Kancheepuram won a penalty shootout 4-2 against Sivaganga and advanced to the semifinals of the senior State football championship at Kottaiyur. The teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time.

Other results: Pre-quarterfinals: Dindigul 1 (Satheesh) bt Cuddalore 0.

First round: Cuddalore 3 (Suresh, Bharath Kumar, Ramraj) bt Tirupur 0; Nilgiris 3 (Suresh Babu, Vinoth Kumar, Manzoor) bt Vellore 0.

All-round show by Gazali

Gazali's all-round performance (47 & six for 28) was the highlight of Kayal Sporting Club's 108-run win over Seconds CC ‘B' in the TNCA-Tuticorin District Cricket Association ‘B' division league in Tuticorin.

The scores: A division: Ramesh Flowers CC 160 in 29.1 overs (Solovaraj 39, S.P. Nathan 27, Siva 25, Prem Kumar three for 20) lost to Seconds CC ‘A' 161 for eight in 26.2 overs (Navaneethan 38, Ponmariappan 26, Selvam three for 31).

B division: Kayal Sporting Club 195 in 38 overs (Sheik 57, Gazali 47, Kumar three for 15) bt Seconds CC ‘B' 87 in 20.1 overs (Niroshan 35, Gazali six for 28).

Young Waves CC 128 in 27.2 overs (Arun 30, Arun Shankar three for 20) lost to Pope's CC 131 for six in 28.2 overs (Manoj 31, Prakash three for 36).

Gokulakrishnan bags six wkts.

S. Gokulakrishnan returned figures of six for 11 as Eleven Star CC registered a five-wicket win over Nike CC in the TNCA-Dindigul District Cricket Association second division league in Dindigul.

The scores: Second division: RVS SC 140 for five in 22 overs (D. Vinoj Kumar 50, G. Sathish Kumar 37 n.o., M. Ramesh 35) bt Dominators CC 129 in 21.4 overs (R. Naseer Hussain 41, N. Stephen Raj three for 16).

Nike CC 79 in 16.2 overs (S. Gokulakrishnan six for 11) lost to Eleven Star CC 82 for five in 13.5 overs (S. Gokulakrishnan 26).

Godson CC 86 in 17 overs (D. Kalyan Kumar three for 24, F.J. Kishore three for 14) lost to Allrounders CC 87 for six in 13.4 overs (K. Saravanan 26).

Fourth division: Orange Shirts CC 216 for eight in 30 overs (K.S. Gokulnath 62, M. Venkataprakash 55, M. Hariprasad 29) bt Bharath CC 124 in 22.2 overs (P. Alaguvel 35 n.o., K. Prem Kumar four for 24, M. Joseph Milan three for 15).

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