TNCA Second Division League match: Aarif ton gives Swaraj victory

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Chennai: A Aarif (152*) scored an unbeaten century as Swaraj Cricket Club beat AG’s Office Recreation Club by 14 runs in the TNCA Second Division ‘A’ match.

Aarif’s ton helped Swaraj post 237 for four in the first innings. His knock included 15 boundaries and seven sixes. AG’s Office was bowled out for 223 during its chase.

In a Second Division ‘B’ match, P Prashanth (5/51) scalped five wickets to help Southern Railway Institute defeat United Friends Cricket Club by seven wickets.

After skittling out United Friends for 288, Southern Railway got to its target in 49.2 overs courtesy of A Rakesh’s (124*) unbeaten innings.

Brief scores:

II-DIVISION ‘A’:

Swaraj CC 237 for 4 in 50 overs (A Aarif 152*, S Ashwath 3/40) beat AG’s Office RC 223 in 49 overs (S Dinesh 55, Y Sunny Kumar Singh 3/35)

Triplicane SC 326 for 8 in 50 overs (J Gowjith Subash 71, V Aaditya 54, M Vikneshwaran 52, Akshdeepnath 51, Saurabh Kumar 45*) lost to Parry’s S & RC 330 for 7 in 49.4 overs (Varun Narendar 94, S Siddharth 81, Yash Pal Singh 64, K M Sharan 3/65)

SPIC RC 235 for 9 in 50 overs (S Sudhan Sanjeevi Kandepan 65, G Surender 40, R Thameem Ansari 3/56) lost to Sir Theagaraya RC 236 for 6 in 47.2 overs (S Rithik Easwaran 71, M Abhinava Sundar 53, R Kathiresan 41*, L Saravanan 3/41)

II-DIVISION ‘B’:

ICF SA 218 for 9 in 50 overs (G Dilip 88, Vignesh M Mohan 4/46) lost to Aruna CC 222 for 3 in 44.3 overs (R Vimal Khumar 127*, S Vishaal 44)

United Friends CC 288 in 50 overs (S Kishore Kumar 86, Ninad Rathva 47, Rohan S Kunnummel 41, P Prashanth 5/51, R Mukesh 33) lost to Southern Railway Institute 291 for 3 in 49.2 overs (A Rakesh 124*, Jafar Jamal 66)

DSS Club 271 for 6 in 50 overs (S Sujay 86, Daryl S Ferrario 82*, J Suresh Kumar 45*, P Vidyuth 3/49) beat Indian Overseas Bank Staff Club 218 in 48.3 overs (K Bharat Reddy 44, Robert Fernandez 43, Daryl S Ferrario 3/45)

NT Bureau