Southern Railway defeated AG’s Office 3-0 in the St Joseph’s–CFA Senior Divisio League at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday. After a goalless first half, Rajesh gave S Railway the lead in the 52nd minute. Sirajuddeen made it 2-0 in the 78th minute. M Sivarajan put the issue beyond doubt with three minutes remaining for the full whistle. Sirajuddeen was named Man of the Match. In another match, D Bharathiraja’s strike in the 85th minute helped Chennai Customs hold Arrows FC 3-3. Morgan Justice (17th, 22nd, 62nd) scored a hat-trick for Arrows, while U Jaya Kumar (7th, 72nd) netted a brace for Customs.
Maaruthi CRACKS Double CENTURY
V Maaruthi Raghav’s unbeaten double century (203 no; 340b, 15x4, 3x6) enabled Tamil Nadu ‘A’ to take a lead of 200 runs over Odisha ‘A’ in the CK Nayudu Trophy Elite Group ‘B’ match at Gurunanank College grounds. TN were 493 for 8 at stumps.
Odisha ‘A’ 293 vs Tamil Nadu ‘A’ 493 for 8 in 155.3 overs (Vijay Shankar 76, V Maaruthi Raghav 203 no, M Prabhu 49, Bhibudutta Panda 2/33, Sudeepta Swain 2/110, P Parmanik 2/103).
R Praveen’s unbeaten ton (104 no; 76b, 13X4) helped Chinmaya Vidyalaya beat Sir M Venkatasubba Rao MHSS by 165 runs in the TNCA–City Schools U-14 cricket tournament for B Somasundaram Trophy at St Bede’s grounds.
Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Taylors Road (Ch-10) 221-5 in 30 overs (Shrey Parikh 32, R Praveen
104 no) bt Sir M Venkatasubba Rao MHSS, T.Nagar (Ch-17) 56 in 22.2 overs; Jawahar Vidyalaya Sr Sec School ‘A’ (Ch-83) 71 in 27 overs (MM Pavithran 4-10, MS Sai Krishnamoorthy 4/19) lost to Govt Hr Sec School, West Mambalam (Ch-83) 72-1 in 9.4 overs (MS Sai Krishnamoorthy 45 no); Nellai Nadar MHSS, Kottivakkam (Ch-41) 184-7 in 28 overs (R Bala Ganesh 68 no) bt Hari Shree Vidyashram, RA Puram (Ch-28) 49 in 22.4 overs (RK Hari Ram 3/2).
Neyan’s unbeaten 64 (40b, 3x6, 7x4) enabled Vael’s Billabong to beat Bala Vidyamandir by eight runs in the Don Bosco Bicentenary Under-10 cricket tournament.
Vael’s Billabong 108-2 In 15 overs (Neyan 64 no) bt Bala Vidya Mandir 100 for 8 in 15 overs (B Anirudh 34, Stavria 3/19). MoM: Neyan; Chettinad Vidyashram 75-6 in 15 overs (Lalith 20) lost to Vidya Mandir 76-4 in 12.4 overs (V Aravind 15, V Priyadarshan 15, Lalith 2/24). MoM: V Priyadarshan; Don Bosco (Egmore) ‘A’ 69-8 in 15 overs (S Kothari 2/9, Pavan Kumar 2/6) lost to Bhavan’s Rajaji 71-2 in 11.2 overs (Pavan Kumar 18, M Parakh 26 no). MoM: Pavan Kumar; Lady Andal 71-8 in 15 overs (P Singh 17, E Ramesh 2/15, Aprajit 2/5) lost to PSBB (KK Nagar) 72-2 in 12.1 overs (Mahadevan 23, P Rambala 16). MoM: Eswar.