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3rd Jindal Handicap Squash (Handicap Team Event Championship)

 

At Jindal Recreation Centre, Shahpur, Thane District, Maharashtra : 25/2/2001

   

Sunil Verma (Chief Squash Coach, Jindal's), Mahendra Agarwal (Founder Director, ISP), along with the Otters Club team members

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All Results:

Final Results:
Khar Gymkhana beat Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana 4-1
Karan Malhotra bt Jay Thappa 15-9,5-15,15-11
Saket Wali bt Rohan Gracious 12-15,15-10,15-13
Shiv Malhotra lost to Rakshak Malhotra 6-15,17-14,6-15
Mohit Gabba bt Avinash Bhatija 14-15,15-14,15-14
Amit pal Kohli bt Rajesh Sonawane 17-15,15-13

3rd & 4th Place 
Otters Club bt Nashik Club 3-2
Bipin Batra lost to Anil Verma 15-13,12-15,13-15
Vikram Malhotra bt Devraj Kalani 15-10,15-11
Karan Bhatty bt Tarun Verma 15-12,13-15,15-12
Vijay Sonawane lost to Mahesh Verma 12-15,17-15,13-15
Sanjay Pawar bt A.Kalani 12-15,15-12,15-13

Semifinals:
Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana bt Otters Club 3-2
Jay Thapa bt Bipin Batra 13-15, 15-9, 15-5
Avinash Bhatija bt Vikram Malhotra 15-5, 11-15, 15-1
Rajesh Sonawane lost to Karan Bhatty 4-15, 15-8, 4-15
Rakshak Malhotra lost to Sanjay Pawar 5-15, 11-15
Rohan Gracious bt Vijay Sonawane 12-15, 15-7, 15-13
Khar Gymkhana bt Nashik Club
Mohit Gaba lost to Anil Verma 11-15, 13-15
Saket Wali bt Devraj Kalani 10-15, 15-11, 15-12
Shiv Malhotra bt Tarun Verma17-14, 15-7
Karan Malhotra bt Vikram Kalani 15-11, 15-14

Amitpal Kohli bt Mahesh Verma 12-15, 15-13, 15-11

All Press Articles of the Tournament

Khar Gym clinch squash title
(Article in Asian Age : 28 / 2 / 2001)

The overall superiority of Khar Gymkhana saw them defeat Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana 4-1 in the all-Mumbai team final of the third Jindal Handicap squash tournament, co-sponsored by Paper Bags Pvt. Ltd, at the Jindal Recreation Centre, Vashind, according to information received here on Tuesday.

After Karan Malhotra and Saket Wali had given Khar Gymkhana a 2-0 lead with victories over Jay Thapa and Rohan Gracious, Willingdon pulled one back through Rakshak Malhotra. 

Malhotra got the better of Shiv Malhotra in three games, winning 15-6, 14-17, 15-6.  The tie could have gone the other way had Mohit Gaba won a thriller for Khar Gym in the fourth runner.

Gaba beat Avinash Bhatija 14-15, 15-14, 15-14 in a 40-minute thriller to knock the stuffing out of Willingdon. In the fifth rubber, which was of academic interest Amitpal Kohli beat Rajesh Sonawane 17-15, 15-13, to extend Khar Gymkahana’s lead.

The winners won Rs 6,000, while the runners-up had to be content with Rs 4,000. In the match to decide the third and fourth places, Otters Club beat Nashik Club 3-2.

 

Khar Gymkhana, The Leela score 
(Article in Free Press Journal, Mumbai : 25/02/2001)

Khar Gymkhana and the Leela Mumbai both registered hard-fought victories in the round-robin league matches of the team event of the Paper Bags Pvt Ltd. Sponsored 3rd Jindal Handicap Squash Tournament at the Jindal Recreation centre, Vasind on Saturday, according to information received here. 

Khar Gymkhana were taken the full distance before they prevailed over Otters Club 3-2. 

