Chennai: Nishanth’s unbeaten 77 was the highlight of Gandhi Nagar Club’s 11-run win over Mylapore Club in the Singaram Trophy inter-club Twenty20 tournament held here recently.
Gandhi Nagar Club 150 for three in 20 overs (Nishanth 77 not out, R. Venkatesh 30 not out) bt Mylapore Club 139 for seven in 20 overs (Subikshan 35, S. Sandeep 31, Nishanth three for 26).
MCC ‘B’ 177 for six in 20 overs (Arjun Vaidyanthan 43, Aashrith 55 not out) bt Towers 68 in 17.4 overs (Vedant three for seven, Renjith Kuruvilla three for 10).
MCC ‘A’ 190 for four in 20 overs (K. Ravi Shankar 67, Ajay George 68 not out) bt Presidency Club 135 for seven in 20 overs (Manu Wassan 35, Dheeraj Jain 35, Akbar Ibrahim three for 11).
Alumini Club 118 for eight in 20 overs (P.C. Prakash 44, Ajay Fredrick three for 28, Manish Gupta three for 21) bt Madras Gymkhana Club ‘A’ 114 for eight in 20 overs (M. Shivaram 30, Raja Shekar 30, D. Girish four for 18, Anirudh Raghavan three for 23).
T Nagar Social Club 170 for seven in 20 overs (Sundaresan 35, V. Venkatesh 35, Mathew Chakko 50 not out, Ashwin Kumar three for 27) bt Madras Gymkhana Club ‘B’ 115 for eight in 20 overs (Venkatesh Subramanian 35, V. Venkatesh three for 27).
Madras Race Club 100 for nine in 20 overs (V. Vignesh three for 16, Albert Francis three for 16, A.P. Ravi trhree for 18) lost to Indira Nagar Club 101 for five in 18.2 overs (Sam David 37, Albert Francis 30, Adish Prakash three for 11).
Pachaiyappa’s meets Loyola in title clash
Pachaiyappa’s will take on Loyola in the final of the Quaid-e-Milleth inter-college cricket tournament on December 30 at the QMC ground, Medavakkam.
Pachaiyappa’s got the better of RKM Vivekananda while Loyola defeated Guru Nanak in the semifinals held here on Monday.
RKM Vivekananda 129 in 28 overs (R. Prashanth 27, P. Francis Rockings three for 20, M. Manoharan three for 28, Kevin Sukumar three for 21) lost to Pachaiyappa’s 130 for seven in 29 overs (Kevin Sukumar 59, S.K. Balaji three for 24, A.K. Balachander three for 21).
Guru Nanak 100 in 23.5 overs (S.S. Pon Xavier 25, Shravan Krishnan three for 13, Sandeep three for 15) lost to Loyola 102 for two in 11.2 overs (M. Kaushik Gandhi 54, Chaturved 27).
Mohit moves up
Mohit Mayur defeated Nithyaesh Natraj 6-2, 6-2 in a men’s pre-quarterfinal contest of the Besant Nagar Club annual men’s State-ranking tennis tournament at the Club premises here on Monday.
Other results: Men’s singles (pre-quarterfinals): Mithun Murali bt G.P. Prajanesh 3-6, 6-3, 6-3; Irfan Hussain bt Varun Gunaseelan 6-3, 6-3; Ashwin Nambi bt Vignesh 6-2, 6-0; Nihal Kapoor bt S. Abhinav 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Ajay Selvaraj & Vinod Sridhar bt Vishnu Rajam & Varun Gunaseelan 6-3, 7-6 (3); Nehal Kapoor & Prajanesh bt Ramkumar & Neeraj Elangovan 4-6, 6-0, 10-5; Elwin Antony & Irfan Hussain bt Nithyaesh Natraj & S. Abhinav 6-1, 6-3.
Three share lead
Three players — Andhra Pradesh’s P. Satyanarayana and V. Haribalu and Akash P.C. Iyer of Tamil Nadu — shared the lead with six points each at the end of the sixth round of the first KCF International FIDE-rated chess tournament being held here.
Important results (sixth round): P. Stanley Samson (TN) 5 lost to V. Haribalu (TN) 6; P. Satyanarayana (AP) 6 bt M.L. Abhilash Reddy (AP) 5; Mugil Jayavel (TN) 5.5 drew with M. Vijay Anand (TN) 5.5; Akash P.C. Iyer (TN) 6 bt A. Akshaya (TN) 5; K. Krishnamoorthy (TN) 5.5 drew with S. Ganesh Babu (TN) 5; C.R.G. Krishna (AP) 5.5 bt Santosh Kashyap (Kar) 4.5.
IOB posts win
Indian Overseas Bank defeated Indian Bank 3-1 in a Chennai Hockey Association senior division league match at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium here on Monday.
Adam Sinclair, Vinod Rayer and Jagan Senthil scored for IOB while Heartlin James converted the lone goal for IB.