Chandigarh, Sep 29 (UNI) Haryana defeated Himachal Pradesh 2-0 in the Chadha Cup (women) in the All India North Zone Inter-State Badminton Championships at Raizada Hansraj Stadium, in Jalandhar.
In the first singles match, yesterday Kannu defeated Aarjoo by 21-10, 21-15 and later she partnered Pallavi to outplay Asrjoo and Shruti 21-9, 21-8.
In the Narang Cup for Junior boys, Haryana blanked Rajasthan by 2-0. Akshit gave Haryana a winning start as he defeated Nazish Khan 21-13, 21-19. In partnership with Gaurav, Akshit beat Rajasthan pair of Gaurav Partap and Nittish 21-14, 21-10.
Punjab Financial Commissioner (D) R S Sandhu inaugurated the tournament. Rajinder Kalsi Hony Secretary Punjab Badminton Association secretary Rajinder Singh Kalsi welcomed the chief guest.
As many as 150 participants from Jammu&Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pardesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan and Delhi are participating in the meet.
Results: Narang Cup (junior boys): Himachal Pardesh bt Jammu and Kashmir 2-0 (Nipur bt Maninder Singh 21-8, 21-16, Ashish and Anuj bt D.S Subram and Aman 21-10,21-9).
Haryana bt Rajasthan 2-0 (Akshit bt Nazish Khan 21-13, 21-19, Gaurav and Akshit bt Gaurav Partap and Nittish 21-14,21-10).
Delhi bt Chandigarh 2-1 (Kaustav Das bt Tushar Badechha 21-11, 21-18, Parteek and Puneet lost to Tushar and Maheep 13-21, 27-25,14-21, Ashish Sharma bt Maheep 21-14,18-21, 21-6).
Shafi Qureshi Cup (Junior girls): Jammu and Kashmir bt Chandigarh 2-1 (Sulakhani lost to Nisha 9-21,16-21, Diksha and Akanksha bt Nisha and Chetna 19-21, 21-16, 21-19, Diksha bt Anubhi 19-21, 21-14, 21-18).
Himachal Pardesh bt Rajasthan 2-0 (Aurzoo bt Umaa Mehnot 21-4, 21-11, Aurzoo and S.Patil bt Umaa and Shivani 21-11, 21-8).
Delhi bt Punjab 2-0 (Nippin Tiwari bt Staffi Kala 21-14, 21-12, Shradha and Nidhi (Dli) bt Staffi and Neelam 21-14, 21-11).
Chadha Cup (women): Haryana bt Himachal Pardesh 2-0 (Kannu bt Aarjoo 21-10, 21-15, Kannu and Pallavi bt Asrjoo and Shruti 21-9, 21-8).
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