitors to follow on and instead went for quick runs.
Left hander Saurav Ganguly, who made a fine 125 in the first innings, top scored with a quickfire 53 (62 b) with two sixes and two fours, in the Indian second essay that lasted for 32 overs. He smote two sixes over mid-wicket and mid-on in one over of left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori.
Tendulkar (15), who opened the innings in absence of indisposed Devang Gandhi, S. Ramesh (16), Rahul Dravid (12), Ganguly and M.S.K. Prasad (17) were those to be dismissed in the second innings which came to a close 81 minutes after tea.
Srinath (19) and Ajay Jadeja (12), who was also running temperature, remained unconquered.
In the 13 overs before close the New Zealand opening pair of Matt Horne and Gary Stead saw off both the pace and spin attack employed by India to resume their battle tomorrow.
At best, New Zealand can hope for a draw. The best-ever winning total achieved on Indian soil has been 276 for five by the West Indies in 1987-88 at Delhi and the highest-ever fourth innings victory target achieved by New Zealand in their Test history has been 324 for five at Christchurch against Pakistan in 1993-94.
Earlier, India struck at regular intervals in the Kiwi first innings after it was resumed at 211 for six with Nathan Astle (68) and Chris Cairns (18) at the crease.
India (1st innings): 583 for 7 decl.
New Zealand (1st
Eurocard Open title for Enqvist
STUTTGART, Nov 1 (DPA) Thomas Enqvist capped a fine week yesterday when he claimed the title at the $ 2.45-million Eurocard Open, 6-1, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5, over defending champion Richard Krajicek.
Just 24 hours after blanking world number 1 Andre Agassi 6-0 in the final set of their semifinal match, 13th seed Enqvist also won the first five games of the final en route to victory in two and a half hours.
The Swede only faltered late in the third set and early in the fourth when 8th seed Krajicek broke for 3-1. Enqvist fought back and got the deciding break for 6-5 with a controversial passing shot which Krajicek thought was wide (his view seemed to be confirmed by television replays).
Enqvist took home $ 376,000 for his second 1999 title and 15th overall. Almost even more important, he also enhanced his chances of qualifying for the November 23-28 World Championships which bring together the eight best players in the rankings.
The 25-year-old improved
to eighth place on the list after starting the week in
14th. Krajicek climbed from 11th to 10th place. So far
only Agassi and Yevgeny Kafelnikov have qualified for the
Zimbabwe crash to innings defeat
BLOEMFONTEIN (South Africa) Nov 1 (Reuters) South Africa completed an emphatic performance against Zimbabwe by beating their northern neighbours by an innings and 13 runs in the first Test today.
Zimbabwe were dismissed for 212 in their second innings after totalling 192 on the first day. South Africa scored 417 in their first innings.
The match ended with the first ball of the fourth over after lunch on the fourth day when Henry Olonga was stunningly caught at mid-off by a diving Jonty Rhodes off the bowling of left-arm wrist spinner Paul Adams for 24, his highest Test score.
Zimbabwe, who resumed on 123 for 5, had limped to lunch on 194 for 8.
Adams bowled Guy Whittall for 51 in the second over of the session, ending 125 minutes of defiance from the number eight batsman in which he faced 91 balls and hit nine fours.
Adams finished with 4 for 31, but the man-of-the-match award went to Jacques Kallis, who took 4 for 68 and scored 64.
The second Test is in Harare from November 11 to 15.
Zimbabwe (first innings) 192
(G.Whittall 85 S.Pollock 5/39)
South Africa (first innings) 417
G Flower b Kallis 8
Gripper lbw b Kallis 11
Goodwin c Boucher b Kallis 0
Campbell c Cronje b Pollock 33
A. Flower lbw b Kallis 39
N. Johnson LBW b Pollock 23
G. Rennie c Boucher b Adams 10
G. Whittall b Adams 51
B. Strang lbw b Adams 0
H Olonga c Rhodes b Adams 24
M Mbangwa not out 0
Extras: (lb-4 nb-4 w-5) 13
Fall of wickets: 1/11, 2/19, 3/24, 4/77, 5/115, 6/123, 7/166, 8/166, 9/202.
Woods wins Tour Championship
HOUSTON (Texas), Nov 1 (Reuters) Tiger Woods won the Tour Championship yesterday, but his four-shot victory over David Love III was not a time for celebration, only sombre remembrance.
On a day when most of the players in the 29-man field wore knickers to honour the memory of Payne Stewart, who was killed in a plane crash last week, Woods fired a final-day 69 to finish at 15-under-par 269. It was his seventh victory of the year, the most since Johnny Miller won eight in 1974.
