HYDERABAD: Suraj Naik claimed 7 for 10 and scored 36 to star in Combined District’s nine-wicket win over President’ XI in the HCA junior zonal two-day cricket tournament here on Tuesday.
Brief scores: Hyderabad XI 262 in 70 ovs (Syed Ghouse Junaid 59; Anirudh Raj 3/66) bt Chairman XI 232 in 62.1 ovs (Prateek Reddy 71); Combined XI 106 in 18.4 ovs (Rishi 6/34) lost to Secunderabad XI 109/2 in 21.4 ovs; President XI 69 in 18.2 ovs (Suraj Naik 7/10) lost to Combined District ‘B’ 72/1 in 15.4 ovs; Combined District ‘A’ 358/5 in 50 ovs (Shravan 82, Wajid 110, Shiva 95; Vijender 3/64) bt Rest XI 119 in 35.5 ovs (Deepak 5/18).
SBH Hold SCR
State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) held South Central Railway (SCR) to a goalless draw in the Rahim league football tournament here on Tuesday.
In another match, DMRL defeated State Bank of India 3-0. David scored a brace while Avinash struck one goal in DMRL’s win.
Anantapur: An unbeaten Karnataka emerged champions in the South Zone U-25 cricket tournament that concluded here on Tuesday. In their fourth and final league match, Karnataka beat Kerala by two wickets.
Arjun Hoyasala of Karnataka was adjudged as the best batsman, M Aswin of Tamil Nadu was the best bowler while MK Akshaya of Kerala was declared the Man of the Series.
Brief scores (4th and final round): Kerala 200/9 in 50 ovs (MK Akshay 68; KC Kariyappa 3/25) lost to Karnataka 203/8 in 49.2 ovs (David Mathias 64 no; Tilbin Joseph 3/56); Andhra 270 in 50 ovs (Jyothi Sai Krishna 74, Girinath Reddy 80; M Aswin 4/54) bt Tamil Nadu 106 in 43.4 ovs (Girinath Reddy 4/41, Sneha Kishore 3/21).
Awards: Best batsman: Arjun Hoyasala (Kar); Best bowler: M Aswin (TN); Man of the Series: MK Akshaya (Kerala).