Gangjeefalters inlast round
Idaho: Overnight joint leader Rahil Gangjee faltered in the final round, managing a disappointing card of two-over 73 to finish tied 18th in the Nationwide Tour’s Albertsons Boise Open golf tournament here. Gangjee, however moved up the moneylist to 84th, up from 102nd. Overnight co-leader Jason Kokrak won the title with a four-under 67 to go to 18-under and pick his first career title.
Lahore: Pakistan tennis ace Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi has roped in the support of top stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic for a charity auction to raise funds for the flood victims in the country.
Patel’s 1st win
Oschersleben: Making best use of the pole position start, Aditya Patel won his first race of the season at Race Two of Round 7 in the Scirocco R-Cup here.
Calcutta: The 61st Patterson Memorial Table Tennis Championships was inaugurated at the Khudiram Anushilan Kendra on Monday. The West Bengal Table Tennis Association also announced that a school level tournaments will be held in every district after the Durga Puja.
Calcutta: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)’s selection panel has named left-arm spinner Garey Mathurin as a replacement for off-spinner Ashley Nurse in the squad for the two T20 Internationals in England next week.
Calcutta: A three-member team from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) inspected the Eden Gardens on Monday. The members sounded satisfied with the facilities and security arrangements. “We are happy with the facilities and are looking forward to play at the historic venue,” said Ian Smith, the Legal Director of Professional Cricketers’ Association. John Carr (operations manager of ECB) and Reg Dickerson (chief security advisor of ECB) for company accompanied him.