Thiru bowls Ashok Leyland to victory against Ordnance

M Thiruvenkadam (5/44) weaved his magic with the ball as Ashok Leyland (Ennore) defeated Ordnance Clothing Factory by six wickets in the 16th Lucas TVS – Thiruvallur DCA Trophy contest here.


Although Ordnance posted 174 for eight from its stipulated overs while batting first, Ashok Leyland off-spinner Thiruvenkadam stole the show by getting a five-wicket haul. Chasing 175 for a win, the victor reached home with 13 balls to spare. C Bernard Felix (77) and S Praveen Kumar (59 not out) made half-centuries for Ashok Leyland.

Brief scores: Group A: Ordnance Clothing Factory 174 for 8 in 30 overs (S Prabhu 29, MS Sudeesh 45, M Thiruvenkadam 5/44) lost to Ashok Leyland (Ennore) 176 for 4 in 27.5 overs (C Bernard Felix 77, S Praveen Kumar 59*)

Group B: SSCPL 148 for 9 in 26 overs (R Gowtham 44, N Ganesh 28, V Veeraragavan 3/10, P Bharath Kumar 3/41) beat Lucas TVS 126 in 25 overs (S Karthik 28, R Thangavel 27, M Dhashadharan 4/38).

Tourney for schools

Thiruvallur DCA will conduct the Thiruvallur DCA – Apollo Tyres Under-16 Inter-School knockout tournament for schools within the boundaries of the district.

Application forms for the competition can be collected until December 28 at the Thiruvallur District Cricket Association office. The last date for the submission of filled applications is January 2, 2020. For further details, one can contact the following numbers: 9840482220, 9444329232 and 9444865137.

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