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Indian Blind team gears up for ODI World Cup cricket tournament from Jan 7

Bengaluru, Jan 3 (UNI) The Indian Cricket Team for Blind, which is
participating in the 5th ODI World Cup Cricket tournament for Blind
to be held in Dubai from January 7 to 21, was given a warm send off
at Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) here on Wednesday.
In all six countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri
Lanka and Australia, besides India are vying for top honour in the
Tournament, Mahantesh of Samarthanam, an NGO told newsmen here on
The selected players underwent training camp, from December 5,
2017- January 2, 2018.
Following is the list of the squad captained by Ajay Kumar Reddy:
Md Jafar Iqbal (B1 category), Nareshbhai Tumda (B1), Mahender
Vaishnav (B1), Sonu Golkar (B1), Prem Kumar (B1), Basappa Vadgol
(B1), Ajay Kumar Reddy (B2) (captain), D. Venkateswara Rao (B2),
Ganeshbhai Muhudkar (B2), Surajit Ghara (B2), Anilbhai Gariya (B2),
Prakash Jayaramaiah (B3), Deepak Malik (B3), Sunil Ramesh (B3), T.
Durga Rao (B3), Pankaj Bhue (B3) and Rambir (B3).
Under Samarthanam Sports Initiative, Cricket Association for the
Blind in India (CABI) governs cricket tournaments and championships
in India and abroad. CABI is the only affiliate to World Blind
Cricket Limited. (WBC) and has touched 25,000 cricket enthusiasts across
India from 2010.
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Tough challenge ahead for Indian Women’s  Hockey  team in Asian Games

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18 Aug 2018 | 5:05 PM

By Harpal Singh Bedi
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Cameroonian defender André Bikey joins ATK

18 Aug 2018 | 4:22 PM

Kolkata, Aug 18 (UNI) After Gérson Vieira, another versatile Cameroonian defender André Bikey joined the two-time ISL champions Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) squad.

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3rd Test: England win toss, opt to field

3rd Test: England win toss, opt to field

18 Aug 2018 | 4:06 PM

Nottingham, Aug 18 (UNI) England skipper Joe Root won the toss and opted to field against India here on Saturday in the third Test of the five-match series.

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Oldest, youngest and richest sports person at 18th Asian Games

18 Aug 2018 | 1:30 PM

By Harpal Singh Bedi
Jakarta, 18 Aug (UNI) Philippines’s Kong Te Yang and Indonesian Aliqqa Novvery are the oldest and youngest athletes respectively taking part in the 2018 Asian Games starting here from Saturday.

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Hopeful of top podium finish this time: Rani Rampal

18 Aug 2018 | 12:27 AM

Harpal Singh Bedi
Jakarta, Aug 17 (UNI) Though the Indian Women’s team is the highest ranked squad in 18th Asian Games hockey competition but the players are well aware that rankings means once the match starts.

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