Off-spinner M.S. Deepak Kumar (six for 26) and medium-pacer L. Rajasekhar (four for eight) set up Sri Sri Sri Prasanna Seetarama CC’s 221-run win over Silagam CC to enter final of Srikakulam District Cricket Association’s knockout tournament for clubs, at the Arts College ground, Srikakulam on Thursday.
M.S. Deepak Kumar, with his off-spin, claimed six wickets and medium pacer L. Rajasekhar scalped four to dismiss Silagam CC for 53 after the Polaki team made 264 for two, thanks to centuries by S.H. Srinivas (125, 104b, 10x4,6x6) and P. Dinesh (103 not out, 91b, 10x4).
Calinga CC, Calingapatnam meets Barla CC, Tekkali in the other semifinal on Friday.
The scores: Sri Prasanna Seetarama CC, Polaki 264 for two in 35 overs (S.H. Srinivas 125, P. Dinesh 103 n.o.) bt Silagam CC, Kaviti 53 in 16.2 overs (M.S. Deepak Kumar six for 26, L. Rajasekhar four for eight).
Sudheer hits century
S. Sudheer Raj scored a century (100, 8x4, 2x6) as Vizag Blues beat Good Friends CC by six wickets in the VDCA second division league here on Thursday.
Gajuwaka Greens raced to an eight-wicket win over Visakhapatnam CC in a first division league match.
I Div.: Visakhapatnam CC 200 for nine in 50 overs (Ananda Reddy 68, K. Appanna Reddy 45, K. Siva Koti three for 28) lost to Gajuwaka Greens 201 for two in 22 overs (K. Rajeev 80 n.o., P. Sri Krishna 58).
II Div.: Good Friends CC 246 in 48.4 overs (K. Hari Prasad 65, Ravindra 37, G. Krishnakanth 32, G. Gopi Reddy three for 38) lost to Vizag Blues CC 251 for four in 38 overs (S. Sudheer Raj 100, N. Rakesh Goud 51 n.o., R. Rajesh 50).