CHENNAI: MOP Vaishnav College defeated Ethiraj College 79-56 to win the Madras University women’s basketball championship for 2007-08.

In the inter-divisional league tournament, the following teams took part: MOP Vaishnav, ‘A’ zone team (combined players of ‘A’ zone colleges), Ethiraj College and ‘B’ zone team (combined players of B zone colleges).

Other results: MOP bt ‘A’ zone 85-22; MOP bt ‘B’ zone 65-25.

Five points for City III

City III secured a two-run first innings lead and picked up five points in the match against City IV in the TNCA round-robin u-13 cricket tournament at St. Bede’s ‘B’ on Tuesday.

The scores: City II 139 and 130 in 39 overs (M.S. Suraj 53, Sai Rupesh three for 18) drew with City I 124 in 79 overs (Uday Teja 27 n.o.). Points: City II 5, City I 2.

City III 125 and 158 for seven decl. in 65.3 overs (M. Shahrukhan 54, M. Prasanna 48, S. Ashwin Ram three for 34) drew with City IV 123 in 44.2 overs (M. Adithyan 47, Anirudh Raghavan three for 14) and 35 for no loss in six overs. Points: City III 5, City IV 2.

City-Districts match

The under-15 City versus Districts match for the R.K. Venkatachalam Trophy will be held from September 21 to 23 at the ICL-Guru Nanak ground.

The teams: City: A.R. Anandkumar (capt.), K. Bharath Shankar, Abishek Mehra, V. Ganga Sridhar, R. Ananth, L. Leonard Bruno (wk), B. Aparajith, B. Indrajith, R. Vishnu, V. Jai Ganesh, U. Pavan, S. Selva, V.S. Vignesh (wk), Ricky Jones, Shikar Hukku.

Districts: R. Aushik Srinivas (capt.), R. Prasanna Narayanan, J. Pradeep, R. Gugan, B. Gowtham, R. Nilesh Subramanian, A. Karthick, S. Chandrasekhar, V. Vijay Anand, S. Omesh, I. Bharat Chezian, Dheer Baimani, M. Hari Prasad, P.S. Nirmal Kumar, Prabhu. Manager: M. Harihara Subramaniam.

Ashwin to lead

R. Ashwin will lead the Tamil Nadu in the M.J. Gopalan Trophy match against Sri Lanka, to be played in Colombo from September 26 to 29. The team which leaves on September 21 has a two-day fixture prior to the Gopalan Trophy match.

Other members: K. Shri Vasudeva Das, S. Anirudha, M. Vijay, Abhinav Mukund, R. Srinivasan, E. Suresh, K.H. Gopinath (wk), C. Suresh Kumar, C. Ganapathy, A. Avinash, R. Naresh, P. Amarnath, C. Suresh. Manager: P.C. Prakash. Coach: W.V. Raman. Physio: P.K. Naveen Babu. Physical Trainer: Ramji Srinivasan.

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