Press Esc to close
Sunday 14 February 2016
News updated at 7:58 PM IST
Weather
Max: 32°C
Min : 17°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Karnataka champs

Bangalore, Dec 16, 2012, DHNS:

Karnataka clinched the overall team championship title for the fifth straight time at the Canara Bank National tenpin bowling championships  on Sunday.

Karnataka topped the table with 40 points while Delhi bagged the second place with 17 points. Tamil Nadu took the third place with 12 points. 

Karnataka ended their campaign on a high note as they came from behind to beat Tamil Nadu and claim the Mixed Team of Five title for the first time.
Trailing their neighbours by 27 points on Saturday, the team spearheaded by Prathima Hegde and comprising Huned Khokar, Girish Gabba, Akaash Kumar and Pervez Ahmed, tallied a total of 5738 pinfalls. 

Tamil Nadu team consisting of Shabbir Dhankot, KC Senthil K, Saveena S, Rajmohan P, G Dinesh lost the battle in the last two games finishing 30 pins behind the hosts at 5708 pinfalls.

The Delhi team of Dhruv Sarda, Sarabjit Singh, Anuradha Sarda, NP Singh and Sheikh Abdul Hamid settled for the third spot at 5586 pinfalls.  
The Karnataka bowlers were elated with their show. “Although we have been overall champions, this is the first time that we are winning the team gold which is prestigious, it’s a great feeling,’’ Prathima said.

Results: Mixed Team of Five: Karnataka (Huned Khokar, Girish Gabba, Akaash Ashok Kumar, Pervez Ahmed, Prathima Hegde) 5738 pins, 1; T N (Shabbir Dhankot, KC Senthil K, Saveena S, Rajmohan P, G Dinesh) 5708 pins, 2; Delhi 5586 pins, 3.

All Events: Men: Dhruv Sarda (Del) 4995 pinfalls, 1; Shabbir Dhankot (TN) 4820, 2; Akaash Ashok Kumar (Kar) 4741, 3.
Women: Prathima Hegde (Kar) 4466, 1; Sabeena Saleem (TN) 4389, 2; Aishwarya Rao (Kar) 4259, 3.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A couple enjoys a boat ride to celebrate Valentine’s Day at River Ganga in Kolkata...

A couple enjoys a boat ride to celebrate Valentine’s Day at River Ganga in Kolkata...

Visitors at the 'Make in India' exhibhition in Mumbai on Sunday...

Visitors at the 'Make in India' exhibhition in Mumbai on Sunday...

An Australian woman being greeted with red roses by Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj to celebrate...

An Australian woman being greeted with red roses by Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj to celebrate...

Yem Kumari Ghale, Himal Tamata ,Roza KC and Rudra Katuwal of Nepal celebrate after winning silver...

Yem Kumari Ghale, Himal Tamata ,Roza KC and Rudra Katuwal of Nepal celebrate after winning silver...

Nepal’s and Bangaladesh Women's Handball Team players in action during their match at 12th South...

Nepal’s and Bangaladesh Women's Handball Team players in action during their match at 12th South...

Players of India (Orange) and Nepal in action during women's first semi-final Kabaddi match on the..

Players of India (Orange) and Nepal in action during women's first semi-final Kabaddi match on the..

Indian women Kabaddi team during the first semi-final Kabaddi match on the 12th South Asian Games...

Indian women Kabaddi team during the first semi-final Kabaddi match on the 12th South Asian Games...

Gold Medal Winner Chain Singh (C) , Silver Medal winner Gagan Narang (L) of India and Bronze Medal..

Gold Medal Winner Chain Singh (C) , Silver Medal winner Gagan Narang (L) of India and Bronze Medal..

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan during the flagship ceremony of Land Rover’s delivery...

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

Actress Priyanka Upendra poses to photographers in ‘Valentines Day’ flower decoration at Jayamahal..

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