Thiruvallur Gopu Memorial tournament: 5-wicket haul by Tharun

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Chennai: V Tharun Kumar (5/14) shone with the ball as Aththis CC defeated Autolec ERC by three wickets in the first round of the Thiruvallur Gopu Memorial T20 knockout tournament.

Left-arm spinner Tharun bagged a five-wicket haul to skittle out Autolec for a paltry 101 in its 20 overs. Victor Aththis crossed the finish line with three balls to spare, losing seven wickets in the process.

Scores:

First round: SRMC RI & RC 121 for 8 in 20 overs (M Mano Ranjith 25, J Jones Daniel 52, S Gokul 3/29) beat Jaya Educational Group RC 106 for 8 in 20 overs (A Naresh Kumar 29, Aman Prakash 4/12).

Chennai Petroleum Corporation RC 94 for 7 in 20 overs (R Ramesh 61, S Vignesh 3/18) lost to Classic CC 97 for 6 in 14.2 overs.

Autolec ERC 101 in 20 overs (V Tharun Kumar 5/14) lost to Aththis CC 103 for 7 in 19.3 overs (S Sourav 28, H Meeran Mohideen 3/21)

Sundar CC 104 in 15.4 overs (V Jawahar 32, Aravindan 3/17, Muthu Rajkumar 3/18) lost to IEC RC 105 for 6 in 19 overs (Karthik Krishna 30, C Chandra Kumar 22, V Jawahar 3/10)

Second round: Seshadhri MCC 159 for 5 in 20 overs (M Dinesh Veda Guru 53, D Balasubramani 41) beat Ambattur CC 118 in 18.3 Overs (K Abhijith 47)

NT Bureau