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December 7, 2013

India beat Canada 3-2, keep quarterfinal chances alive

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India registered a remarkable come-from-behind 3-2 victory against Canada in a Pool C clash to kitty their first three points of the Junior Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.Earlier, Netherlands won their second consecutive match by overcoming South Korea in the other Pool C clash to be virtually through to the quarterfinals with six points. Hurt from their 4-7 defeat to South Korea Friday, the north Americans struck immediately after play began to put the…

Steyn warns India to expect more aggressive bowling

Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) Sniffing a series win in Durban, South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn once again reminded the Indians that they will be terrified once more with aggressive bowling when the two teams face-off again in the second ODI at the Kingsmead here Sunday.On the eve of the match here Saturday, Steyn was spitting fire through his words just like his bowling and said that India's 141-run loss in the first ODI in Johannesburg was like a wake-up call for the World No.1 side. He said that South Africa…

Tennis: Poland’s Linette annexes NECC-ITF title

Pune, Dec 7 (IANS) Poland's top seed Magda Linette kept her composure to beat Kazakhstan's unseeded Kamila Kerimbayeva 7-5, 7-6 (5) and win the singles title in the NECC-ITF women's $25,000 tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana here Saturday.In a hard-fought battle between two players hitting big from both flanks, Linette stayed solid when it mattered most, especially towards the closing stages of both the sets, to win the winner's cheque of $2,940 and 50 WTA ranking points. Kerimbayeva had to settle for…

Junior World Cup: Belgium first to make quarters

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Belgium became the first team to secure a quarterfinal berth with a 5-0 crushing win over Egypt to top Pool A with six points in the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.Later in the day, defending champions Germany bounced back from their defeat to Belgium Friday by drubbing Pakistan 6-1 in another Pool A clash to keep alive their quarterfinal hopes. Egypt started their match high on confidence, defending well against the Belgians by stopping the penalty…

Smith sent back home to focus on Test

Johannesburg, Dec 7 (IANS) Young opening batsman Quinton de Kock's fine form with the bat prompted the South African selectors to ask regular opener Graeme Smith to return to Cape Town and focus on the two-match Test series against India.The former skipper missed Thursday's ODI here at the Wanderers against India due to his grandmother's death. But his absence was not felt as De Kock struck a fine 135 in South Africa's massive 141-run win in the first ODI. With two ODIs left, and South Africa sniffing…
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