An unbeaten 120 by Lakshmikanth Reddy for Narpala against Bakkaraya Samudram was the highlight of the drawn encounter in the Ananta Premier League conducted by Anantapur District Cricket Association at various centres on Sunday.

The scores: Rayadurg 123 and 150 for eight decl. drew with Kalyandurg 108 and 50 for five (Thippeswamy four for 17).

Dharmavaram 165 and 121 for eight decl. (Laleppa three for 25) drew with Guntakal 211 (Sudheer 66 n.o., Suresh Babu five for 35).

Penukonda 199 (Khalandar five for 30) and 38 for five drew with Gooty 190 (R. Kumar 52, Jessy Rose four for 30).

Madakasira 231 and 109 for 6 decl. (Imthiyaz four for 20) drew with Hindupur 107 and 70 for four.

Bakkaraya Samudram 243 (Muneer Ahmed 37, Sai Krishna four for 56) drew with Narpala 273 for seven (Lakshmikanth Reddy 120 n.o., Sai Krishna 54, Vivekananda Reddy three for 33).

Ganesh triumphs

Ganesh garnered six points from as many rounds to win the 106th Krishna district open chess tournament at Patamata indoor stadium here on Sunday. V. Srinivasulu and K. Manideep finished second and third with five and four points.

Pat for Husna Sameera

District Sports Development Officer P. Ramakrishna and Andhra Carrom Association administrators on Sunday congratulated Husna Sameera for winning the bronze medal girls’ singles segment in the 40th sub-junior carrom championship held at Kolkata recently.

Shiva, Sudhakar chosen skippers

The following players will represent ACA South Zone and Central Zone under- 22 teams in the ACA inter-zonal tournament at Vishakapatnam from January 7 to 15.

SZ team: B. Shiva Charan Singh (Capt.), D. Naren Reddy, C.R. Gnaneswar, Jayawardhan, Aswin Hebbar, Shoiab Md. Khan, Karan Shinde, Vamsi Krishna, Vikram Surya Teja, H. Shivaraj, Ramesh Reddy, K. Naresh, Sk. Abdulla, A.V. Surya, Bhaskar Reddy. Manager: C. Venkatesh.

CZ team: B. Sudhakar (Capt.), Ch. Sneha Kishore, K. Harish, Ch. Chandra Sekhar Naidu, T.K. Ganesh, Ch. Kranthi Kumar. K. Kranthi Kiran, M. Pradeep, D. Tummal, Y. Satyanarayana, J. Siva Koteswara Rao, P. Sree Krishna, P. Raveendra, U.R.C. Gowtham Varma, S.V. Kapil, Pathan Basha, Coach: Ch. Shankar.

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