Love finished at 67-273. Brent Geiberger was third at 69-274 with Chris Perry fourth at 72-275.
There is a reason he is winning every week, Love said. He is playing very, very well.
With his first place prize of $ 900,000, Woods has now won $ 5.6 million in prize money this year, extending his own PGA tour record. He has won seven times since May and in just 21 starts this year, a success average unprecedented on the tour over the last two decades.
Ive been on a pretty good run since May, Woods said. It goes to show you what hard work will do. Who knows how much better I can get?
He took a three-shot lead over Perry into the final round and was rarely in trouble at Champions Golf Club, recording three birdies on holes five, nine and 14 and just one bogey, on the eighth hole. Perry birdied the first hole to cut the deficit to two strokes, but bogeyed the fourth hole and was never in contention again.
Love started the day six shots behind Woods and still trailed by six at the turn. He fired a three-under 32 on the back side with birdies on holes 10, 13, and 17, but it was much too little too late.
This is a wonderful course to protect a lead on because if youre not sure about your swing, the greens are so large you can just dump it in the middle of the green and two-putt for pars, which is what I did, Woods said.
He has now won 14 times in his four-year PGA Tour career and the last 11 times that he has taken a lead into the final round.
The clothes worn by many
of the players came from Stewarts apparel sponsor.
Australian Stuart Appleby, who lost his wife in an auto
accident last summer, went a step further by wearing
Stewarts actual clothes and shoes, given to him by
Stewarts wife, Tracey. Woods and David Duval chose
not to wear clothes reminiscent of the late golfers
Dharmani puts Punjab on top
CHANDIGARH, Nov 1 Pankaj Dharmani smashed an unbeaten double century before Punjab declared their first innings at 533 for six one hour before tea and were sitting pretty at close on day two of their second Ranji Trophy four-day league match at the PCA stadium, SAS Nagar as they sent back four Services batsmen to the pavilion with the score board reading 76.
Punjab resumed their innings at 334 for four. Overnight batsman Pankaj Dharmani (106 not out) completed his double century today while playing his 46th innings of his 35th match. This is for the third time that he scored a double century. His unbeaten knock of 202 runs came off 384 balls which consisted of 25 boundaries and a six. He stayed for 490 minutes at the crease. Another overnight batsman Sanjay Kumar (22 not out) missed his 50 by three runs as he was unlucky to be run out due to mix up as Dharmani after calling a run sent him back. Sanjay scored 47 runs with the help of six hits to fence in his 99 balls innings. This pair added 103 runs for the fifth wicket partnership in 173 balls.
Services today tried with the new ball after sending two overs today at the team score of 336 for four but then went in vain as both overnight batsmen stood form.
At the fall of Sanjays wicket, Sandeep Sharma (65) joined Dharmani and played a attacking knock. His knock came of 85 balls which included six boundaries and a six to right arm medium pacer Javed. His inning was ended as he was clean bowled while trying a big heave again after hitting a Sandeep Sharma in company of Dharmani added 115 runs for sixth wicket partnership in 202 balls.
Punjab (first innings): Vikram Rathore c G.S. Thapa b Javed 47; Reetinder Sodhi st Parabjeet Singh b Pankaj Maitrey 32; Amit Sharma b Sachin Kulkarni 35; Pankaj Dharmani not out 202; Dinesh Mongia c G.S. Thapa b Pankaj Maitrey 79; Sanjay Kumar run out 47; Sandeep Sharma b Syed Javed 65; Sarandeep Singh not out 7; Extras (nb 13, wide 1, leg byes 5) 19.
Total (for 6 wickets dec) 533.
Fall of wickets: 1-66, 2-91, 3-136, 4-291, 5-394, 6-509.
Bowling : M.V. Rao 26-5-105-0; Syed Javed 24.4-0-122-2; Pankaj Maitrey 50-7-128-3; Sachin Kulkarni 28-3-117-1; C.D. Thomson 14-1-56-0
Services (Ist innings): Sanjay Verma c Dinesh Mongia b S. Sharma 17; Narender Singh c R.P. Singh b S.Sharma 14; C.D. Thomson c Anil Sharma b Sandeep Sawal 11; Abu Eric c S. Sawal b Sarandeep 11; Pankaj Maitrey batting 3; Sarabjeet Singh batting 8; Extras: (nb 7, lb 1
Total (for 4 wkts, 36 overs) 76; Extra (B-4, l.b.-1, n.b.-7, l.b. 1, byes 4 12. Total for four wickets: 76.
Fall of wickets: 1-23, 2-40, 3-58, 4-65.
