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India Retains Cricket Asia Cup in 2018
Defending champions India won the seventh Asia Cup held in Doha on September 28, 2018. Chasing 223, India defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets in the last ball.
National Long Jump Record at National Open Athletics Championship
19 year old Sreeshankar Murali from Palakkad, Kerala beat Ankit Sharma's 8.19 metres record in the men's long jump category on September 27, 2018. Sreeshankar set the new record at 8.20 metres at the 58th national open athletics championships at Bhubaneswar.
New Meet Record in National Swimming Championship
In an eventful comeback from an injury, Maana Patel of Gujarat set a new meet record in the women's 100 metres backstroke event on September 23, 2018. It was the concluding day of the Glenmark 72nd National swimming championship at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Aquatic complex in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. She improved her old 2015 record of 1.04.40s with the new 1.04.33s. Sajan Prakash of Kerala broke the existing National record of 1.59.12s to win the men's 200m butterfly with 1.57.73s.
India Loses to Pakistan at Asian Team Snooker Championship
India settled for Silver after losing to Pakistan at the finals of the event being held in Doha on September 21, 2018. The Indian consisted of Malkeet Singh and Pankaj Advani. Pakistan was represented by Babar Masih and Mohammad Asif.