In and Around

Chougule’s effort goes in vain

Deepak Chougule’s mammoth ton was the highlight of the drawn encounter between Swastic Union CC (1) and Vultures CC in the KSCA Group I, Division I league for the Sir Mirza Ismail Shield.
Batting first, SUCC, riding on a brilliant 168 from Chougule, notched up an impressive 394 all out in 126.1 overs. Abrar Kazi chalked up a half-century while VS Thilak Naidu (34) chipped in with his might. A Mithun (3/90) and Tejas A Wagle (2/93) were the pick of the bowlers for VCC.
VCC, who had only 30 overs to for in the match, finished at 118 for three in 30 overs to settle for a draw. KV Bharath (53) was the top-scorer for VCC.
Brief scores: Swastic Union CC (1): 394 all out in 126.1 overs (Deepak Chougule 168, VS Thilak Naidu 34, Abrar Kazi 71, Udit Patel 29; A Mithun 3-90, Tejas A Wagle 2-93) drew Vultures CC: 118/3 in 30 overs (KV Bharath 53, Karun nair 30; N Aravind 2-40).

KTTA calls for registration
»The Karnataka Table Tennis Association will commence registration of players desirous of participating in tournaments during 2009 at its association premises in Room No 46, Gate No 7, Sree Kanteerava stadium on June 13, 14, 20 and 21. For details, contact Nandan R (ph: 98452 40220) or Vasanth Kumar KS (ph: 94489 93178).

Sinclair Marshall is JAI president
»The Jockeys Association of India (JAI) has elected the office bearers and the council members for this year at the 38th annual general body meeting held at the Bowring Institute on Tuesday.
Office bearers: President: Sinclair Marshall. Vice-presidents: S Kapoor, S Rajesh, R Marshall. Treasurer: P Krishna. Council members: Mumbai: JE Perira, Malcolm Kharadi, SN Chavan, R Rupesh; Hyderabad: B Shanker, Ravinder Singh N, Laxman, K Chary; Delhi: GS Shekawat, SA Shah, Rajinder, Pavan Sharma, Parmod, Suresh Kumar; Kolkata: E Smith; Bangalore: L Marshall, Rajesh Babu, Vivek, AR Mani.

Badminton meet for the challenged
»BSAIC will conduct the 9th National badminton for the challenged from July 3-5  at the Malleswaram Association. The meet will also run as the selection trial for the seniors for the World Championship to be held in September in Korea.
The events to be held are juniors (boys and girls below 16 and 18 years) and seniors (men and women above 18). For details call Secretary General, BSAIC on 9845515210.
The categories include: Standing lower STL1 (disability from hip to foot); STL2 (disability above knee); STL2a (disability above knee amputation); STL3 (disability below knee); STL3a (disability below knee amputation); Standing upper STU4 (Disability single hand above elbow amputation or Polio or less aurtes); STU5 (disability single hand below elbow amputation or Polio or less aurtes); dwarf STUD 6 (1) (disability height less than 120 cms); STUD 6(2) (disability height below 140 cms for men and 135 cms for women)

Herons’ annual cricket camp
»Herons Cricket Club will conduct a cricket camp at the Army Public School grounds from June 14. For further details, contact: K Muralidhara (ph: 98450 96056).

Cricket coaching from June 14
»The Bangalore Cricketers’ annual coaching camp will commence on June 14 at National College ground in Basavanagudi.
For details, contact: Srinivas Mandi, ph: 98452 68629).

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