HYDERABAD: New Zealand vice-captain Daniel Vettori and former Kiwi all-rounder Chris Cairns will lead two teams of children in the `Pepsodent Brush Karo-Cricket Khelo' exhibition match at the Railways Recreation Club (RRC) grounds, Secunderabad on Thursday.

Play begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 11.30 a.m. Entry coupons are available at Super Value Stores and Unicare stores on purchase of two toothbrushes. SMS PEP to 455 for more details. Over 70 children will play in this promotional series to be staged also at Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore.

Corporate Olympiad

About 30 cricket teams have entered the JDA Corporate Olympiad that gets under way on November 11. Other games to be organised are women's cricket, basketball, volleyball, table tennis and athletics, entries for which close on November 17.

The events will be conducted on a league-cum-knockout format. More details are available on 9989049000. Sponsored by JDA Software, the media partners are The Hindu Metroplus, 92.7 Big FM Radio and www.fullhyderabad.com.


The Hyderabad district roller skating championships will be conducted from November 17 to 19 as follows: Road races at Sanjeevaiah Park, Speed/rink races and roller hockey at Osmania University Velodrome rink and the artistic events at Indira Park rink.

Entry forms are available with coaches from November 10, the last date for submission of which is November 15. Iqbal E. Lasania, Vice President, Hyderabad District Roller Skating Association (HDRSA) on 9440524972 has more details.

Venkateswara scalps five

D. Venkateswara Rao's five-wicket haul for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant went in vain as the team lost by 57 runs to County C.C. in the VDCA first division clubs league at Visakhapatnam.

The scores: County C.C. 129 in 37.1 overs (D. Venkateswara Rao five for 35) bt V.S.P.72 in 28.5 overs.

Luxury C.C. 89 in 35.2 overs (Burrayya four for 17) lost to County C.C. 90 for three in 18.2 overs (K.V. Srikanth 40 n.o.).

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