CHENNAI: PS Nirmal Kumar’s century (110 no) and his 111-run partnership for the third wicket with Rohith Narayan (45) enabled YSCA A to beat Triplicane RC by 100 runs in the 48th all-India YSCA Trophy tournament on Sunday.
Brief scores: YSCA A 217/4 in 30 ovs (Rohith Narayan 45, PS Nirmal Kumar 110 no) bt Triplicane RC 117/30 ovs (P Sanjay Kumar 3/26, PS Nirmal Kumar 3/5). MoM: PS Nirmal Kumar.Kattankolathur 119/8 in 30 ovs (Anok Raj 56; Sanjay Yadav 4/27) lost to Loyola College 123/7 in 28.4 ovs (Sachin Sundaresan 3/34). MoM: Sanjay Yadav.
Sozhanraj’s unbeaten 85 helped United CC to beat Mogappair CC by six wickets in their TNCA-Thiruvallur DCA Second Division league match.
Brief scores: II Division: Mogappair CC 149/6 in 30 ovs (Suudharshan Vaidhya 48, Rajaguru 48 no) lost to United CC 151/4 in 24 ovs (Sozhanraj 85 no); Lucas TVS -Thiruvallur DCA Trophy: Group A: Apollo Tyres 166/8 in 30 ovs (Pradeep 46, Balu Rajkumar 4/28) bt Ashok Leyland 137 in 27.2 ovs (K Mathan 4/26).
Group B: Wheels India 204/7 in 30 ovs (Sathiya Kumar 50, J Rajesh 3/40) bt Lucas TVS 192 in 29.1 ovs (Muthu Kumaran 41, Prashanth 3/48).
Jesuraj comes to fore
Former Tamil Nadu player R Jesuraj’s 4/14 paved the way for Fine Star CA to defeat Standard CC by five wickets in the semifinals of the 8th Thiruvallur DCA-Gopu Memorial T20 knockout tournament.
Brief scores: Semifinals: Standard CC 116/8 in 20 ovs (Jesuraj 4/14) lost to Fine Star CA 117/5 in 13.1 ovs (Mathivanan 3/27); Seshadri MCC 100 in 19.1 ovs (R Magesh 48, R Sathish Kumar 4/12) bt Classic CC 66/15 ovs (A Baskar 3/6).