Indian boxer Simranjeet Kaur stormed into the 60kg final of the World Cup in Cologne. Sonia Lather (57kg) set up a semifinal clash against compatriot Manisha. In the men’s section, Satish Kumar (+91kg) and Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) entered the semis.
New Zealand beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in 1st T20
Fast bowler Jacob Duffy took 4/33 on debut for New Zealand in the first T20I against Pakistan to set up the home team’s five-wicket win in the opener of the three-match series. The hosts restricted Pakistan to 153/9. Opener Tim Seifert made 57 to lead the chase.
Harendra takes one-shot lead at halfway stage
Harendra Gupta carded a 9-under 63 to climb to the top of the leaderboard at the end of the second day of the Tata Steel Tour Championship. The 36-year-old is 17-under 127. SSP Chawrasia fired an 11-under 61 to move into second place at 16-under 128.
LB Shastri Club enter Om Nath Sood cricket final
Medium-pacer Kulwant Khejroliya (4/35) helped LB Shastri CC beat Swami Shraddhanand College by 10 runs and enter the final of 30th All India Om Nath Sood Memorial Cricket Tournament. Agencies