SPORT

Agni CC posts win

Madurai: Agni Cricket Club beat Canara Bank Cricket Club by 15 runs in the Madurai District Cricket Association second division league at Madurai on Saturday.

The scores: Second division: Agni 199 in 25.2 overs (Navaneethekrishnan four for 40) bt Canara Bank 184 in 26 overs (Sakthivel 56, Pradeep 40, Vinodh 44, Saravanan four for 34).

Third division: Jai Hind 163 for six in 25 overs bt Majestic Toddlers 79 in 15 overs (Rajesh four for seven).

State-level chess

Adam Chess Club will organise a State-level chess tournament in age categories on July 28 and 29 at OCPM Girls HSS, Madurai. For details, call 9360048723 or 9345257715.

Sriram advances

Sriram of Tamil Nadu defeated State-mate Vijayaragavan 9-8(3) to enter the third qualifying round of the all-India ranking tennis tournament in Tiruchi on Saturday.



The results (second qualifying round): Ashwin Vijayaragavan (AP) bt Dhaduk Jaigur (Guj) 9-1; Ketan Dhumal (Mah) bt S. Venkatesh Krishna (TN) 9-4; Sriram (TN) bt Vijayaragavan (TN) 9-8 (3); Bhishma Desai (Guj) bt Preetam Roy Moras (Kar) 9-6; Yeshwanth Phulumati (AP) bt Rajkumar (Delhi) 9-2; Robin (WB) bt Parth Dinesh (Guj) 9-6; Vivek Reddy (AP) bt Ashmeet Singh 9-2; Santosh Ghatage (Mah) bt Bharath Srinivasan (TN) 9-3; Kumar D. Pritish (Kar) bt Mubeen (TN) 9-7; Kiran (AP) bt John Selvakumar (TN) 9-4. Chess tournament

Madurai District Chess Association will organise a State-level rapid chess tournament at Madurai on July 15. For details, contact B.T. Sethuraman, secretary, MDCA, ph: 9843155560 or 9865881830.

Selection trials

Trials to select the Nilgiris district under-13 team will be held at the St. Joseph’s Boys AIHSS, Coonoor, on July 15 at 9.30 a.m. For details, contact H. Jaiprakash (ph: 0423 2445454), A. Sailm (ph: 98651 63191) or K.S. Premnath (ph: 94435 84838).

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