Sports Roundup – 29nd July 2017



England Wins ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 : Anya Shrubsole’s 6-46 in 9.4 overs ensured England’s victory by 9 runs beating India in the finals of the Women’s World Cup at Lords. Batting first England notched up 228-7 in 50 overs, courtesy good knocks from Natalie Sciver (51) and Sarah Taylor (45). Amongst the Indian bowlers, Jhulan Goswami grabbed 3-23 in 10 overs while Poonam Yadav picked up 2 wickets. In reply, India started off well but saw themselves struggling and managed 200-6 in 44.4 overs. Punam Raut top scored with 86 and was well supported by Harmanpreet Kaur with 51. India seemed to have lost a winning game. The player of the match was to Anya Shrubsole.



Vardhan Wins 2nd Challenger Title : Vishnu Vardhan won his second challenger title of the season with Japanese partner Toshihide Matsui. Vardhan and Matsui pipped Russia’s Evgeny Karlovskiy and Evgeny Tyurnev 7-6(3) 6-7(5) 10-7 in the final of the President’s Cup in Kazakhstan.



HS Prannoy Clinches US Open Grand Prix Gold: Indian shutter HS Prannoy beat Commonwealth Games champion Parupali Kashyap 21-15, 20-22, 21-12 in an All-Indian final to clinch the USD 120,000 US Open Grand Prix Gold.



Lone Indian boxer, Sachin Siwach, won the gold medal defeating Welsh boxer James Nathan Probert for 4-1 in the 49 kg flyweight category at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas.


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