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Ganga School enter semi-final in U-17 tourney
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New Delhi, February 10
An all-round display by Varun Vikrant (79 and 3 for 19) and deadly bowling by Krishan Shoken (4 for 21) helped Ganga School, Hiran Kudna defeat Jeevan Jyoti School, Rohini by six wickets and entered the semi-final of the Ganga Under-17 Cricket Tournament at the Ganga School ground.

Scores: Jeevan Jyoti School: 160 all out in 29 overs (Ansul 40, Manmohan Singh 40, Sachin Bisht 44, Krishan Shoken 4 for 21).

Ganga School: 161 for 4 in 24 overs (Varun 79, Akhil Yadav 37, Mahender Singh 40, Manmohan Sing 3 for 21, Vikas Chandoliya 2 for 21).

Suntan Cup Cricket

Business Standard defeated Canara Bank by 39 runs in the 8th Suntan Cup Cricket Tournament at the Siri Fort ground.

Scores: Business Standard: 173 for 7 in 25 overs (Sushil Kumar 44, Amit Kumar 39, Suborto 28, Shiv Kumar 2 for 23).

Canara Bank: 137 for 9 in 25 overs (D B Chabra 45, B S Chohan 28, Subroto 3 for 24, Amit Kumar 3 for 11, Rakesh Sharma 2 for 19).

UPCA lift Karwariya Cup

Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) defeated Air Sahara by 62 runs in the final of the V N Karwariya Cup Cricket Tournament.

Scores: UPCA: 240 for 9 in 45 overs (Jyoti Yadav 74, Parminder Singh 53, Ali Ahmed Zaidi 34, Umesh Choudhary 4 for 42, Vikas Chandan 2 for 31, Mahender Pal 2 for 57).

Air Sahara: 178 all out in 40.5 overs (Mohd Atiq 63, Balram Yadav 23, Vikas Chandan 22, Deepankar Malviya 3 for 24, Z. W. Zaidi 2 for 40, Jyoti Yadav 2 for 35, Alit Murtaza Zaidi 2 for 28).

Ranji player dead

Former Ranji Trophy player Shyam Sunder Dutta, who also represented the Delhi Under-19 team, died here yesterday.

The Kriya ceremony will take place on Thursday between 3 and 4 pm at the Salwan Boys Senior Secondary School, Old Rajinder Nagar. The Delhi and District Cricket Association condoled the death of Dutta.


Ramlal Anand beat Khalsa to finish third
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New Delhi, February 10
Ramlal Anand College (Evening) defeated SGTB Khalsa College (Evening) by five wickets off the last ball to finish third in the Inter-College Cricket Tournament at the Delhi University sports complex ground.

Scores: SGTB Khalsa College: 206 for 5 in 35 overs (Mandeep Singh 66, 6x4, 73b; Abhishek Bhandari 62, 6x4, 73b; Saurabh Anand 23, Sanjay Rawal 2 for 34, Lalit Anand 2 for 41).

Ram Lal Anand College: 209 for 5 in 35 overs (Lalit Anand 72, Bhupinder Yadav 58 n o, Rajiv Rana 24).

Royal Kashmir win in Scindia Polo

New Delhi: Royal Kashmir defeated Teachers 5-4 and Thunderbolt Jodhpur edged past Jindal Steel and Power 6-5 in the Jiwaji Rao Scindia Gold Cup Polo Tournament at the Jaipur Polo ground in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Philip Elliot scored all the five goals for Royal Kashmir while Manupal Godara and Lokendra Singh (3) scored the goals for Royal Kashmir.

Yuvraj Shivraj Singh, Shamsheer Ali and Vishal Singh scored two goals each for Jodhpur in the second match while Dhruv Pal Godara struck four goals and Sameer Suhag scored one for Jindal Steel.


West Zone lift Vizzy Trophy title
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New Delhi, February 10
West Zone drew with North Zone, but lifted the Vizzy Trophy Cricket Championship trophy on the basis of their first innings lead on the fourth and last day of the match at the Jamia Millia ground on Tuesday.

West Zone, who resumed their first innings at 388 for 8, amassed 442 all out in 153.2 overs to ensure the trophy though North Zone had to go through the motion of playing their second innings.

The second knock only helped expose the chinks in North’s batting line-up as they almost lost by an innings, but managed to end the day at 202 for 8, scored off 67 overs.


