Nirmal Kumar’s five for 33 spurred SSN (Chennai) to a 34-run victory over Surana College as the Jain University-VIE 2013 sports meet commenced here on Thursday.

The results:

Basketball: Men: Christ King (Sri Lanka) bt Indus International 67-32; Gampha (Sri Lanka) bt Jain CMS 71-23; Anna University (Tiruchi) bt BMC 35-18.

Cricket: Men: Anna University (Tiruchi) 142 for seven in 25 overs (Nagendra 35, Surya three for 19) bt Christ University 127 for nine in 25 overs (Athiqulla Khan 32, Dinesh four for seven).

SSN 220 for seven in 25 overs (Anirudha 45, Nilesh 39, Varadharajan 39, S. Kunal three for 42) bt Surana College 186 for nine in 25 overs (Arjun Hoysala 32, T. Pradeep 27, Nirmal Kumar five for 33).

AM Jain (Chennai) 169 for seven in 25 overs (Vasanth 30, Piyush three for 22) bt Jain CMS 101 for eight in 25 overs (Abhishek 36 n.o., Vasanth three for 18).

Pachaiyappa’s College (Chennai) 199 for six in 25 overs (Harish Kumar 52, Siranjeevi 45, Sirajuddin 27, Sam Sundar three for 34) bt MCC 116 in 22 overs (Nepolion three for 15).

Volleyball: Men: Hindustan University (Chennai) bt Vijaya College 25-14, 25-17; DB Jain College (Chennai) bt Christ University 26-16, 25-12; Al Ameen bt Kristu Jayanthi 25-15, 25-17.

Dhawan scores century

Krishagar Dhawan (103 n.o.) starred in St. Joseph’s Boys High School’s 129-run win over Jain International Residential School in the Dell-BTR under-14 inter-school tournament here recently.

The scores : St. Joseph’s Boys HS 260 for six in 50 overs (Krishagar Dhawan 103 n.o., Mohit Damani 64, M.S. Hussain 39) bt Jain IRS 131 in 41 overs (Sparsh Somani 44, Rithik Kothari three for 17, Sanil Navar three for 32); Presidency School, Nandini Layout 234 in 48.4 overs (Akash Kumar 84, U. Amith 48) bt Vidya Shilp Academy 177 in 47.3 overs (Aman Methani 44, Tanish Bhuraan 31); Bethany HS 150 in 46 overs (Kirthan 56, Aamey 52, S.S. Sankal four for 24, Prajwal three for 19) lost to St. Joseph’s IHS 151 for no loss in 29.5 overs (Prajwal 74 n.o., T. Kiran Kumar 67 n.o.).

Vinay in good nick

At Mysore, K. Vinay Kumar’s brilliant century (134, 14x4, 5x6) was instrumental in SBRR Mahajana PG Centre (Mysore) registering a facile 51-run win over JSS College (Nanjangud) in the KSCA inter-collegiate tournament, conducted by KSCA Mysore Zone, at the Maharaja’s College grounds on Thursday. SBRR entered the pre-quarterfinals with this win.

The scores:

SBRR Mahajana PG Centre 246 for three in 30 overs (K. Vinay Kumar 134, Jaisham 41 n.o.) bt JSS College 195 in 30 overs (Harshavardhan 60, Darshan Nayak 40, Sanjay Kumar 28, Yashwanth three for 27, Sunil Kumar three for 37).

GFGC (Siddarthanagar) 249 for five in 30 overs (Karthik 86, K.S. Mayur 30, Nagesh 27) bt Kendriya Vidyalaya 161 in 28.3 overs (Mayur three for 12, Karthik three for 24).

GFGC (Mandya) 146 in 27.5 overs (N. Manjunath 43, Basanth Kumar 30 n.o., Shashi Kumar four for 33, Vishnu Dev four for 16) bt Vidya Vikas College of Engineering 84 in 17 overs (Prasanth Rao 33, Ganesh Prasad three for 11).

GIMDS FGC 128 in 27.3 overs ( Sharbin 31, Komal 27, Prajwal three for 21) lost to Yuvaraja’s College (Mysore) 130 for six in 18.1 overs (Manu Mohan 40, Sanchith 32).

NIE (Mysore) 267 for six in 30 overs (Guruprasad Swamy 79, U. Kruthik 50, Vasu 35 n.o.) bt Vidyashram 124 for six in 30 overs (Nihal 45, Sampreeth 26 n.o.).

St. Philomena’s College 238 for seven in 30 overs (J. Shashank 125, M. Aquib 42, Gautham three for 54) bt JSS Law College 194 in 26.5 overs (Sakarshan Joshi 50, Santosh 34, Aquib four for 45).

Army thrashes Kensri

Braces by Prashanth, Rizan, and Zubair led Army Public School to a resounding 7-0 win over Kensri School in the Coca Cola inter-school football tournament here on Thursday.

The results: Govt. School (Cox Town) 2 (Vinod 26, 36) bt Cambridge PS 0; Shanti CS 0 lost to Magic Bus India 2 (Ranjith 23, 25); Cecilia ES w/o Al Ameen Bibi Fathima; Greenwood IS 5 (Risheb 2, 30, Aryaman 6, Pawan 14, Kapil 23) bt Janhak Vidyalaya 0; Christ Academy 0 lost to PSBB IS 2 (Akash Das 9, Shreyas 40); Kensri School 0 lost to Army PS 7 (Prashanth 6, 29, Rizan 7, 22, Vibhav 12, Zubair 30, 33); Mitra Academy 0 lost to Sree Veerabhadra 3 (Monish 6, Sanath 8, 20); Christel House 0 lost to KV (MEG) 1 (Sadab 38).

Girisha is brand ambassador

High-jumper H.N. Girisha, silver medallist at the 2012 Paralympics, was on Thursday announced as brand ambassador for nutrition company Herbalife.

“This is my first such sponsorship and I’m thankful for it,” she said. “I’m happy that achievements in para-athletics are also being recognised.”

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