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Ankit, Shivam bowl DPS to victory
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New Delhi, April 21
Devastating bowling performances by Ankit Singh (4 for 21) and Shivam Sharma (3 for 31) helped Delhi Public School (DPS), Mathura Road defeat Gyan Bharati Academy by nine wickets in a league match of the second SG Turf Youth Cup Under-15 Cricket Tournament on the Modern School ground.

Mohsin Kamal, who scored a half-century, was declared the SG Man of the Match. Varun Sudan was declared the best batsman while Ankit Singh received the best bowler award.

Scores: Gyan Bharati: 102 all out in 31.5 overs (Varun Sudan 39, Ankit Singh 4 for 21, Shivam Sharma 3 for 31). DPS, Mathura Road: 103 for 1 in 18.3 overs (Mohsin Kamal 53, Pranav Kumar 29).

Ankit, Ishan star in VSPK cricket

Deadly bowling, including a hattrick, by off-spinner Ankit Maini (5 for 55) and a dashing knock of 86 by Ishan Bakshi helped Young Friends Club defeat Rohtak Road Gymkhana by 12 runs in a league match of the VSPK School Under-17 Cricket

Tournament at the Roshanara Club ground. Ankit Maini was named the man of the match.

Scores: Young Friends: 215 for 7 in 40 overs (Ishan Bakshi 86, Ankit Gupta 42, Sunny Sehrawat 30, Kartik Bhatia 3 for 55). R R Gymkhana: 203 all out in 39.2 overs (Kartik Bhatia 52, Neeraj Bansal 33, Kumar Abhishek 25, Ankit Maini 5 for 55).

Chetan Bisht hits century

Chetan Bisht slammed an unbeaten century (126, 12x4, 1x6) to help UK Cricket World defeat Gyan Bharati Academy by 160 runs in a league match of the VSPK Under-17 Cricket Tournament. Chetan was named the man of the match.

Scores: U K Cricket World: 280 for 3 in 40 overs (Chetan Bisht 126 n o, Tejasvi Yadav 51, Devender Kumar 39, Manik Vadhva 2 for 36).

Gyan Bharati: 120 for 9 in 40 overs (Puneet Grewal 32, Akhand Rathore 30, Senam Trikha 3 for 11, Siddarth Kumar 3 for 31, Sachin Aggarwal 2 for 6).

I.D.Paul Cricket Tourney

The third ID Paul Memorial Cricket Tournament will be held on the Apex School ground, Burari from May 2. Entries close with Mohan Singh on April 28 at 9891791870.


Nishank Bajaj, Esha Monga annex TT titles
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New Delhi, April 21
Nishank Bajaj and Esha Monga of Manav Sthali School annexed the boys and girls singles titles respectively in the Hans Raj School Table Tennis Tournament at the school premises in Punjabi Bagh.

Esha Monga, the top seed, had to wage a relentless battle to subdue Sanya Sehgal in seven games at 11-7, 9-11, 11-13, 11-9, 11-9, 11-4 to annex the title.

In the boys final, top seed Nishank Bajaj easily disposed of Varun Jindal of Sachdeva Public School at 11-6, 12-10, 11-8, 11-5.

Secretary-general of the Table Tennis Federation of India M C Chouhan and Hans Raj Model School principal Kusum Ahluwalia gave away the prizes.


Rahul Ahuja hits ton
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New Delhi, April 21
A brilliant century by Rahul Ahuja (123, 15x4, 2x6) and deadly bowling by Deepak (3 for 33) helped Inborn Club defeat Champion Chemical by 77 runs in the third Maharaja Ranjit Singhji Cricket Tournament on the Vinay Marg ground.

Scores: Inborn Club: 231 for 4 in 30 overs (Rahul Ahuja 123, Rohit Sharma 35, Vipin 2 for 31).

Champion Club: 154 all out in 24.4 overs (Vipin 31, Deepak 3 for 33, Manu Kapoor 2 for 32).

Achrekar Foundation win

Ramakant Achrekar Foundation defeated ASPM Academy by nine wickets in the Achrekar Under-15 Cricket Tournament on the Paschim Vihar ground.

