IOCL maintained its all-win record in the Ozonegroup Super Division hockey league, thrashing SAI 5-2 at the KSHA Stadium here on Saturday. Gunashekar and Deepak Thakur struck braces for the victor. In another game, Namdhari posted its first win in three matches, beating MEG 6-2.
The results: IOCL 5 (Gunashekar 10, 41, Sunil 11, Deepak Thakur 36, 39) bt SAI 2 (Nikkin Thimmaiah 44, 64); Namdhari 6 (Dilbag Singh 3, Hardeep Singh 6, Gurmukh Singh 22, Gurinder Singh 35, OG 36, Karnjit Singh 62) bt MEG 2 (Fatheram Munda 15, H.M. Robin 29, 57).
Aarav Chandrashekar pocketed under-8 singles title in the Bulldog Sportz’s puppy tennis tournament for children at the Bulldog Tennis Academy courts here on Saturday. In the final, played on tie-breaker point, Aarav defeated Adhrit Devineni 7-5, 8-6.
The results: Aarav Chandrashekat bt Adhirt Devineni 7-5, 8-6. Semifinals: Aarav bt Amogh Bharadwaj 7-2, 7-3; Adhrit bt H. Ishaan 7-2, 7-2.
Shivam, Laxman top
Shivam Arora and Laxman Rawat will represent India at the 2nd 6 Red Snooker tournament in Qatar after emerging top in the selection camp that concluded at the KSBA here on Saturday.
The three-day camp was held for the top eight from the 2012 national championships. The tournament will be held in Doha from May 24 to 30.
Overall ranking: 1. Shivam Arora, 2. Laxman Rawat, 3. Hassan Badami, 4. Rovin D’ Souza, 5. Sundeep Gulati, 6. I.H. Manudev, 7. I.V. Rajeev, 8. K. Venkatesham.
Imtiaz Ahmed Cricket Academy will select the under-12 and under-14 teams to participate in the Nelson Mendis cricket series in Sri Lanka, scheduled from April 22 to May 1. The selection trials will be held at the St. John’s Medical College ground, Bangalore, at 11 a.m. on Sunday. For more details, contact Imtiaz Ahmed at 98860 51939.