The Hindu Thiruvallur DCA Beat FSCA To Bag Dicky Memorial Trophy


Om Nitish, Anush slam hundreds

Centuries by K. Om Nitin (133, 155b, 25×4) and M. Anush (101) powered City II to 334 for nine against City IV on the first day in the TNCA round-robin under-16 cricket tournament on Saturday.

The scores: City I 242 in 81.1 overs (P.S. Jaswanth 63, Yovani Gabriel 42, Akash Dev Kumar 30, G. Shailender three for 66) vs City III 21 for one in six overs.

City II 334 for nine in 90 overs (K. Om Nitin 133, M. Anush 101, Anirudh Krishnan 44, N. Sabarinath three for 42) vs City IV.

Thiruvallur  lifts trophy

Thiruvallur DCA won the Dicky Memorial Trophy under-14 tournament defeating FSCA by 65 runs here on Saturday. K. Nirmal Kumar and Kiran Karthikeyan starred with the bat and ball respectively for TDCA.

The scores: Thiruvallur DCA 125 for seven in 30 overs (K. Nirmal Kumar 40) bt FSCA 60 

  1. Om Nitin (City II, 133).

for seven in 30 overs (Kiran Karthikeyan three for nine). Special Awards: Best batsman: R.K. Jayant (Elite CA); Best bowler: K. Sanjay (FSCA); Promising cricketer: M. Vishal Ram (CSSF-A); ManoftheFinal: Kiran Karthikeyan (TDCA); Best allrounder: Harsha (TDCA); G.S. Pakshiraj memorial award for best player: V. Varshith (CSSF-A); Manof-thetournament: Nirmal Kumar (TDCA).

Kanish scalps six

  1. Kanish Prabhu’s six-wicket haul helped Venugopal RC beat Asian Sports by five wickets in the KDCA second division recently.

The scores: II div.: Asian Sports 130 in 29.1 overs (P. Kanish Prabhu six for 20, M. Pradeep Kumar three for 23) lost to Venugopal RC 136 for five (P. Girish Prabhu 71 n.o.).

Asiatic CA 113 in 27.1 overs (A. Jayesh 27, Venkat four for 24) lost to Bluebird 115 for eight in 28.4 overs (Saravanan 30, S. Senthil Kumar five for 24).

Asiatic CA 182 for eight in 30 overs (A. Jayesh 78, Namachivayam 31, Faiza 25, Swaminathan four for 29) bt Central Bank of India 165 for eight in 30 overs (Deepak Ragavendar 34, Tharun 57 n.o., S. Senthil kumar four for 39).

Bharat 146 for six in 30 overs 

  1. Kanish Prabhu (Venugopal RC, six for 20).

(Velmurugan three for 35) lost to Bluebird 147 for seven in 28.3 overs (Lijoe 32, G. Senthil 36, Velmurugan three for 34, Bala Subramani three for 25). Syndicate Bank 200 for six in 30 overs (Francies Frank Fort 91, Mont Fort 31) bt Chrompet 179 for eight in 30 overs (M.V. Ganesh Kumar 68, T. Sankar 30, Santhosh three for 46, Hari four for 31).

Surya shines

  1. Surya’s all-round performance (36, four for 21) helped YMCA Royapettah defeat YSCA-C by 74 runs in the All-India YSCA trophy on Saturday.

The scores: YMCA (Royapettah) 191 in 30 ovens (Lakshmikumar 29, Kevin Kalicharan 35, A. Surya 36, Aravind Samy three for 40) bt YSCA-C 117 in 21.5 overs (S. Lakshman 36, A. Surya four for 21).

GE T&D 171 for five in 30 overs (Seshamani 27, Ashwin 39, Vijayraja 28, Dinesh three for 42) lost to Future Stars 172 for four in 26 overs (Rishi 45, Suresh 31).

Four-wkt. win for Servion Global

Rahul’s four-wicket haul helped set up a four-wicket win for Servion Global Solutions over Ashok Leyland in the GR Kuppuswami memorial tournament on Saturday.

The scores: Ashok Leyland 160 for eight in 30 overs (Moinudeen 60, Mukesh 30, Rahul four for 38, Kiran three for 34) lost to Servion Global Solutions 161 for six in 25.4 overs (Rajan 33).

YSCA 113 in 28.3 overs (Alfred Sam Jones 36, Sriram three for 12, Sachin three for 29) lost to Accenture 114 for four in 17 overs (Ashok 37, G. Aravind three for 30).

Vijay surprises Dilip

Vijay Nichani of Coimbatore knocked higher seeded Dilip Kumar out of the tournament in the N. Manimaran & Kishan Kothari Memorial SVS Club open snooker championship on Saturday.

The results (round-of-32): Vijay Nichani bt Dilip Kumar

4-3 (77-32, 88-16, 49-57, 28-65, 122 (63)-1, 53-62, 58-8); Yogesh Kumar bt Uday Kumar 4-0 (68-09, 84-07, 62-27, 66-10); Mustaq bt Vinay Kothari 4-3 (15-63, 29-50, 36-58, 63-28, 54-20, 66-26, 60-49); Daksh Reddy bt Peter Paul 4-1 (43-71, 81(75)-0, 88-44, 61-42, 85(65)-5).

Sumangali FC on top

Sumangali FC won the Thiruvallur District Super division league with eight wins and two losses from 11 games (25 points). Avadi Juniors finished runner-up, two points behind.

Brace by Kipgen

A brace by Mangalenthang Kipgen helped FC Madras defeat FC Goa 2-1 in its last group-D match in the final round of the Hero sub-junior under-13 league at Goa on Saturday.

The result: FC Madras 2 (Mangalenthang Kipgen 57, 70+3) bt FC Goa 1 (Velrose 11).

Cricket trials

The Harrington Cricket Academy and Sacred Heart MHSS will be jointly organising a State-level U-12 tournament for coaching academies and clubs.

There will be a open selection trials to pick the teams to take part in the tournament on May 19 at 6.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. at Sacred Heart MHSS, Sholinganallur Campus. For details, contact: A. Harrington (9384610083 or 9444012725).