Scores: ASPM Academy: 175 all out in 48 overs (Gagan Kapoor 33, Akhil Goyal 3 for 18, Maninder 3 for 19). RACF: 179 for 1 in 25 overs (Sourav Nagpal 62 n o, Abhishek 53 n o).

Yonex Suntan Badminton

The first Yonex Suntan Inter-Corporate Badminton Championship will be held at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences hall on April 24 and 25. Entries close at mobile 9810552616.

Jaqvar enter final

Jaqvar defeated Apollo Tyres by five wickets and entered the final of the fourth Turf Corporate Cricket Tournament on the Modern School ground.

Scores: Apollo Tyres: 118 all out in 22.2 overs (Anil Prakash 32, Neeraj Kumar 30, Sonal Gidwani 5 for 4, Ishneet Singh 2 for 34, Siddhant Malik 2 for 27). Jaqvar: 120 for 5 in 18.5 overs (Ishneet Singh 43 n o, Sonal Gidwani 33, Tejpal 3 for 16).

Hughes Software win

Hughes Software Systems defeated Havells by 109 runs in the CallC Cup Cricket Tournament.

Scores: Hughes Software Systems: 212 for 7 in 25 overs (Vidur Krishan 51, Tarun Makkar 41, P K Pandita 28 n o, Sanjay Arora 3 for 25).

Havells: 103 all out in 21.2 overs (Jaideep 54, PK Pandita 3 for 14, Tarun Makkar 3 for 22, Rakesh Ranjan 2 for 19).

ESPN wins Wimbledon rights

ESPN Star Sports has secured the exclusive multi-year cable and satellite rights to beam the Wimbledon Tennis Championship till 2008.

The latest acquisition completes a stellar list of the world’s top tennis events already airing on the ESPN network across Asia, including the Australian and US Open tournaments. It also represents the continuation of a successful partnership between ESPN and the All-England Lawn Tennis Club.


Rajiv Bhawan annex title in AAI tourney
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New Delhi, April 21
Fine batting by Vikram Singh Chouhan (77, 10x4) and Bhupender Singh (50) and deadly bowling by Atul (4 for 27) helped Sports Promotion Board Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan defeat Airport Sports Control Board, Delhi by 47 runs and annnex the title in the inaugural AAI Delhi Officers Club Cricket Tournament on the Airport Authority of India ground at Mahipalpur.

Vikram Singh was named the man of the match.

Scores: Sport Promotion Board: 193 all out in 29 overs (Vikram Singh 77, Bhupender 50, Arvind Chohan 3 for 32, Vimal 3 for 38).

Airport Sports Control Board: 146 all out in 26 overs (Vikram 40, Girvar 34 n o, Atul 4 for 27, Rakesh 2 or 32, S Nandi 2 for 32).

Global Vantedge win

Deadly bowling by Mohit Sinha (3 for 12) and Manan Vashisht (3 for 17) helped Global Vantedge beat Delphi Auto by 17 runs in the Reebok Cup Cricket Tournament on the Palam ground.

Scores: Global Vantedge: 155 all out in 24 overs (Siddarth Rao 32, Vipul Kumar 31, Abraham Joseph 2 for 19, Neeraj Mathur 2 for 22).

Delphi Auto: 138 all out in 24 overs (Neeraj Mathur 56, Mohit Sinha 3 for 12, Manan Vashisht 3 for 17, Prakash Toppo 2 for 22).

In another match, KLM Cargo defeated Hudco by 20 runs.

Scores: KLM Cargo: 147 for 8 in 25 overs (Parminder Sohail 30, Manish Kumar 21, Mahesh Sharma 16, Mukesh Kumar 3 for 34).

Hudco: 127 for 9 in 25 overs (Mukesh Kumar 42, Ramesh Negi 19, Mahesh Sharma 3 for 5, Anand Rawat 3 for 20, Anil Bhagat 2 for 37).


Indian Airlines maul Little Masters
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New Delhi, April 21
Indian Airlines defeated Little Masters by nine wickets in a Super A Division match of the DDCA League on the Khalsa College ground.

Scores: Little Masters: 45 all out in 15.4 overs (Rajat Bhatia 4 for 22, Sachin Rana 2 for 12).

