Yokeshwaran stars in Groves win

Chennai: B Yokeshwaran (7/23) bagged a seven-wicket haul as Grove Cricket Club registered a comfortable eight-wicket win over Prasad Cricket Club in the TNCA Fifth Division ‘B’ match here. Prasad was skittled out for a paltry 79 in 18 overs, thanks to Yokeshwaran’s seven scalps. The victor cruised to its target in 9.2 overs. In a Fourth Division ‘D’ match, Darshan Khicha (5/43) picked up five wickets to help Madras United Club beat Kohinoor XI by 39 runs.

Brief scores:

IV-DIVISION ‘D’: Fox Trotters CC 136 in 41.1 overs (S Logesh 4/20, S Madhavan 3/38, D Vignesh Yadav 3/36) lost to City Central League 139 for 9 in 41.5 overs (V Shudheswaran 55, K Surendar 5/49)

Madras UC 229 in 49.4 overs (V Nishant 61, G. Bharath 5/47) beat Kohinoor XI 190 in 45.1 overs (SJ Mahathevan 50, Darshan Khicha 5/43)

Sridhar CC 190 in 41.5 overs (M Anbu 79, V Santhosh Kumar 40, A Francis Albert 5/50, R Anirudh Seshadhri 3/10) lost to Purasawalkam CC 193 for 6 in 31.1 overs (K Sivakumar 45, R Prasanth 42, V Santhosh Kumar 3/75)

Gems CC 95 in 39.3 overs (G Sakthivel 5/30) lost to Triplciane CC 96 for 2 in 9.5 overs (S Saravanan 74) Jubilee CC 246 for 6 in 50 overs
(R Maniselvam 84, N Jayaraman 45*, Srinivasan Sethuraman 5/61) beat Youngsters CC 194 in 46.1 overs (S Harish 3/35)

V-DIVISION ‘B’: Harnath CC 199 in 38.5 overs (R Prasad 88, S Sreeram 4/81) lost to Unicorn CC 201 for 6 in 42.2 overs (Murali Purushothaman 59, K Gokul 59, T Adhavan 3/47)

Prasad CC 79 in 18 overs (B Yokeshwaran 7/23) lost to Grove CC 81 for 2 in 9.2 overs (T Siddhartha 41)

NT Bureau