Hyderabad defeated Guntur by six wickets and later defeated Vizag by nine wickets in the two-day quadrangular veterans Twenty20 cricket tournament for Chukkapalli Pitchaiah Memorial Trophy at Siddhartha Medical College grounds here on Saturday.

Vijayawada scored an 86-run on over Vizag and later defeated Guntur by six wickets.

The scores: Guntur 154 for five in 20 overs (Ramesh 68, Mastan Reddy 40) lost to Hyderabad 156 for four in 16.1 overs (Prasanth 56, Giri 42 n.o., Mastan Reddy two for 19, Sarath two for 19).

Vijayawada 159 for six in 20 overs (G. N. Srinivas 46, K. Srinivas 34, K. Narayana Swamy two for 37, Venkatesh two for 27) bt Vizag 73 in 15.2 overs (Janardhan 31, Prabhu Prasad four for three, K. Srikanth two for 22, K. Prasad two for 25).

Guntur 143 in 18.2 overs (Nagaraju 48, Khan 35, Sandani three for 20, Srinivas Reddy three for 24, Srikanth three for 39) lost to Vijayawada 148 for four in 15.5 overs (Satyanarayana 51, Sridhar 35 n.o., Nageswara Rao two for 18, Mastan Reddy two for 33).

Vizag 149 for six in 20 overs (K. Ramakrishna 48, Ishaq 35, Chetan Joshi two for 35) lost to Hyderabad 153 for one in 13.3 overs (Rajanikanth 69, Seshagiri 46).

RCM (Sr.) posts wins

RCM (Sr.) defeated UFC (Jr.) 25-23, 25-15 and later beat MBP (1) 25-18, 25-20 in the two-day Dr. B.R. Ambedkar volleyball tournament organised by United Friends Circle at Singhnagar on Saturday.

The results: RCM (Sr.) bt UFC (Jr.) 25-23, 25-15, UFC (Sr.) bt RCM (Jr.) 25-20, 25-16, Jaffa Club bt Mutyalampadu 25-11, 19-25, 19-18, Dronarjuna Volleyball Academy bt Gudivada 25-11, 25-17, RCM (Sr.) bt MBP (1) 25-18, 25-20.

Chess tourney

The Krishna District Open chess tournament will be held at Chennupati Ramakotaiah indoor stadium at Patamata on Sunday at 9 a.m. Contact: T. Naresh (Ph: 9493501506).

Abdul Jaleel is Indian team manager

Guntur-based Andhra Carrom Association secretary Abdul Jaleel has been appointed manager of the Indian team for the Asian carrom championship to be held at Kolkata from May 8 to 11, according to All India Carrom Federation (AICF) general secretary Bachher.

Semifinalists spotted

Kakinada Football Club, Tirupati Dynamos, Chirala and Khammam Football Clubs topped their respective pools to qualify for the semifinals of the Jai Bheem invitation football tournament for Ambedkar Trophy at Ongole on Saturday.

In the league fixtures, Tirupati Dynamos, thanks to T. Sankar’s brace (14th and 20th) defeated SSN Engineering College, Ongole 2-0 while the tie between Guntur Strikers and Kakinada FC ended in a goalless draw.

Chirala FC defeated Ongole FC by 2-0. K. Seshu (18th) and P. Madhava (40th) were the goal scorers. Brave FC, Ongole, with the help of K. Vamsi’s 25th minute goal, beat Guntur FC 1-0 while Tirupati Dynamos defeated Adilabad 2-1. D. Nanda Kumar (6th) and M.K. Rajat (40th) scored for the winners while Rakesh scored for losers in the 45th minute.

The results: Tirupati Dynamos 2 (T. Sankar 2) bt SSN Engg. College, Ongole 0, Guntur Strikers 0 d/w Kakinada FC 0, Chirala FC 2 (K. Seshu, P. Madhava) bt Ongole FC 0, Brave FC, Ongole 1 (K. Vamsi ) bt Guntur FC 0, Tirupati Dynamos 2 (Nanda Kumar, Rajat) bt Adilabad 1 (Rakesh).

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