CHENNAI: Fifteen-year-old S Shrikrishna of Mylapore Club beat B Jagadesh of MCC 5-2 in the final of the Tamil Nadu state ranking senior billiards tournament. The world U-21 billiards champion played the big points better to outsmarted the experienced Jagadesh.
Half-centuries by S Aravind and S Lokeshwar helped Tamil Nadu make 145 for six on Day 1 of the Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 match against Jharkhand at MAC Stadium.
Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu 145/6 in 63 ovs (S Aravind 52, S Lokeshwar 56 no) vs Jharkhand.
IC in Final
In Kochi, India Cements beat MYCA (Kochi) to reach the final of the 65th all-India Pooja knockout tournament. In Sunday’s final, India Cements will meet AG’s Office, Thiruvananthapuram.
Brief scores: India Cements 173 in 37.1 ovs (Akhil Srinath 52, Safar Abdul 3/23, Rizwan 3/14) bt MYCA 167 in 38.5 ovs (Safar Abdul 44, M Shiva Kumar 3/27, Aushik Srinivas 3/22).