Monday, November 25, 2002, Chandigarh, India


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Saini School draw with AP Sports in Subroto Cup
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New Delhi, November 24
Saini Senior Secondary School, Rewari (Haryana) held Andhra Pradesh Sports School, Hakimpet to a goalless draw in a Group IV League match of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup Football Tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium on Sunday.

Reigning sub-junior champions St. John Bosco School, Sohara, Meghalaya outplayed Sainik School, Imphal 3-0. The Meghalaya boys put up an engrossing performance and scored the goals through Pyndap Basawiawmoit, Baistarred Majaw and Bullet Khowgjirem.

UP Sports College, Lucknow defeated St. Xavier's School, Ambikarpur (Chattishgarh) 4-2 in a close encounter. The Lucknow team fought back from deficit twice to pip their doughty rivals. Vinod Minz scored in the sixth minute to put St. Xavier's School in the lead. Ajay Kumar drew parity for Lucknow in the 17th minute.

Ashok Kujur regained the lead for Chattisgarh in the 40th minute. The Lucknow boys then went on a scoring spree, knocking in three goals through Ajay Kumar Singh, Chandan Kumar Chauhan and Vivek Kumar in a ten-minute blitz to emerge victorious.

Chopsani Senior High School, Jodhpur trounced Shri Gattu Vidyalaya, Ankleshwar, Gujarat 6-1. Kheev Singh scored five goals, including three in a row, and Mahipal Singh accounted for the sixth goal. Krishna Maharawlaji pulled back the consolation goal for the Gujarat School. Apex Public School, Sant Nagar (Delhi) toyed with Ramakrishna Sharada Higher Secondary School, Salem 15-0 on Saturday. Kabui scored six goals, Raj Kumar and Biswanath Sarkar four each and Subroto Baidya one.

Monday's matches: Shri Gattu Vidyalaya vs St. Xavier's School, Chattisgarh (9.30 a m); UP Sports College, Lucknow vs Chopsani School, Jodhpur (11 a m); St. John Bosco vs AP Sports School (2 pm); Sainik School, Imphal vs Saini School, Rewari (3.30 pm) -Ambedkar Stadium.

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Reemaís effort goes in vain
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 24
A fine all-round performance by Reema Malhotra, who claimed five wickets for 55 runs and then hit a delectable unbeaten 26, went in vain as North Zone lost to Air India by 62 runs in a league match of the Rani Jhansi Trophy Inter-Zonal Women's Cricket Tournament, organised by the Railway Sports Promotion Board, at the Air Force (Palam) ground. The final will be played on November 28.

Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra, who is leading Air India, won the toss and opted to bat. Anju Jain and Rumeli Dhar scored strokeful half centuries to give Air India a flying start, and they built on the good start to compile 205 all out in 50 overs, despite the brilliant bowling performance of Reema.

And when North Zone replied, right-arm leg spinner Mamta Kanojia spun a web around the batswomen to catch them in her trap one by one to return with a fantastic haul of 5 for 32, and spelt the doom of North Zone.

Scores: Air India: 205 all out in 50 overs (Anju Jain 65, 5x4; Rumeli Dhar 50, 3x4; Soniya 27 n o, Reema Malhotra 5 for 55, Vandana Gupta 2 for 25, Rajni Sharma 2 for 21).

North Zone: 143 for 6 in 50 overs (Gurdeep Kaur 42, 4x4; Reema Malhotra 26 n o, 2x4; Rajni Sharma 22, Vandana Gupta 10, Namta Kanojia 5 for 32, Usha 1 for 16).

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Mimansa lifts medal in karate-do
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New Delhi, November 24
Mimansa Chaudhari of Mira Model School exhibited aggression and fine techniques to claim the silver medal in the 41-45 category in the 12th Delhi State Inter-School Karate-Do Championship held at the Mira Model School, Janak Puri. Haish Talwar of Mira Model claimed the gold.

Sagar Thapa of Army Public School showed amazing flexibility and agility while coasting to the gold in the 31-35 weight category. Karmando and Bhagat Singh claimed the silver and bronze medal respectively.

Vikram Razwal and Sunny finished first and second in the 31-35 kg category while Pravesh Rathi and Ankit Sharma claimed the first and second position in the 36-40 kg category.

Additional Commissioner of Police, Anti-Corruption Branch, Rajesh Malik gave away the prizes. The tournament was conducted under the supervision of chief coach of Delhi Karate-Do Association Sensei S Thapa, black belt IIIrd Dan.

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Kirori Mal College beat Ramjas
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, November 24
Kirori Mal College beat Ramjas College by four wickets in the Delhi University Inter-College Cricket Tournament played at the Hindu College ground.

Scores: Ramjas College: 118 all out in 32.4 overs (Preetam 43, Pankaj 14, Ajay Mishra 2 for 21, Jagatpal Malik 2 for 26, Saurabh Bambi 2 for 8).

Kirori Mal College: 122 for 6 wickets in 27 overs (Vikram Yadav 43, Saurabh Bambi 26, Tejesh Anand 21, Udit Sharma 2 for 9, Anivaran Singh 2 for 34).

In another match, St. Stephen's College beat Acharya Narender Dev College by 206 runs.

Scores: St. Stephen's College: 254 for 7 wickets in 40 overs (Binwant Singh 104, 2x6, 14x4; Sumer Sharma 28, Ankit 3 for 38, Pankaj Sharma 1 for 25).

Acharya Narender Dev College: 48 all out in 26 overs (Pankaj 18, Himanshu 11, Varun Mishra 3 for 22, Amit Suman 2 for 4).

Sapient beat Essex

Sapient Corporation defeated Essex Farms by six wickets in a league match of the second Eventus Cup Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground.

Scores: Essex Farms: 163 for 6 in 25 overs (Deepak Sharma 50, Sanjay Anand 52, Amit Govil 2 for 28).

Sapient Corporation: 166 for 4 wickets in 19.3 overs (Rajat Mathur 68, 4x8, 6x1; Akash Tayal 33). Rajat Mathur was adjudged the Man of the Match.

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United India rout Madras Club
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New Delhi, November 24
United India routed Madras Club by eight wickets in an A-I Division match of the DDCA League at the Kotla I ground.

Scores: Madras Club: 82 all out in 36.1 overs (Mohit Chaturvedi 28 n o, J P Singh 4 for 12, Ashok Malhotra 2 for 24, Rakesh Kumar 2 for 15).

United India: 84 for 2 in 20.4 overs (Shiv Kumar 24, Pritam Singh 23 n o, Rahul Sharma 2 for 24).

Young Delhi Club beat Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by 44 runs in a B Division match at Kotla No 2 ground.

Scores: Young Delhi: 326 for 9 in 40 overs (Chetan Bhatia 106, 18x4, 2x6; Sanjay Kumar 97, Shanti Prakash 39, J S Birdi 3 for 61).

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: 282 all out in 34.3 overs (Kuldeep Bhan 74, Rakesh Kumar 41, Rajan Bhasin 41, Snjay Kumar 3 for 25).

Hind Club beat Rani Bagh Club by 55 runs in an A-II Division match at the Shanti Sports Complex.

Scores: Hind Club: 207 for 8 in 35 overs (Devender Kumar 51, Puran Kumar 42, Pramod Sood 2 for 16, Taranjeet 2 for 21). Rani Bagh: 152 for 9 in 35 overs (Shobaib Sabri 28, Vijay Kanwar 26, Kanwar Jeet Singh 4 for 35, Ashok Kumar 2 for 25, R S Rana 2 for 35).

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