Accountability Bureau head faces
ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (ANI) Playing as a frontman of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, chairman of Ehtesab Bureau (EB) Saifur Rehman amassed huge amounts from the national exchequer, said PPP Central Press and Information Centre in charge Shahnawaz Khan here.
Saifur Rehman blackmailed politicians government servants and players under the garb of accountability and grabbed money from them, he said.
Mr Shahnawaz alleged that a few weeks prior to the ouster of the Nawaz Government, Mr Saifur Rehman and his brother, Mujeebur Rehman, collected 500,000 dollars from three players of national cricket team including Wasim Akram, Salim Malik and Ijaz Ahmed as bribe.
He said after taking
bribes, all the three players against whom the court
proceeding were underway, were declared innocent by the
Rehman brothers as a result of which the judge of the
Lahore High Court, Justice Abdul Qayyum, keeping aloof
from the decision, said the investigations were on their
way. Mr Shahnawaz said one of the former players had also
admitted that Mr Mujeebur Rehman took bribes from Wasim
Hayden, Law flay Pak attack
BRISBANE, Nov 1 (Reuters) Queenslands Matthew Hayden and Stuart Law punished the Pakistan attack to grab centuries on the third day of their four-day cricket match today.
Queensland (first innings) 274 (A.Symonds 78, J.Maher 70, M.Ahmed 4/103).
Pakistan (first innings) 276 (Azhar Mahmood 83, Moin Khan 70, A.Dale 5-58).
Queensland (second innings): J.Maher c Ijaz Ahmed b Azhur Mahmood 19, M.Hayden lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 128, M.Love c Mohammad Wasim b Azhur Mahmood 6, S.Law c Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed 100, A.Symonds lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 5, G.Foley not out 24, W.Seccombe not out 23, Extras (b-1 lb-5 nb-7) 13.
Total (for five wickets, 97 overs) 318.
Fall of wickets: 1/33 2/52 3/249 4/257 5/271.
Haryana take lead of 124 runs
NEW DELHI, Nov 1 (UNI) A disciplined and prudent showing by batsmen helped Delhi gain a 124-run first innings lead over Haryana on the second day of the four-day match at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground here today.
By stumps, Delhi were 290 for three in reply to Haryanas 166 in the first innings with Ajay Sharma (60) and Virender Shewag (47) were at the crease.
Resuming at 17 for no loss, overnight batsmen Devender Sharma and Ashu Dani began the proceedings on a strokeful note as both the openers kept scoring without any difficulty and accumulated 95 runs in the pre-lunch session.
None of the Haryana bowlers were effective to put brakes on frequent scoring and break the growing partnership.
Devender(56) completed his half-century in 140 balls with seven hits to the fence before he was bowled by Ghyas in the post-lunch session. He added 112 runs for the first wicket with Dani.
Vijay Dahiya joined Dani and they continued with the same tone as runs were coming easily. Dani also completed his 50. Though Dahiya (20) could not stay for long, he along with Dani contributed 50 runs for the second wicket. He was caught by wicketkeeper Ratra off Vineet Jain in a total of 162.
Skipper Ajay Sharma and Dani put up another half-century stand for the third wicket before Dani was stumped by Ratra off Sanjay Jakhar. He made highest 89 (368m, 225b, 11x4).
Haryana (first innings): 166
Delhi (first innings) : Devender Sharma b Ghyas 56 Ashu Dani st Ratra b Jakhar 89 Vijay Dahiya c Ratra b Jain 20 Ajay Sharma batting -60 Virender Shewag batting -47.
Total: 290 for three in 98.5 overs.
Fall of wickets: 1/112, 2/162, 3/214.
Arjuna awardees honoured
CHANDIGARH, Nov 1 Eight Arjuna awardees of Haryana were honoured on Haryana Day by the Governor, Mr Mahabir Prasad, at Haryana Raj Bhavan here today. They all were given a shawl and a memento in recognition of their achievement.
Mr M.S. Malik, manager of the victorious Indian hockey team which clinched the gold medal at the Bangkok Asian Games, was awarded Rs 25,000 besides a memento. M.K. Kaushik coach of the Indian hockey team for the Asian Games, was also honoured. Asan Kumar, former kabaddi player, was also among those honoured. He was coach of the Indian team in the Asian Games last year.
Pritam Thakran, captain of the Indian womens hockey team deaf and dumb gymnast Anju Dua who won the gold in the National Gymnastics Championship in 1984 and 1985, wrestler Rohtash Dahia of Sonepat, discus thrower Neelam J. Singh of Hisar, and judoka Narender Singh who is now the national coach, were also bestowed honours.
