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RANJI TROPHY: Sikkim, Uttarakhand secure successive wins

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RANJI TROPHY: Sikkim, Uttarakhand secure successive wins

Dehradun, Nov 14: Deepak Dhapola returned with a match haul of 13 wickets as Uttarakhand secured their second straight victory in the Ranji Trophy Plate Group beating Manipur by eight wickets here Wednesday.

In Dimapur, Sikkim also registered their second win in their debut season beating hosts Nagaland by nine wickets.

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Ankle injury rules out Sunil Chhetri off Jordan friendly

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Ankle injury rules out Sunil Chhetri off Jordan friendly

New Delhi, Nov 12: India’s star striker Sunil Chhetri will miss the upcoming international friendly against Jordan due to an ankle injury that has ruled him out for at least two weeks.

Chhetri suffered the injury during Bengaluru’s Hero ISL match against Kerala Blasters on November 5.

“The BFC Medical Team have shared the MRI reports and medical assessments and we have scrutinised them thoroughly. Sunil needs rest of around two weeks and proper rehabilitation after which he can get back to training,” said Indian team’s physiotherapist Gigy George.

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CRICKET: Sikkim record innings victory over Manipur in Ranji Cup Trial

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CRICKET: Sikkim record innings victory over Manipur in Ranji Cup Trial

Kolkata, Nov 3: Manipur skipper Yashpal Singh’s century went in vain as Sikkim cruised to an innings and 27-run win against Manipur in a Ranji Trophy Plate Group emcounter here on Saturday.

Sikkim, who lost all their eight matches in the National One Dayers, showed remarkable turnaround with their three outstation recruits, as they secured seven points, including a bonus, wrapping up the match inside three days.

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PARA OLYMPICS: Three more gold for India, Deepa wins 2nd bronze in Asian Para Games

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PARA OLYMPICS: Three more gold for India, Deepa wins 2nd bronze in Asian Para Games

Jakarta, Oct 12: A couple of gold medals from chess and another one from a shuttler ensured India continued its impressive performance at the Asian Para Games where Paralympic medallist Deepa Malik bagged her second bronze Friday.

K Jennitha Anto clinched the gold in women’s individual rapid P1 chess event after beating Manurung Roslinda of Indonesia 1-0 in the final round, while Kishan Gangolli got the better of Majid Bagheri in the men’s individual rapid VI – B2/B3 event to claim the top spot.

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