UDHAGAMANDALAM: K. Abu picked up five for 10, including a hat-trick, in New Star Cricket Club’s 179-run win over Gudalur Cricket Club in the TNCA-NDCA first division league, for the M.A. Chidambaram Rolling Trophy, at the HPF grounds on Tuesday.

After posting 246, New Star bundled out its opponent for 67. S. Thukliraj came up with an impressive spell of six for 32 for Gudalur.

The scores: New Star CC 246 (A. Sundaramoorthy 70, M. Prakash 34, S. Jagan 27 n.o., S. Thukliraj six for 32) bt Gudalur CC 67 (K. Abu five for 10, including hat-trick).

Rajaganapathy CC wins

At Namakkal, Rajaganapathy Cricket Club defeated Venkataramana Memorial Cricket Club (Pallipalayam) by 27 runs in the TNCA-DCAN first division league at the SPB Colony grounds recently.

The scores:

First division: Rajaganapathy CC (Namakkal) 177 for nine in 33 overs (Venkat 62 n.o., Suresh 36) bt Venkataramana Memorial CC (Pallipalayam) 150 in 30 overs (Kumaravel 34, Iyyappan three for 20).

Second division: Playboy CC (Selur) 152 in 32.5 overs (Satheesh 53, Jayaprakash 36, Senthil three for 33) bt AVM CC (Pallipalayam) 121 in 26.4 overs (Muthusamy 29, Meiyalagan 29, Murugesan three for 22). — Sports Reporter

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