Indian Airlines: 47 for 1 in 6 overs (Ishan Ganda 21 n o). Delhi Police defeated Mohan Meakins by six wickets in a Super A Division match on the RSC ground.

Scores: Mohan Meakins: 149 all out in 39.5 overs (Mukim Khan 42, Rajender Madan 26 n o, Sanjay Verma 3 for 22, Sune Singh 3 for 27).

Delhi Police: 150 for 4 in 25.5 overs (Anil Rana n.o 66, Sanjay Verma 43, Kunal Lal 2 for 32).

Youngsters defeated Golden Hawks by four wickets in a Super A Division match of the Mohan Meakins ground.

Scores: Golden Hawks: 162 for 8 in 35 overs (Vishal Tyagi 51, Sailender Singh 28, Mohit Sharma 2 for 22).

Youngsters: 165 for 6 in 32.2 overs (Jitender Gulia 100 n o, Amit Choudhary 38, Inderjeet Singh 2 for 25).

K N Colts beat Telefunken by nine wickets in an A-I Division match on the University ground.

Scores: Telefunken: 85 all out in 27.4 overs (Lalit Choudhary 37, Abhishek Mishra 4 for 14, Neeraj Singhal 3 for 7, Vivek Verma 3 for 15).

K N Colts: 91 for 1 in 8.5 overs (Vikrant Dheer 51 n o, Neeraj Sehgal 36 n o).


Maninder, Dhiraj and Vishal shine
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New Delhi, April 21
An all-round display by Maninder Singh (52 n o, 3x4, 57b and 2 for 20), strokeful half century by Dhiraj Sharma (60, 1x6, 2x4, 77b) and deadly bowling by Vishal Pandey (4 for 17) helped Vaijaynti Devi Cricket Academy, Agra defeat Inborn Cricketers by 105 runs to enter the quarter-final of the 14th Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament on the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce ground, Pitampura.

The Agra team won the toss and elected to bat. Dhiraj Sharma and Maninder Singh put on 93 runs, off 91 balls, for the fourth-wicket to give their total a solid look.

In reply, Inborn Cricketers, struggling at 85 for 2 off 19.3 overs, found the going tough in the face of sustained bowling by Vishal Pandey and Harish Yadav.

Maninder Singh was presented the Pepsi man of the match award by chief guest Vinod Kumar.

Scores: VDCA, Agra: 227 for 7 in 40 overs ((Dhiraj Sharma 60, Maninder Singh 52 n o, Rajesh Gupta 29, Davinder Singh 2 for 35, Karamveer 2 for 56).

Inborn Cricketers: 122 in 34.1 overs (Vivek Srivastava 47, Prashant Yadav 21, Vishal Pandey 4 for 17, Harish Yadav 3 for 30, Maninder Singh 2 for 20).

Thursday’s fixtures: Indian Airlines vs South Delhi Colts; 7.30 am—Sri Guru Gobind Singh College ground.


Salwan make semi-final grade

New Delhi, April 21
Defending champions Salwan Boys School, Delhi defeated Frank Anthony Public School, Bangalore by 130 runs and entered the final of the All-India Parle Inter-City Champions Trophy Cricket Tournament for Schools.

In another match, DAV School, Amritsar defeated Santhorne High School, Chennai by 51 runs.

Scores: Salwan Boys: 272 all out in 47.3 overs (Soumik Chatterjee 53, Yogesh Nagar 103, Yusuf Jamali 4 for 48,Daniel Liao 3 for 45).

Frank Anthony: 142 all out in 38.2 overs (Suraj Frank 22, Akshay Dev 22, Rohit Saini 3 for 29, Yogesh Nagar 2 for 29,Ashutosh Sharma 2 for 16, Narender Singh 2 for 8). Yogesh Nagar was named the man of the match.

DAV School: 246 for 8 in 50 overs (Mayank Sharma 68 n o, Saransh Thakur 51, Sumit Sharma 46, Vipan Kumar 35, M Prabhu 2 for 42, S Sabrish 2 for 26).

Santhome School: 195 (H Gopinath 57, Rahul Panikkar 58, Manish Bhatia 2 for 34, Sumit Sharma 2 for 27). Mayank Sharma was adjudged the man of the match. OSR

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