CHENNAI: Pradosh Ranjan Paul’s 61 was the highlight of Tamil Nadu’s four wicket win over Jharkhand in Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 tournament played at BSL stadium, Bokaro, Jharkhand. Tushar Raheja (36) and Pradosh added 91 runs in 27.2 overs for second wicket. Tamil Nadu will meet Delhi in Delhi in the fourth round next month.
Brief scores: Jharkhand 195 & 295 in 96.5 ovs (Shresht Sagar 45, Bhanu Anand 68; Yazh Arunmozhi 4/105, S Kishankumar 3/34) lost to Tamil Nadu 302 & 189/6 in 54.1 ovs (Pradosh Ranjan Paul 61). Points: Tamil Nadu 6 (12); Jharkhand 0 (0).
S Mohamed Ali’s 93 helped City II bag a lead of 22 runs over City IV on the final day of drawn match of the TNCA round robin under-14 tournament, played at St Bede’s Grounds, Mylapore. City II won by virtue of first innings lead. In another match, City III drew against City I with Vedansh B Shah claiming three wickets. City I held their nerve as they managed a first-innings lead of one run thanks to the last wicket pair.
Brief scores: City III 165 in 88.1 ovs (TA Sanjay 55, M Anush 32) drew with City I 166/9 in 89 ovs (Badrinath Annadurai 61, Yovani Gabriel 34; Vedansh B Shah 3/22). City I won on first innings lead. City IV 145 in 77.5 ovs and 53/4 in 27 ovs (M Mohammed Kaleem Raza 30) drew with City II 167 in 90 ovs (S Mohamed Ali 93, AK Arjun 3/34).
U-10 cricket tourney
Sixteen schools will be taking part in the Don Bosco School diamond jubilee U-10 cricket tournament. It will be played under knockout basis. Till quarterfinals, matches will be played at 10 overs each. The semifinals will be a 15 overs affair and the final will be played under 20 overs basis. Last year, St Michael’s, Mylapore was the winner and the runner-up was Vidya Mandir SSS, Adyar.