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Lahiri carries five-stroke lead into final round

other Updated: Jul 05, 2013 02:44 IST

Anirban Lahiri followed up his 62 with an impressive eight-under-64 in round three to build a five-stroke lead at the PGTI Eagleburg Open.

The local favourite's total score now reads 17-under-199. Lucknow's Sanjay Kumar held on to second place with a 68 which moved his overall score to 12-under-204. Lahiri (73-62-64) had an outstanding run of six birdies against two bogeys on the last eight holes that helped him consolidate his lead.

Registration system
New Delhi: The AIFF will start a centralised player registration system to curb age-fudging, build a database and provide insurance. For a nominal fee, each player will be registered annually with the AIFF and his state association. Half of the registration fees will be ploughed back to the state for development of the game and for players' insurance. Irrespective of the level at which he plays, the player will get a unique identity card issued by the AIFF, an official said.

Paddlers advance
Busan: K Shamini, Mouma Das and Ankita Das moved into the third round of the women's singles while Neha Aggarwal and Madhurika Patkar bowed out of the Asian Championships. Mouma Das beat Singapore's Isabelle Siun Li 4-3 and will take on Japanese Ishikawa Kasumi next. Akita beat Vienamese Mai Hoang My Trang 4-2 and will face Korean Mang Haeun next. And Shamini defeated Iranian Omrani Mahjobeh 4-0 in less than half an hour. She will be up against Chinese Ding Ning.

Air India, ONGC win
New Delhi: Rajat Bhatia's 65* and 4/61 and Manvinder Bisla's 68 helped Air India beat Malviya Club by six wickets to enter quarterfinals of DDCA hot Weather cricket. In other games, Delhi Wonder beat Pusa Youngsters by 66 runs while Sandeep Sharma's 139 helped ONGC beat RP Academy by 15 runs.