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India beat Pakistan in Cricket4Peace match

Result of the 10-over-a-side cricket match between India and Pakistan played on the International Day of Peace at West Park, Carmel signified more for spreading the message of peace through cricket. More than 350 cricket fans, including the families of the players, turned up to cheer their respective teams and game played for peace. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”

Taruwar (206) and Himanshu (136) put tons of pressure on Patiala

CHANDIGARH: Resuming at their overnight score of 312 for 2, Jalandhar went on to amass 599 for 8 in their first innings against Patiala on the second day of the final in the Punjab Inter-District Cricket Tournament for Katoch Shield at the IS Bindra-PCA Stadium in Mohali today.

Ankit Dabas and Vision Panchal engineer Minerva Academy's win

CHANDIGARH:  A brilliant century by Ankit Dabas (102) and deadly bowling by Vision Panchal (6 for 54) helped  Minerva Academy beat  Tripathi Group Delhi by 83 runs in the inaugural match of the 23rd All-India JP Atray Memorial Cricket Tournament at the Government Model Senior Secondary School ground in Sector 26 here today.

Honey Baisoya in the driver’s seat with a seven-shot lead

NOIDA: Delhi’s Honey Baisoya was in the driver’s seat after round three of the PGTI Players Championship at Noida Golf Course as he pulled ahead by a substantial seven shots courtesy a fiery six-under-66 on Thursday. Baisoya, who totaled 15-under-201 for three days, is now well-placed for a successful title defence at the Rs. 30 lakh event.

Kohli, other stars slated to take part in charity event during India-SL Test

India skipper Virat Kohli is expected to participate in a charity programme for cancer patients on the 225th anniversary celebration of the Calcutta Cricket and Football Club (CC&FC) here on November 18 among a host of other former and current stars.

Pargat hits 127 and his two big stands help Jalandhar 312-2

A brilliant century by Pargat Singh (127) and his century partnerships for the first and second wickets helped Jalandhar set for a big total after having scored 312 for 2 in 95 overs against Patiala in the first day of the final in the Punjab Inter-District Cricket Tournament for Katoch Shield at the IS Bindra-PCA Stadium in Mohali today.

Sri Lanka qualify for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The 1996 champions join hosts England, Australia, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa to progress automatically for the ICC’s pinnacle 50-over event.Sri Lanka have qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after the Windies lost the first ODI against England at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Skipper Sagar and Kshitij steer Panchkula into knockout stage

A brilliant knock of 70 (86 balls, 5x4s, 1x6) by skipper Sagar Sharma and half century by Kshitij Sharma (54) unabled hosts Panchkula beat Kuruksheta by 31 runs in the last league match of the Haryana State Inter-District Cricket Tournament for the Patowdi Trophy being played at JR. Institute of Cricket Technology (Barwala) Panchkula. Haryana Cricket Association is hosting the tournament.

SD College men and PU Campus women win titles

GGD SD College, Sector-32, Chandigarh won the Panjab University Inter College Soft Tennis (Men) Championship for the session 2017-18 after beating beating. DAV College, Sector-10, Chandigarh by 2-0 in the final at the Panjab University Campus here today. Panjab University Campus finished third.

Aman Raj blasts a 65 for the first round lead at Noida

Patna’s Aman Raj came up with a terrific seven-under-65 to take the lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship at Noida Golf Course.
Delhi’s Honey Baisoya and Gurgaon-based Shivendra Singh Sisodia occupied tied second at six-under-66. 

Preeti to lead India in Australian Hockey League (Women)

Hockey India today announced an 18-member Indian women’s team to participate in the Australian Hockey League 2017 (Women) which starts on September 28.The team will be captained by forward Preeti Dubey while Udita will shoulder the responsibility of vice-captain.

Six teams to compete in North Bay LMS Tournament

The 2017 Last Man Stands San Francisco North Bay League season gets underway on September 24 at the Napa Valley Expo in downtown Napa. The host club, the Napa Valley Cricket Club, known as the Napa Vino’s in this format, will be taking on Marin and the Sonoma Gullies on opening day. 

Dhoni's wicket is the key: Zampa

Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa on Tuesday said the wicket of former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very crucial and they will try to get him out as early as possible when the two sides meet again for the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.

Mayank and Vivek engineer Panchkula's big win over Chandigarh

PANCHKULA: A magnificent unbeaten knock of 119 by Mayank Chaudhary from 106 balls and all-round display by Vivek Vashist (34, 3 for 10) enabled Panchkula Distt. to register a massive 185-run  against Chandigarh in the Haryana State Inter District Cricket Tournament for the Pataudi Trophy at DAV School ground in Sector 8 in Chandigarh.

Himal Gusain becomes Chess International Master

CHANDIGARH: Twenty-three years old Chandigarh’s top chess player Himal Gusain got the International Master Title from Fide (World Chess Federation) last month, making him the first International Master in chess from Chandigarh. The Chandigarh Chess Association officials were delighted over the Himal Gusain’s wonderful performances over the years and his latest achievement of Master’s title, which will prove a source of inspiration for the young upcoming chess players from Chandigarh.

Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI

India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.

Sindhu wins Korea Open title

Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday.

Verma and Jaglan help Panchkula beat Kurukshetra

PANCHKULA: Fine knocks by Aryan Verma ( 52) and Arun Jaglan (39) enabled Panchkula to register a 16-run victory over Kurukshetra in the Haryana State Inter District Cricket Tournament under- 19 being organised by the Haryana Cricket Association played at Mohit Cricket Ground in Ssector 27 Panchkula here today.

Smith makes light of Kohli being ahead in ODI century race

Australia skipper Steve Smith on Saturday brushed aside Virat Kohli staying ahead in the race for One-Day International (ODI) centuries, saying India play a lot more limited overs cricket than them.

34th IndianOil SERVO Surjit Hockey Tournament from October 23

India's prestigious 34th IndianOil SERVO Surjit Hockey Tournament will be played here at the Olympian Surjit Singh polytan turf Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park from October 23.

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