Daryl S Ferrario’s unbeaten century (121 n.o.; 121b, 10X4, 3X6) was the feature of Don Bosco’s four-wicket win over Santhome HSS ‘A’ in the Under-16 final of the Coco Cola -TNCA inter-school cricket tournament, at St Bede’s grounds herte on Wednesday.
Chasing a mammoth score of 26 for a win Don Bosco achieved the same with seven balls to spare in an exciting match that went down to the wire. Earlier, K Vishal Vaidhya’s century (111; 115b, 10X4, 3X6) enabled Santhome to post 265 for 7 in their alloted 50 overs.
Brief scores: At St.Bede’s ‘A’: Santhome HSS ‘A’, Mylapore 265 for 7 in 50 overs (C Karthik 72, K Vishal Vaidhya 111, S Yak Sharath 3-65) lost to Don Bosco MHSS ‘A’, Egmore 267 for 6 in 48.5 overs (GK Shyam 64, Daryl S Ferrario 121 n o, A Sarath Raj 28 n o, K Vishal Vaidhya 3-56).
J Ashwin Nambiar, 8th standard student of the Don Bosco school, Peruvallur won two gold (individual and team event) in the under-14 category at the TN State Fencing Meet held recently.
Dolphin to host swimming meet
SDAT-Dolphin Swimming Academy will be conducting the 7th Tamil Nadu State Short Course Age group Aquatic Championship at the Dolphin Swimming Pool, in Mogappair on Feb 9 and 10. More than 600 swimmers from various districts will take part in 168 events that will be held in different age groups between 5 to 18 years. The first three places will get a medal and certificates. Cash award and trophies will awarded to individual champions and new meet record holders.
To encourage young swimmers, the academy has instituted an award for the best swimmer of the year based on the performance at the international, national and state levels, said KT Muraleedharan, organising Secretary of the meet.
Mr Md Nasimuddin, Secretary, Youth Welfare & Sports will inaugurate the meet and Mr KS Sripathi, Chief Information Commissioner will be the chief guest on the final day.
D Bala’s 40 helped Engine Valves RC beat Central Bank of India RC by two-wickets in a Second Division league match of the TNCA-Kancheepuram DCA.
Brief scores: Second Division: Palavanthangal CC 33 in 13.5 overs lost to Fine Star CC 35 for 1 in 3.3 overs (R Madhan Raj 25 n o). Mani Memorial CC 99 in 23.2 overs (S.Arun 34, K.Santosh 3-13, VG.Ashwin 3-15) lost to Air India RC 100 for 2 in 11.1 overs (G Rajesh 40, S Nawaz 30). Palavanthangal CC 95 in 23 overs (S Ashvin 43 n o) lost to Air India RC 96 for 1 in 7.3 overs (G Venkatramakrishnan 33, S Nawaz 25 no). Central Bank of India RC 137 for 8 in 30 overs (MS Dilipan 40, Anji 3-25) lost to Engine Valves RC 138 for 8 in 23.1 overs (D Bala 40, R Prasanna 30, Mohan 3-30).
St. Joseph’s champs
St. Joseph’s football team bagged the title in the Dr.Sathik Trophy held at MAM College of Engineeing, Trichy.
Results: Final: St. Joseph’s bt MAM College of Engg, Trichy 3-1; (SF): bt CSI College Nilgiri 4-1; (QF): bt PITS,Thanjavur 3-2.