Top women stars in fray
Eleven teams will take part in the all-India Public Sector badminton meet to be played at Khudiram Anushilan Kendra from February 7-10. The two city teams in fray in this Coal India-organised meet are Coal India and Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited. The women’s half will see the likes of Jwala Gutta, Nilima Chowdhry, Shruti Kurien and Divya Ramesh in action.
PARTICIPATING TEAMS — LIC (Mumbai), FCI (Delhi), BSNL (Delhi), New India Assurance (Mumbai), BPCL (Mumbai), Coal India (Calcutta), Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (Calcutta), Airport Authority of India (Delhi), Indian Airlines (Delhi), SAIL (Delhi), MTNL (Delhi).
n Tamil Nadu 344/2 (M. Arevabagan 125 n.o., N.S. Venkatesh 119). Bihar 81. TN won by 263 runs.
n Andhra Pradesh 309/6 (P. Venugopal 139). Assam 211.AP won by 98 runs.
n UP 200/7. Gujarat 182. UP won by 18 runs.
TODAY IN SPORT
CRICKET: All-India postal meet, quarter finals — Bengal vs APS (Federation); TN vs Orissa (P&T).
BASKETBALL: Invitation Mercantile mixed meet at Rangers from 6.15 pm.