SPORT

HHA ready to host Test

HYDERABAD, JUNE 1. The Hyderabad Hockey Association (HHA) conveyed its readiness to host a Test match between India and Pakistan if the Indian Hockey Federation were to allot one of the eight matches — four each to be held in India and Pakistan.

This was one of the decisions taken at the annual general body meeting of the HHA held here. "If given the chance to host the Test match, we are ready to conduct it in a befitting manner at the floodlit complex in Gachibowli," P. Kantaiah, HHA secretary, informed.

He also informed that the A-1 Division league would resume on June 7 and the participating teams can collect the fixtures from the Association Office.

The junior State championship for `B' Division teams will be held at the Gymkhana Grounds from June 12. Entries close on June 7 and further particulars can be had from the Office.

A referees clinic will also be organised at the Begumpet Police Stadium on June 6.