SIVAKASI: Vinoth (79 & six for 22) and Kailash (134) starred in Mepco Schlenk Engineering College’s (MSEC) 159-run win over Srivilliputhur Town CC in a Virudhunagar DCA first division league cricket match.

The scores: First division: Mepco Schlenk EC 275 for three in 35 overs (Kailash 134, Vinoth 79) bt Srivilliputhur Town 116 in 20.4 overs (Muthukumar 28, Vinoth six for 22).

Sivakasi Town 217 for eight in 40 overs (Paul Jeyakumar 61, Ananth 34, Sakthi three for 39) lost to Tasmanian Tigers 218 for four in 35.1 overs (Vengatesh 71 n.o., Sabari 39 n.o., Sornaguru three for 47).

Boys CC 111 in 25.3 overs (Periyandavar 28, Dhamu four for seven, Arun three for 40) lost to JC Sports Club 112 for four in 19.2 overs (Sathiya 75, Hari three for 30).

Second division: Sattur Town 169 for six in 25 overs (S. Pandi 37, S. Sankar 35) bt PSR EC 139 in 23.4 overs (M. Karthick 39).

Shooters 164 in 29.5 overs (Raghu 38, Inba 30, Murali 25, Vinoth three for 24, Marimuthu three for 34) bt SRNM College 143 in 27 overs (Vinoth 37, Karthik 34, Inba four for 30).

Galaxy 187 in 28.4 overs (Appu 46) bt PSR EC 116 in 25.3 overs (Karthick 32, Thanga Marimuthu five for 20).

Third division: Associated 198 for four in 25 overs (Muthuraman 108 not out, Nagarajan 28) bt Classic 148 for eight in 25 overs (Selvarajan 34, Ramesh three for 31).

Australian Bulls 144 for five in 25 overs (Renganathan 53, Rajesh 36) lost to Lotus 147 for two in 19.3 overs (Jeyam 38, Ganesh Babu 38, Prabhu 37). ANJA College 207 for nine in 25 overs (Mani 41, Kalaipandi 31, Babu three for 18) bt Panther CC 37 in 14.1 overs (Mani four for 14, Marichamy three for three).

Good show by Anthony

A fine all-round performance by W. Anthony Dhas (78 & seven for 20) helped Sunny CC score a thumping 229-run win over Packers CC in a Kanyakumari DCA first division league cricket match at Nagercoil.

The scores:

First division: Sunny 289 for eight in 40 overs (D. Sahaya Babin 83, W. Antony Dhas 78, R. Asha Xavier 43, R. Ruban 27, K.R. Subin three for 67) bt Packers 60 in 10.1 overs (W. Antony Dhas seven for 20, Sahaya Sunil three for 33).

Marthandam CC 157 in 32 overs (D. Regil 40, R. Sagin 28, Ezhil 27, Jayaraj four for 12) bt Vantage 119 in 16.5 overs (Madialagan 42, D. Shanu four for 31, M. Prashob three for 34).

Second division: Kumari CC 42 in 13.3 overs (Yasar Arafat four for eight, Riaz three for 10) lost to Bharath 46 for one in 6.5 overs.

Kings 136 for nine in 25 overs (Rubesh 30, Mohan three for 29) bt V-90 110 in 24.4 overs (Gireesh 31, Peter three for 19).

Bharath 114 in 22.2 overs (K. Shafeek 32, Imthiaz three for 17) lost to Eagle 116 for six in 19.2 overs (Feroz 32, Imthiaz 30, Mohammed Syed three for 20).

V-90 106 in 22.1 overs (M.G. Prashanth 37) lost to Cosmos 111 for three in 15.4 overs (M. Ramu 50 n.o.).

Arun, Kalaivani best

V. Arun Adaikala Raj (Panther Gym) and Kalaivani (Urumu Dhanalakshmi College) were adjudged best lifters in the men’s and women’s sections respectively at the Tiruchi district senior weightlifting championship at Tiruchi recently.

Panther Gym in the men’s section and Holy Cross College in the women’s category won the team championship.

The winners:

Men: 56kg: V. Arun Adaikala Raj (Panther, 180kg); 62kg: M. Bhuvanendara (Korilla, 180kg); 69kg: M. Mohan (New Golden, 188kg); 77kg: P. Saravanan (Panther, 210kg); 85kg: S. Dakshina Moorthy (Korilla, 192kg); 94kg: K. Satheeshwaran (Panther, 220kg); 105kg: Venkatesh (Logu Fitness, 172kg); above 105kg: K. Gowthaman (Panther, 200kg).

Women: 48kg: Manjula (Holy Cross, 71kg); 53kg: T.S. Sathya (Holy Cross, 55kg); 58kg: J. Jasmin Sundary (Holy Cross, 55kg); 63kg: M. Bhakya Lakshmi (UDC, 55kg); 69kg: S. Priya (Holy Cross, 76kg); 75kg: M. Kalaivani (UDC, 95kg); above 75kg: G. Suganya (Holy Cross, 80kg).

Customs posts win

Customs & Central Excise edged Young Men Sporting FC 1-0 in a Tiruchi DFA super division football league fixture at Tiruchi.

The other match between St. Joseph’s College and Students FC ended in a 1-1 draw.

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