The Leela Hotel scored and Identical 3-2 margin of win against Jindal ‘B’. 

Amit Pal Kohli gave Khar Gymkhana the lead, with a 2-1 win over Vijay Sonawane, but Sanjay Pawar leveled scores with a 2-1 victory over Saket Wali. After Mohit Gabba and Shiv Malhotra won their matches to make it 2-2, it was Bipin Batra who turned out to be the match winner for Khar Gymkhana, defeating Karan Malhotra 3-2 for the match. 

For the Leela, after experienced campaigners, Yakub Shaikh and Chandrakant Pawar lost their match to be down 0-2, it was Mahendra Agarwal, Manoj Yadav and Ashish Agarwal who secured victory for the hotel team.

 

Khar Gymkhana win squash title 
(Article in Times of India, Mumbai : 28/02/2001)

The overall superiority of Khar Gymkhana saw them trounce Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana 4-1 in the all-Mumbai team final of the third Jindal handicap squash tournament, co-sponsored by Paper Bags Pvt Ltd, at the Jindal Recreation Center, Vasind, according to information received here. 

After Karan Malhotra and Saket Wali had given Khar Gymkhana a 2-0 lead with victories over Jay Thapa and Rohan Gracious, Willingdon pulled one back through Rakshak Malhotra. Malhotra got the better of Shiv Malhotra in three games, winning 15-6, 14-17, 15-6. 

The winners took home Rs.6, 000, while the runners-up had to be contend with Rs.4, 000. In the third-place match, Otters Club nudged past Nashik Club 3-2.

 

Khar Gymkhana down Willingdon for title 
(Article in Indian Express, Mumbai : 28/02/2001)

THE overall superiority of Khar Gymkhana saw them defeat Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana (WCG) 4-1 in the all-Mumbai team final of the third Jindal Handicap squash tournament, co-sponsored by Paper Bags, at the Jindal Recreation Centre, Vasind, according to information received here. 

After Karan Malhotra and Saket Wali had given Khar Gymkhana a 2-0 lead with victories over Jay Thapa and Rohan Gracious, Willingdon pulled over back through Rakshak Malhotra.  Malhotra got the better of Shiv Malhotra in three games, winning 15-6, 14-17, 15-6.  The tie could have gone the other way had Mohit Gaba not won a thriller for Khar Gym in the fourth runner. 

Gaba beat Avinash Bhatija 14-15, 15-14, 15-14 in a 40-minutes thriller to knock the stuffing out of Willingdon.  In the fifth rubber which was of academic interest Amit pal Kohli beat Rajesh Sonawane 17-15, 15-13 to extend Khar Gymkhana’s lead.  The winners won Rs 6,000, while the runners-up had to be content with Rs. 4,000.

 

Khar-WCG in final 
(Article in Indian Express, Mumbai : 27/02/2001)

Khar Gymkhana set up a final clash with Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana in the third Jindal Handicap Squash Tournament, co-sponsored by Paper Bags India Pvt. Ltd., at the Jindal Recreation Center, Vasind according to information received here.  While Willingdon beat Otters Club 3-2, Khar Gym outplayed Nashik Club 4-1. 

Willingdon’s victory was credited to Rohan Gracious, who won the decider after the two teams were locked 2-2.  Gracious beat Vijay Sonawane 12-15, 15-7, 15-13 ends the tie in Willingdon’s favour. 

In the other match, Khar Gym proved too strong for the team from Nashik, with Anil Verma, Saket Wali, Shiv Malhotra, Karan Malhotra and Amit pal Kohli all winning their encounters.

 

Khar Gym wins 
(Article in Indian Express, Mumbai : 25/02/2001)

Khar Gymkhana and The Leela, Mumbai scored hard fought wins in the round robin-league of the team event in the third Jindal handicap squash tournament at the Jindal Recreation Center, Vashind, on Saturday.

  

37th Tournament Organised by ISP