Press Esc to close
Tuesday 29 July 2014
News updated at 3:04 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

BSNL win thriller

Bangalore, Dec 14, 2012, DHNS :

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) overcame a tough challenge from Army Service Corps (ASC) to register a thrilling 17-25, 25-19, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13 win in their second-phase match of the inaugural Karnataka Volley League (KVL) at the Sree Kanteerava stadium on Friday.

BSNL, on account of their two points from this match, have 11 points from four matches while ASC, who earned a point for stretching the game to the fifth set, have eight points from four games.

Sunil and Jithu Thomas turned on the heat with their power-packed smashes that propelled ASC to a 12-4 lead.


ASC held the upper hand throughout and eventually bagged the set 25-17.

In the second set, BSNL got their act together with Ravi Kumar and Anup D’Costa combining well to cause problems for ASC as BSNL went ahead 16-11.  before claiming the set 25-19.
 
In the third set, tt was BSNL, however, who raced to a 10-3 lead before ASC clawed their way back to level scores at 17-17. C K Swamy and Arun A V produced some fine smashes as the Army-outfit took the set 25-20. 

Sujith and D’Costa were in sizzling form garnering point-winning smashes for BSNL as they built a six-point lead at 18-12.  Thomas pulled back a few points for ASC but BSNL ran away with the set 25-19 to take the match to the decider.

BSNL raced to a 4-0 lead and held off ASC’s challenge in the closing stages to close out the set and match 15-13.

Results: BSNL bt ASC 17-25, 25-19, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13; MEG bt DYSS 25-21, 25-23, 29-27; LIC bt KSP 25-20, 30-28, 19-25, 25-13.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

India shooter Vijay Kumar at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in

India shooter Vijay Kumar at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in

Muslim women offer namaz in Coimbatore on Monday during...

Muslim women offer namaz in Coimbatore on Monday during...

India gold medallist Rahi Sarnobatat and silver medallist Anisa Sayyed pose for...

India gold medallist Rahi Sarnobatat and silver medallist Anisa Sayyed pose for...

Ned McKendry of Australia is seen underwater as he...

Ned McKendry of Australia is seen underwater as he...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523