VIJAYAWADA: Krishna defeated West Godavari by four wickets in the ACA Central Zone inter-District (seniors) tournament for S. Mastan Ram memorial Trophy at Guntur on Thursday.
West Godavari 162 in 34 overs (Kasi Visweswara Rao 43, V.V. Appa Rao three for 22) lost to Krishna 164 for four in 28 overs (Chidambareswara Rao 38,).
Prem Sagar excels
Prem Sagar’s 118 helped Nellore beat Anantapur by 16 runs in the ACA South Zone inter-District (seniors) tournament for Venkatagiri Cup on Thursday. In the other match, Kurnool beat Chittoor by six wickets.
The scores: Anantapur 209 in 48.5 overs (D.B. Prashanth Kumar 70, K.S. Shabuddin 64, Naushad four for 33,) bt Nellore 193 in 42.1 overs (Y. Prem Sagar 118, K. Naresh Kumar three for 42, K.S. Shabuddin three for 52).
Chittoor 171 in 40.2 overs (Prasad Babu 54, Elizer 39, C. Vinod Kumar three for 31, Naren Reddy three for 35) lost to Kurnool 172 for four in 31.4 overs (Moshin Basha 45 n.o.).
Pat for Venkatesh
Krishna District Sports Development Officer B. Sudhakar and Krishna District Badminton Association secretary P. Ankamma Choudary on Thursday congratulated B. Venkatesh, who finished runner-up in sub-junior singles and doubles events in the AP Sub-junior championship that concluded at Nandyal on September 6.
Venkatesh is selected to the State team to take part in the sub-junior Nationals to be held at Jaipur from October 8 to 14.