Yuvi must take care of his health: Kapil
Ahmedabad:Former India captain Kapil Dev on Friday heaped praises on double centurion Cheteshwar Pujara and Yuvraj Singh, who scored a half century on his Test return, but said it is important for the left-hander to take care of his health first. Yuvraj, playing his first Test since recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, scored a fluent 74 against England on Friday. "He is one of the finest cricketers and he has a long way to go but he must look after his health first and then he can go on playing," said Kapil. Asked if Yuvraj can sustain this kind of form for long, former India captain Ajay Jadeja said it was not for anyone else to say or decide but for the player himself. "Cricket is very simple... you play till you can sustain. You play as long as you are good enough and Yuvraj himself will say whether he is good enough to sustain for whatever number of years. "Right now Yuvraj is making a statement and it is not important whosoever is saying what," insisted Jadeja.
Tennis tourney from November 19
Chandigarh:The Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) will organise CLTA-AITA Chandigarh Open-1Lakh men & women tennis tournament from November 19 to 23. The qualifying matches for this event will be played on November 17 and 18. Players from different states of India will participate in this tournament. The response for the sign-in was positive as a total of 117 players have signed-in for the qualifying event. Wild card for the main draw have been given to the following players:
Men's: Kapish Hari, Suraj Desai, Ranjeet Singh and Pranav Suri; Women's: Sanya Madan, Sumeera Kamil, Sanya Chhibar, Bhavya Wadhawan.
BECC claim CSF Trophy
Patiala:Anmolpreet smashed a dominating half-century (78) as Black Elephant Cricket Club (BECC) defeated Rashtriya Cricket Academy, Rohtak by 50 runs to clinch CSF Trophy played at the Military Ground, on Friday. BECC batted first and posted 205 in the stipulated 50 overs. Apart from Anmolpreet, it was skipper Jashan's knock of 35 runs that helped the team post a competitive total. Sahil Hooda bowled well and picked up five wickets for 29 runs. Chasing the target, the Rohtal team was restricted to 155 for 5 in 50 overs. Sahil Hooda top scored with 41 runs. Tejpreet claimed three wickets for the winning team. Anmolpreet was declared the man of the tournament.