CHENNAI: Centuries by X Thalaivan Sargunam and Sheldon Jackson were the highlights of Globe Trotters’s 88-run win against IOB in the quarterfinals of the 11th VAP Trophy limited-over tournament organised by the TNCA at the MRF-Pachaiyappa’s College grounds here on Thursday.
Thalaivan and Sheldon put on 185 runs in 153 balls for the second wicket as Globe Trotters raked up a massive 344. IOB couldn’t muster enough firepower with their bat, folding up for 256/7 in 50 overs. R Aashish Kumar top-scored for the latter, battling his way to 80. Jitendra Kumar and AG Pradeep too displayed spurts of resilience for IOB, notching up 39 and 38.
Brief scores (Quarterfinals): At CPT-IP: India Pistons 239/9 in 50 ovs (M Prabhu 37, K Sambasiva Sarma 4-37, Mihir Hirwani 2-44) lost to UFCC (T Nagar) 243/6 in 48.4 ovs (R Ananth 73, U Sasidev 46, Adithya Ganesh 42, M Kamalesh 45 n.o, S Senthil Nathan 2-37). At MRF-Pachaiyappas: Globe Trotters 344/2 in 50 ovs (Washington Sundar 51, Thalaivan Sargunam 124, Sheldon Jackson 130 n.o) bt IOB 256/7 in 50 ovs (R Aashish Kumar 80, Ch Jitendra Kumar 39, AG Pradeep 38). At MA Chidambaram: Grand Slam 225 in 50 ovs (L Suryapprakash 30, S Badrinath 68, N Jagadeesan 37, S Siddharth 2-33, R Alexander 2-54, D Tamil Kumran 4-28) bt Nelson 204 in 47.3 ovs (R Nilesh Subramanian 61, M Ashwin 4-32, MK Sivakumar 2-30, R Aushik Srinivas 2-29). At IC-Guru Nanak: Sanmar 143 in 46 ovs ( R Kavin 39 n.o, L Vignesh 3-27, Vijay Shankar 2-23, B Aparajith 2-25) lost to Vijay CC 145/6 in 28 ovs (Abhinav Mukund 61, R Vishaal 4-68).
Camp for spinners
Former India leg-spinner and commentator L Sivaramakrishnan will conduct a camp for spinners at the Cricket Drome from June 20 till the end of August. There will be around 38 to 40 sessions with video analysis with Sivaramakrishnan. For registrations, contact: Ph: 988481223; 9551722200.