Sports Roundup – 3rd December 2016


India Wins 3rd Test Against England: Winning the toss, England opted to bat first at Mohali. During their first innings they scored 283 in 93.5 overs with Jonny Bairstow (89 runs). Amongst the bowlers India’s Mohammed Shami grabbed 3-63 while Umesh Yadav and Jayant Yadav picked two wickets each. In reply, India put up 417 in 138.2 overs, with great play by Ravindra Jadeja (90 runs), R. Ashwin (72 runs), Virat Kohli (62 runs), Jayant Yadav (55 runs) and finally Pujara’s 51. For the visitors Ben Stokes picked up a fifer. During their second innings, England managed 236 runs in 90.2 overs. India won the third Test Match by 8 wickets as wicketkeeper batsman Parthiv Patel remained unbeaten
on 67.

Indian Women Clinch Victory In Women’s Asia Cup T20: Electing to bat first, India scored 121-4 in their 20 overs as skipper Mithali Raj scored (62 runs) before getting run out. Sri Lanka managed a mere 69 in 20 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. India won by 52 runs over Sri Lanka in the women’s Asia Cup T20 Tournament in Bangkok.



Indian Super League Results: Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United FC drew their encounter 3-3 on 26th November while the following day Delhi Dynamos FC won 5-1 Vs FC Goa. On 29th November Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC drew 1-1. On the next day NorthEast United FC defeated Delhi Dynamos FC 2-1. 1st December saw FC Goa winning by 5-4 against Chennaiyin FC.



Saina Nehwal Moves Into The Quarter Finals At Macau Open: Indian shuttler and world number 11 Saina Nehwal won against Indonesian counterpart Dinar Dyah Ayustine 17-21, 21-18, 21-12 and thus entered the quarter finals of Macau Open Grand Prix Gold.



Carlsen Crowned Chess Champion: Magnus Carlsen continues to dominate in the chess circuit as he defeated Russia’s Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker, winning the 2016 World Chess




Australia And India Level Series At 1-1: Earlier India defeated the Aussies 3-2 in the first match of the series. In the second game the Australian’s turned things around and the Indian team was defeated 3-4. Both teams thus drew the two-match series 1-1.

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