Sudarma Apex crushed Rovers CC by 65 runs and entered the quarterfinals of Celestial Trophy all-Kerala cricket tournament on Saturday.

Batting first, Sudarma, thanks to Sudharsanan (59), Jineesh (43) and Dwaj (41) piled up 223 for six in 30 overs. Rovers, in reply, was bundled out for 158.

The scores: Sudarma Apex 223 for six in 30 overs (Sudharsanan 59, Jineesh 43, Dwaj 41, Godson 33, Aneesh three for 36) bt Rovers CC 158 in 23 overs (Vishnu Das 35, Shefin three for 35); Rayro CC 85 in 19.1 overs (Krishnanunni three for seven, Mahesh three for seven) lost to Murugan CC 86 for five in 20.5 overs (Babu 30, Vimal Raj three for 30).

Afsal hits century

Cosmos rode on Afsal’s all-round show (141 not out and three for two) to register a facile win over Loyola ‘A’ in the Thiruvananthapuram district 'F' division cricket league.

Afasl hit an unbeaten 141 as Cosmos amassed 243 for three in 20 overs. Then he took three for two to bundle out Loyola ‘A’ for 90 in 17.5 overs.

The scores: ‘C’ div.: Boys CC 123 in 23 overs (Berlin 66, Anand four for 27) lost to SBT ‘B’ 112 in 28.5 overs (Aneesh Raj 41, Aji Edwards seven for 11).

‘F’ div.: Cosmos ‘B’ 243 for three in 20 overs (Afsal 141 n.o.) bt Loyola ‘A’ 90 in 17.5 overs.

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