HYDERABAD: Hyderabad recorded a four-wicket win over Vidarbha in the Sail Trophy (under-19) cricket tournament in Bhilai on Wednesday, according to information received here.

Chasing a modest target of 212, Hyderabad was in trouble at one stage at 130 for six but a seventh-wicket unbroken stand of 75 between Minash Gabriel and Shiva Ramakrishna (25 not out) helped it post a victory.

Basketball tournament

C. Narsi Reddy memorial basketball tournament organised by Raja Bahadur Venkatramreddy Hostel (RBVR) will commence from February 14 featuring 16 top teams of the twin cities, according to A. P. Jitender Reddy, former Member of Parliament and patron of the Hostel.

The regulars in the local league including State Bank of India, AOC Centre, South Central Railway, CCOB, YMCA Secunderabad and Hyderabad, Jubilee Hills International Centre will feature in league-cum-knock-out format. The rolling trophies are donated by Konda Lakshmikantha Reddy.

Hobie National

The Hobie-16 National championship cum selection trials for the international circuit will be held off Rushikonda Bay, near Visakhapatnam from March 20 to 27.

Clubs affiliated to the National Hobie Class Association are eligible to take part. Performance here will determine selection for international competition planned for 2008, subject to approval of the Yachting Association of India selection committee, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and the Government of India.

The course, sailing instructions, format and firm timing of races will be announced at the time of registration.

Additional information, entry forms may be had from/submitted with fees to Major Utpal More, Honorary Secretary, National Hobie Class Association, Watermanship Training Cell, Artillery Centre HQ, Ibrahimbagh P.O, Golconda, Hyderabad-500031. Contact: Ph: 040-23518219 Ext. 3510, mob: (0)9440155895, Fax: 040-23512669/23525949, email: nhca@rediffmail.com.

SAI trials

Trials to select sportspersons for Sports Authority of India (SAI) sports training centre at Visakhapatnam will be held on February 16 at Port Stadium at 8 a.m. Selections will be held in boxing, volleyball (boys and girls) and weightlifting (only girls). Applicants in the age group of 14 to 18 years are eligible. For details call 0891-25665366.

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