HYDERABAD: Centuries by Ranvir Banerjea (152 batting) for Ensconse and Ayub Hussaini (104 not out) for Central Excise in different matches were the highlights of the A-Division league cricket championship matches here on Tuesday.

Ranvir’s ton helped Ensconse score 324 for six against India Cements on the first day in the A-Division (three-day) league match here.

In the A-Division (two-day) league match, Ayub Hussaini’s century went in vain as his team suffered a huge 221-run defeat at the hands of Vijay Hanuman Cricket Club.

A century by former India star M.S.K. Prasad (112 batting) helped BDL score 302 for eight against Evergreen on the first day in the A-Division (three-day) league match.

The scores: A-Division (three-day) league: Deccan Chronicle 119 vs Andhra Bank 94 for two (Abhinav Kumar 41 not out).

BDL 302 for eight (M.S.K. Prasad 112 batting, Bharat 47) vs Evergreen.

Ensconse 324 for six (Ranvir Banerjea 152 batting, M.A. Rizwan 47, Mohd Azharuddin 42) vs India Cements.

MP Colts 178 (Benjamin Thomas 53, Suman Goud 41, Sudha Kiran four for 57) vs SCRSA five for no loss.

A-Division (two-day) league:

Kings XI 250 (Aminuddin 44, Sandeep Goud 75, Mahesah four for 35) bt Balaji Colts 62 (N. C. Koushik four for 17).

Mega City 86 lost to AOC 87 for two.

Vijay Hanuman 447 for nine bt Central Excise 226 (Ayub Hussaini 104 not out, Mirza Ayub Baig five for 55).

EMCC 274 (Achintya Rao 133) bt Jai Bhagawati 249 (Karthik 49, Saruajeet 44, P. B. Parashar four for 38).

Chess selections

Andhra Pradesh Chess Association will organise National sub-junior selections for boys and girls (under-15 years) to pick the State teams on July 19 and 20 at Dattasramam (Kaikuluru, Krishna district).

Players who are born on after January 1, 1993, are eligible to take part. For details, call 9849932767 or 9391102940.

Azlan Shah for AHF meet

His Highness Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan of State of Perak and president of Asian Hockey Federation, will attend the AHF umpiring committee meeting here on July 17 besides the 49th council meeting of the AHF to be held here during the on-going Junior Asia Cup hockey championship, according to a press release.

K.P.S. Gill, in his capacity as vice-president of AHF, Vidya Stokes, president of Indian Women Hockey Federation and vice-president AHF, Amrit Bose, secretary general of IHF and member of AHF, will be among the representatives from India at the deliberations, according to a senior official of Hyderabad Hockey Association.

GHMC football

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) will organise football tournament at Uppal Stadium from July 21. Interested call 99120 71201.

IA & AD Carrom

Principal Accountant General (Civil Audit), Andhra Pradesh, will host the IA & AD South Zone carom tournament on July 16 and 17.

Teams from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala besides hosts will take part in the event to be inaugurated by Roy Mathrani, IA & AS, Principal Director of Commercial Audit and member of Audit Board, AP.

Lakshman and Varma sizzle

Left-arm spinner Y. Lakshman Kishore of Visakhapatnam claimed five wickets while East Godavari’s A.S.K. Varma scored his second century of the tournament in the final round-robin matches in the ACA North Zone seniors’ inter-district tournament here on Tuesday.

The scores:

Srikakulam 140 in 65.4 overs (Y. Lakshman Kishore five for 29) vs. Visakhapatnam 36 for one in 6.2 overs.

East Godavari 353 for five decl. in 75 overs (K. Naga Gangadhar 123, A.S.K. Varma 101 n.o., S.V. Ramesh 64) vs. Vizianagaram 44 for five.

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