Ahmedabad: The India women's cricket team rode on a disciplined bowling performance to register a 58-run victory over Bangladesh in the third and final ODI to inflict a 3-0 defeat on the visitors, here on Friday.
Brief scores: India 154 in 48.3 overs (R. Ahmed 4/20) Bangladesh 96 in 41.1 overs (P. Yadav 3/15, S. Rath 2/15). India won by 58 runs.
Karachi: Former Zimbabwean batsman Grant Flower has emerged as a strong candidate for the post of the Pakistan cricket team's batting consultant before the ICC Champions Trophy in England.
New Delhi: The Indian team will play three Tests, seven ODIs and two Twenty20s during their tour of South Africa, slated to start at the end of this year. Cricket South Africa and the BCCI were contemplating one more Test but finally both boards decided to stick to ICC's Futures Tour Programme (FTP).
Calcutta: Balurghat High School notched up a 136-run victory against Manbhum Victoria Institute in the CAB Coca-Cola Sub-division (U-16) Inter-school tournament.
Balurghat HS 228/8 in 45 ovs (T. Adhikary 72, S. Roy 53). Manbhum VI 92 in 20.5 ovs (A. Das 3/30, M. Mahato 3/16). Balurghat HS won by 136 runs
Ushagram Boys' HS 166/9 in 37 ovs (Md. Azhar 3/22, R. Bardhan 3/45). Islampur HS 133 in 35.4 ovs (R. Singh 5/17). Ushagram Boys' HS won by 33 runs.
Calcutta: Akashdeep Ghosh's all-round performance helped Burdwan DSA beat 24 Parganas (South) DSA by six wickets in the final of the Inter-district U-19 cricket tournament.
Brief scores: 24 Parganas (South) DSA 221/9 in 45 ovs. Burdwan DSA 222/4 in 40.2 ovs. Burdwan DSA won by 6 wkts.
Calcutta: Sahil Firoz took a hat-trick in Ashok Malhotra CA's eight wicket win over ADV Management Group in a Ganga Motors Cricket Tournament match.
Brief Scores: ADV Management Group 132 in 26 overs. Ashok Malhotra CA 133/2 in 22.1 overs. Ashok Malhotra CA won by 8 wkts.
Mewat: Rashid Khan of Delhi won the PGTI Players Championship after scoring 39 points in the final round here.
New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja shocked third seeds Rajeev Ram and Benjamin Becker 6-4, 3-6, 10-8 to storm into the semi-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Guadalajara.
Calcutta: Andrew Barisic, sustaining an ankle injury during East Bengal's AFC Cup tie against Tampines Rovers FC, looks uncertain for Sunday's I-League tie versus Sporting Clube de Goa.