Andhra ‘A’, thanks to Naren Reddy’s 56 and A.G. Praveen’s five-wicket haul, defeated Andhra ‘C’ by 16 runs in the ACA Challenger Cup one-day tournament at Y.S. Raja Reddy - ACA Stadium at Kadapa on Saturday.

On Friday, Andhra ‘B’ scored a 22-run victory against Andhra ‘A’.

The scores:

Andhra ‘A’ 229 in 47 overs (D. Naren Reddy 56, K.S. Bharath 36, Ch. Sneha Kishore three for 49) bt Andhra ‘C’ 213 in 46.3 overs (Y. Gnaneswar Rao 84, Jyothi Sai Krishna 53, A. G. Praveen five for 44).

Friday’s match: Andhra ‘B’ 224 for nine in 50 Overs (M. Prasad Babu 58, A. G. Pradeep 46,

D. Swaroop three for 45) bt Andhra ‘A’ 202 in 50 overs (D. Sudhakar 50, B. Ayyappa three for 38, B. Sharath Babu three for 48).

Harish, Girinath shine

Harish’s 133 and Girinath Reddy’s six for 16 spell for Kadiri were the highlights of the Bathalapalli versus Kadiri match of Ananta Premier League that ended in a draw at Anantpaur on Saturday.

The scores:

Bathalapalli 142 in 48.5 overs (Irfan 59) and 50 for six in 10 overs (Munaf 53, Girinath Reddy six for 16) drew with Kadiri 298 for seven in 56 overs (Harish 133, Harshavardhan 45, Ajay Rahul 33, Venkatesh thee for 65).

Tadipatri 150 in 45.2 overs (Harshavardhan 57, Khadar Vali five for 50, Praveen three for 33) and 125 for five in 23.1 overs (Ashraf 61, Khadar three for 57) drew with Atmakur 215 in 53. 2 overs (Noor Basha 69, Rajasimha 43 Gaibu four for 63, Saifullah four for 55).

Durgesh and Samith

bat well

Hyderabad ‘A’, thanks to half-centuries by Durgesh (73) and Samith (63), defeated Andhra ‘A’ by 86 runs in the under-14 tournament at ACA women’s academy at Guntur in Saturday.

The scores: Hyderabad ‘A’ 252 in 50 overs (Durgesh 73, Samith Reddy 63) bt Andhra ‘A’ 166 for eight in 50 overs (Yeshwanth 60 n.o).

Badminton umpires’ examination

Andhra Pradesh Badminton Association will conduct a state umpires’ examination at NRI Alumni Education Centre, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal (near Bhadrakali Temple) on February 3.

Interested should contact to P. Ramesh Reddy, secretary, Warangal District Badminton Association, H. No: 3-47/1, Bank Colony, Gopalapuram, Hanamkonda, Warangal, Mobile: 9440599888 and 9030070255.

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