Chennai: Karthick’s ton helps Vijay seize edge

Published: 24th July 2012 09:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2012 09:43 AM   |  A+A-

KB Arun Karthick’s 120 enabled Vijay CC to gain a lead of 31 runs over Globe Trotters on thesecond day of the fourth round of the First Division League of the TNCA at Pachaiyappa’s College grounds.

This was Arun’s third ton in four league matches. Vijay were 296 for 5 stumps, with K Shri Vasudeva Das’ remaining unbeaten on 51.

Rovers beat Aruna

M Prabhu’s 4 for 28 and match haul of 10 for 60 and Prashant’s 5 for 42 fashioned Jolly Rovers’ ten-wicket victory over Aruna CC at IIT-Chemplast grounds.

Earlier, C Hemantkumar’s ton helped Rovers get the lead. N Einstein also chipped in with a well made half century for Rovers. R Rohit’s effort of 7 for 38 went in vain as Aruna batsmen failed to capatalise on his good work.

Brief scores

At  CPT-IP: IOB Staff Club 279 in 84.4 overs and 131 for 2 in 29 overs (S Murali 58 no, Robert Fernandez 66 no) vs India Pistons CC 191 in 63.2 overs (SS Pon Xavier 36,  R Srinivasan 72, GVS Prasad 5/23, Joel Joseph 4/74).

At IIT-Chemplast: Aruna CC 167 in 59.3 overs and 119 in 40.1 overs (Shikar Hukku 43, Prashant K Varma 5/42, M Prabhu 4/28) lost to Jolly Rovers CC 251 in 71.4 overs (C Hemantkumar 105, N Einstein 67, R Rohit 7/38, VRS Gurukedarnath 2/79) and 39 for no loss in 4.1 overs (M Vijay 30 no).

Points:Jolly Rovers 8 (18); Aruna CC 0 (8).

At  MAC: UFCC (T Nagar) CC 375 for 7 decl in 138 overs (V Ganga Sridhar Raju 121, B Indrajith 83, R Prasanna 51, MK Sivakumar 47 no, R Srivatsan 2/67,  M Shahrukh Khan 2/52) vs Indian Bank S & RC 96 for 2 in 40 overs (NS Chaturvedi 45 no, Ahamed Farzeen 2/13).

At RKM-Viveka: Alwarpet  CC 302 in 122 overs (Varun Anand 94, N Ajay Kudua 56, Garry

Dumenil 38, P Sakthi 40 no, Rahil Shah 4/89, M Raja 3/59, A K Balachander 2/67) vs Grand Slam CC 157 for 3 in 56 overs (Vijay Shankar 70, V Maaruthi Raghav 30 no).

At  Murugappa: Young Stars CC 440 in 160.2 overs (Petson Matthews 113, K Martin Sanjeev 51, Malolan Rangarajan 86, M Suresh Babu 73, B Goutham 60 no, S Thiyagarajan 3/61, J Vignesh 2/119, K Kiran Kashyap 2/79, N Raghavendran 2/113) vs TI Cycles S & RC 67 for three in 19 overs.

At Pachaiyappa’s: Globe Trotters SC 265 in 80.5 overs vs Vijay CC 296 for five in 95 overs (KB Arun Karthick 120, S Sureshkumar 25, R Rohith 56, K Shri Vasudevadas 51 no, V Yo Mahesh 34 no, S Thilak 2/79, Sunny Gupta 2/98).

Hathway Advance

Hathway, Hyderabad defeated Western Railway 29-20, 29-23 in the final league game ar the St Joseph’s CoE all-India ball badminton tournament.

Hathway,Hyderabad; Southern Railway B; East Coast Railway; IOB; Southern Railway A; Muppannas Club, Andhra; ICF; BDL, Hyderabad have entered the quarterfinal round.

Results: Hathway, Hyderabad bt Western Railway 29-20, 29-23; Muppannas Club, Andhra bt St Joseph’s ‘A’ 29-23, 28-29, 29-27; IOB, Chennai bt Kerala 18-29, 29-10, 29-1; BDL Hyderabad bt St Joseph’s ‘B’ 29-27, 29-19; ICF bt St Joseph’s ‘A’ 29-18, 29-28; Hathway, Hyderabad bt IOB 29-12, 29-13; East Coast Railway bt Southern Railway 27-29, 29-27, 29-19; Southern Railway ‘A’ bt BDL, Hyderabad 29-11, 27-29, 29-18.


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