VIJAYAWADA: Karnataka’s Anagh Unni defeated Delhi’s Shreya Agarwal 30-26, while Kerala’s Aarthi Sara Sunil beat AP’s Pramada 30-21 to qualify for u-19 girls’ singles main draw of the all-India junior major ranking badminton championship held at BR Stadium and NTR Stadium at Guntur on Monday.
The other qualifiers are: Boys: Singles: U-19: Saharsha (AP), Shivam Sharma (U.P.), Bhaskar Chakravarthi (Delhi), Dharam Veer Gowtham (U.P.), Vishal Reddy (AP), Nagendra (AP), Anand Tiwari (Pun), K. Sri Teja (A.P.). U-16: Gandhara Rao (AP), Sk. Azharuddin (AP), Sushrath Karmakar (Mah), Aditya Kiran (AP), Jakomribya (Arunachal), Sai Thanuj (AP), Kiran Mouli (AP), K.P. Chaitanya (AP). U-13: Damith (AP), Sasikumar (AP), S. Daniel (Kar), Likith (Kar), Jakomribya (Arunachal), Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Udit Dobil (U.P.).
Doubles: U-13: B.R. Sankeeth and Likith (Kar), Sai Kumar and Sai Kishore (AP), K. Gopichand and Ashraf (AP), Chaitanya and Damith (AP). U-16: Sriram and Sumanth (AP), Eswar Teja and Tirupathi Rao (AP), Seetharamulu and Subhali (AP), Azaruddin and Balamahindra (AP). U-19: Sourav Chatterjee and Trinakurnag (WB), Kamal Deep and Vikas (Del), Vijeetha and Rohit (AP), Bhaskar Chakravarthi and Shivam (U.P.).
Girls: Singles: U-13: Harshini, Krishnapriya, Subhashini, Sriavanija (all AP). U-16: R. Leela Laxmi (AP), Reshma (Kar), Juhi Devan (Chd), Sneha (Ker). U-19: Anagha Unni (Kar), Aarthi (Ker), Jamuna Rani (AP), A. Indirila (WB).
Doubles: U-13: Mahima and Manisha (Kar), Vrushali and Divya (AP). U-16: Leela Laxmi and Jamuna Rani (AP), Ruthvika and Shivani (AP). U-19: Haritha (Ker) and Vijeetha (AP), A. Indirila and Soumya Seshadri (WB).
Sumanth to lead
B. Sumanth will lead the Andhra under-25 team in the South Zone limited overs tournament to be held at Goa from January 17, according to ACA secretary V. Chamundeswaranath here on Monday.
The team: B. Sumanth, V. Sandeep, M. Krishna Murthy, S. Kranthi Kumar, Aswin Kumar, D. Prabhu Kiran, J.T. Yadav, M. Ajay Kumar, K. Ravi Shankar, K. Bharath Reddy, M. Vikas Babu, B. Sudhakar, A. Rakesh, Sameer Ali Khan, T. Atchutha Rao, M.S. Deepak Kumar, Sk. Khaja Moinuddin, A. Abraham. Standbys: M. Chidambareswara Rao, D. Swaroop Kumar, M. Dinesh Kumar, G.V. Sarath Babu, S. Sirajuddin. Coach: G.V. Siva Rama Raju.
Amit at the helm
Former Andhra captain Amit Pathak will lead the Andhra Cricket Association veterans’ team in the South Zone one-day tournament to be held at Hyderabad from January 18.
The team: Amit Pathak, D. Vincent Vinay Kumar, Md. R. Rehman, P. Prasanna Kumar, K. Chakradhara Rao, B.S. Mangesh, Y.S. Ranganath, T. Pawan Kumar, Ghulam Khader Basha, V. Vijayasaradhi, O. Vinod Kumar, H. Ram Kishen, Jugal Kishore Ghia, M. Hari Babu, A. Madhusudhana Raju, T. Ramesh Chandra. Coach: M. Sarat.