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Vijay Dahiya, Rajat Bhatia star for Indian Airlines

New Delhi: A dashing unbeaten 85 by wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya and an equally enterprising knock of 80 by Rajat Bhatia helped Indian Airlines defeat Delhi Audit by 84 runs in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League at the Mohan Meakin ground. Scores: Indian Airlines: 241 for 6 in 40 overs (Vijay Dahiya 85 n o, Rajat Bhatia 80, Rana 2 for 30, Pankaj Joshi 2 for 36).

Delhi Audit: 157 for 8 in 40 overs (Sunil Rawal 40, Arun Pandey 3 for 34, Harender Choudhary 2 for 25).

Darling Club defeated Youngsters by 19 runs in a Super A Division match at the Yamuna Complex ground. Scores: Darling Club: 236 for 9 in 40 overs (Suhail Rauf 70, Rohan Rana 65, Mohit Saini 3 for 51).

Youngsters: 217 all out in 39 overs (Naresh Kumar 24, Adnan Ali 2 for 29, Sandeep Rana 2 for 30, Tony Singh 2 for 40, Suhail Rauf 2 for 41).

Air Force defeated Chand Khanna by 100 runs in a Super A Division match at the Palam I ground.

Scores: Air Force: 222 for 8 in 40 overs (Satish Upadhyaya 60, A K Mohanty 47, Nitin Kumar 2 for 39, Durga Prasad 2 for 51).

Chand Khanna: 122 all out in 33 overs (Piyush Sharma 29, Sanjeev Sharma 27 n o, Pankaj Kumar 4 for 23, Pawan Kumar 2 for 24).

S.B. Youth defeated Subhania by seven wickets in a Super A Division match at the Delhi University polo ground.

Scores: Subhania Club: 148 all out in 39.2 overs (Manish Mishra 46, Dinesh Khatri 25, Ravinder Rawat 2 for 13, Rohit Roy 2 for 25).

S B Youth: 154 for 3 in 6.3 overs (Rakesh Rawat 52, Sourav Ratan 41 n o, Ravinder Rawat 30). OSR


National Fencing Championship at Kochi
Our Sports Reporter

New Delhi, March 19
The 14th Senior National Fencing Championship will be held at Kochi from March 23 to 26. The championship will be organised by the Kerala Fencing Association for the first time in the state.

Fencing Association of India secretary-general Pradeep Rana said 21 teams, including men and women, representing different states, will be participating in the championship.

The last National Championship was held at Patiala with hosts Punjab dominating the show in the menís section and Manipur reigning supreme in the womenís section.

The Nationals will be treated as selection trials to shortlist probables for the Asian Senior Fenching Championship, slated to be held in Manila (Philippines) from April 18 to 26.

Cricket coaching camp

The Bharat National Public School (Ram Vihar) will organise a cricket coaching camp from March 25. Entries close with coach Sanjeev Goel on phone 9818082917.

DAV Under-15 Tourney

DAV School, Dayanand Vihar, will organise an Under-15 Cricket Tournament at the Yamuna Sports Complex from April 1. The Principal of the school, Ms Renu Naroya, said 12 teams would participate in the tournament. Entries close at phones 22370367, 9810176962 on March 28.


Charity Golf Tournament at Classic Resort

New Delhi: The inaugural Second Chance Golf Tournament will be held at the Classic Golf Resort on Saturday. The event will be played on an individual stableford format and each participant will receive an opportunity for an extra stroke and a second chance during their round. The field comprises corporate heads and leading bureaucrats.

Abhilash, Kapil shine

A half century by Kapil Sethi (50, 6x4, 1x6, 36b) and an all-round performance by Abhilash Chopra (40 and 2 for 15), and deadly bowling by Vishnu Bhagat (3 for 27) helped Reebok beat Global Vantedge by 20 runs in the Reebok Cricket Tournament at the Palam ground.

Scores: Reebok: 177 for 7 in 25 overs (Kapil Sethi 50, Abhilash Chopra 40, Prakash Toppo 3 for 23, Arun Tuteja 2 for 30).

Global Vantedge: 157 all out in 23.4 overs (Siddharth Rao 34, Saumya Mittal 26, Abhilash Chopra 2 for 15, Vishnu Bhagat 3 for 27, Subhash Kumar 2 for 18). OSR



CRPF all set to meet poll challenge

New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force will deploy its 222 companies for general parliamentary as well as Assembly elections to be held from April 20 to May 10. The elections are to be held in the Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Sikkim and Karnataka.

CRPF spokesperson D. G. Mohapatra said the force would move from one state to another state after completion of the elections to cover all phases of election. He said the force was well-equipped and armed to meet any challenges in order to help the states conduct fair and peaceful elections. The Ministry of Home Affairs have also nominated Mr K. T. D. Singh, IGP (Operations), CRPF, as Chief Coordinator to monitor the movements of all central paramilitary forces and state armed forces. Senior officers of the force have been appointed as nodal officers in different states. TNS

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