Both P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth made a winning start to their campaign at India Open Super 500 event in New Delhi on Tuesday.Top seed Sindhu beat Priya 21-5,21-16 while Srikanth beat Siril Verma 21-17,21-10.Sameer Verma beat Sourabh Verma 21-7,21-7.
India’s Yuki Bhambri reached second round of men’s singles at Australian Open qualifiers after beating Dominguez 6-4,6-2.However Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina bowed out in their respective singles.
India reached 141/4 at tea on the first day of the deciding final test against South Africa at Capetown after Virat Kohli won the toss.
Hosts India named 23 member squad for AFC Women’s Asian Cup.Bala Devi missed out.
By Shailesh Padhye