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Cricketers Tendulkar, Gavaskar, Vengsarkar are Goan in origin: Goa CM

Cricketers Tendulkar, Gavaskar, Vengsarkar are Goan in origin: Goa CM

Panaji, Sept 29 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today claimed that cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar and others whose surname ended with suffix ‘kar’ origninally hailed from Goa. Speaking at Dilip Sardessai Sports Excellence Award function held in the city, he said, “All top Indians in cricket have ‘kar’. That is (from) Goa or greater Goa. That is Gavaskar, Vengsarkar, you will find their original, four hundred years back, till the Portuguese drove them out. They may not be born in Goa, but they are Goans by genetics.” Stressing on the need to promoto excellence in sports, the chief minister said, “Tendulkar (and) all kars are Goans. So basically that is the potential of the state.” UNI AKM SB 2237

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Vero Nunes elected Goa Table Tennis Association President

23 Sep 2018 | 11:18 PM

Panaji, Sep 23 (UNI) Vero Nunes was unanimously elected President of Goa Table Tennis Association (GTTA) at the Annual General Body meeting held on Sunday at Bambolim Beach Resort near the city.

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Sunil Gavaskar impressed with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy acumen

Sunil Gavaskar impressed with Rohit Sharma’s captaincy acumen

23 Sep 2018 | 10:13 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) Rohit Sharma, India’s skipper for the Asia Cup 2018, has been lauded
for his captaincy by former India opening batsman and captain Sunil Gavaskar.

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Third round delivers competitive series in Women’s World Twenty20

Third round delivers competitive series in Women’s World Twenty20

23 Sep 2018 | 10:01 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) The latest two series in the third round of the ICC Women’s
Championship delivered closely-fought games and propelled West Indies out of
the bottom half of the table as the teams test their competitive edge with the ICC
Women’s World Twenty20 2018 less than 50 days away.

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Mithali Raj, Marizanne Kapp move into top three

Mithali Raj, Marizanne Kapp move into top three

23 Sep 2018 | 9:53 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) There was a lot of movement in the ranking tables at the end
of the Sri Lanka v India and Windies v South Africa one-day international series.

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Asia Cup  : India restrict Pakistan to 237 in Super Four Match

Asia Cup : India restrict Pakistan to 237 in Super Four Match

23 Sep 2018 | 9:31 PM

Dubai, Sep 23 (UNI) Shoaib Malik (78) and his captain Sarfraz Ahmed (44), added 107 runs for the fourth wicket which helped Pakistan to score 237 for seven in the Super Eight match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament against India on Sunday.

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