Coimbatore: N. Thirumurugan (91) and S.P. Saravanakumar (77 not out) made merry as PSG College of Arts and Science defeated SNR Sons College of Arts and Science by seven wickets and emerged champion of the first CDCA inter-collegiate cricket tournament here recently.
After restricting SNR Sons to 191 for eight, PSG scored the required runs with seven wickets to spare.
D. Lakshminarayanaswamy, President, Coimbatore District Cricket Association (CDCA), gave away the prizes.The scores: Final: SNR Sons 191 for eight in 40 overs (O. Rajasekhar 41) lost to PSG CAS 193 for three in 36.4 overs (N. Thirumurugan 91, S.P. Saravanakumar 77 not out). Special awards: Best batsman: S.P. Saravanakumar (PSG CAS), best bowler: K. Ashok Kumar (SNR Sons), best allrounder: O. Rajasekhar (SNR Sons), Man-of-the-final: N. Thirumurgan (PSG CAS).
RKS lifts title
An unbeaten 96 (82b, 8x4) by the in-form Nandagopal enabled RKS Kalvi Nilayam HSS score a two-wicket win over Sri Jayendra Saraswathi MHSS in the final of the CDCA under-14 inter-school cricket tournament for the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis Trophy at the PSG Medical College grounds on Monday.
The scores: Final: Sri Jayendra 214 for six in 50 overs (Godwin Rubesh 75, K. Kishore 42) lost to RKS Kalvi Nilayam HSS 215 for eight in 38 overs (R. Nandagopal 96 not out, M. Vivek 31). Semifinals: RKS Kalvi Nilayam HSS 197 for five in 25 overs (Nandagopal 92, Vijayakumar 44 not out) bt Suburban HSS 131 in 23.4 overs (Mohan 68, Sugumar four for 24); Sri Jayendra Saraswathi MHSS 148 for four in 25 overs (Godwin Rubesh 65, Melbin 40) bt Sri Ramakrishna MHSS 121 in 23.4 overs (C. Hari Nishanth 64, Godwin Rubesh four for 9). — Sports Reporter