N Jaisal Makwana 4 for 28, Yak Sharath Sreekanth 5 for 22 helped Don Bosco ‘A’ Egmore bag a lead of 124 over Santhome A in the drawn match of the final of the TNCA City Schools U-14 tournament for B Somasundaram Trophy.
Don Bosco were 111 for 7 in 82 overs in their second essay when play ended. Don Bosco were adjudged winners by virtue of their first innings lead.
Brief scores: Don Bosco MHSS ‘A’, Egmore (Ch-8)186 for 9 in 90 overs (B Ashwin 37, M Leo Sachin 66, AH Mohamed Suhail 4/48) and 111 for 7 in 82 overs (F Sachin Kumar 31 not out, A Barooah 4/46) drew with Santhome HSS ‘A’, Mylapore (Ch-4) 62 in 25.2 overs (N Jaisal Makwana 4/28, Y Sreekanth 5/22).
Vishal to lead
K Vishal Vaidhya was named captain of the TN u-16 team that will play against MPCA in the quarters of the Vijay Merchant All-India knock-out meet to be held from Jan 9 to 12 at New Delhi.
Team: K Vishal Vaidhya (C), S Aravind, GV Vignesh, Washington Sundar, S Lokeshwar, Daryl S Ferrario, S Siddarth, S Santosh Shiv, D Sachin Yethendra, P Raghavendra, R Sai Kishore, S Porselvan, M A Andrew Subikshan, S Gowtham, V Sai Prakash, C Karthik.
Friends Cricket Academy will be conducting an inter-school league cum knock-out cricket tournament for the boys u-13, u-15 to be played from Jan 10. Entries open to all schools (cut of date for U-13 is Jan 1, 1999; U-15 is Jan 1, 1997). Contact Abdul: Ph: 9962404093.
The Tiruvallur District Chess Association will be conducting the 17th District selection for U-7, 13 &17 boys & girls chess tournament, sponsored by Frontline Systems, Tiruvallur on Jan 12 & 13 at RM Jain Vidhyashram, VM Nagar, Tiruvallur.
Payers belonging to Tiruvallur District can only participate in this meet. The top two players will represent Tiruvallur District in the forthcoming TN State Under-7, 13 &17 boys & girls tournaments respectively.
Harini beats AMUTHA
Thirteen players shared the lead with two points after the second round of the Ramco-31st Rachel Paranjothy chess tournament for women at Ethiraj College for Women on Monday. S Harini beat U Amutha and J Janani overcame Pooja.
Results (2nd round)
U Amrutha 1 lost to S Harini, J Janani 2 bt S Pooja 1, A Shreyanthi 1 lost to R Manjula 2, JG Nivedhitha 2 bt P Malleswari 1, SS Taanya 1 lost to A Prakruthee 2, AS Saughanthika 2 bt NR Sriranjani 1, S Pooja 1 lost to C Lakshmi 2, S Sowjanya 2 bt V Aarthi 1, S Aparjha 1 lost to I Harivardhini 2, JG Thejesvi 1 lost to S Aishwarya 2, R Adithi 1 lost to K Krithigga 2, B Priyanka 1 lost to MS Subalakshmi 2, Senthamizh Yazhini 2 bt R Mohana 1.