CHENNAI:An all-round show by Haniel Steve Delwyn (3/22, 29 no) helped Don Bosco MHSS ease past Santhome HSS by seven wickets and clinch the title in the LVB U-14 cricket tournament final phase on Thursday.
Results: Final: Santhome HSS 98/7 in 20 ovs (Abdul Jaleel 50 n.o, Vimal Kumar 25; Haniel Steve Delwyn 3/22) lost to Don Bosco MHSS 99/3 in 16.5 ovs (SR Athish 55 n.o, Haniel 29 n.o; Charan Chunduru 2/20). MOM: Haniel (Don Bosco MHSS). Awards: Best batsman: Vimal Kumar (Santhome HSS). Best bowler: Karan Sampat (Don Bosco MHSS). Player of the Series: SR Athish (Don Bosco MHSS).
S Mohan Prasath’s 5 for 66 enabled Coimbatore District CA to beat Dindigul District CA by 214 runs in the semifinals of the TNCA inter-districts Under-19 tournament.
Brief scores: Semifinals: Coimbatore 367 & 81/9 in 40 ovs bt Dindigul 154 & 180 in 34.3 ovs (M Dhanabal 69, S Mohan Prasath 5/66).
Vijay bags crown
Vijay Adhithya Muthu, with 8 points, was crowned the Under-8 boys champion at the second Chennai-level chess tournament held at Meenakshi College of Engineering, West KK Nagar. 438 players from Chennai, including 102 FIDE-rated players participated in the tournament. International Master Manuel Aaron distributed the prizes.
Results: (winners only): U-8: Boys: Vijay Adhithya Muthu, 8pts; Girls: Ashwinika Mani, 8pts; U-10: Boys: Harsh Suresh, 8 pts; Girls: Nithya Shree, 8 pts; U-12: Boys: Venkat Subramaniam, 7 pts; Girls: Saadhanaa Shri, 7 pts; U-14: Boys: KG Hiren, 7 pts; Girls: Aishwarya, 5.5 pts; U-25: Boys: CK Arjun, 5.5 pts; Girls: RK Jijitha, 3.5 pts.