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India beat Pakistan in Blind Cricket World Cup

dubai: Defending champions India defeated Pakistan beat seven wickets in the Blind Cricket World Cup here on Friday. Sent into bat, Pakistan notched up 282 for eight wickets in the stipulated 40 overs. For Pakistan Md Jamil (B3 - blind level 3) and captain Nisar Ali (B3) added 137 runs for the third wicket. Nisar Ali was bowled by Ajay Reddy for 63, while Jaimil remained not out on 94. In reply, India comfortably chased down the target in 34.5 overs. Haryana's Deepak Malik (B3) top-scored with an unbeaten 79 off 71 balls, striking eight boundaries, while Venkatesh (64 off 55 balls) and skipper Ajay Reddy (47 off 34) shared 106 runs for the fourth wicket. Pakistan came into the game on the back of two victories over Bangladesh and Nepal.

Zequinha provides hope for ATK in ISL

Guwahati: ATK held their nerves to defeat NorthEast United FC 1-0 in a vital away victory in an Indian Super League encounter, here on Friday. The victory lifts them to sixth place after nine matches and suddenly gives them hope, and takes some wind off the sails of NorthEast United FC, who had beaten FC Goa in their previous encounter. Zequinha was the star of the show, striking in the 73rd minute to give his side the lead and the winner. He had been threatening for a while before the ball graciously fell to him after a period of pressure from ATK. The Portuguese hammered in a volley into the far corner, his connection too sweet to not find the back of the net. The first half was slow affair compared to the entertaining second half.

Marin carries Hyderabad into PBL final

hyderabad: Former world champion Carolina Marin came back from a game down to steer Hyderabad Hunters into the final of the third Premier Badminton League, here on Friday. Marin, cheered on by a vociferous home crowd, overcame a fighting Sun Ji Hun 13-15, 15-10, 15-9 to dash the hopes of Delhi Dashers in a gripping semifinal. She picked up two points for her win as her team's Trump player. Earlier, another local hero B Sai Praneeth set up the victory by beating the Dashers' Trump player Tian Houwei. The Hyderabadi was on song, rattling the Chinese World No 22 with a flurry of down the line smashes.

Haryana beat Delhi Sultans for second win in PWL

new delhi: New Delhi: Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sun Yanan of China steered last year's finalists Haryana Hammers to a comfortable 5-2 victory over Delhi Sultans in the Pro Wrestling League 3 here on Friday. Yanan, taking on Maroi Mezien of Tunisia, was at her dominating best as she sealed the contest 11-2 even before the last bout was fought. This is Haryana's second consecutive win of the season. Sumit picked a hard-fought 4-2 win in the last bout of the day over his compatriot Hitender to make it 5-2 in the favour of the Hammers. With the scores levelled 2-2, Khetik Tsavalov of Russia sent Haryana ahead by eking out a convincing 10-0 victory over young Indian wrestler Vinod Omprakash in the 74-kg competition.

Delhi to host India's first Adventure Sports Awards

new delhi: Adventure Sports Expo Asia 2018, India's first adventure sport extravaganza is all set to kick-start from January 27th-29th in New Delhi. This unique and first of its kind expo will witness participation from over 60+ brands. The expo expects to welcome 15000+ visitors and adventure sports enthusiasts over the 3-day long adventure extravaganza. The expo will concentrate on building relationships amongst stakeholders of the Adventure and Ecotourism Industry on a single platform. The forum also aims to address various challenges faced by exhibitors through various sessions.

 
 
 
 
 

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