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Here is the sport wrap for the day. For those who have missed some of the action, we bring you the roundup of all the games in a single piece. So here we go with Sports wrap for the 24/09/2013 (Tuesday):
An impressive performance from the bowlers helped the Titans to a thrilling four-run win over Brisbane Heat in a low-scoring match at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali. Despite being bowled out for a paltry 123, the Titans came out with a die-hard attitude and bowled out their opponents for 119 to snatch a victory.
Thisara Perera’s all round show powered Sunrisers to a 4 wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago. Chasing a target of 161, Perera scored 57(32) balls to ensure victory for the IPL franchise in their first league encounter.
Robin Van Persie out of Liverpool Tie confirms Moyes, the manager of Manchester United. The Dutch international has been nursing a groin injury he suffered in training recently which forced him to miss United’s shock 4-1 defeat by Manchester City in a dramatic derby encounter last weekend.
Real Madrid Manager confirmed that Gareth Bale will be fit to finally make his home debut for the club in the Madrid derby against Atletico on Saturday. Bale was due to make his bow at the Santiago Bernabeu in Sunday’s 4-1 win over Getafe, but had to withdraw from the match after pulling up with a slight thigh strain in the warm-up.
India defeated hosts Malaysia 2-0 to qualify for the semifinals of the eighth women’s Asia Cup hockey tournament on Tuesday. Poonam Rani (39th) and Lily Chanu (46th) scored two second half goals at the Stadium Hoki Nasional to seal India’s place in the last-four stage of the eight-nation tournament. India will meet Korea in their semi final clash.
Venus Williams beats Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 6-4 to enter third round of the Pan Pacific Open. Williams next faces No. 13-seeded Simona Halep of Romania, who defeated Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 7-6 (4), 6-3.
The top seeded pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Robert Lindstedt made a shock first round exit from the Thailand Open.
The Indo-Sweden pair of Bhupathi and Lindstedt lost 6-2 3-6 8-10 to Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain and Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in just 59 minutes.