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Pro Kabaddi: Clinical Titans wins effortlessly in opener of Season 5

Pro Kabaddi: Clinical Titans wins effortlessly in opener of Season 5

Hyderabad, Jul 28 (UNI) In a star studded opening match of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 5, the hosts Telegu Titans defeated the visitors Tamil Thalaivas here at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium by 32-27. In a glittering opening ceremony witnessed Akshay Kumar delivering the National Anthem. Cricket Maestro Sachin Tendulkar also graced the evening with his presence and comments at the sideline. The Tamil Thalaivas co-owner commented at the occasion," Indian sport is growing by the day and I am very happy that Kabaddi is taking giant strides." Led by Rahul Chaudhari the Titans outwitted the debutant Ajay Thakur led Tamil Thalaivas. Both the teams was cautious at their approach from the start reading the opponents defence. But it was not before the most successful raider Rahul took charge of the match in successive raids. Trailing from behind Thalaivas made a comeback at 8-8. However, the hosts capitalised every opportunities finally inflicting an all-out in the 16th minute thus leading by 14-8. The first half concluded in 18-11 in favour of the hosts. The second half saw the Thalaivas making some brilliant efforts but Rahul's first super 10 and Vishal Bharadwaj's High 5 of the season rendered the Thalaivas helpless. Prapanjan's valiant effort was too late to make a comeback for the Tamil franchise. Nilesh Salunke was adjudged the player of the match. Telegu Titans will now take on the defending champions Patna Pirates tomorrow. UNI XC-RSD AKC SB 0001

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Shivani Amineni of India drubs fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter quarter final in ITF Juniors

Shivani Amineni of India drubs fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter quarter final in ITF Juniors

17 Jan 2018 | 9:09 PM

Kolkata, Jan 17 (UNI) Third seed in Girls Singles Under 18, Shivani Amineni of India drubs
fellow Indian Kaavya Sawhney to enter the quarter final of the ongoing DKS ITF Juniors
2018, been held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here today
Amineni took about 1 hr and 35 minutes to outclass unseeded Sawhney by a straight
6-4,7-5.

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Blind Cricket World Cup: India to face Pakistan in summit clash

Blind Cricket World Cup: India to face Pakistan in summit clash

17 Jan 2018 | 8:49 PM

Dubai, Jan 17 (UNI) Continuing their winning streak, a dominant India on Wednesday defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets at the MCC Ground Ajman, UAE to enter the summit clash of the ongoing Blind Cricket One Day World Cup.

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Kyrgios keeps calm and carries on into third round

17 Jan 2018 | 8:23 PM

* Kyrgios shows maturity to beat Troicki
* Distracted by fan and helicopter in second set
* Suffers late wobble but wins in straight sets
By Martyn Herman
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Nick Kyrgios's new-found calm remained intact despite a night of bizarre distractions as the fiery home favourite outplayed Serbia's Viktor Troicki to reach the Australian Open third round without conceding a set on Wednesday.

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Dimitrov survives scare against McDonald to reach third round

17 Jan 2018 | 8:21 PM

By Ian Ransom
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 (Reuters) Third seed Grigor Dimitrov suffered a huge scare against 186th-ranked qualifier Mackenzie McDonald before holding his nerve in a tension-charged decider to win 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6 and reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.

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Five share first round lead at Final Qualifying Stage

17 Jan 2018 | 7:58 PM

Ahmedabad, Jan 17 (UNI) The first round of the PGTI’s Final Qualifying Stage for the 2018
season saw five golfers shoot scores of two-under-70 for the joint lead at the Kensville Golf
& Country Club here today.

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