Indian sports news wrap, October 5

Here are all the major updates and results from Indian sports on October 5.

Published : Oct 05, 2023 11:42 IST - 2 MINS READ

The Wheelchair cricket teams posing ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 being hosted in Nepal
The Wheelchair cricket teams posing ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 being hosted in Nepal | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

The Wheelchair cricket teams posing ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 being hosted in Nepal | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT


Asia Cup 2023: Match 1 Between Nepal and Sri Lanka Abandoned Due to Rain, Teams Share Points

Match 1 of the ICWC Asia Cup of Wheelchair Cricket 2023 between Nepal and Sri Lanka unfortunately had to be abandoned due to inclement weather. The teams had to settle for 1-1 points each in this rain-affected encounter.

The Asia Cup 2023 is being played in a wheelchair cricket format, organized by the Pakistan Wheelchair Cricket Association and co-organized by the Physically Challenged Cricket Association of Nepal.

This year’s edition is hosted by Nepal at the TU International Cricket Ground.

- Team Sportstar


Tara, Ayush extend their winning streak at Badminton World Junior C’ships

Indian shuttlers Ayush Shetty and Tara Shah notched up impressive wins to advance to the round of 16 on day three of the BWF World Junior Championships in Spokane, USA on Thursday.

In girls’ singles, Tara Shah, the third seed, secured a hard-fought victory against Canada’s Alena Yu with scores of 23-21 21-16 in a closely contested battle that lasted 30 minutes.

In boys’ singles, Ayush showed great composure to register a 21-14, 13-21, 21-19 win over Indonesia’s Muhammad Reza Al Fajri.

In the mixed doubles category, the duo of Sathwik Reddy Kanapuram and Vaishnavi Khadkekar faced Singapore’s Nge Joo Jin and Xiao En Heng.

Despite an initial setback, they staged a remarkable comeback and secured victory in the final game, with scores of 19-21, 21-10, 21-7.

In the other mixed doubles tie, Samarveer and Radhika Sharma defeated Bryan Jeremy Goonting and Chan Wen Tse of Malaysia 21-19, 21-18 in another close encounter.



Nehru junior girls tournament results

Skipper Sanika Mane scored 10 goals as New English School and Junior College, Nool, Kolhapur, beat Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hisar, 19-0 in a super-league match of the Charanjit Rai 29th Nehru under-17 girls hockey tournament at the Shivaji Stadium on Thursday.

The results (superleague):
GV Raja Sports School, Thiruvananthapuram, (Sriya Rasheen 4, Niranjana Pradeep 4, Shanusha PM 3, Anamika VS 3, Aasha Fidha 2, Anjaleena Saji 2) bt Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya, Ayodhya, 18-0.
Shri Guru Nanak SSS, Rajnandgaon, (Dubee Rawat 4, Aradhana Rajbhar 2) bt Government Co-Ed. SSS, Dwarka, 6-0.
New English School and Junior College, Nool, Kolhapur, (Sanika Mane 10, Savitri Borgalli 4, Swati Savant 3, Harshada Powar, Bhakti Gaddi) bt Vidya Devi Jindal School, Hisar, 19-0.
Government Girls SSS, Umra, (Radhika 4, Vishakha 3) bt One Thousand Hockey Legs, 7-0.

- Team Sportstar


Sahaja in second round of ITF women’s tennis tournament in Rome

Sahaja Yamalapalli beat Rasheeda McAdoo of USA 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the $60,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Rome, USA.

The results:
$60,000 ITF women, Rome, USA Singles (first round): Sahaja Yamalapalli bt Rasheeda McAdoo (USA) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sara Daavettila (USA) & Katarina Kozarov (Srb) bt Chieh-Yu Hsu (Tpe) & Sahaja Yamalapalli 6-4, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Doubles (quarterfinals): Amr Elsayed & Faris Zakaryia (Egy) bt Peter Buldorini (Ita) & Shashank Theertha 6-0, 5-7, [10-8].

- Team Sportstar

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