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Smriti Mehra carded two-over 74 to take the lead on the second day at the sixth leg of the WGAI Women's Pro tour golf on Wednesday. Smriti is now seven-over 151, two shots clear of last week's winner, Nalini Singh Siwach (77), who is now at nine-over 153. Saaniya Sharma (76) was two shots further at 155, while Neha Tripathi (80) was lying fourth at 157. Vani Kapoor played a round of 75, way better than her first round 83, to be fifth at 158.
Rudresh on top
Delhi's Rudresh Sharma posted a five-under-66 to take the lead in round one of the IndianOil XtraPremium Masters Golf. Mukesh Kumar of Mhow, Gurgaon's Deepinder Singh Kullar, Jaipur's Vishal Singh and Md Zamal Hossain of Bangladesh are in tied second place with matching scores of four-under-67 at the Digboi Golf Links. Rudresh's round included seven birdies and two bogeys.
A fine spell by Gourav Chouhan (5/5) and a good batting contribution of 40 from wicket keeper-batsman Sankalp Srivastva helped Sonnet Club beat Super Star club by 7 wickets in DDCA U-16 Vijay Mehra cricket tournament. Ishan Chatterji (32) and Kartik Dobriyal (28 n.o) also contributed.
brief scores: Super Star 112 all out in 44 overs (Gourav Chouhan 5/5, Dhananjay Chopra 3/34) Sonnet Club 113 for 3 in 25 overs (Sankalp Srivastva 40, Ishan Chatterji 32, Kartik Dobriyal 28 n.o)
Manpreet hits 78
Fine batting by Manpreet Singh (78), Gourav Sharma (51) and good bowling from Rahul Lamba (2/24) helped Uday Bhan Academy beat Sudan Cricket Academy by 6 wickets. The win gives them four points in the 2nd Bharti Prize Money T20 cricket tournament.
Brief scores: Sudan Academy 157 for 6 in 20 overs (Salil Malhotra 39, Tarun 32; Rahul 2/24) Uday Bhan Academy 161 for 4 in 17 overs (Manpreet Singh 78, Gourav Sharma 51; Mohit Panday 3/35)