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However,a bronze in London 2012. When I looked down, 26, Anderson survives tough test ? In the second semi-final second seed Kevin Anderson scraped past fourth-seeded Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-7(8) 7-6(2) 6-1 in two hours and 22 minutes Anderson hasn’t had an easy win in his first three rounds and it was only in the second set tie-break that he began to pull away from Paire It’s his serve that’s got him out of trouble in every match and the 6’8-tall South African ended the semi-final with 26 aces Kevin Anderson in action during the semi-final clash against Benoit Paire Maharashtra Open In the opening two sets Paire’s unpredictable style of play and his excellent hands at the net had Anderson second-guessing on every other point The two exchanged breaks at the start of the first set but were unable to make any further in-roads on return In the tie-break five unforced errors from Anderson sealed his fate Despite getting burnt quite often at the net Anderson chose to stick to his gameplan of coming forward at every opportunity His persistence finally paid off in the second set tie-break as he raced to a 6-2 lead and a Paire double fault on set point helped Anderson level the match The US Open runner-up raised his game in the decider and continued to serve at a very high level He lost only two points on his first serve in the third set and needed just 27 minutes to clinch the win and set up a final against Simon Later in the press conference Anderson said he always felt like he had the upper hand in the match “I had a break in the first set and then 0-40 It got a bit tight in the tie-break He played a few great points By the second set especially in the tie-break I was a bit more free and controlled points better I could implement my game much better in the second half of the match and that was the biggest difference” the World No 14 told reporters after the match Double duty In the last match of the day at the Maharashtra Open Simon returned to court for doubles along with partner Pierre-Hugues Herbert The French duo were up against home favourites Divij Sharan and Yuki Bhambri who had ousted the top-seeded doubles team of Robert Lindstedt and Franko Skugor Herbert who is a two-time doubles Grand Slam champion emerged as the standout player on the court in the semi-final clash Herbert’s superior serve and instinctive skills at the net always kept the French team ahead Sharan was broken in his very first game after two double faults and a gorgeous top-spin lob from Herbert Even though the Indians got the break back five games later they capitulated while serving at 4-5 The second set was a much closer affair Bhambri and Sharan chose to target the Simon serve and the constant pressure yielded three break point opportunities at 5-5 However there poor returns allowed Simon to escape In the tie-break Herbert’s doubles experience came to the forefront as he stepped up to dominate points He covered the court really well and struck a beautiful half-volley right down the middle of the court splitting Sharan and Bhambri for a 4-2 advantage Two points later he sealed a 6-5 7-6(2) victory with an ace Simon and Herbert will on Saturday face the second-seeded DutchmenRobin HaaseandMatwe Middelkoop whoprogressed into the doubles final after they defeatedRoman JebavyandJiri Vesely6-2 6-4 in one hour Written by Karan Prashant Saxena | Updated: November 14 2016 10:10 am Mithali Raj expects the qualifying rounds to be a boon for the Indian team (Source: PTI File) Top News Mithali Raj is confident that India can qualify for the World Cup 2017 even with the team currently insixth position in ICC Championship ranking In an interview to TheIndian Express Raj said that going through play-offs round to qualify for the World Cup is a good chance to test out opposition teams “We are currently at sixth position in ICC Championship ranking Even if we win the upcoming series against West Indies we still would have to go through qualifiers which is good in a way that we get to play against the teams we will face in the World Cup” Raj said India had a chance to directly qualify for the World Cup if a series against Pakistan which was supposed to be played maximum by October 2016 as per schedule had taken place According to rules laid out by ICC the top four teams at the end of ICC Championship gets a direct entry into the World Cup tournament But no word was given by the BCCI whether the series will take place and Indian team lost out on six ICC Championship points that were meant for the series “We were supposed to contest a series with Pakistan but I don’t think it’s happening So we are likely to be going through qualifiers It would be like a tryout before the main tournament” Raj said Former Indian captain and retired cricketer Anjum Chopra has also shown confidence in the new Indian team and said that despite the hiccups India should definitely qualify “It does not matter if it is difficult or not it is the rules laid out by the ICC so we have to go through playoffs But India should definitely qualify for the World Cup” the veteran said Change of captaincy in T20s The team management recently decided to try out different captains for different formats with Harmanpreet Kaur replacing Mithali Raj as the captain in upcoming T20 series against West Indies and for Asia Cup Raj has been retained as the captain for the One-day internationals series against West Indies Talking about the shift in leadership roles Raj said that it will be good for the team as the management is planning for the future “I might not be part of the team setup when we play T20 World Cup in 2019 So it will be good for the team to groom someone new for the role of the captain and give them the experience of the responsibilities that comes along with it” Raj said The change in the team set up is believed to be prompted by India’s poor showing at the T20 World Cup at home in March this year With only one win and three losses India failed to even clear the group stages Raj also expressed that with the burden of captaincy off her shoulders she could play a ‘free hand’ in the upcoming Asia Cup “T20 is a format where you can let loose I can play freely now that I will not be loaded with the responsibility of the captain but as a senior player I will be expected to help out the team in any and every way possible” she said Harmanpreet has captained India before in three ODIs and six T20Is The last time she captained the side for the entire tournament