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Posted at: Sep 13, 2018, 2:00 AM; last updated: Sep 13, 2018, 2:00 AM (IST)BRIEFLY

Junior men’s 25m pistol team leads in qualification


Vijayveer Sidhu and Udhayveer Sidhu shot 291 each in the junior men’s 25m pistol event to claim the top two individual spots after the first qualification round at the 52nd ISSF World Championships. The duo partnered with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu to be in pole position in the team event as well, with a combined score of 861. Thursday will see the second rapid fire qualification round of the event followed by the final.


Rahane to lead Mumbai in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Ajinkya Rahane will lead Mumbai in the Vijay Hazare Trophy limited-overs tournament. Mumbai, who are placed in Elite Group A, begin their campaign against Baroda in Alur, near Bengaluru, on September 19 in the 50-over tournament. Attacking batsman Shreyas Iyer, who was ignored by the national selectors for the Asia Cup, will be his deputy. Mumbai are grouped with Baroda, Karnataka, Railways, Vidarbha, Punjab, HP, Goa and Maharashtra.


Hockey India announces 25-member core group

Hockey India on Wednesday named a 25-member core group for a national camp in Bhubaneswar from September 16 as part of preparation for the Asian Champions Trophy and the World Cup. 

Probables: SV Sunil, Akashdeep Singh, Gurjant Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Sumit Kumar, PR Sreejesh, Suraj Karkera, Krishan Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Gurinder Singh, Varun Kumar, Kothajit Singh, Surender Kumar, Jarmanpreet Singh, Pardeep Singh, Manpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Sumit, Simranjit Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Hardik Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay and Vivek Sagar Prasad. — Agencies


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