Gujarat Titans Beat Rajasthan Royals By 7 Wickets To Win Maiden IPL Title

Achievers News: A determined Gujarat Titans made their maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) season an unforgettable one by lifting the 2022 title with a seven-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in front of a roaring home crowd of 1,04,859 at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. By finishing off a chase of 131 with 11 balls remaining and defeating Rajasthan for the third time in IPL 2022 after losing the toss, Gujarat have capped off a season where they exceeded everyone’s pre-tournament expectations to become champions in their debut season of the…

Pramod Bhagat Bags 2 Gold At Bahrain Para Badminton Int’l

Achievers News: Ace Para Badminton player from Odisha, Pramod Bhagat won golds in men’s singles and mixed doubles (with partner Manisha Ramdass) at the Bahrain Para Badminton International in Manama on Saturday. Bhagat’s state-mate Deep Ranjan Bisoyee secured men’s doubles bronze medal with Md Arwaz Ansari as his partner. Bhagat received a walkover from arch-rival Daniel Bethell of England in the men’s singles SL3 final, while he paired up with Manisha Ramdass to outwit Thailand’s Siripong Teamarrom and Saensupa Nipada 21-14, 21-11 in the summit clash of mixed doubles SL3-SU5 class.…

Tickets For India-South Africa T20 To Be Sold On June 9-10

Achievers News: The tickets for India-South Africa T20 at Barabati Stadium will be sold on June 9 and 10, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) informed today. The OCA finalised the modalities for ticket sale at a meeting in Cuttack on Friday. The T20 between India and South Africa has been scheduled on June 12. Below are the ticket rates: Gallery No-1, 3 & 5: Rs 900 including 18% GST Gallery No-2, & 4: Rs 700 including 18% GST Special Enclosure: Rs 5000 including 18% GST New Pavilion: Rs 8000 including 18% GST…

India Thrash Indonesia 3-0 To Win Maiden Thomas Cup Title

Achievers news:  The Indian men’s badminton team clinched its maiden Thomas Cup title after beating Indonesia 3-0 in the final, here on Sunday. Victories from Lakshya Sen, the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty and former World No. 1 Kidambi Srikanth helped India win the coveted trophy, the most prestigious title in men’s team badminton. Indian men had previously reached the Thomas Cup semis in 1952, 1955, and 1979 while Indonesia are the most successful nation in the history of the tournament, with 14 titles to their name. On a…

Uthappa And Theekshana Lead CSK To First Win Of The Season

Achievers News: Superlative bowling performance by Maheesh Theekshana (4/33) and skipper Ravindra Jadeja (3/39) and brilliant knocks by Shivam Dube and Robin Uthappa helped Chennai Super Kings beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 23 runs in an IPL 2022 match and register their first win of the season at the D Y Patil Stadium, here on Tuesday. Sensational counter-attacking half-centuries by Shivam Dube (95 not out off 46) and Robin Uthappa (88 off 50) propelled Chennai Super Kings to a mammoth 216/4 in 20 overs. CSK were in a spot of…

Jayanti Behera Awarded Best Woman Para-Athlete Of 20th National Para Athletics

Achievers news: Ace para-athlete from Odisha, Jayanti Behera, has been awarded the Best Woman para-athlete of the 20th National Para Athletics Championship. She won three gold medals at the Championship that was held in Bhubaneswar from March 28 to 31. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wished Behera for her achievement. “Congratulate para-athlete from #Odisha, Jayanti Behera on winning the award of Best Woman para-athlete of the 20th National Para Athletics Championship held in #Bhubaneswar, after clinching 3 gold medals in #ParaNationals2022. Wish her best for future,” tweeted the CM.

Sreesanth Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Domestic Cricket

Achievers news:  Fast bowler S Sreesanth on Wednesday announced his retirement from all forms in India’s domestic cricket, bringing down the curtains on his unsettled career. The 39-year-old, who played his last first-class game for Kerala against Meghalaya in the 2021-22 edition of the Ranji Trophy, finishing with 2 for 40 and 0 for 57 in the two innings, took to Twitter to announce his retirement. “During my 25 years career as a cricket player, I’ve always pursued success and winning cricket games, while preparing and training with the highest…

State Govt Appoints Birendra Lakra As DSP In Odisha Police

Achievers News: The Odisha Government on Thursday appointed Olympic bronze medallist and Hockey player Birendra Lakra as a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in Odisha Police. Lakra, a defender, was part of India’s team that won bronze medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Lakra, 31, was also part of the Indian team that won gold medal in the Incheon Asian Games team in 2014. He was part of the side that claimed bronze in 2018 in Jakarta. “Heartiest Congratulations to Birendra Lakra for joining as DSP in Odisha Police. It’s a…

Odisha’s Subhranshu Senapati To Play For Chennai Super Kings

Achievers News: Odia cricketer Subhranshu Senapati will be playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in this season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK has paid Rs 20 lakh for the Ranji Trophy player from Odisha. Keonjhar born Senapati made his debut for Odisha in 2016-17 Ranji season. Senapati, 25, is a middle-order batsman and is also handy with the ball, will be one of the few Odisha cricketers to play for the IPL. He was the leading run-scorer for Odisha in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy, with 427…

Team Egypt Arrive To Complete The Lineup At Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:  Team Egypt arrived on Monday for the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, becoming the 16th and last team to reach the Odisha capital for the big event. Grouped in Pool D, along with teams such as Argentina, Germany, and Pakistan, Egypt have a tough battle in store for them in the group stage. “We are looking to become a better, stronger team at the World Cup. The players will be moving to the senior team after this tournament, so our aim is to improve ourselves,” asserted…