India win 2-1
Pune: India registered a 2-1 win over Myanmar in the first leg of the Fifa Pre-Olympic Qualifier preliminary round encounter Wednesday. India netted through striker Jeje Lalpekhula and Fela.
Zimbabwe’s Test return
Harare: Zimbabwe will play their first Test cricket in more than five years in one-off home matches against Bangladesh, Pakistan and New Zealand this year.
Jharkhand in semis
Indore: Jharkhand beat Mumbai by three wickets to march into the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare trophy at the Emerald High School Ground here, on Wednesday. In the second quarter final, Haryana beat UP by 95 runs.
SUMMARISED SCORES: Mumbai 213 in 44.5 ovs (Jaffer 102, Krishanatry 2/32) Jharkhand 217 for 7 in 45.4 ovs (Deobrat 66 n.o.) l Jharkhand won by 3 wkts. l Haryana 296/5. Uttar Pradesh 201. Haryana won by 95 runs.
London: ECB chairman Giles Clarke will face four weeks in the High Court after trial dates were announced for the libel writs brought against him by suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi and global sports marketing and consulting firm IMG.
Series called off
Calcutta: The Rose Bowl Series women’s tour between Australia and New Zealand has been cancelled and the CA is now organising to evacuate the team from the earthquake-hit Christchurch.
Alok beats Po
Calcutta: Alok Kumar outplayed Asian Games gold medallist Po Cheng Kuo 9 racks to 4 in the first encounter in Round 64 of the World 8-Ball pool championship 2011 in Fujairah.
Staff Reporter & Agencies