Chennai: M. Praveen Srivatsan (Globe Trotters), K.H. Gopinath (India Pistons) and M. Kamlesh (UFCC T. Nagar) scored centuries while S.R. Ganesh Kumar’s (Young Stars) seven-wicket haul was the outstanding bowling effort on the second day of the ninth round in the TNCA first division league here on Tuesday.
After an unbeaten 53 (117b, 7x4) from Tinu Yohannan extended its first innings total to 307 from overnight 228 for seven, Jolly Rovers had Vijay in trouble at 179 for eight. Paceman A. Avinash scalped three.
Vijay was in danger of following on at 131 for eight but an undefeated 48-run stand between J. Kaushik (19 batting) and Sunil Thomas (24 batting) proved a road-block of sorts for Rovers.
India Pistons was 218 for nine at stumps, pursuing Indian Bank’s 238. Skipper and opening batsman K.H. Gopinath scored 120 (235b, 1x6, 12x4). For Indian Bank, off-spinner Malolan Rangarajan prised out four batsmen.
Globe Trotters declared at 429 for nine, replying to Southern Railway Institute’s 189. M. Praveen Srivatsan remained unbeaten on 130 (148b, 2x6, 15x4); U. Sushil (63, 111b, 6x4), Y. Venugopala Rao (64, 68b, 4x6, 5x4) and opener Sunny Gupta (60, 131b, 9x4) came up with handy contributions.
M. Kamlesh’s 110 (176b, 17x4) was the highlight of UFCC’s (T. Nagar) total of 350 against Young Stars. Off-spinner S.R. Ganesh Kumar claimed seven for 69. Young Stars was 195 for eight in reply with Sadagopan Ramesh batting on 79 (180b, 7x4). Paceman David Samrot took four for 52.
Aruna pacemen M. Shyam Sundar (four for 74) and L. Vignesh (four for 76) combined to dismiss Grand Slam for 308. Aruna was 144 for four in reply.
The scores: Grand Slam 308 in 94.5 overs (E. Ashwin 101, K. Sriram 70, M. Kaushik Gandhi 52, M. Shyam Sundar four for 74, L. Vignesh four for 76) vs Aruna 144 for four in 83 overs (Jesubabu Honeymen 42, H. Narendran 45, P. Shijit Chandran 48 batting).
At Murugappa: Alwarpet 226 in 101.4 overs (Ashwin Venkataraman 78 not out, Gary Dumenil 56, N. Raghavendran six for 94) & 23 without loss in 10 overs vs Parry’s 123 in 67.4 overs (V. Maruthi Raghav four for 18).
At Southern Railway: S. Railway Institute 189 & 33 for one in nine overs vs Globe Trotters 429 for nine decl. (M. Praveen Srivatsan 130 not out, U. Sushil 63, Y. Venugopala Rao 64, Sunny Gupta 60).
At MAC: UFCC (T. Nagar) 350 in 99.3 overs (S. Thyagarajan 66, B. Vijay Rahul 81, M. Kamlesh 110, S. R. Ganesh Kumar seven for 69) vs Young Stars 195 for eight in 78 overs (S. Ramesh 79 batting, David Samrot four for 52).
At IC-Guru Nanak: Jolly Rovers 307 in 112.3 overs (V. Subramania Siva 83, T. Yohannan 53 not out) vs Vijay 179 for eight in 65 overs.
At CPT-IP: Indian Bank 238 vs India Pistons 218 for nine in 95 overs (K.H. Gopinath 120, Malolan Rangarajan four for 63).
Samuvel (five for 60 & 48) enabled Flakt India script a six-wicket victory over Krishnaraj in a first division league match of the Canara Bank-Kancheepuram DCA cricket league held here recently.
The scores: First Division: Jai 205 in 36.2 overs (Premkumar 42) bt Garnet 118 in 36.5 overs; Krishnaraj 207 for nine in 45 overs (Samuvel five for 60) lost to Flakt India 211 for four in 44.1 overs (Shoib 59, R.M. Sairam 40 not out, Samuvel 48).
Second Division: Areva T&D 95 in 22 overs (Alexander four for 20) lost to Central Excise 96 for no loss in 15 overs (Anbarasan 44).
Kasturi Estates 71 in 21.1 overs (M. Senthil Kumar four for 25, P. Naveen Prakash four for 15) lost to SRI (Tbm) 72 for two in 7 overs.
Saralee 109 for eight in 25 overs (R. Anbuezhil 47) bt Leo 107 for nine in 25 overs.
Madras Christian College 91 in 21.3 overs (S. Rajesh five for 11) lost to Venugopal 95 for three in 14.1 overs.
Royal Gems 168 in 30 overs bt Saralee 115 for nine in 30 overs.
Jain Combines 91 in 24.5 overs (N. Ravichandran five for 37) lost to Palavanthangal 93 for four in 18.2 overs.
SRI (Tbm) 180 for nine in 25 overs (Sunder 56, Charles 51) bt Madras Christian College 132 for five in 25 overs (Niran 42).
Bharath 88 in 18.4 overs (V. Lakshmi Narasimhan five for 28) lost to Syndicate Bank 86 for six in 21.2 overs (Bharath five for 15).