A century by M. Rajasekhar helped RDT Academy defeat Hyderabad-based CVR Academy by 14 runs in the inter-academy cricket tournament at Anantapur on Friday.
In another match, Anantapur, thanks to Thahir’s seven for 14, defeated Bangalore-based Jain International by 37 runs.
The scores: RDT Academy 227 for seven in 40 overs (M. Rajasekhar 104, Anil Kumar 42) bt CVR Academy (Hyderabad) 213 in 39.3 overs (Prabhakar 64, Muddasir three for 14).
Anantapur 223 in 39 overs (Suresh 82, Thahir 42, Atul three for 49) bt Jain International Residential School (Bangalore) 186 in 39.2 overs (Keerat 73, Girish 32, Thahir seven for 14).
CM’s pat for Husna
Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday congratulated Husna Sameera, a 12-year-old Guntur girl, who won a bronze medal in the cadet segment of the 40th sub-junior carrom championship that concluded at Kolkata recently.
Earlier, Sameera finished third in the South India championship in the u-18 girls segment.
Bronze for Vishnuvardhan
B. Vishnuvardhan, a trainee at Gudivada NTR Stadium, bagged a bronze medal in the 94kg weight category by hauling 230 kilograms in the senior National weightlifting championship held at Uttar Pradesh.