CHENNAI: R Sathish of Jolly Rovers will lead a new-look, young Tamil Nadu side in the South Zone – Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament which is to be played at Cochin from March 25 to 29.
Team: R Sathish (captain), K Bharath Shankar, B Aparajith, B Indrajith, Vijay Shankar, M Shahrukh Khan, U Sushil, Rahil S Shah, R Aushik Srinivas, Malolan Rangarajan, KH Gopinath, A Aswin Crist, W Antony Dhas, Sunil Sam, Aniruda Srikkanth.
Venkata Krishnan and Kiruthika won the 16th Sethu Bhaskara Rolling trophy for men and women respectively in the district Selection chess championship organised by Tiruvallur District Chess Association, held at Sethu Bhaskara MHSS.
The top four players in men and women categories will represent Thiruvallur district in the forthcoming Tamil Nadu state men & women FIDE-rated chess championship to be held at Trichy and Tiruvarur respectively.
Final Standings: Men: 1. R Venkata Krishnan, ICAE (7/7); 2. Thiruvenkadam, MAERSK (6); 3. RK Chopon Babu, Prodapt Solutions (6); 4. KR Krishnan, TI MAT (6); 5. S Muruges, GKSVVJC (6); P Balaji, Tube Products of India (6).
Women: 1. B Kiruthika, Nazerath MHSS, Avadi (4.5/5); 2. KR Kruthika, TI Matric School (4.5); 3. G Chanralekha, Jaya Public Mat.School, Thiruninravur (4); 4. PK Prasanna, House Wife (4); 5. SV Janani,Alfa Mat.School (3.5).
Pankaj Bags Crown
Pankaj Kadoo of Mumbai beat state-mate Sunil Kelkar 14-12,11-9,11-5,11-3 in the men’s final of the All-India major ports table tennis tournament.
Chennai FC Score
Chennai FC beat Hindustan Eagles 3-0 in a St Joseph’s CFA Senior Division football league match here.
Results: Senior Division: Chennai FC 3 (A Donbosco, Jagba) bt Hindustan Eagles 0. Best Player: Jagba; Chennai City Police 1 (R Siva) drew with FCI 1 (Hemnath). Best player: Ashok Kumar (FCI). First Division: Income Tax RC 4 bt SBI 0.