Avtar, Ahmed Quadri score centuries

HYDERABAD: : Centuries by Avtar Singh (118 not out, 14 x 4) and Ahmed Quadri (112 not out, 14 x 4, 2 x 6) helped Nizam College to record a 229-run win against BBCIT in the M.N. Abbasi Trophy inter-college cricket tournament here on Thursday.

The scores:

Inter-college M.N. Abbasi Trophy: Nizam College 384 for one (Avtar Singh 118 not out, Aadarsh Balakrishna 89, Ahmed Quadri 112 not out) bt BBCIT 155 (Shaikh Urooj four for 36).

Loyola Academy 67 (Kaleem six for 26) lost to Wesley College 68 for one.

A-Division (two-day matches): Telangana 117 and 89 (Amit Dwivedi 51, T. Chandrasekhar six for 16) lost to Crown 341 for seven (Seahsgiri 133, J. Mallikarjuna six for 48).

Vimco 220 (V. Santosh Kumar 55, Paandeep 58, Waseem Ali six for 60, P. Suresh Kumar four for 38) vs Our's CC 43 for one.

A-Division (one-day matches): Vijaypuri Willowmen 216 (Sridhar 62, John 59) bt Nataraj 121.

Hyderabad scores

easy win

Hyderabad recorded a 45-run win against Punjab in a friendly under-19 cricket match at ECIL Grounds on Thursday.

The scores: Hyderabad 210 in 49.4 overs (R.A. Viswanath 43, Abhishek Ponia 55) bt Punjab 165 (S. Gurkirat 41, Satpal 45, Vishal Sharma three for 26, Prithvi Reddy three for 21).

Bhavan's Vivekananda

wins title

Bhavan's Vivekananda College, Sainikpuri, defeated Bhavan's College, Narayanaguda 19-9 in the final of the Osmania University inter-college kho kho tournament here on Thursday. Nizam college took the third place.

Other results: Semifinals: Bhavan's Vivekananda bt Nizam College 10-9; Bhavan's Narayanaguda bt Pragathi Maha Vidyalaya 14-11.

Individual prizes: Best runner: Hanumanth (Bhavan's Sainikpuri). Best chaser: Ranjit (Bhavan's Narayanaguda).

Nityanand's hat-tirck

in SAI win

Left-out Nityanand's hat-trick helped Sports Authority of India (STC) Secunderabad to record a comfortable, 3-0 win against APSRTC in the quarterfinal of the Sports Coaching Foundation Trophy hockey tournament for seniors at Begumpet Police Stadium on Thursday. Nityanand struck in the 19th and 32nd minutes of first-half and then in the 45th minute of second session to complete the tally.

In the first semifinal on Friday, State Bank of India will take on South Central Railway.

Five-wkt haul for

Mithali Raj

Good bowling by India captain Mithali Raj (five for 15) helped Rayalaseema record a 12-run win against Sports Coaching Foundation in the Sarojini Naidu State-level floodlit women's cricket tournament at SCF Grounds on Thursday.

The scores:

Rayalaseema 89 for four in 15 overs bt SCF 77 for seven (Mithali Raj five for 15).

Andhra 88 for two in 15 overs (Archana Das 31 not out) bt Hyderabad 82 for five (Kirtana 32).

Prudhvi puts Visakhapatnam in final

At Visakhapatnam, N. Prudhvi Raj claimed five wickets to help Visakhapatnam gain first innings points over Central Zone-II and move into the final of ACA under-15 inter-zone tournament here on Thursday.

Visakhapatnam meets South Zone-II in the final to be played on Oct. 1 and 2.

In another round-robin match, Guntur took the lead against North Zone-II, thanks to a six-wicket haul by Janakiram.

The scores:

Visakhapatnam 231 for six in 90 overs (M.U.B. Sriram 61, K.S. Bharat 41 n.o., N. Sunil Kumar 32) and 69 for three in 24 overs (G. Chiranjeevi 33) drew with Central Zone-II 103 in 52.3 overs (R.P. Surinder Singh 49, N. Prudhvi Raj five for 31).

North Zone-II 109 in 47 overs (Sk. Basha four for 25) and 112 for four in 50.3 overs (B.K. Teja 45) drew with Guntur 158 in 81 overs (Nagaraju 61 n.o., Phani Madhav 44, Janakiram six for 31).

Masters acquatics

Andhra Pradesh Amateur Aquatic Association will organise second Masters (veterans) championship at MCH Swimming Pool (Secunderabad) on October 2 from 8.00 a.m. Further particulars can be had from K. Srinivasa Rao, Ph. 93462 91516.

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