Shri Chand, another awardee in athletics could not make it to the function.
Later, the players said they were expecting more incentives and better recognition. They met the Sports Minister, Mr Raj Kumar Saini, who assured them that they would be extended more benefits in future.
Outright win for Haryana
ROHTAK, Nov 1 Haryana registered an outright victory over Jammu and Kashmir in the Cooch Behar cricket match at Vishwakarma Stadium here today. They thrashed the visitors by an inning and 112 runs. Jammu and Kashmirs innings folded up at 86 within half an hour after resumption of third and final days play today.
Ankit Khajuria was the only batsman to show some resistance in the entire J&K innings. He went on to score 45 in 146 minutes off 104 to balls. None of his team-mates could reach double figures in the second innings.
For Haryana Sandeep Mor reaped a rich harvest of wickets. The youngster who had captured 7 wickets in the first innings took 5 more in the second innings to take his tally to 12 from one match.
Left arm spinner Deepak Sain took two wickets for 9 runs whereas Ishan Gandha and Rahul Rathee accounted for the dismissal of one batsman each.
Haryana gained eight points from this victory. They now have 14 points from 3 matches whereas Jammu and Kashmir are yet to earn a point after having played two matches this season.
Jammu & Kashmir (first innings): 114
Haryana (first innings): 312 for 4 decl.
Jammu & Kashmir (second innings): Vasu Jasrotia c P. Sharma b Rahul Rathee 4, Ankit Khajuria c Rahul Rathee b Deepak Sain 45, Hardeep Singh lbw Sandeep Mor 0, Inderjeet Singh b Sandeep Mor 1, Charanjeet Singh c Sumeet Sharma b Sandeep Mor 6, Rajinder Saini lbw Ishan Ganda 0, Anoop Sharma run out 0, M. Iqbal lbw Sandeep Mor 2, Kunal Tikoo c Satish Ohlan b Sandeep Mor 5, Shah Zahiruddin c Vivek Gupta b Deepak Sain 0, Maqsood Khan not out 3, Extras (nb-4, lb-4, b-12) 20, Total (in 35.5 overs) 86, Fall of wickets: 1/7, 2/12, 3/23, 4/31, 5/36, 6/52, 7/75, 8/77, 9/82, 10/86.
Rajeev puts HP in command
CHAMBA, Nov 1 A fine unbeaten knock of 89 by Rajeev Nayyar helped Himachal to pile up 219 for 3 at close on the second day of the four-day Ranji match against Jammu and Kashmir here today.
Rajeev joined Nischal Gaur and both played well to take the score to 185 with a partnership of 145. Both Nichal and Rajeev scored centuries against J&K last year also.
Nischal was unfortunate when he was caught by Ranjit Bali off Ashwani Gupta for 69. Arun Verma joined Rajeev but he also did not stay long and was brilliantly caught by Dhruv off Gurinder for 18. At stumps Rajeev was batting on 89 and Sangram was on 2.
Scoreboard J&K (first innings): 249 all out.
Himachal (first innings): Nischal Gaur c Ranjit Bali b Ashwani Gupta 69, Ajay Kumar b Surinder 18, Rajeev Nayyar batting 89, Arun Kumar c Dhruv b Surinder 18, Sangram Singh batting 2. Extras: 22. Total 219 for three.
Bowling: Surinder Kumar 20-3-63-2, Vijay Sharma 7-0-17-0, Ashwani Gupta 26-15-30-1, Raj Kumar 9-2-25-0, Sanjay Sharma 16-7-29-0, Pardeep Bali 10-2-28-0.
Kumaran surprise inclusion
AHMEDABAD, Nov 1 (UNI) VVS Laxman, Ajit Agarkar and T Kumaran have got the selectors nod for the Test matches of the Australian tour, which starts from November 26. Amongst the existing players Sunil Joshi is the only one not in the team.
The team was announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) honorary secretary Jaywant Lele here today. India will play three Tests against Australia, and a triangular one-day series with Pakistan as the third team.
The team: Sachin
Tendulkar (C), S. Ganguly (V-C), S. Ramesh, D. Gandhi,
VVS Laxman, R. Dravid, A. Jadeja, V. Bhardwaj, MSK
Prasad, A. Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Srinath, V. Prasad,
D. Mohanty, A. Agarkar and T. Kumaran.
Rohtak overall champs
CHANDIGARH, Nov 1 Rohtak emerged overall champions with eight points in the 15th Haryana State Yoga Championship which concluded today at Mata Mansa Devi Mandir Complex near here. Yamunanagar finished runners-up with six points. Panchkula won the veterans championship with nine points while Jind remained runners-up with seven points. The womens team of Yamunanagar won the Prabha Chahal Memorial Trophy for the third time continuously.
