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SBT dethrones CBK CC

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: State Bank of Travancore dethroned Cycle Brand Kids CC to win the Captain Jerry Premraj memorial Twenty20 cricket tournament here on Thursday.

Batting first, Cycle Brand Kids crumbled before the left-arm spin of Santosh Karunakaran who took four for 14. It made 91 for nine in 20 overs.

SBT knocked off the required runs without much fuss in the 16th over, Krishnachandran leading the charge with an unbeaten 40.

The scores: Cycle Brand Kids CC 91 for nine in 20 overs (Santosh Karunakaran four for 14) lost to SBT 94 for three in 15.4 over (Krishnachandran 40 n.o.).

Special awards: Man of the match: Santosh Karunakaran; Man of the series: C.S. Anoop; Promising Youngster: Shajan Salim; Best batsman: S. Sachin; Best bowler: V.S. Shiju; Best wicket-keeper: Anjith. — Principal Correspondent

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