TNCA League: Noor bowls Jai Hind to victory

Chennai: S Noor Mohamed (5/34) scalped five as Jai Hind Cricket Club edged Presidency College Athletic Association by a solitary wicket in TNCA Sixth Division ‘A’ match here.

Batting first, Presidency College was bowled out for 158 in 29.5 overs courtesy Noor’s five-wicket haul. He conceded only 34 runs during his match-winning spell. Jai Hind somehow scampered to its target, reaching it in 29.1 overs after losing nine wickets. In a Sixth Division ‘B’ duel, P Purushoth Kumar (5/22) delivered a five-wicket spell to guide Amar Cricket Club to an 82-run win over Saidapet Gymkhana.

Brief scores:

VI-DIVISION ‘A’: B&C Mills 162 for 6 in 30 overs (K Murali 44, S Moideen Abdul Khader 35) tied with Madras Indians CC 162 for 9 in 30 overs (G Akashkumar 35, M Madhesh 3/44); Presidency College Athletic Association 158 in 29.5 overs (K Vel Murugan 54, S Noor Mohamed 5/34) lost to Jai Hind CC 161 for 9 in 29.1 overs (R Suresh 3/40);

VI-DIVISION ‘B’: YMCA (Royapettah) 104 in 25.3 overs (A Suren Vijay 35, D Devanand 3/19) lost to Universal RC 105 for 4 in 22.5 overs (S Thiagarajan 34, P Praveen 32); Amar CC 181 in 30 overs (VS Guhan 38) beat Saidapet Gymkhana 99 in 22.1 overs (P Bezaleel 35, P Purushoth Kumar 5/22).