City paddlers stun Maharashtra
- IPL spot-fixing: Chennai Super Kings owner's kin under police scanner
- IPL 2013 LIVE SCORE: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals
- Jessica Lall murder: Actor Shayan Munshi, ballistic expert Manocha to face perjury trial
- BJP tears into UPA govt on 4th anniversary, says it lacks leadership
- BCCI was forced to encash Pune Warriors' bank guarantee: Sanjay Jagdale
Delhi women paddlers caused the biggest upset of the tournament with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over defending champions Maharashtra A to qualify for the final of the National Table Tennis Championships.
Delhi take on PSPB in the summit clash on Thursday with the latter defeating Tamil Nadu 3-0 in the other semifinal.
In the men's section, Petroleum Sports Promotion Board, led by Achanta Sharath Kamal, routed Haryana 3-0 in the semifinals to book a berth in the summit clash at the Balbir Juneja Indoor Stadium .The winner of the semifinal match between Gujarat and West Bengal will join PSPB in the final.
Delhi's turnaround in the women's edge-of-the-seat semifinal was made possible by Neha Aggarwal, who won both her matches against Divya Deshpande and Mamata Prabhu, the crucial fifth rubber after Maharashtra had rallied to equal at 2-2. Neha beat Mamata 11-7, 13-11, 15-13 to seal the fate of Maharashtra.
Manika began on an excellent note against an off-colour Mamata Prabhu and Neha beat Divya to put Delhi 2-0 up. But Sanya Sehgal lost to Prajakta Tipale and Manika surrendered to Divya to give Maharashtra a semblance of a fight. However, Neha shut out the challenge from Mamata to put Delhi through.
As for the formidable PSPB, Ankita Das, Madhurika Patkar and K Shamini made it a one-sided affair against Tamil Nadu.
- Fixing probe now reaches Bollywood, son of Dara Singh held
- BCCI cashes Pune Warriors guarantee, 'disgusted' Sahara walks out of IPL
- Sreesanth spent Rs 1.95L on clothes, bought friend BlackBerry, paid in cash: Police
- Delhi firm with MoD as client is linked to Pak cyberattacks
- After Infosys, iGATE sacks Phaneesh Murthy for sexual misconduct
- 2 weeks after harassment, Haryana schoolgirls return, cops in tow