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National Boxing C'ship: Top Pugilists Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra register win

National Boxing C'ship: Top Pugilists Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra register win

Visakhapatnam, Oct 26 (UNI) Former Commonwealth Games medallists Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra were among the winners on day two of the National Championships here on Thursday. The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Kumar of Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) defeated Uttar Pradesh’s Rahul Gupta to advance round two of the welterweight (69kg) category. Jangra got the better of Tamil Nadu’s RP Prakash Raj. The 2014 Commonwealth Games silver-medallist is returning to the ring after recovering from a wrist injury and made his debut in the middleweight 75kg category. Also advancing was King’s Cup bronze-medallist Rohit Tokas, who defeated Tripura’s Vishnu in his light welterweight (64kg) opening bout. In another triumph for RSPB, Manish Panwar (81kg), also advanced to the second round after beating Services Sports Control Board’s Sachin. UNI BSR SDR 2244

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BCCI announces teams for Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season; nine new teams added

BCCI announces teams for Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season; nine new teams added

18 Jul 2018 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, July 18(UNI) The BCCI on Wednesday announced that 37 teams will participate in the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 season, commencing November 1.

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Taide,Badoni strike centuries to put India U-19 in strong position against Sri Lanka

18 Jul 2018 | 8:02 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) India's Atharwa Taide (113) and Ayush Badoni (107) stroke centuries to put the U-19 team in a strong position against Sri Lanka on the second day of the four-day first Youth Test at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground at Colombo on Wednesday.

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PNG's Nosaina Pokana allowed to resume bowling in international cricket

18 Jul 2018 | 8:00 PM

Dubai, Jul 18 (UNI) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed
that following remedial work and a reassessment, the bowling action of Papua New
Guinea’s Nosaina Pokana has been found to be legal, and the left-arm fast bowler
can now resume bowling in international cricket.

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Joe Root vaults to a career-high second ranking

18 Jul 2018 | 7:54 PM

Dubai, Jul 18 (UNI) England batsman Joe Root’s back-to-back centuries have helped
him vault into second place in the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings that have
also seen India’s spinner Kuldeep Yadav break into the top-10 for the first time in his
career.

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Rampaging Faheem takes Pakistan to seal series win against Zimbabwe

Rampaging Faheem takes Pakistan to seal series win against Zimbabwe

18 Jul 2018 | 7:45 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) All-rounder Faheem Ashraf on Wednesday produced magical spell of fast-bowling as Pakistan wrapped up a nine-wicket win over Zimbabwe to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match ODI series in Bulawayo.

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