Indian sports news wrap, February 6

Here are all the updates, results and developments from the world of Indian sports on February 6.

Published : Feb 06, 2024 13:36 IST , CHENNAI - 1 MIN READ

Logo of Saurashtra Cricket Association.
Logo of Saurashtra Cricket Association. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Logo of Saurashtra Cricket Association. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement


Saurashtra Cricket Association’s Stadium to be named Niranjan Shah Stadium

Saurashtra Cricket Association’s Stadium will named Niranjan Shah Stadium on February 14, 2024. The stadium is scheduled to host the third Test match series between India and England from February 15 onwards.

The unveiling of the stadium name is to be done by Jay Shah, Secretary of The Board of Control for Cricket in India.

A statement by the SCA said, “Most significant and valued contribution of Shri Niranjan Shah to the Cricket of the Region as well as at National and International levels must be very befittingly well acknowledged. Shri Niranjan Shah’s dedicated and selfless contribution towards the game of Cricket has been for more than 6 decades, on and off the pitch.”

-Team Sportstar


Snigdha beats Mrinalini to enters quarterfinals

Qualifier Snigdha Ruhil overcame a hard start to beat Mrinalini Sharma 0-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the women’s pre-quarterfinals of the Rs.200,000 AITA ranking tennis tournament at the CLTA Complex in Chandigarh on Tuesday.

The results (first round):
Men: Atharva Sharma bt Sahajpreet Bajwa 6-2, 6-3; Bikramjeet Chawla bt Arnav Bishnoi 6-1, 6-4; Rakshak Tarun bt Sahil Sarang 6-1, 6-1; Paramveer Bajwa bt Ashwajit Senjam 6-1, 6-0; Bhicky Sagolshem bt Yagnesh Pampari 6-2, 6-2; Aditya Mor bt Sagar Kumar 6-4, 6-2; Arjun Rathi bt Aditya Kothari 6-2, 6-0; Dalwinder Singh bt Jagmeet Singh 6-2, 6-2.
Women: Anjali Rathi bt Radhika Vasudev 6-2, 6-2; Ritu Rai bt Sanjitha Ramesh 6-4, 7-5; Rumma Gaikaiwari bt Stakshika Sahayak 6-4, 1-6, 6-4; Mahika Khanna bt Gamya Gupta 6-1, 6-2; Ishwari Matere bt Shreya Pasricha 6-2, 6-3; Saily Thakkar bt Hridayeshi Pal 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-0; Snigdha Ruhil bt Mrinalini Sharma 0-6, 6-4, 7-5; Sahira Singh bt Poorvi Bhatt 6-1, 6-2.

-Kamesh Srinivasan

Anirudh, Vijay knock out second seeds in USA

Anirudh Chandrasekar and Vijay Sundar Prashanth knocked out the second seeds Nathaniel Lammons and Jackson Withrow in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $841,590 ATP tennis tournament in Dallas, USA.

The results:
$841,590 ATP, Dallas, USA Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Anirudh Chandrasekar & Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Nathaniel Lammons & Jackson Withrow (USA) 6-4, 7-6(2).

-Kamesh Srinivasan

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