AG UP rout AG Haryana in NZ Audit Badminton

Chandigarh, Jul 7 (UNI) Accountant General Uttar Pradesh blanked Accountant General Haryana by 3-0 in the North Zone Indian Audit and Accounts Department (IA&AD) Badminton Tournament at Sector 42 Badminton Hall here today.

In the opening match Anurag Sharma of AG UP beat Sanjay of AG Haryana 21-11, 21-10 to give his team lead. Then Deepak Sharma made it 2-0 for AG UP by defeating Raman Kumar of AG Haryana 21-12, 21-11. Salil Srivastva and Sandeep Tiwari of AG UP completed AG Haryana rout by outplaying Sanjay Dingra and Raj Kumar 21-9, 21-11.

In the men's singles Anurag Sharma of AG UP beat Shadab Akhtar of AG Haryana 21-9, 21-8. In the quarter-final matches Amit Sachdeva of AG Punjab beat Sandeep Prashar of AG Himachal Pradesh 21-9, 21-8 and Vijay Sharma of Delhi Audit beat Anurag Sharma of AG UP 21-13, 21-14. Rajiv of Delhi Audit prevailed over Deepak of AG UP 21-16, 14-21, 21-16 in another quarter-final fixture.

Bhawna of AG Haryana beat Saroj of AG Haryana 21-15, 21-14 to win the women's singles crown.

In the veterans match Sudhir Sharma of AG Punjab beat Suresh Gangta of AG HP 21-13, 21-10.

In the first semi-final for team championship AG Punjab will face AG UP and AG HP will clash Delhi Audit .

Earlier, RP Singh, Principal Accountant General (Audit), Punjab and Union Territory, Chandigarh inaugurated the tournament.


Story first published: Monday, July 7, 2008, 23:02 [IST]
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