Kapil tenders resignation from CAC, Gaekwad to follow
New Delhi: Kapil Dev has tendered his resignation from the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) in the wake of the conflict of interest notice served to him by ethics officer DK Jain. The three CAC members — Dev, former women’s captain Shantha Rangaswamy and former India opener Anshuman Gaekwad — were issued notice by Jain on a complaint that they were part of CAC despite being directors of the players’ association. While Rangaswamy had earlier resigned from the committee, Gaekwad said that he is ready to resign if the “committee still exists”.
Odisha beat Himachal by 3 runs in Vijay HazareOff-spinner Govinda Poddar grabbed four wickets to help Odisha beat Himachal Pradesh by a three-run margin in a rain-curtailed Group B match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here today. The match was delayed due to wet outfield and it was reduced to a 21-over-a-side affair.
Brief scores: Odisha: 145/8 (Subhranshu Senapati 39; Ankit Maini 3/14) vs Himachal: 142/9 (Prashant Chopra 48; Govinda Poddar 4/27); Karnataka: 285/7 (Manish Pandey 142*, KL Rahul 81; Pankaj Rao 2/60) vs Chhattisgarh: 206 all out (Amandeep Khare 43; M Prasidh Krishna 3/31); Saurashtra: 298/3 (Samarth Vyas 124*, V Jadeja 82) vs Andhra: 145 all out (Karan Shinde 52; Jaydev Unadkat 3/18); Jharkhand: 258/5 in 36 overs (Kumar Deobrat 54; Sandeep Warrior 3/33) vs Kerala: 253 all out (Sachin Baby 60; Anukul Roy 4/31, Utkarsh Singh 4/38)
India bow out of World Junior Mixed Team C’ships
India put up a spirited effort before going down 4-1 to higher-ranked Japan in their last Group E encounter to draw curtains on their campaign at the badminton World Junior Mixed Team Championships here today. India finished second in their group and will compete for the 9-16 classification positions.
Pakistan script series win against Sri Lanka
Openers Fakhar Zaman and Abid Ali scored fluent half-centuries before Haris Sohail struck a quickfire 56 as Pakistan won the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka 2-0 with a five-wicket victory in the third and final match here today.
Brief scores: Sri Lanka: 297/9 (Danushka Gunathilaka 133; Mohammed Amir 3/50); Pakistan: 299/5 (Fakhar Zaman 76, Abid Ali 74, Haris Sohail 56; Nuwan Pradeep 2/53) Agencies
Kerala beat Haryana in volleyball Gold Cup
Kerala registered a comfortable victory over Haryana on the penultimate day of the seven-day Federation National Gold Cup of Volleyball here today. In another match in the men’s category, Tamil Nadu beat Indian Universities 3-2. In the women’s section, Railways drubbed Delhi, while Karnataka defeated Punjab. TNS