Mr. S.K. Monga, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula, gave away the prizes to the winners.
Results: senior girls
(18-25 yrs.) -Nidhi (Yamunanagar) 1, Suman (Rohtak) 2,
Ritu (Karnal) 3, Senior boys (20-30 yrs.)-Narender
(Rohtak) 1, Surender (Rohtak) 2, Sunil Sharma (Narnaul)
3. Veteran women (40-45yrs.)-Neeru Mittal (Panchkula) 1,
Sunita Goel (Panchkula 2, Promila (Hisar) 3. Veteran men
(40-50yrs)-Jora Singh (Jind) 1, Satyavir (Jind) 2 Rati
Ram (Bhiwani ) 3. Women (above 50 yrs.)- Lajwanti (Hisar)
1, Bhanwar (Hisar 2, Darshan (Panchkula) 3. Men (above 50
Yrs.) -Col. Vikram (Panchkula 1, Budh Singh (Faridabad)
2, Deva Singh (Jind) 3.
Punjabi University finish on top
SHIMLA, Nov 1 Punjabi University, Patiala, topped with six points while host H P University got four points and were placed second in the North-East Zone Inter-University (womens) Volleyball Championship which concluded here yesterday.
Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, finished third by securing four points. Panjab University, Chandigarh, were fourth with four points.
In the fifth league match Panjab University, Chandigarh, defeated Guru Nanak Dev University 25-16, 25-21, 25-13.
In the sixth and last league match Punjabi University, Patiala, defeated host H P, University, Shimla, 25-12, 17- 25, 18-25, 15-25.
PATIALA, Nov 1 Punjab, by virtue of their 92-run first innings lead, beat Delhi in the North Zone Inter-State Cooch Behar Cricket Tournament here today.
With todays win, Punjab have now 18 points from three matches, with one match still to be played against Himachal Pradesh from November 4.
Scores: Punjab (1st innings): 369 all out (S.P. Singh 100 n.o. Yuvraj Singh 96, Munish Sharma 95, R.R. Jha 7 for 120, Puru Singh 2 for 86).
Delhi (1st innings) : 277 all out (Pardeep Chawla 68, Chetan Sharma 53, Amit Suman 46, Sanjay Dhull 3 for 40, Vivek Mahajan 2 for 17, Amit Uniyal 2 for 63, Yuvraj 1 for 39).
DFA Kapurthala beat UT cops
NABHA (Patiala), Nov 1 (FOSR) DFA, Kapurthala, beat Chandigarh Police 2-1, while ONGC, Dehra Dun, downed NEI, Jaipur, via the tie breaker 5-4 in the All-India Gurdarshan Memorial Football Tournament at the Ripudaman College grounds here today.
The Kapurthala teams strategy was largely built on breaking up the cops rhythm with swift counter attacks from the left wing where linkman Manjit and defender Jatinder sparkled. Manjit, in fact, covered a lot of ground in the midfield and made use of a variety of passes to get his colleagues moving.
Up by a goal scored through Munish, the cops tried to consolidate their lead but the Kapurthala teams defence rose to the occasion to thwart many a good move.
The equaliser came soon after for the Kapurthala lads when the hard-working Manjit Singh slotted the ball home off a spot kick. Rough play was witnessed at the fag end but the referee had the game quickly under control. DFA scored the winner in the dying minutes when substitute Jatinder shot the ball home from close range.
In the second match there seemed to be no specific gameplan in the Jaipur teams approach. The two teams were locked 1-1 in regulation time. In the tie-breaker while ONGC converted four of their spot kicks, for Jaipur only three players deceived the goalkeeper to enable ONGC to win by a 5-4 margin.
Rural tournament in December
CHANDIGARH, Nov 1 (BOSR) The 19th annual Punjab Rural Football Tournament will be organised by the Youth Sports Club, at Nangal Khilarian village (Hoshiarpur) from December 18 to 26.
Competitions will also be held in athletics for boys and girls, races for veterans, chati race and baby shows.
Entries close with the Sarpanch of the village or at Punjab National Sports House, Mahilpur on November 30.
PP, PSB in semis
JALANDHAR, Nov 1 (FOSR) Defending champions Punjab Police, Jalandhar, and Punjab and Sind Bank, Delhi, stormed into the semifinals of the third All-India Dr Sadhu Singh Hamdard Memorial Hockey Tournament, edging out CISF and ITBP in keenly contested quarterfinals at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today.
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