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Pandimurugan slams unbeaten century

MADURAI: Pandimurugan slammed an unbeaten century as Saurashtra MBA defeated Freedom Boys by 72 runs in a first round encounter of the Rising Sun Trophy district-level Twenty20 cricket tournament here on Wednesday.

The scores: First round: Saurashtra MBA 217 for three in 20 overs (Pandimurugan 110 n.o., Gokulan 44 not out) bt Freedom Boys 145 for three in 20 overs (Siva 80); Sun Face 135 for seven in 20 overs (Shankar 43, Ayyappa 34, Madhan three for 15 (hat-trick)) tied with Rebi 135 for six in 20 overs (Surya 67). Sun Face won 1-0 via bowl out; Freak CC 177 for seven in 20 overs (S. Murali 36, Prabhakaran 55, Balaganesh 29, Hameed two for 17, Ganesan two for 39) bt Madura CC 110 in 20 overs (Karthik 44, Saravanan three for 16, Arivu two for five); Sun Star 146 for four in 20 overs (Kannan 50) bt KK Nagar 117 in 19 overs (Rajeev 51); Spark 177 for eight in 20 overs bt Sunflower 104 in 14 overs; Meridian 106 for seven in 20 overs (Ganesh 40) lost to Pykara 107 for eight in 20 overs; TVS Aprajitha 131 in 20 overs (Lakshminarayan 33, Suryaprakash 23, Chella two for 16, Bala two for 21) bt Kingstar 92 in 17 overs (Abhinav two for 18, Arunkannan two for 17).

Office-bearers

Following have been elected office-bearers of the Madurai District Cricket Association.

President: Essa Yusuf; Vice-Presidents: Rm. Annamalai, K. Tamil Selvam, M. Prabakaran and Y. Syed Ibrahim; Secretary: Mohanraaj Rajadorai; Joint Secretary: N.C. Babu; Treasurer: K. Madurai Veeran; Executive Committee: N.C. Mohan, Kaja Mohideen, V. Baskara Pandiyan, Ramtitto, A. Jawaher, S. Murugan, S. Mahesh and R. Rajesh.

TCE blanks CIT

Thiagarajar CEblanked Coimbatore Institute of Technology 4-0 in the Thiru. Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar Memorial inter-engineering hockey tournament.

Other results: NEC bt Dr. Mahalingam 2-1; Park bt Mepco 1-0; Adhiyaman bt AC Tech 7-0; Anna University (Tiruchi) bt ACCET 1-0; Karunya bt PSNA 2-1.

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