May.E. India won the series against the islands
Port of Spain: India won the 2nd ODI against West Indies by 2 wickets to clinch the ODI series 2-0.
The West Indies team, who played first in the 2nd ODI yesterday in Port of Spain, scored 311 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 50 overs. Shai Hope scored 115 and Nicholas Pooran scored 74 runs. Batting with a target of 312 runs, the Indian team at one stage had scored 212 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 40 overs. While needing 100 runs in the last 10 overs, Axar Patel scored 64 runs off 35 balls with 5 sixes and 3 fours and the Indian team scored 312 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 49.4 overs.
Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan scored 13, Shubman Gill 43, Shreyas Iyer 63, Suryakumar Yadav 9 and Sanju Samson scored 54 runs. India won by 2 wickets to clinch the 3-match ODI series 2-0.
Kudos to Chess Olympiad students
Chennai: The 44th Chess Olympiad will begin on 28th at Mamallapuram next to Chennai. The teams representing India in this series include Athipan Baskaran, SB Sethuraman, Karthikeyan Murali, Vaishali, Pragyananda and Gukesh from Velammal School.
Narayanan Srinath, Shyam Sundar and Priyadarshan, who are coaches along with them, are former students of Velammal School. In this case, an appreciation ceremony was held for them by the Velammal Group yesterday at the Velammal Vidyalaya School, Alappakkam, Chennai. Tamil Nadu Health Minister M. Subramanian attended as a special guest and congratulated the students.
An incentive of Rs 30 lakh was given to the students of Velammal participating in the Chess Olympiad. MVM Vel Mohan, Principal of Velammal Education Group, Karambakkam Ganapathy MLA and others participated in the event. At the end of the program, the Velammal school student who wins the gold medal in Chess Olympiad will get Rs.50 lakh, the silver medalist will get Rs.35 lakh and the bronze medalist will get Rs.25 lakh.
Lovlina accused of mental harassment
Birmingham: The Indian boxing team participating in the Commonwealth Games returned to the Commonwealth Games Village after completing training in Ireland yesterday. Sandhya Gurung, then the personal trainer of Indian Olympic medalist Lovlina Borgohain, was not allowed into the village because she did not have an authorization card.
In this case, Lovlina wrote in her Twitter post, “My coaches who helped me win a medal in the Olympics are kicked out every time. It affects my training. Due to which I am subjected to mental harassment. My trainer Sandhya has been kicked out of Commonwealth Village. Another coach has also been sent to India.