Host JJ CET defeated UCE, Pattukottai by 44 runs and entered the quarterfinals of the Anna University inter-zonal cricket tournament here on Monday.

The scores:

Pre-quarterfinals: JJ CET 116 for nine in 20 overs (Babuji 49, Karthik three for 25) bt UCE, Pattukottai 72 for seven in 20 overs.

Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan CE 78 for eight in 20 overs lost to PSG Tech 81 for three in 14.4 overs (Yoganathan 45 n.o.).

Vickram CE 81 in 18.3 overs (Prabhakaran four for 15, Karthik three for 17) bt Thiruvalluvar CE 42 in 13 overs (Pitchaipandiyan four for 10, Pandiarajan three for five).

Eswari EC 137 for nine in 20 overs (Ajay Krishnan 47, Srivishnu four for 21) lost to Anna University 140 for seven in 19 overs (Vignesh 47, Vijay Pranab three for 19).

GCE, Salem 81 for eight in 20 overs (Prabhu 36) lost to Dr. Mahalingam CET 84 for three in 11 overs (Gokul 26).

First round:

St. Xavier’s EC 89 for nine in 20 overs (Anbu Jacob Ranjith 31) lost to PSG Tech 90 for eight in 19.4 overs (Yoganathan 43 n.o., Vivekanandan three for 17).

Ramanujan CE 94 in 19.4 overs (Kumaresh three for seven) lost to Vickram CE 95 for seven in 17 overs (Venkatesh 28).

Adhiyaman CE 110 for eight in 20 overs (Arnab Bhattacharjee 31, Vijay Pranan four for 21, incl. a hat-trick, Sarath Kumar three for eight) lost to Eswari EC 113 for seven in 19.3 overs (Sivaraman 39).

Saravanakumar and Murugesan in limelight

N. Murugesan’s hundred and a six-wicket haul by T. Saravanakumar helped Vignesh Sports Juniors CC, Dindigul register a 55-run win over Skill CC, Eriodu in the first division of the TNCA-DDCA league at Dindigul on Sunday.

The scores:

First Division: Vignesh Sports Juniors CC, Dindigul 249 in 45 overs (N. Murugesan 115, R. Ramesh three for 31, M. Ramachandran three for 47) bt Skill CC, Eriodu 194 in 39.2 overs (A. Mathalai 43, K. Gobi 38, P. Udhayakani 37, M. Ashok 25, T. Saravanakumar six for 45, A. Edwin three for 39).

Second Division: PSNACET, Dindigul 155 for five in 20 overs (K. Raghunath 35, M.G. Sidharth Prabhu 31, C. Parthiban 30) bt Playboys, Dindigul 87 in 14.4 overs (K. Raghunath four for 10, M.G. Sidharth Prabhu three for 20).

Seenibala, Vedasandur 134 for nine in 24 overs lost to RVS Sports Club, Dindigul 135 for five in 21.5 overs (P. Raghu 50).

Third Division: Yuvaraj Youngstars, Palani 160 in 24 overs (A. Ponraman 80, V. Sakthi three for 30, A. Vijayan three for 32) bt Kodai 79 in 21.2 overs (A. Vijayan 27, A. Surjith four for 5, M. Gowri Sankar three for 10).

NPR Arts and Science College, Natham 119 in 17.5 overs (J. Ramnath 30, P. Selvakumar four for 25) bt Champions, Dindigul 98 for nine in 28 overs (M. Harikissan Singh 25, M. Sathyamoorthy three for 21).

Preetham shines

Allround effort by Preetham Singh (31 & three for 33) helped Blue Star CC register a narrow eight run win over Navas CC in the second division of the TNCA-TDCA league at Tirunelveli on Sunday.

The scores (II division):

TIM ‘A’ 126 in 19.1 overs (B. Neelson 50, M. Ganesh 33, A. Madhu four for 8, M. Manulal three for 21) lost to Sankar Polytechnic 127 for three in 15.3 overs (K. Ramasubramanian 43, S. Saranraj 32 n.o., P. Guru 28 n.o.).

VVD 90 in 19.5 overs (P. Selvam four for 13, K. Nirmal Jeyaraj three for 26) bt Royal Kings 61 in 19.3 overs (S. Ali three for 12).

Starkings 66 in 17 overs (L. Sukumar 25, M. Raja three for 7, A. Thangaraj three for 2) lost to Milestone 69 for one in 5.4 overs.

Bluestar 119 for nine in 20 overs (S. Sethu 60, B. Preetham Singh 31, Navas three for 31) bt Navas 111 for seven in 20 overs (M. Shahul Hameed 32, B. Preetham Singh three for 33).

Thiyagarajanagar 82 in 16.5 overs (Paulraj four for 20, P. Selvam three for 11) lost to Sevenstar 83 for no loss in 9.1 overs (Yoganathan 57 n.o.).

TIM ‘B’ 97 for nine in 20 overs (Mariappan 25, Anandakumar three for 8) lost to LPSC 99 for three in 15.2 overs (Sabarish 32 n.o., Antony Manickaraja 30 n.o.).

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