Madras in semis of south zone varsity cricket

Manipal, Dec 26 (IANS) Runners-up University of Madras beat University of Calicut to enter the semifinals of the South Zone Inter-University cricket tournament at the Manipal University Ground here Wednesday.

Calicut made 150 for six in 45 overs and Madras got the runs losing just four wickets.

M. Kamalesh was declared man of the match for his 55 for Madras

In other matches, Mangalore University made it to the quarter-finals with a comfortable 90-run win over Osmania University at the second ground in Manipal University.

A fine 77 from Naveen and fine bowling from Pawan, Ritesh and Nishant enabled Mangalore reach the last eight stage.

Bangalore University also made the pre-quarters with a comfortable six wicket win over Kannur University.

Kannur batting first were bundled out for 123 by some good bowling from Stallin Hoover, Yousuf Aziz and Chetan. Bangalore got the runs losing just four wickets. Arjun Hoysala top scored with 38.

Brief Scores:

At MIT Ground: Sri Venkatesh U beat Manipal University by six wickets. Manipal U 147 all out in 45 overs ( Nishant 17, Sumit Agarwal 70 (93b, 4 fours, 2 sixes), Mayank 12, Anshul 14. R. Raja 3 for 36, Pampathi 2 for 26, M Rahamathulla 2 for 22). Sri Venkateswar U. Tirupathi 149 for 4 in 23. 5 overs (Y Premsagar 42, V Anil Kumar 38, P Sudarshan Prakash 23 n.o, Durga Prasad 20 n.o, A Venkatesh 12. Prashant 3 for 49).

At Manipal University Ground 1: (45 overs match) U of Madras beat U of Calicut, Kerala by four wickets. U of Calicut 150 for six in 45 overs (Sreejith PJ 42 n.o., Akhil K Das 39, Abhishek Tewari 25. Kiran Kashyap 2 for 16). U of Madras 152 for 6 ( M Kamalesh 55, Shivaramakrishnan 29. Mohd Aashiq 3 for 25).

At Manipal University Ground 2: Mangalore U beat Osmania U Hyderabad by 90 runs. Mangalore U 207 in 48.5 overs ( Naveen MG 77 ( 87b, 2 fours, 6 sixes), Shaeer M 32, Ashreen B 14. Surya Teja 3 for 24, Vishwajit Patnaik 2 for 34, Sai Venkatesh 2 for 37). Osmania U Hyderabad 117 all out in 38.3 overs (Manoj Kumar 61, Pawan Gokhale 3 for 25, Ritesh 3 for 22, Nishant Raj 2 for 18)

At MGM College Ground: Bangalore U beat Kannur U by six wickets. Kannur U 123 all out in 35.2 overs (Aneesh TK 13, Rifayi T.H. 17, Azharudeen AA 15, Rayees Kk 21, Shaijal KA 13. Stallin Hoover 2 for 17, Yousuf Aziz 3 for 23, Chetan KV 2 for 16. Bangalore127 for 4 in 17.4 overs ( Arjun Hoysala 36, Hemant Kumar 28, Rajkumar 26 n.o. Ullas AR 20. Rayees KK 2 for 38).

At NIT-K Surathkal Ground: Annamalai U, Tamil Nadu neat Bharath U, Chennai by 54 runs. Annamalai U Tamil Nadu 255 for 7 in 50 overs (Manibharathi K 107 ( 94b, 10 fours), Nagarathinam 30, Shivkumar 27, Tamil Manarvannan 47. Surendar S 2 for 37, Vivek R 2 for 51, Vigneshpathi 2 for 57). Bharath U Chennai 201 all out in 46.3 overs (Surendar 103 (99 b, nine fours, two sixes), Sujeeth 32, Vishnu Raj 19, Vivek R 21. Prabhakaran 5 for 16).

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