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Table Tennis, carrom, chess tourney from tomorrow

Table Tennis, carrom, chess tourney from tomorrow
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Rukmini Bai Sports Academy will be conducting inter-school table tennis, carrom and chess championship in The Secunderabad Public School at West Marredpally from July 28 to 30. The tournament will be conducted in junior and senior categories for boys and girls. 

Rukmini Bai Sports Academy will be conducting inter-school table tennis, carrom and chess championship in The Secunderabad Public School at West Marredpally from July 28 to 30. The tournament will be conducted in junior and senior categories for boys and girls.

The winners in the table tennis team event will receive prize-money of Rs 7,000. The winners and runners of chess and carrom events will be given Rs 2,000 and Rs 1,000 respectively. For further details contact M Laxmikanth on Tel Nos: 98493-84836/92463-99386.

YMCA, NPA, SBC win
YMCA Hyderabad, National Police Academy Shivrampally Club and Sanathnagar Basketball Club (SBC) has easy wins in the Hyderabad District Club league basketball championship here on Tuesday.

YMCA beat Hyderabad Leaders 52-34.
YMCA started off with a flurry of shots from Melvin and Lalith Reddy before Hyderabad Leaders could get into their scoring. Melvin and Lalit got a good support from Asif Rasool who contributed from drive in shots and three 3 pointers, which led winner 29-16 at the half time.

The young Rising Stars players put up an inspired display over NPA Club before succumbing to a 62-75 defeat after drawing level at 20 in the first quarter and trailing 32-36 at half-time.

Sudershan and Prashanth were among the prominent scorers for the winner while Rahul top scored for Rising Stars with 38 points for the loser.

Sanathnagar Club and Sharp Shooters match was evenly contested with both teams making all out efforts to outdo their opponents.

The advantage of height came to the rescue of Sanathngar with Prudhvi doing a commendable job in defence while Nikhil, Naveed and Basanth tiring out the opposition with their speed and acumen.

Rose Khan, Santhosh, Narsingh and Habib tried their best both in offence and defence but the Sanathnagar hung on to the lead to emerge victors.

Results: NPASA 75 (Sudershan 22, Prasanth 18) bt Rising Stars 62 (Rahul 38); Sanathnagar 78 (Nikhil 17, Basanth 15, Naveed 15) bt Sharp Shooters 62 (Rose Khan 14, Santhosh 14); YMCA Hyderabad 52(Melvin 13, Asif Rasool 9, Lalith Reddy 10) bt Hyderabad Leaders 34(K Shiva 11, Nagesh 10, M Shankar 10)

Rahul shines for ML Jaisimha XI
Buddhi Rahul’s fluent century helped ML Jaisimha XI to register an emphatic eight-wicket win over President XI on the second day of the Senior Zonal tournament for the Lala Harbans Rai trophy here on Tuesday.

Batting first, President XI was restricted to 252 runs. In reply, ML Jaisimha XI reached the target in 36 overs losing two wickets in the process. Rahul hit 101 runs in 89 balls with four sixes and 15 fours. He got good support of Benjamin Thomas (49no). In the other match, Abbas Ali Baig XI defeated Secunderabad XI by 57 runs. Chasing 244 runs, Secunderabad XI was bundled out for 187 runs in 60 overs. Md Siraj and S Praneeth Raj scalped four wickets each.

Brief scores: Day-2: Group-A: Ghulam Ahmed XI 135 (Samarth Singh 75, Rajamani Prasad 3/ 26, Mehdi Hasan 3/24, Mickil Jaiswal 3/ 5) drew with Hyderabad XI 43 for no loss (K Rohith Rayudu 27no);

Group-B: Abbas Ali Baig XI 244 (A Akash 51, Habeeb Ahmed 68, Akash Bhandari 48, Sreekanth Nandikanti 3/26, Prasanth Raj 4/40) bt Secunderabad XI 187 all out in 60.2 overs (M Abhirath Reddy 76, Md Siraj 4/54, S Praneeth Raj 4/21);

Hyderabad Rest XI 319( (MSR Charan 119, A Ashish Reddy 78) drew with Hyderabad Colts XI 30 for no loss; Group-C: President XI 252 ( Tanay Thyagarajan 78, M Ravi Kiran 4/33) lost to M L Jaisimha XI 210 for 2 in 36 overs (Buddhi Rahul 101, Benjamin Thomas 49no)

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