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Warner, Finch maul India

Mumbai: Australia gave India a harsh reality check with a 10-wicket hiding in the ODI series opener here on Tuesday, exposing the home team’s middle-order frailty and putting to sword its bowling. Anticipating dew in the evening session, Aaron Finch opted to field. India ended up with a below-par 255 on a decent batting surface after a middle-order failure. Australia …

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Goa beat Karnataka in football; bronze for Ashwini in judo

Panaji: Goa pipped Karnataka 1-0 in football at the Khelo India Youth Games being held at SAI Sports Centre football ground, Guwahati on Tuesday. After a goalless first half, Allwyn Vaz scored the match winning goal for Goa in the 54th minute. Karnataka had a golden opportunity to make it all square when they were awarded a penalty in the …

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Goa beat Pondicherry by 81 runs

Panaji: Felix Alemao’s 11-wicket match haul handed Goa an 81-run win over Pondicherry on the last day of their Ranji Trophy Plate Group match at CAP Ground, Puducherry on Tuesday. Alemao, who had taken 6 wickets in the first innings, finished with figures of 5 for 72 in the second innings, thus bowling out hosts for 184 runs; they were …

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Goa’s Tejan, Karan, Floyd, Sushil, Pankaj advance

Panaji: Goa’s Tejan Fallary, Karan Dhavaskar and Floyd Araujo have moved into the third round of the men’s singles category while Pankaj Naik and Sushil Nayak entered the second round of the men’s doubles category in the All India Badminton Ranking Tournament being played at Peddem Sports complex, Mapusa on Tuesday. In the men’s singles, Tejan outplayed Nitesh Varma of …

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Assonora blow away Sinquerim FC

Mapusa: Assonora United Football Club shot six past Sinquerim Football Club in the Goa Football Association Second Division League Bardez Zone at Duler Stadium, on Tuesday. The opening minutes of the game saw both teams begin in earnest fashion with more of a mid-field battle. It took almost half and hour to break the deadlock as Suresh Naik put Assonora …

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GOA BRIEFS

Sesa FA hire Joyner as assistant coach PANAJI: Sesa Football Academy have signed Joyner Eulogius Antao, an AFC B License coach for their residential football academy in Sankhali. He will join in as an assistant coach for SFA U-16, U-14 players. Joyner hails from Guirdolim and has 7 years of coaching experience at the grassroots level. SJD Areal in semis …

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Opening puzzle resolved, India will look to continue home run

PTI Mumbai With skipper Virat Kohli stepping in to resolve India’s opening puzzle, the formidable hosts will look to ensure that their enviable home run remains intact against a full-strength Australia when the two teams clash in an ODI series starting here Tuesday. Kohli said he has no hesitation coming down the order to ensure that KL Rahul’s consistency and …

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Goa finish penultimate day with lead of 239 runs

NT NETWORK Porvorim Snehal Kauthankar was not out on 64 and has kept Goa in sight of a big second innings score as the visitors were 229 for the loss of five wickets at close of the third day’s play of the Ranji Trophy match against Pondicherry at the Cricket Association of Pondicherry (CAP) ground in Pondicherry on Monday. Goa …

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LOCAL SPORTS SCAN

GFA SEC DIV LEAGUE DULER: PVC Parra scored a narrow 2-1 win over Goan Warriors FC in the GFA Second Division League (Bardez Zone) at Duler stadium, Mapusa, on Monday.All the three goals were scored in the first session of the play. Sankish Harmalkar put PVC Parra ahead in the fifth. Goan Warriors restored parity in the 39th minute through …

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Goa has limitations on a professional level: Oscar Bruzon

Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon turned football heads in Goa when he joined Sporting Clube de Goa. He joined Bangladesh team Bashundhara Kings in 2018 and they have qualified for the AFC Group stage in 2019 and the AFC playoffs in 2021. THE NAVHIND TIMES Sports Editor AUGUSTO RODRIGUES caught up with Oscar – who was in Goa for a four …

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