Excellent bowling by K. Velmurugan who bagged six wickets for the loss of 12 runs enabled Pioneer Cricket Club defeat Ambur CC by seven wickets in one of the TNCA-Vellore District Cricket Association league matches here on Sunday.

The scores: I Division: Emerald CC 139 in 36.3 overs (D. Ramesh 47, J. Abdul Aneez five for 16) lost to Venus CC 141 for four in 22.3 overs (G. Nagarajan 44).

Ambur CC 63 in 18 overs (K. Velmurugan six for 12) lost to Pioneer CC 64 for three in 12.2 overs).

NHK CC 238 for seven in 45 overs (A. Joseph Rajkumar 64, D. Mani 68 not out, Y. Sunil Nandhan three for 29) bt United CC 132 for nine in 45 overs (M. Sanjeev 26, S. Prabhu three for 23). — Special Correspondent

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