North Zone (1st innings): 296. West Zone (1st innings): 442 all out in 153.2 overs (Sangram Bagul 176, 389b, 22x4, 413m; Nehal Raval 67 n o, 121b, 8x4, 1x6, 185m; Iresh Saxena 4 for 105, Gaurav Tyagi 2 for 80). North Zone (2nd innings): 202 for 8 in 67 overs (Bhuvnesh Sharma 61, Amandeep 46, Harshad Ravle 3 for 55, Bharat Solanki 3 for 84).

The prizes were distributed by secretary of the Association of Indian Universities Prof. Dayanand Dongonkar.


Southern Railway, Western enter sems

New Delhi, February 10
Southern Railway overcame a stiff resistance from Central Railway while Western Railway defeated South Eastern Railway to enter the semi-finals of the 50th All-India Railway Tennis Championship at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association courts on Tuesday.

In the semi-finals on Wednesday, Southern Railway will take on South Central Railway while Western Railway will clash against Eastern Railway.

Results: Southern beat Central 2-1: Rishi Sridhar b Raghu More 6-0, 6-2; R Manoj Kumar lost to Aditya Medkekar 0-6, 1-6; Rishi Sridhar and R Manoj Kumar b Raghu More and Aditya Medkekar 6-1, 6-2. Western b SER 2-0: Nitin Kirtane b Ram Kumar 5-1 (conceded); Vijandra Laad b Dilip Kumar 6-1, 3-0 (conceded). South Central b RDSO 2-0: Jagdish b Viji John 6-3, 6-1; Surendra Naidu b Silas Minj 6-2, 6-0. East Railway b RSC 2-0: Vinod Sewa b Rahul Kapoor 6-1, 6-0; Siddartha Verma b Bharat Parmar 6-1, 6-0. OSR


Ashoka Club win

New Delhi, February 10
Ashoka Club defeated Jat Heroes by five wickets in an A-II Division match of the DDCA League at the Yamuna Sports Complex ground.

Scores: Jat Heroes: 80 all out in 31.3 overs (Karamveer Man 4 for 18, Vikas Katyal 3 for 26). Ashoka Club: 81 for 5 in 18.5 overs (Mohan Lamba 17, Mohd Sayed 2 for 10). Three Star trounced York Club by five wickets in an A-II Division match at the Yamuna complex ground.

Scores: Yorks Club: 149 all out in 35.5 overs (Rajesh Deswal 51, Sandeep Gautam 3 for 21, Raj Gautam 2 for 32).

Three Star: 150 for 5 in 29.3 overs (Manish Singh not out 52, Raj Gautam 36, Rajeev Dutta 4 for 32).

United Club defeated Kranti Star by one wicket in an A-II Division match at the RSC ground. Scores: Kranti Star: 176 for 9 in 35 overs (Harvinder Singh 44, Rohan Gulati 42, Vijay Bhaskar 3 for 32). United Club: 177 for 9 in 34 overs (D. Yadav 36, Vijender Khari 31, Chetan Sharma 3 for 30, A. Kumar 2 for 24).


Manav, Harinder star in Indian victory
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New Delhi, February 10
Manav Das of Ambala and Harinder Gupta of Chandigarh, representing India ‘A’, combined brilliantly for the second day as India made a clean sweep of the International Team Event, which concluded at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club course on Tuesday.

In the curtain-raising event of the Eveready All-India Amateur Golf Championship, Das and Gupta shot one-under 71 and level par 72 respectively for a team total of two-under 286. The India ‘A’ team thus defended the title that they won last year in Bangalore.

However, the big performers on the second day were the India B team, comprising Vikrant Chopra and Simarjeet Singh. Starting the day at sixth place among the 12 teams and nine shots off the pace, young Chopra shot a three-under 69, the best round of the tournament, and Simarjeet a one-under 71 to leapfrong into second place at 292.

India ‘C’, comprising Jaideep Patwardhan and Anitya Chand, fell one place to third with a total of 299, one ahead of the promising South African team of Mathew Kent and Norman Beggs. Pakistan and England, who put on a vastly improved performance, were tied for the fifth place at 301.


16 teams for Champions Colleges Hockey
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New Delhi, February 10
American College, Madurai will take on St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi in the opening match of the 11th Nehru Champions Colleges Hockey Tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Wednesday.

The first match will be held at 11 am followed by contests between College of Arts and Education, Annamali and Vivekanand College, Kolhapur at 12.45 pm and Loyola College, Chennai vs Faculty of Humanity, MGKV, Varanasi.

Sixteen Colleges from all over the country will take part in the tournament. The final will be held on February 20.

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