Paes is in quarters
New Delhi: Top seeds Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy laboured to the doubles quarter finals of the Unicef Open with a hard earned win over Florent Serra and Kristof V Liegen in Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. The Indo-Czech pair won 6-1, 6-7(5), 10-6.
Five for Das
Calcutta: Captain Prabir Das struck five times as Bengal thrashed Tripura 8-0 to enter quarter finals of the National U-19 Football Championship for Dr B. C. Roy Trophy at the Mohun Bagan ground.
Top seed wins
Chennai: Top seed B Adhiban beat Kaushik in a first round tie of the Asian Junior Chess Championships on Tuesday.
Calcutta: Yorkshire pacer Ajmal Shahzad was added to England’s squad for their ODI series against Australia after Ryan Sidebottom suffered a hamstring injury, according to a release.
Wellington: New Zealand are looking to resume cricket tours of Zimbabwe next year as a measure of political calm returns to the African country, officials said Tuesday.
P. Sen Trophy
Calcutta: BNR beat Combined Districts XI by 73 runs on Tuesday to enter the quarterfinal of the P. Sen Trophy.
Brief scores: BNR 322/8 in 50 ovs (D. Ghosh 106). Combined Districts XI 249 in 49.1 ovs (A. Samaddar 78). BNR won by 73 runs.
Staff Reporter & Agencies