CHENNAI: MS Washington Sundar’s 7/ 51 went in vain as Globe Trotters failed to take the lead against TI Cycles on Day 1 of a TNCA senior division league match at Pachaiyappa’s College grounds. Both teams made 137 in their first innings.
Group A: AG’s Office 146 (K Vignesh 3/30, DT Chandrasekar 5/28) vs Jolly Rovers 111/5 (Piyush Chawla 52 no). UFCC T Nagar 109 (M Prabhu 5/45) vs India Pistons 87/2. Nelson 262/5 (Anand Subramanian 85 no) vs Young Stars.
Group B: TI Cycles 137 and 30/1 (MS Washington Sundar 7/51) vs Globe Trotters 137 (Varun Sood 4/68, R Sanjay Yadav 3/24). CromBest 102 (S Ajith Ram 5/30, Malolan Rangarajan 4/14) vs Vijay 130/2 (KB Arun Karthick 68 no, B Aparajith 50). Grand Slam 229/5 (N Jagadeesan 60) vs Alwarpet.
The Tamil Nadu Sports Journalists’ Association’s (TNSJA) annual awards function will be held at Hyatt Regency on August 27. This edition of the event is co-hosted by Arise Group, which has increased the number of scholarships from 10 to 12 this year.
Scholarship winners for 2017-18 (D30,000 each): R Mohan Kumar (athletics), Sankar Muthusamy (badminton), P Baladhaneshwar (basketball), P Jeevanantham (basketball), P Iniyan (chess), K Priyanka (chess), R Adithi (football), B Jothika (rowing), S Shrikrishna (snooker), S Yashini (table tennis), Preyesh Suresh Raj (table tennis), Dhakshineswar Suresh (tennis).