India thump Sri Lanka in handball
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Last Updated: Monday, February 01, 2010, 22:16
Dhaka: India demolished first timers Sri Lanka 58-10 to start their handball campaign in thumping fashion at the 11th South Asian Games here on Monday.

Deepak Ahlawat (10 goals), Feroz Ahmed Khan (8), Praseed Kumar Kundhuthodiyil and Sachin Choudhary (7 each) and Siddharth Bidhuri (6) were the main scorers for India.

Apart from them, Mohinder Singh Rawat and Samsher Singh netted five each while Naya Chandra scored four goals.

Naveen Kumar and Parduma Singh also registered their names in the score-sheet, scoring two goals apiece while Susant Mishra found the net once against the hapless Lankans.

For Sri Lanka, Nalaka scored four goals, while Pahan, Nama and Roshan managed two each.

In another match, Bangladesh beat Nepal 40-18.


First Published: Monday, February 01, 2010, 22:16

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