CHENNAI: AG (Tamil Nadu) defeated AG (Karnataka) 3-1 in the team final of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department (South Zone) table tennis tournament at the Office of Accountant General (A&E) here on Thursday.

K. Srivatsa Chakravarthy (AG, TN) clinched the men’s singles title while Lathika Poosalingam (AG, Karnataka) won the women’s singles title.

Shankar Narayan, IA & AS, Principal Accountant General (Civil Audit), Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, distributed the prizes.

K. Srinivasan, IA & AS, Accountant General, (A&E) Tamil Nadu, Convenor of the tournament, presided.

The results: Team (final): AG (TN) bt AG (Kar) 3-1 (Nagam Prasad lost to Suresh Babu 9-11, 11-3, 11-4, 11-13, 6-11; K. Srivatsa Chakravarthy bt Nanda Kumar 11-4,11-7, 11-7; D. Surendranath bt Praveen Joshi 11-7,11-5,11-8; K. Srivatsa Chakravarthy bt Suresh Babu 11-5,11-9,11-7).

Men final: K.Srivatsa Chakravarthy AG (TN) bt D. Surendranath AG (TN) 11-5, 8-11, 10-12, 11-6, 11-9, 11-6.

Women final: Lathika Poosalingam AG (Kar) bt K. Durga AG (Kar) 11-3, 11-1, 11-6, 11-4.

Veteran final: K. Jeyaram AG (AP) b N. V. Ramakrishna AG (Kar) 11-1,11-5,11-3.

DBAY shocks IB

Don Bosco Annai Youth (DBAY) shocked seasoned Indian Bank 1-0 on Thursday to enter the semifinals of the Young Challengers Football Club silver jubilee State-level tournament being held at Pattabhiram.

The all-important goal was scored by Sudhakar in the 69th minute.

Vinay bowls well

Vinay’s spell of five wickets for five runs helped Chinmaya Vidyalaya defeat St. Patrick’s by nine wickets, in the SMCA Independence Day Trophy schools under-13 cricket tournament, here.

The scores: Modern SSS 204 for six in 25 overs (Vikram 41, Dixit 58 not out, Krishna 32) bt St. John’s (Babanagar) 91 for nine in 25 overs (R. Naveenkumar 27 not out, Sanjay S. Prakash three for 18).

St. Patrick’s 88 in 24.1 overs (Syed Imran Ahmed 28, Vinay five for five) lost to Chinmaya Vidyalaya 92 for one in 15.2 ovrers (Rajath 51 not out).

Union Christian 140 in 30 overs (R. Chandru 49, Suriya Prakash 33, Deepak three for 13, Kavin three for 12) lost to Maharishi Vidyamandir 141 for two in 21 overs (R. Rradees Manikandan 62 not out, R. Kavin 35 not out).

Sri Sankara SSS 111 for five in 25 overs (Sivakumar 31) lost to Vidya Mandir SSS (Mylapore) 112 for two in 14.4 overs (K. Nithin 44).

Sports festival

The YMCA College of Physical Education will conduct the annual Buck Memorial sports festival for city schools and colleges in various events, including athletics, from August 18 to 21.

Entries close on August 5. Further details can be had from Dr. (Mrs.) Sheila Stephen, Principal, YMCA College of Physical Education. Tel: 044-24344816 / 98412 94776.

Balagurunathan-Ramani win

The pair of R. Balagurunathan and T.M. Ramani won the North-South direction in the Alumni Club monthly bridge tournament at the Club premises here on Wednesday.

T.N. Suri and C. Anadan finished second.

V. Suryanarayana and Nirmal Kumar emerged triumphant in East-West direction while R. Krishnan and D. Vijay came runner-up.

Corporate football

SPT Sports will conduct the annual Kingfisher corporate football tournament (being held in seven cities), of which the Chennai leg will take place on September 13 and 14 at YMCA Ground, Nandanam.

For details contact Dinesh or Vishvan at 099025 33202 / 098863 36381, e-mail:

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