DINDIGUL: P. Marimuthu returned figures of five for 17 as Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts and Culture scored a 173-run win over Paarvathy's Arts and Science College in the Dindigul District Cricket Association inter-collegiate league for the RVS Trophy here on Thursday.
Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts and Culture 237 for four in 25 overs (N. Veeramalai 80, R. Akilan 40, R. Durgainathan 62) bt Paarvathy's ASC 64 in 14 overs (P. Marimuthu five for 17); GTN Arts College 154 for seven in 25 overs (S. Ramkumar 50) lost to PVP College 157 for six in 24.4 overs (S. Pradeep 53 n.o., R. Selvaraj 35).
At Madurai, Chennai clinched the Bangaru Babu Cup beating Coimbatore 2-1 in the team championship final of the inter-district carrom tournament, organised by the Madurai District Carrom Association recently.
The results: Team championship: Final: Chennai bt Coimbatore 2-1 (Sebastian bt Velmurugan 15-4, 7-6; Suresh Babu & Silambarasan lost to Santhosh Kumar & Chinraj 10-5, 11-15, 5-17; G.D. Kishore Kumar bt Thangaraj 12-14, 21-8, 15-8).
Men's singles: Final: Silambarasan (Che) bt Thangaraj (Cbr) 12-8, 9-13, 15-12. Semifinals: Silambarasan bt Velmurugan (Cbr) 17-13, 7-6; Thangaraj bt Chinraj (Cbr) 16-0, 20-10 .
Brace by Vignesh
Vignesh struck a brace as Victoria FC blanked Nehru FC 4-0 in the Madurai District Football Association ‘B' division league for the Hi-Tech Arai Trophy recently.
‘A' div.: Don Bosco FC 2 (Prabhu 2) bt Sethu SC 1 (Inbakarthikeyan); Friends FC 2 (Karthikraja, Muthukumar) bt High Court FC 0; Acme SC 1 (Praveen Bharathi) drew with TVS SC 1 (Velmurugan-og); South Zone Police 0 drew with Sethu SC 0.
‘B' div.: Adimas FC 3 (Jayamurugan 2, Suriya) bt Nehru FC 0; Victoria FC 4 (Vignesh 2, Akash, Visu) bt Nehru FC 0; Vaigai FC 2 (Alagesan, Arul) bt Usilai FC 1 (Ramesh); Sports Hostel 3 (Vijayaprabhakaran, Sundar, Soosai Mansingh) bt Thiagarajar CE 0 .
At Tirunelveli, T. Manikrishnan slammed a century as Majestic CC defeated IOB by 112 runs in a Tirunelveli DCA ‘A' division league cricket match.
‘A' div.: Majestic CC 237 in 38.4 overs (T. Manikrishnan 101, Janakiraman 43) bt IOB 125 for nine in 27.5 overs; India Cements CC 159 in 38 overs (S. Natraj Sankar 40) bt Lightning CC 144 in 35.4 overs (G. Ramesh 57, J. Nirmal Jeyaraj four for 29) .
Easy for St. Joseph's
At Tiruchi, St. Joseph's College eased past MPH Albert MFC 6-1 in a Tiruchi District Football Association super division league match.
Customs & Central Excise RC bt St. Joseph's College 3-0; Jamal Mohammed College drew with JJ CET 1-1.