South Zone Inter-University Men’s Cricket Tournament: Thammem Ansari excels in University of Chennai’s win
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South Zone Inter-University Men’s Cricket Tournament: Thammem Ansari excels in University of Chennai’s win

December 6, 2019

Excellent left-arm spin bowling by R. Thammem Ansari (4-0-9-5) ably supported by another left-arm spinner M. Silambarasan (four for 22), enabled University of Chennai to register a five-wicket win over Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and entered the pre-quarter-finals in the South Zone Inter-University Cricket tournament for men 2019-20, conducted by University of Mysore at the Maharaja’s College grounds here on Thursday.

Winning the toss and electing to bat, Andhra University’s batsman fell to the guiles of left-arm spinner Thameem Ansari (five for nine) and Silambarasan (four for 22) and were bowled out for a paltry 96 in 21 overs. Mohammed Anwar Raza top scored with 46 runs. In reply, University of Madras, Chennai, scored 97 for five in 15.4 overs and registered a five-wicket win. Skipper D. Archit (31, 34b, 3×4, 1×6) and S. Aravind (36, 26b, 4×4, 1×6) were the main contributors.  Thameem Ansari was adjudged as the Man of the Match.

Scores

Fourth Round: Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 96 in 21 overs (Mohammed Anwar Raza 46, Pyla Avinash 22, R. Thameem Ansari 5/9, M. Silambarasan 4/22) lost to University of Madras, Chennai 97/5 in 15.4 overs (S. Aravind 36, D. Archit 31, P.V.S. Raju 2/22, G.D.B. Prasad 2/20). Man of the Match: R. Thameem Ansari.

JNTU, Kakinada 192/3 in 25 overs (Ch Jogesh 49 n.o, M. Chirudeep 35, T. Vinay 34, K. Dheeraj Lakshman 34, Nooruddin S. Mohammed 32 n.o) bt M.S. University, Tirunelveli 147/9 in 25 overs (P. Sunil Kumar 34, T. Madhu Arvind 23, B. Thamaraikannan 23 n.o, K. Dheeraj Lakshman 3/25). Man of the Match: Ch Jogesh.

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Osmani University, Hyderabad, 113 in 23.5 overs (Yash Kapadia 20, B. Aiyappan 3/12, M. Kothandaraman 2/19, T. Deepa Arush 2/16) lost to SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram 115/7 in 22.3 overs (S. Gurusayee 29 n.o, Mohammed Taha Sheikh 2/19, Mohammed Ayub Khan 2/20). Man of the Match: B. Aiyappan.

RGUHS, Bengaluru 39 in 17.1 overs (R. Rohith Ram 3/9, M.K. Rahul 2/12, R. Vignesh 2/12) lost to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 41/1 in 4.2 overs (A.V. Abhilash 20). Man of the Match: R. Rohith Ram.

Gandhi Institute of T & M, Vishakapatnam 159/9 in 25 overs (SVSR Krishnam Raju 53, Ch Naveen 35, A.N. Shrivatsa 21, Rajiv Rangabashyam 2/31) lost to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli 160/8 in 24.2 overs (N.Niranjan 74 n.o, K.Meghanathan 27, Psd Ganesh 3/5, Ch Naveen 2/25). Man of the Match: N.Niranjan.

Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi 87 in 21.2 overs (E.Hemadhri Naidu 23, S.Jaideep 21, Vignesh Puthur 3/11, E.U. Mohammed Anas 2/16, Aditya Mohan 2/27) lost to University of Calicut, Mallapuram 88/0 in 8.3 overs (Rohith Vijayan 38 n.o, Rohith R. Krishnan 34 n.o). Man of the Match:  Vignesh Puthur.

K.L. University, Guntur, 108 in 25 overs (Geesala Siva Sushanth 22, Nandakumar Mani 4/15, Dinesh Rajavel 2/19, Shriram Chandramouli 2/23) lost to Anna University, Chennai 109/5 in 16.1 overs (Rajkumar Krishnamurthy 32, Nandakumar Mani 32, Vivek Ramachandran 20, Mohammed Hayazi 3/29). Man of the Match:                        Nandakumar Mani. SRM University 163/6 in 25 overs (M. Affan Khader 43, AVR Rathnam 39, U.Vishal 25, Harsha V. Chandavarkar 2/43) bt Karnataka University, Dharwad 160 in 24.5 overs (Sudhanwa Kulkarni 62, Roshan M. Javali 39, Siddarth S. Ahuja 4/27, AVR Rathnam 2/20, U. Vishal 2/14). Man of the Match: Sudhanwa Kulkarni.

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