S Lokeshwar has been picked as the second wicket-keeper in place of R Rohith in the Tamil Nadu Ranji squad for the fifth Ranji Trophy match against Madhya Pradesh to be played from November 17 at Indore. Team: Abhinav Mukund (captain), B
Indrajith (V captain), M Kaushik Gandhi, B Aparajith, Vijay Shankar, N Jagadeesan (w.k.), MS Washington Sundar, R Sai Kishore, K Vignesh, M Mohammed, V Yo Mahesh, J Kousik, S Lokeshwar (w.k.), V Ganga Sridhar Raju, Malolan Rangarajan, V Lakshman.
Aditya misses ton Aditya Barooah’s 95 helped Tamil Nadu to post 223 for 6 in 73overs against Saurashtra on the second day of the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy tournament played at NPR college grounds,
Brief scores: Saurashtra 253 in 111 ovs (Siddhant Rana 80; S Ajith Ram 3/63, E Yazh Arulmozhi 3/66) vs Tamil Nadu 223/6 in 73 ovs (Aditya Barooah 95, Tushar Raheja65; Pranav Karia 3/60).
TN enter knockout round Ashwath Mukunthan’s 3 for 58 enabled Tamil Nadu to beat Kerala by 189 runs, in the final round of the U-23 Col CK Nayudu Trophy tournament, held at Krishnagiri stadium, Wayanad. Toppers Tamil Nadu (20 points) qualified for the knockouts. Brief scores: Tamil Nadu 158 and 244 bt Kerala 42 and 171 in 53.2 ovs (Rohan S Kunnummal 53; Ashwath Mukunthan 3/58). Shrikrishna in quarters Defending champion
S Shrikrishna beat R Parthiban 106-0, 38-65, 71-26, 61-47, 61-9 in the pre-quarterfinals of the Indian Oil Tamil Nadu state ranking men’s snooker championship.