CHENNAI: Left-arm spinner B Aaditya’s 6 for 21 helped Tamil Nadu to bundle out Kerala for a paltry 75 on the first day of the south zone Vijay Merchant Trophy Under 16 tournament played at ICL – Sankar Nagar cricket grounds, Tirunelveli. In reply, the hosts were comfortably placed at 95 for 1 with R Vimal Khumar still batting on 55 at stumps.
Brief scores: Kerala 75 in 47.4 ovs (Shoun Roger 31, B Aaditya 6/21) vs Tamil Nadu 95/1 in 50 ovs (R Vimal Khumar 55 batting).
Riding on off spinner AH Mohamed Suhail’s 6 for 11, Vivekananda College thrashed IIT-Madras ‘B’ by 64 runs in the IIT-Madras inter-collegiate T20 cricket tournament.
Brief scores: Vivekananda College 128/6 in 20 ovs (S Tarun Srinivas 27, M Silambarasan 26) bt IIT-M ‘B’ 64 in 16.4 ovs (AH Mohamed Suhail 6/11). IIT-M ‘A’ 82 in 19.1 ovs (S Mirza Mohammed Hussain Namazi 4/11, J Naveen 3/11) lost to Pachaiyappas College 83/3 in 16.1 ovs (AS Govindarajaan 52 n.o).
Southern Railway win
Nambi Ganesh (17), Praveen (21) and Selva (56) scored a goal each to help Southern Railway get the better of Indian Bank 3-1 in the Shriram City Chennai Hockey Association Super Six hockey league at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium on Saturday.
Results: Southern Railway 3 (Nambi Ganesh (17), Praveen (21), Selva (56)) bt Indian Bank 1 (Stalin Abhilash (9)).
Hockey umpires exam
Chennai Hockey Association will conduct hockey umpires examination in November for umpires who are below 25 years and technical officials who are below 35 years of age. Those who are interested can contact B Gnanasambandan, S Navaneethakrishnan or MS Anna Kumar. The examination fee is `100 and entries close on October 31.
For details, contact: 9444768671; 9444863301.