was four years ago against Bangladesh as Raj was rested for the series In spite of her limited experience as captain at international level Raj believes Kaur will be up for the challenge “Even though Kaur has led team in the domestic set-up we still have to see how she handles the pressure of managing the team at international level against tougher oppositions But she is a really strong player and will be up for the challenge” Raj said For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Tabassum Barnagarwala | Mumbai | Published: June 16 2016 12:43 am Mumbai has 326 goshalas sustaining about 31000 cows bulls goats and buffaloes for dairy business (Representational Photo) Top News With monsoon round the corner and increased risk of leptospirosis the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has lodged 171 FIRs against goshala (cattle shelter) owners who failed to comply with health department’s instructions In 2015 leptospirosis had claimed 18 lives and affected over 120 people after July The leptospira bacteria is known to multiply during monsoon “We had asked goshala owners to ensure they do not discharge cowdung or cattle urine into a common drainage outlet as that can pose a risk” said Dr Padmaja Keskar executive health officer at BMC Mumbai has 326 goshalas sustaining about 31000 cows bulls goats and buffaloes for dairy business The goshalas were issued a notice to comply with two major requirements — give two oxytetracycline injections in a span of 10 days to cattle against four leptospira strains and segregate cattle waste for disposal Share This Article Related Article Watch Video: What’s making news Of 326 goshalas 267 were issued a second notice and given two weeks for compliance in May The 171 goshala owners who defaulted were this month charged under Section 269 and 270 of Indian Penal Code which relates to any malignant act likely to spread infectious disease and pose a danger to life The sections attract two-year imprisonment with a fine The BMC’s fear of a second leptospirosis outbreak is not unfounded In 2015 a survey by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University of 200 cattle in Mumbai found strains of leptospira bacteria in 25 per cent samples of urine of cow bull and buffaloes Primary findings had shown that urine and excreta had not been handled with caution and had been allowed to be washed away on roads causing infection to spread to people Experts claimed that rainfall helped mobilise the bacteria further specially in waterlogged areas Maximum leptospirosis cases were reported from the Western suburbs which has close to 250 goshalas Eastern suburbs have less than 100 goshalas and island city has none P North ward in Malad has 46 goshalas the highest in the city The BMC and the state cattle department are mulling shifting of all goshalas to an area shortlisted in the Vasai-Virar region Goshala owners are up in arms against the suggestion According to insecticide department officer Dr Rajan Naringrekar attempts are on to poison and kill rats which transmit the leptospira bacteria Cattle in-charge Dr Santosh Revankar said there are 25 known strains of leptospirosis bacteria but vaccination is available for only four “While we can control leptospirosis cases by vaccinating cattle it does not offer 100 per cent protection against all strains” he said Doctors have advised patients with fever for more than two days to visit the nearest hospital The disease turns fatal only when treatment is delayed [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 24 2013 4:23 am Related News His daughter was kidnapped by five unknown people he had claimed; they also robbed him of his valuableshis statement reads The Chandigarh Police on Tuesdayhoweversaid Naneh Phala resident of Mohalihad filed a false case and was in fact responsible for his seven-year-old daughter landing up in hospital According to policePhal told them he was returning home on a motorcycle along with his daughter via Barwala road on Monday When they reached Sector 31/32 dividing roadthey were stopped by a few unknown people on a motorcyclewhohe claimedrobbed him of his wallet and mobile phone Thereafterthey banged his head on the footpathhis statement reads The victim alleged that the unknown people also tried to inject him with narcotics When his daughter raised an alarmthey threatened to inject her with narcotics too Phal claimed that he somehow managed to escape the spot while his daughter was kidnapped On investigationpolice claimed to have found a completely different version from what they had been told They retrieved Phals call details and found out that his phone had not been stolen and his statement was concocted Police claimed that the complainant in factwas intoxicated while riding on his motorcycle along with his daughter on Barwala road The complainant met with an accident and fled the spotleaving his daughter behindthey added The seven-year-old girl was taken to a hospital in Sector 6Panchkula She is in a stable condition now For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Srinath Rao | Mumbai | Published: July 4 2013 1:51 am Related News Two days after it seized four trucks belonging to angadias in a raid at Mumbai Central railway stationthe Income Tax Department began to return the goods Wednesday Counting of the cash and jewellery is underway at its office at Scindia House in Ballard Estate Diamond traders in the city said the incident has cast a shadow over their business I-T officials maintained that verification was in progress Some of the goods were returned to ownersthey said In a joint operation Mondaythe National Investigation Agency and the I-T department seized four trucks at Mumbai Central suspecting they contained unaccounted for cash Scores of angadias have camped outside Scindia House sincewaiting for their consignments to be returned The authorities had counted Rs 10 crore among other seized packetsmost of which contained rough and uncut diamonds to be ferried to Gujarat Diamond merchants say the movement to and from Mumbai Central occurs daily Angadias have bee operating for the past 70 years and provided security by the police since 1987 There have been a few incidents of robbery but nothing major The angadias move out one hour before the Gujarat Mail leaves and coordinate with the policewho provide two cars The incident hasnt affected daily movement and trade Most of the consignments were payments sent by traders to workers in small Gujarat towns?

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