CHENNAI: R Sonu Yadav’s 93 helped Tamil Nadu bag a lead of 95 runs against Saurashtra on the third day of their Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 clash, in Dindigul on Tuesday. Brief scores: Saurashtra 253 & 110/5 in 56 ovs (Sachin Mevada 58) vs Tamil Nadu 348 in 104.4 ovs (Aditya Barooah 95, Tushar Raheja 65, R Sonu Yadav 93; Pranav Karia 3/89).
The following were elected as office-bearers of the Tamil Nadu Sports Journalists Association at its annual general body meeting that was held in the city recently. President: TN Raghu (Deccan Chronicle); Secretary: S Bagawati Prasad (Times of India); Joint secretary: S Sudarsan (The Hindu); Treasurer: S Dipak Ragav (The Hindu); Vice-presidents: K Muthu (Ulaga Champion), Ashok Venugopal (The New Indian Express) and C Shyam Sundar (PTI); Executive committee members: VV Ramanan, R Narayanan, R Venkatnarayan (all from The Hindu), C Santhosh Kumar (Deccan Chronicle), Hari Kishore Malladi (Sportstarlive).
Shrikrishna, Prabhu in final
S Shrikrishna earned a 5-4 win against J Varun Kumar in the semifinals of the Indian Oil Tamil Nadu state-ranking men’s snooker championship, held here on Tuesday. In the other semifinal, G Prabhu overcame R Ashish Jain 5-3.