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Vivek academy win cricket match
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 31
The Vivek High Asian Cricket Academy beat the Vijya Jain Cricket Academy, Delhi, by 55 runs in the first B.N. Sharma and B.M. Sharma Memorial Cup organised by Chandigarh Blues affiliated to the Chandigarh Cricket Association, at Vivek High School, Sector 38, here today.

Vivek High Asian Cricket Academy won the toss and elected to the field first. They scored 247 runs in 30 overs for the loss of 5 wickets.

The Man of the Match title was awarded to Gurpreet Singh of Vivek High Asian Cricket Academy for his fine unbeaten knock of 108 runs.

Brief Scores :- Vivek High Asian Cricket Academy-247 for 5 in 30 overs.

Ashish-66, Gurpreet Singh-108 Not Out, Dipanshu-22 and Krishan Gopal Sharma- 2 for 32.

Vijya Jain Cricket Academy, Delhi- 192 all out in 28 overs.

Akash Verma-69, Krishan Gopla Sharma-46, Abhishek Gothwal-25, Dipanshu-3 for 27 and Gurinder - 2 for 36.

TT tourney

The teams of the Audit General (AG) UP, Allahabad, and the AG (HP), Shimla, have moved into the finals of North Zone Inter-Audit Table Tennis Tournament at Table Tennis Hall, Sector 23, here on Wednesday.

In the first semifinal, the AG, UP beat the AG, Haryana 3-1 while of AG, HP got the better of AG, Punjab in a well fought match by 3-2.

The results are as follow: Ist semi final: AG, (U P) Allahabad b AG, Haryana 3-1. Harish Kumar b Varinder Srivastva 3-1 (11-6, 10-12, 13-11, 11-4); Amit Shrivastva b Patanjli Kumar 3-0 (11-5, 13- 11, 11-9); Vinod Kanshu lost to Satish Tiwari 0-3 (5-11, 11-13, 9-11); Harish Kumar lost to Amit Srivastva 3-2 (11-8, 6-11, 3-11, 13-15, 3-11). 2nd semi final: AG, (HP) Shimla b AG Punjab 3-2.

Somnath b Sonik Mingla 3-0 (11-4, 12-10, 11-4); Jaswant Gangta lost to Vikas Sharma 2-3 (10-12, 13-11, 8-11, 11-4, 10-12); Anamik Sood b Luv Kumar 3-0 (11-7, 11-3, 11-2); Somnath lost to Vikas Sharma 0-3 (6-11, 8-11, 7-11); Jaswant Gangta b Sonik Monga 3-0 (11-7, 11-1, 11-7).



Licences of two motorists suspended
Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, May 31
The Chandigarh Traffic Police has recommended the suspension of driving licences of two “habitual” offenders under Section 19 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, for a period of one to two months from June 1.

According to a spokesman for the police, Dhiraj Kumar of Sector 34 had been challaned for eight times from March 24, 1997, to April 19, 2006 and has been disqualified for holding the driving licence for two months.

Another city resident Vijay Khanna of Sector 40-D had been issued challans 11 times between December 16, 1999, and April 8, 2006, and has been disqualified for holding the driving licence for one month.

Till date, the police has recommended 165 cases for action to the Licensing Authority.


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