Medium-pacer K. Charith (five for 21) helped St. John’s Junior College (Secunderabad) record an eight-wicket win over Visionary Junior College in the quarterfinals of the Eddie Aibara Cup inter-collegiate (under-19) cricket tournament, organised by Hyderabad Cricket Association, here on Thursday.
The scores: ‘A’ Division (two-day) league: Pasha Beedies 219 lost to Sayi Satya 221 for five (B. Chandrasekhar 55, Mohit 30 n.o.).
Eddie Aibara Cup (HCA u-19 inter-collegiate knock-out tournament): Quarterfinals: St. Mary’s JC (Basheerbagh) 105 (Praneeth Reddy three for 30, Y. Harish four for 13) lost to Wesley Boys JC 111 for no loss (Shashidhar Reddy 59 n.o., P. Rohith Reddy 36 n.o.); Visionary JC 71 (K. Charith five for 21, V.L. Sashank three for 16) lost to St. John’s JC 72 for two; Bhavans ‘A’ 261 for eight (D. Lohit 97, S. Charan Sai Teja 62, G. Rahul Singh 57 n.o.) bt St. Andrew’s 60 (Ch. Rakesh Kumar four for 17).
Sathwika in two finals
S. Sathwika of Hyderabad entered the singles finals in both the under-14 and 16 categories of the Challenger Series tennis tournament at Deccan Gymkhana (Pune), according to information received here.
Sathwika defeated Shrivani Ingle 6-1, 6-2 in the u-14 semifinals and later got the better of Saideedipya 6-2, 6-0 in the u-16 semifinals.
OU cross-country team
The Osmania University cross country team to take part in the all-India inter-university cross country races to be held in RTM University (Nagpur) on Oct. 7 was named.
The team: Men: K. Ramesh, T. Krishnaiah, S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Yadagiri, Harikesh Maurya, S. Ramesh, A. Rakesh, Ahmeduzamma, Karthik.
Women: Vanitha, M. Sruthi, P. Menaka, Sk. Shabna G. Uma Maheshwari, Afreen Begum.
Coaches: A. Xavier, P. Narayana. Manager: T. Bhoomaiah.
Brace by Alamdar
Winger Alamdar scored a brace as Abbas Union defeated City College Old Boys (Blue) 2-0 in the second Rai Janaki Pershad memorial football tournament at the Hyderabad Sporting Ground (Vijayanagar Colony).
Naina wins team gold
One of the best young talent in table tennis from Hyderabad, Naina, won the team gold in the all-India Public Sector table tennis in Kolkata.
Naina, the youngest participant in the tournament at the age of 12, is a women’s team member of Indian Oil Corporation, which defeated Airports Authority of India 3-0 in the team final. The other members of the IOC team were Reeth Rishya of Tamil Nadu, Manika Batra of Delhi and Suthirtha Mukherjee of West Bengal.