CHENNAI: Keshav Krishna’s unbeaten 52-ball 70 helped Prahlad CC A beat Gurunanak College A by seven wickets in the 48th All-India YSCA Trophy on Saturday.
Four outstation teams — Spericorn Kids (Trivandrum), IOC (Mumbai), Vijaya Bank (Bengaluru) and BPCL (Mumbai) — will be seen in action at the Super League qualifying round, to be played on June 19 and 20.
Super League matches will be played from June 21 to 23.
Many prominent state and zonal cricketers like Deepak Hooda, Pinal Shah, KC Cariappa, Dhawal Kulkarni, CM Gowtham, Rajesh Pawar, Armaan Jaffer, Avesh Khan will be seen in action. The semifinals will be played at Murugappa grounds on June 24 and the final will be played on June 25 at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
Brief scores: Gurunanak College A 116/in 21 ovs (Vignesh 3/28) lost to Prahlad CC A 122/3 in 18.1 ovs (Keshav Krishna 70 no; Gopinath 3/17); Venus CC (Vellore) 127 in 26.5 ovs (Atheeq Brahman 67,Thameem Ansari 7/15) lost to Gurunanak College B 129/2 in 18.4 ovs (Aravind Raj 59).
G Dhanush scored 27 points to help Thiruvallur beat Erode 59-35 in the boys quarterfinals of the Tamil Nadu state U-16 basketball championship played at Coimbatore.
Results: Quarterfinals: Boys: Thiruvallur 59 (G Dhanush 27) bt Erode 35 (S Harish 10); Tirunelveli 79 (Kesavan 30) bt Pudukottai 59 (Guru Prasanth 15, Harihara Sudhan 14); Madurai 80 (Sanggeth Kumar 21) bt Namakkal 59 (Arun 34); Chennai Zone II 77 (Monishwar 23) bt Salem 30 (Deva 11).
Girls: Nagai 70 (Pushpa 25) bt Tuticorin 34; Tanjore 81 (Monica Jayashree 44) bt Coimbatore 80 (Sathya 23).
Thiruvallur District Chess Association will conduct the 20th Hercules-TN state-level inter-school and college chess tournament for children under the ages of 8,10,12,14, and for boys and girls in the U-25 category on July 8 and 9 at SBIOA Model MHSS.