CHENNAI: AG Pradeep’s patient 133, and a valuable 94 from Abhishek M Hegde enabled IOB to force a draw against AG’s Office on the third day of their TNCA Senior Division Plate Group match at Gurunanak College grounds here.
Resuming on the overnight score of 135 for four in 48 overs, IOB were all out for 354 in 114.1 overs. Pradeep and Abhishek added 165 runs for the fifth wicket in 36 overs. AG’s got five points for bagging 41-run lead.
Brief scores: Plate Group: At IC Guru Nanak: AG f Office 395 in 128.2 ovs drew with IOB 354 in 114.1 ovs (Abhishek Hegde 94, AG Pradeep 133; Vignesh K 3/110, Lakshmi Narayanan 4/77). Points: AG fs Office 5; IOB 2; At MAC: Grand Slam 423/6 decl in 120 ovs drew with TSC 334/9 in 145 ovs (MUB Sriram 71, Gonnabattula Chiranjeevi 110 no; M Raja 3/59, PS Raghul 3/75). Points: Grand Slam 3, TSC 3; At SSN: CromBest 159 in 47.5 ovs & 237/3 in 67 ovs (R Kavin 79) drew with UFCC (T Nagar) 379 in 114 ovs. Points: UFCC (T Nagar) 5, CromBest 2.
Loyola bag title
Loyola College men defeated Jeppiaar Institute of Technology 82-78 in a super league game to bag the Jeppiaar Trophy at the 1st South India inter-collegiate invitation basketball tournament.
Loyola won all three matches in the super league to bag the title, and were rewarded with `15,000 cash prize. MCC came second, while Hindustan University finished third. Ragul Vasan of Hindustan University and Monika of Jeppiaar Institute of Technology won the most valuable player awards in the boys and girls sections, respectively.
Results: Boys: Super league: Loyola 82 (Sandeep 22, Surya 25, Santhosh Mani 19) bt Jeppiaar Institute of Technology 78 (Mohammed Riyaz 21, Vishesh 15, Varun Chaudry 12); MCC 80 (Aravinth 22, Vijay 21, Karthik 15) bt Hindustan 68 (Ragul vasan 24, Vimal Raj 18, Vignesh 10); Loyola 91 (Sandeep 29, Surya 20, Santhosh Mani 11, Ajit Kumar 10) bt Hindustan 88 (Rahul Vasan 41, Vigneshwar 11, Peter Antony 11).
Chennai Customs and Chennai United FC were involved in a goalless draw in a St Joseph’s–CFA Senior Division league match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Sunday.
Result: Senior division: Chennai Customs 0-0 Chennai United FC.
Besant Nagar Club champs
Besant Nagar Club (BNC) C lifted the B Zone title of the Sanmar-TNTA Chennai City Club tennis league championship by defeating Presidency Club 2-1 in the summit clash.
Results: (all finals): B Zone: Besant Nagar C bt Presidency A 2-1; F Zone: Madras Gymkhana C bt Madras Gymkhana B 2-1.