CHENNAI: M Vinoth notched up a fifty and claimed a fifer to help Kallakuruchi CC beat VRS Engg A in their TNCA Villupuram DCA League first division match.
First Division: Kallakuruchi CC 182 in 46.2 ovs ( M Vinoth 52; A Kumar 3/23, Vignesh 3/38) bt VRS Engg A 145 in 34.2 ovs (M Vinoth 5/40), Mailam Engg 128 in 36.1 ovs (A Parasuraman 71; K Thirunavukkarasu 4/28) bt Viklaravandi CC 94 in 29.2 ovs (G Jayasuriya 3/32, R Ajith 3/35).
Second Division: Sakthi CC 117/9 in 25 ovs (M Jayachandran 3/15) lost to New Yg Ind CC 120/5 in 22.3 ovs (S Krishnakumar 56 n.o), SG CC 127 in 25 ovs (P Kumersan 3/25) bt Karna CC 117 in 21.1 ovs (D Vinoth 4/15, R Saran Raj 3/8), New Star CC 150 in 24.4 ovs (J Gurubharan 3/29, M Boopathy 4/27) lost to Ammu CC 151/5 in 19.3 ovs (V Anbu 54).
Third Division: SRTCA 170/7 in 25 ovs bt TVS CC 87 in 21.4 ovs (E Durai Raj 5/11), VRSCET B 59 in 18.1 ovs (R Narayanan 3/9, S Sengoden 3/21, R Sundar Ramu 3/13) lost to Power CC 60/3 in 8.2 ovs, United CC B 139 in 23.2 ovs (J Raja 3/17) lost to Siga Management A 140/9 in 24.1 ovs (V Manikandan 3/22).
All-round display by S Risha Rajas paved the way for SSCA to beat Parthasarathy MCC by four wickets in a second division match of the TNCA Thiruvallur DCA league.
II Division: Parthasarathy MCC 139 in 27 ovs (D Vignesh Yadhav 39, K Thirukumaran 4/31, S Risha Rajas 4/49) lost to SSCA 140/6 in 30 ovs (S Risha Rajas 42, R Rajagiri 3/35).
III Division: IEC RC 143 in 28.2 ovs (R Karthik Krishna 55, A Murali 4/35, K. Praveen 3/31) lost to United CC 149/3 in 25.2 ovs (A Murali 83, E Surrender 34).
IV Division: SRF RC 272/7 in 30 ovs (K Padmanaban 74, D Jagadeesh 40, Atul Dwivedi 41, L Partheeban 70 n.o., R Sudharsan 3/44) bt Frankworell CC 173 in 30 ovs (S Surya Narayanan 47, N Kumar 4/39).
Shyam bags title
P Shyam Nikhil of ICF won the 5th SCS Fide rated chess meet held at the Mepco Schlenk Engineering college, Sivakasi. In the final round, he beat B Selvamurugan of Madurai to collect a cash prize of `70000.
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