KOCHI: Manav D. Ruparal scored 60 (70b, 7x4) while Suhail and Manuprabath picked three wickets each as Century CC defeated Perumbavoor CC by 40 runs and retained the N.S. Krishnan memorial under-16 junior cricket league title at the Tripunithura Palace Oval on Monday.

The scores: Final: Century CC 199 for six in 40 overs (Manav D. Ruparel 60, Ankush Harikrishnan 36, Joseph three for 33) bt Perumbavoor CC 159 in 36.1 overs (Suhail three for 26, Manuprabath three for 29).

Semifinals: Century 142 for five in 25 overs bt Swantons CC 110 in 23.2 overs (Shafeeq 30, Manuprabath three for 17, Manav D. Ruparel three for 8).

YCC, Paravoor, 117 for eight in 25 overs (Sanjay Raj 31, Jayaprakash 32) lost to Perumbavoor 118 for three in 21.4 overs (V.P. Akash 32 n.o.). — Principal Correspondent

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