Sports Roundup – 08th April 2017


Sunrisers Hyderabad Start Off IPL 10 With A Victory: Yuvraj Singh’s blistering knock of 62 helped defending champs SRH start off their IPL campaign with a 35 run victory against rivals Royal Challengers Bangalore. Batting first, SRH put up a massive 207-4 in their 20 overs courtesy great performances from Moises Henriques (52) and Shikhar Dhawan (40) along with Yuvraj. In reply, RCB started off well but lost their momentum mid-way as they were bundled out for 172 in 19.4 overs. Chris Gayle top scored with 32. For SRH, Ashish Nehra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Rashid Khan all scalped 2 wickets each. Yuvraj Singh was awarded the Man of the

M.C.A Colts Win R.F.S. Talyarkhan Memorial Cricket Tournament: M.C.A Colts clinched a thrilling encounter by 6 runs against Bombay Gymkhana to win the R.F.S Talyarkhan Memorial Cricket Tournament 2016-17. M.C.A Colts scored 184-9 in 20 overs as Aman Khan top scored with 61. On the other hand, Kevin Almeida contributed a great 57. Dhrumal Matkar picked 3-8 while Shivam Dubey scalped 3-34. During their innings, Bombay Gym managed 178-9 in their 20 overs. Shivam Dubey made 62 while Prithvi Shaw managed 41. Aditya Dhumal was the star in this contest with the ball for the Colts, as he snapped up 4-40 while Royston Dias too picked 3 important wickets.

Raunaq Sharma’s All Round Show Helps Parsee Gymkhana Win: Batting first, team Parsee Gymkhana notched up a gigantic 219 in 19.4 overs. Raunaq Sharma caused panic in the opposition camp as he smashed 84 in just 44 balls, with 10 sixes and 1 boundary. Aakarshit Gomel contributed a vital 39. New Hind CC managed 209-9 in 20 overs awarding Parsee Gymkhana a great win in their contest of the Prabhodan Shield. Yet again the star of this contest Raunaq Sharma finished off with bowling figures of 4-42-5



Premier League Results: On 4th April, Burnley outplayed rivals Stoke City 1-0, Leicester City won 2-0 V/s Sunderland while Watford defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-0 and finally Everton drew their encounter with Manchester United 1-1. On the following day, Arsenal played well to beat rivals West Ham United 3-0, Hull City won 4-2 playing against Middlesbrough and next Southampton won 3-1 V/s Crystal Palace. Tottenham Hotspur defeated Swansea City 3-1, Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 while Liverpool were involved in a draw playing against AFC


PV Sindhu Clinches Maiden India Open Superseries: India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu performed exceedingly well to win the women’s singles title at the India Open Superseries in Delhi. Sindhu defeated rival and Olympic Gold medallist Carolina Marin of Spain 21-19, 21-16, in 47 minutes to win the final.


Roger Federer Wins Miami Open: Roger Federer played impeccably well to defeat rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 and thus won the Miami Open. With this victory he has won his third Miami Open title.

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