Jain University clinches VIE cricket title

Hosts Jain University’s cricket team trounced Hindustan University by 87 runs to emerge champions on the final day of the All India Sports Fest, VIE, here on Wednesday. 

Batting first, Jain rode on knocks from Sharath BR (58) and Pranav Bhatia (40) to post 199 for seven in 40 overs.

In response, Hindustan University batsmen had no answers to the Jain bowling attack and were bundled out for 112. Abhishek was the most successful bowler for the winning side, returning with figures of four for 32.

Meanwhile in Kabaddi, DH Jain College got the better of Presidency College, Chennai 45-22 to lift the title.

Results: Cricket: Final: Jain University: 199/7 in 40 overs (Sharath BR 58, Pranav Bhatia 40; Vignesh 2-32, Aiyappan 2-33) bt Hindustan University: 112 all out in 26.3 overs (Karthikeyan 30, Kavin 28; Abhishek 4-32, Prasidh 2-18).

Kabaddi: Final: Men: DB Jain College: 45 bt Presidency College, Chennai: 22.

Individual awards: Best swimmer: Men: Prithvi M.

Women: Sneha T.

Table Tennis: Best player: Men: Rakesh (DG Vaishnav).

Women: Madhubala (Christ College)

Football: Best player: Vignesh Srinivas (Jain University).

Promising player: Ango (St Joseph’s Arts and Science)

Badminton: Best player: Men: Sahil Sipani; Women: Reshma Karthik.

Volleyball: Women: BMS College, 1; Christ University, 2; St Francis College, Hyderabad, 3; Sindhi College, 4.

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