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India’s campaign was off to a reasonably good start as Astha Pahwa (69 kg) entered quarter-finals while Shashi Chopra (57 kg) made the last-16 stage after winning their respective opening bouts at the AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships on Monday.
India’s head coach Ravi Shastri on Monday heaped special praise on Virat Kohli after he notched up his 50th International century and said “sky is the limit” for the skipper who stands at the halfway stage in equalling Sachin Tendulkar’s feat.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday did not want to compare Virat Kohli with batting great Sachin Tendulkar, saying the current team captain will score many more hundreds like the one at Eden Gardens against Sri Lanka on Monday.
Ace Indian boxer Shashi Chopra, who recently picked a silver at the Ahmet Cormet tournament in Istanbul, came out strongly in her featherweight preliminary round to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships