Cricket: Mahajana, St Philomena's in PQ finals

 K Vinay Kumar scored a century (134, 14x4s, 5x6s), helping SBRR Mahajana PG Centre, Mysore, to register a 51-run win over JSS College, Nanjangud and book a berth in pre-quarterfinals  at the KSCA Inter-collegiate knock-out cricket tournament 2013, conducted by KSCA Mysore Zone at the Maharaja's College grounds in the city on Thursday.

Batting first, SBRR Mahajana PG Centre, Mysore rattled up 246 for three in 30 overs. A century by K Vinay Kumar (134) helped his side. In reply, JSS College, Nanjangud, were bundled out for 195 in 30 overs. Harshavardhan top scored with 60 runs. Medium-pacer Yashwanth took a hat-trick in the second over of the match and ended up with three for 27 contributing to the victory. Sunil Kumar lent him good support by taking scalping three wickets for 37.

In another tie, St. Philomena’s College,  Mysore helped by a century by J Shashank (125) and a good all-round performance by Aquib M A (four for 45 & 42), registered a 44-run win over JSS Law College to enter the pre-quarterfinals.


SBRR Mahajana PG Centre: 246 for three in 30 overs ( Vinay Kumar K 134, Jaisham 41 n.o, Naveen Kumar two for 50) bt JSS College, Nanjangud 195 in 30 overs ( Darshan Nayak 40, Harshavardhan 60, Sanjay Kumar 28, Yashwanth three for 27, Sunil Kumar three for 37, Abhilash two for 19); GFGC, Siddarthanagar 249 for five in 30 overs (Karthik 86, Mayur K S 30, Nagesh 27, Swasthik two for 32) bt Kendriya Vidyalaya 161 in 28.3 overs (Mayur three for 12, Karthik three for 24, Avinash two for 12). GFGC, Mandya 146 in 27.5 overs ( Manjunath N 43, Basanth Kumar M N 30 n.o, Shashi Kumar four for 33, Vishnu Dev four for 16) bt Vidya Vikas College of Engineering 84 in 17 overs (Prasanth Rao 33, Ganesh Prasad three for 11, Krupendra Murthy two for 11);

GIMDS FGC 128 in 27.3 overs ( Sharbin 31, Komal 27, Prajwal three for 21, Mahesh two for 27, Akash two for 15) lost to Yuvaraja's College, Mysore 130 for six in 18.1 overs (Manu Mohan 40, Sanchith 32, G Pawan two for 21, Kiran two for two); NIE, Mysore 267 for six in 30 overs ( Guruprasad Swamy 79, Vasu 35 n.o, Kruthik U 50,

Sampreeth two for 60) bt Vidyashram 124 for six in 30 overs ( Nihal 45, Sampreeth 26 n.o, Punith B R two for 33, Basu two for seven); St. Philomena's College 238 for seven in 30 overs (Shashank J 125, Aquib M A 42, Gautham A M three for 54, Rakesh two for 49) bt JSS Law College 194 in 26.5 overs ( Sakarshan Joshi 50, Santosh 34, Aquib M A four for 45, Shashank J two for 23, Anwar Sadiq two for 40).

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