CHENNAI: S Vasanth Saravanan’s unbeaten 80 helped MAS CC beat Fine Star CA in a first division match of the TNCA-Thiruvallur DCA league. Brief scores: Mugappair CC 108 in 35.1 ovs (P Sudhanthiraraj 3/39) lost to Sundar CC 111/6 in 23 ovs (R Vinoth 45 n.o). Fine Star CA 238/6 in 45 ovs (S Senthil Kumar 95 n.o, G Gogul 61) lost to MAS CC 239/6 in 41.4 ovs (S Vasanth Saravanan 80 n.o, R Nilesh Subramanian 68).
G Shailender’s 4/66 helped City III bag a lead of 46 runs over City II in a drawn match of the TNCA City U-16 round robin meet. City III won by virtue of first innings lead.
Brief scores: City III 322 drew with City II 276. City I 396 drew with City IV 339. City III and City I won on first innings lead.
Umesh stars in BHA win
Umesh sounded the board twice (15th, 26th) to lead Bengaluru Hockey Association to a 5-3 win over East Coast Railway, Bhubaneswar, in the quarterfinals of the KR Medical Educational and Charitable Trust-Lakshmi Ammal Memorial 11th All-India hockey tournament in Kovilpatti.
Table tennis tourney
Chennai Table Tennis Foundation will be organising the first state ranking tournament at the ICF Indoor Stadium from June 7 to 9. Entries close on May 31. They may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.