Venkatesh's all-round performance (34 and four for 10) helped Anantapur defeat Deccan Warriors in the Friendship Veterans Cup T20 tournament at RDT Stadium at Anantapur on Sunday.

Anantapur made 127 for six in the allotted 20 overs and bowled out Deccan Warriors for 59 in 15 overs. Anantapur District Cricket Association president Moncho Ferrer gave away the prizes.

The scores: Anantapur 127 for six in 20 overs (Khader Basha 36, Venkatesh 34, Banerjee two for 15) bt Deccan Warriors 59 in 15 overs (Venkatesh four for 10, Basha two for eight, Ravindranath Rao two for 10, Kumar two for 12).

Ravi Kumar wins

B. Ravi Kumar won the 48 {+t} {+h} Krishna District chess championship garnering 4.5 points from five rounds at Patamata indoor stadium here on Sunday.

J.M. Sastry (4 points) and B. Vamsi took the second and third places respectively.

KU sports schedule

Krishna University Sports Secretary P.A. Chowdary on Sunday said that inter-collegiate schedule was altered owing to the advance and postponement of the South and all India inter-university tournaments.

The new schedule: Archery: October 20, VKR College, Buddavaram; Tennis (m): October 21, Hindu College of Engineering, Machilipatnam; Kho Kho (m): October 31, Hindu College, Machilipatnam; Kabaddi (m): November 8 and 9, P.B. Siddhartha, Vijayawada; Chess (m & w): November 10 and 11, Sarada College, Vijayawada; Handball (m & w): November 14 and 15, Satavahana College, Vijayawada; Volleyball (m): November 18 and 20, ANR College, Gudivada; Badminton (m & w): November 21 and 22, P.B. Siddhartha, Vijayawada; Basketball (m): November 24 and 25, DAR College, Nuzvid; Athletics (m & w): November 27 and 29, AG & SG Siddhartha, Vuyyuru; Ball badminton (m): December 9 and 10, Noble College, Machilipatnam; Ball Badminton (w): December 15, Hindu College, Machilipatnam; Gymnastics (m & w): December 17, SRR & CVR College, Vijayawada; Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Best Physique: December 20 and 21, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada; Softball (m & w): December 28 and 30, AG & SG Siddhartha, Vuyyuru .

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