SPORT

Nagendra scalps five

VIJAYAWADA: Nagendra Babu (five for 13) helped MN XI score a 119-run victory over Venky XI in the Krishna District Cricket Association ‘B’ division league tournament for Devineni Venkataramana and Praneetha Memorial Trophy here on Sunday.

In another match, Makineni Basavapunniah (Junior) XI registered a nine-wicket win over Kamakshi XI.

The scores: MN XI 160 in 27.5 overs (Srinivasa Rao four for 25) bt Venkay XI 41 in 12 overs (Nagendra Babu five for 13); Kamakshi XI 75 in 17 overs (Karthik four for 24) lost to MBP (Jr.) XI 76 for one in 9.2 overs.

Chess tournament

Global Chess Academy is organising a one-day rapid tournament on February 8 at the academy premises. For details contact Sk. Khasim, Global Chess Academy, besides Siddhartha Arts and Science College, Sarvani Towers, Block ‘A’, Ph: 98495 14138. — Principal Correspondent

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