Coimbatore: YMCA Basketball Club, riding on the brilliance of Akilan (15 pts) and Syed (15 pts) defeated Armed Police 55-50 and emerged champion in the R. Devarajulu Memorial Trophy basketball tournament for men here recently.
The results (final):
YMCA 55 (Akilan 15, Syed 15, Nithin 10) bt Armed Police 50 (Ganesh Kumar 17, Dinesh Kumar 16).
Ranjith, Divakar shine
Ranjith Kumar’s knock of 73 and a five-wicket haul by Divakar (five for 15) enabled Sri Krishna College of Engineering Technology score a facile 76-run win over Hindustan College of Engineering in a crucial quarterfinal clash of the CIT Trophy inter-engineering T20 cricket tournament here on Tuesday.
The scores (quarterfinals):
PSG Tech 96 in 19.3 overs (Arun two for 11) lost to VLB Janakiammal 100 for eight in 19.4 overs (Dharma two for 6);
Karunya 100 for nine in 20 overs (Mahesh three for 17) lost to Bannari Amman Institute of Technology 101 for four in 19.3 overs (Gowtham 36 not out, Vinoth 34 not out).
Sri Krishna 158 for six in 20 overs (Ranjith Kumar 73, Senthil Kumar 34) bt Hindustan CE 82 in 17.5 overs (Divakar five for 15).
HPF Sports Club scored a hard fought 2-1 win over TN Home Guards in the NDFA-Sterling Biotech first division football league here on Tuesday.
HPF SC 2 (Bahadur 55, Selvam 70) bt TN Home Guards 1 (Habib 40); XI Stars (Sajeev 34) bt Harvesters 0. — Sports Reporter