Around Town: Madhav Dalvi no more

Former Mumbai cricketer Madhav Dalvi passed away on Monday at the age of 87 following a prolonged battle against a kidney disorder. Dalvi was a right-handed batsman who played for Mumbai and Vidarbha between 1947 and 1962. He managed the unique feat of scoring two centuries at either end of his first-class career—he averaged 48.03 in 27 matches overall. Starting his career with a debut ton for Mumbai, he later went onto skipper Vidarbha.Dalvi remained a consistent middle-order batsman throughout, before a road-accident brought a premature end to his career in 1962.

Mother Theresa Foundation score

Mother Theresa Foundation (MTF) scored a 1-0 win against Maharashtra State Welfare Association (MSWA) in a third division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at the St Xavier's Ground Parel on Tuesday. Virat More's lone strike paved the way for their win. Sohail Ansari also played a similar role by netting the winning goal as Orient Youth Social Group handed Barcode SC a 1-0 defeat in another match of the same division.

Results: Div-III: Korel FC 3 (Kazmi Thakur 2, Huzaifa Sarang) beat Cataluns 1 (Mohd Shaikh); Rhema Foundation 1 (Relin Vaz) drew with Soccer XI 1 (Ali N); Orient Youth Sports Group 1 (Sohail Ansari) beat Barcode 0; Mother Theresa Foundation 1 (Virat More) beat Maharashtra State Welfare Association) 0.

GSA Schools football tourney

The Goan Sports Association (GSA) will be conducting the 7th Boys under-12 Inter-schools football tournament at the GSA ground, Cross Maidan from October 19, 2012. Schools interested are requested to confirm their entries via e-mail at goansportsassn@rediffmail.com. Benny Cardoz may be contacted on 22003521 for details.

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