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Premkumar scalps five wickets in Seeni Bala’s victory

DINDIGUL: N.S. Premkumar scalped five wickets as Seeni Bala CC defeated Nike CC by three wickets in a Dindigul DCA first division league match here.

The scores: First division: Nike 122 in 24.2 overs (N.S. Premkumar five for 25) lost to Seeni Bala 126 for seven in 25.5 overs (V. Rajkumar 45).

Second division: Kodai CC 100 for six in 20 overs (Vijayan 47) lost to Yuvaraj CC 103 for four in 12 overs (M. Senthil Velan 43).

Godsons CC 97 for five in 20 overs tied with Aadith CC 97 for six in 24 overs (P. Sundar four for 24, including a hat-trick). Godsons was adjudged winner for having faced lesser number of balls.

Third division: Advocate CC 77 in 15 overs (Kesavan four for 23) lost to Harivarna CC 81 for five in 11 overs.

Jahir Promising XI 101 for eight in 20 overs lost to Gandhigram Rural University 102 for three in 15.2 overs (S. Sakthivel 49).

T20 college tournament

The Tiruchi District Cricket Association, as part of its Golden Jubilee celebrations, is conducting a Twenty20 tournament for college teams next month. For details, call P. Ilangovan at 94437-66869.

Big win for IOB

IOB defeated Indian CC by 81 runs in the Tirunelveli DCA first division league at Tirunelveli.

First division: IOB 203 for nine in 40 overs (Meenakshi Sundaram 49, Thangamuthu five for 12) bt Indian CC 122 in 34.2 overs.

Second division: Seven Star 140 for seven in 20 overs (Salaikumar 47, Muthuraman four for 23) bt Challengers CC 88 in 13.5 overs.

Sankar Polytechnic 131 for eight in 20 overs bt Mars 99 in 16.4 overs (Abbas four for 12).

SAI selection trials

The SAI sports hostel selection trials for both boys and girls for the year 2008-09 will be held at the Mahatma Gandhi Stadium in Salem from December 26 to 30. Selections will be held in athletics, basketball, kabaddi, volleyball and taekwondo.

Children in the age group between 14 and 18 can participate. For details, contact Dr. J. David Mathew, Administrative Officer, at 9443518100 or 0427-2419789.

Chess tournament

The Karur Chess Association is hosting a State-level junior and open chess tournament on January 3 and 4. Call V.P. Selvaraj at 93455-85521 for details.

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