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Suresh scalps seven

NAGERCOIL: Suresh returned figures of seven for 42 as Packer Colts CC defeated Marthandam CC by 187 runs in a TNCA-Kanyakumari DCA first division league cricket match here.

The scores: First division: Packer Colts CC 253 in 39.5 overs (Jeresh 66, Sathish Kumar 54) bt Marthandam CC 66 in 14 overs (Suresh seven for 42).

Sunny Colts CC 179 in 33.5 overs (Anoop four for 30) bt Vantage CC 141 in 34.5 overs (Baskar 44, Jagan four for 22, Merlyn Bright three for 32).

Second division: V-90 CC 147 in 28.4 overs (K.R. Benil Rajababu 45, Muthukumaran four for 26) bt Kumari CC 79 in 17 overs (S. Jayahar three for 11, Ananthapadmanabhan three for 30).

Sunshine CC 34 in 10 overs (Haneef six for nine, Sathick three for seven) lost to Eagles CC 35 for two in 4.4 overs.

Daniel shines

A.S. Daniel struck 71 as NPR Arts and Science College scored an eight-wicket win over PSNA CET in the Dindigul District Cricket Association inter-collegiate league for the RVS Trophy in Dindigul on Monday.

The scores: PSNA CET 152 in 24.2 overs (Maheswaran 29, Legish Krishnan 27, Karthik three for 37, B. Savadamuthu three for 24) lost to NPR Arts and Science College 153 for two in 14.3 overs (A.S. Daniel 71, M. Ashok Kumar 41).

GRI 167 for seven in 25 overs (P. Chinnasamy 45) tied with RVS CET 167 in 25 overs (D. Vinoj Kumar 38, Sagar Sasikumar 31 n.o., P. Anand four for 40). (GRI won on less number of wickets lost).

Brace by Praveen

Praveen Muthukumar netted a brace as Adimas FC scripted a 2-0 win over Usilai FC in the Madurai District Football Association ‘B' division league for the Hi-Tech Arai Trophy in Madurai.

Other results: ‘B' division: Temple City 1 (Gopalakrishnan) bt Vaigai FC 0; Thiagarajar CE 4 (Mohammed Raseen 2, Peter Paul, John) bt P.G. Govindarajan MFC 0 .