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Sachin’s back in Mumbai

Dehradun: Sachin Tendulkar returned to Mumbai on Tuesday after a holiday in Mussoorie along with wife Anjali and some close friends.

Before leaving Mussoorie, the legendary cricketer described his trip as memorable saying though the climate of Uttarakhand is cold, people of the state are full of warmth.

Karachi: Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq was on Tuesday robbed at gun point of his valuables in his home in Lahore. Razzaq said that masked men had broken into his home on Tuesday morning and robbed him of his passport, gold and cash.

Calcutta: Kenya has sealed 11th position in the ICC World T20 Qualifier 2013, following an all-round performance by veteran Steve Tikolo that saw the side defeat Canada by 21 runs at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, on Tuesday.

Brief scores: Kenya 146/7 (S. Tikolo 40, C. Obuya 40). Canada 152 (A. Bagai 48). Kenya won by 21 runs.

London: Aston Villa fought back after conceding two goals in the opening 11 minutes to grab a 2-2 draw at Midlands Derby rivals West Brom , in the Premier League, on Monday. Shane Long scored a brace for West Brom while Karim El Ahmadi and Ashley Westwood scored for Villa.

Calcutta: Defender Nirmal Chetri has joined Mohammedan Sporting on loan from IMG-R. Meanwhile, the AIFF has fined East Bengal and Mohun Bagan Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000, respectively, for various irregularities on the Derby day. Also, buzz is that Lalrindika Ralte has been fined Rs 20,000 for breaching the code of conduct. A club official, however, refused to confirm the matter.

New Delhi: Judoka Nirupama Devi has been handed a two-year ban by the CAS. Two panels of National Anti-Doping Agency here had only reprimanded her in a case of Methylhexaneamine (MHA) doping.

New Delhi: India bagged 36 medals, including 19 gold, on the second day of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships at Penang, Malaysia.

New Delhi: Indian luge pilot Shiva Keshavan looked in good form as he finished a creditable 27th in the World Cup at Innsbruck, Austria.

Calcutta: Samarth Dwivedi and Gagan Verma both shot an identical 1-under par 71 to share the lead after the first round of the Tata Steel Eastern India Amateur Golf Championship, at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, here, on Tuesday. Trailing the leaders by a stroke are BR Raja, Aman Raj, Tutul Ali and Karan Taunk. Tied for the seventh place at 73 are Udayan Mane and Ainesh Ahluwalia.