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Hazare Trophy: Haryana beat UP by 20 runs, HP lose

Vadodara: Haryana beat UP by 20 runs, riding on Nitin Saini’s 106-ball 65 and a solid bowling performance by Harshal Patel (3/34) in their Group B encounter of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Vadodara
Haryana beat UP by 20 runs, riding on Nitin Saini’s 106-ball 65 and a solid bowling performance by Harshal Patel (3/34) in their Group B encounter of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Spinner Pawan Negi claimed four wickets as Delhi notched up a three-wicket win over Himachal Pradesh.

Brief Scores: Haryana: 208 all out in 49.1 overs (N Saini 65; S  Kumar 3/30); UP: 188 all out in 44.1 overs (R Singh 68; H Patel 3/34); (Match 2): HP: 176 all out in 41.2 overs (R Dhawan 41; Pawan Negi 4/32); Delhi: 177/7 in 42.5 overs (S Dhawan 31; M Dagar 2/48). 

Bengaluru
RCB appoints woman as sports massage therapist 

Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore will become the first team in the league to have a woman in the support staff in the 13th edition of IPL. The franchise has appointed Navnita Gautam as sports massage therapist. Navnita will be working with Evan Speechly, the head physiotherapist and Shanker Basu, strength and conditioning coach. 

New Delhi
Cheating, trespassing case against Manoj Prabhakar
The Delhi Police registered a case of cheating and trespassing against former cricketer Manoj Prabhakar, his wife, son and two others on Thursday, officials said. A senior police officer said they had received a complaint from a woman, identified as Sandhya Sharma Pandit, who lives in London. In her complaint, the woman claimed that she owns a flat on the second floor of an apartment in Sarvapriya Vihar in south Delhi. Prabhakar lives with his family on the first floor of the building. She alleged that Prabhakar broke into her house and illegally lodged his friend there. “The woman claimed that her flat was encroached upon by Prabhakar and others on the basis of forged documents,” said the officer. 

Lahore
Azhar likely to replace Sarfaraz as Pak’s Test skipper 
Pakistan’s top-order batsman Azhar Ali is likely to replace Sarfaraz Ahmed as the national team’s skipper in Test cricket while wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan could serve as his deputy. Pakistan’s head coach Misbah-ul-Haq is unhappy with Ahmed’s performance and has reportedly communicated this to the Pakistan Cricket Board’s CEO, Wasim Khan. — Agencies 

Manchester
Man United lose Pogba, de Gea for Liverpool clash
Manchester United’s hopes of upsetting the odds against Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday suffered a fresh blow as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed both Paul Pogba and David de Gea will miss the clash at Old Trafford through injuries. 

Beijing
Former Olympics champion Li quits international badminton   
Former Olympics champion Li Xuerui has announced her retirement from international badminton, BWF announced today. The 28-year-old Chinese, who won the women’s singles gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, was among the most dominant players of her time before an injury at the Rio Olympics disrupted her career. She won the 2012 All England Championship and won silver medals at the 2013 and 2014 editions of the World Championships. — Agencies

Spain may reschedule El Clasico amid protests

Madrid: The Spanish Soccer Federation is expected to announce that it will reschedule the upcoming El Clasico match in Barcelona, El Mundo newspaper reported today, citing concerns over the protests in Catalonia. The match between Barcelona and Real Madrid is due to take place on October 26 at Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium. Reuters

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