October 4, 2017

Velammal wins basketball tourney

Chennai: Velammal’s U-19 Basketball boys team has emerged victorious in the Inter-state Basketball tournament held at Annai Sathya stadium, Tanjore between 26 September and 1 October. Organised by Mamannan Raja Raja Cholan Rural Educational Trust, 16 teams from different states took part in the Tournament. Velammal’s boys team beat Madurai American College school team in the finals and clinched Raja Raja Cholan Trophy successfully. The winners of the tournament were

TNCA U-16 tournament: Lakshay Jain scores century

Chennai: Unbeaten century by S Lakshay Jain helped District II defeat City I by first innings lead in a TNCA Round Robin Under-16 match held recently. Scores MURUGAPPA CRICKET GROUND City – I 169 in 83 overs (M. Mithul Raj 96 not out, P. Nirmal Kumar 3 for 47, A. Lewin Sam 3 for 29) Districts 285 for 6 in 90 overs (M. Naveen Ganeshan 44, S. Lakshay Jain 103

Stars set for new T10 league

Dubai: Just when we thought cricket couldn’t get any shorter, The United Arab Emirates will introduce a new format with international stars Shahid Afridi, Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara and Eoin Morgan featuring in a ‘T10’ league in December. Sharjah will host the ten-over-a-side matches with each clash to run for about 90 minutes (45 minute each side). Four teams will feature with a player draft to take later this month.

Palm seeds sown by Chennaiites in sapling-drive

Chennai: Volunteers and children came together for sowing palm seeds. The initiative was organised by Pasumai Tamilnadu at Annanur pond in Sivasakthi Nagar, Thirmullaivoyal in the city. This is a second phase of sowing palm seeds in the waterbody by Pasumai Tamilnadu. Around four volunteers and five children participated in this event from 6  to 9 am. According to residents, there used to be a palmyra farm near the pond

Tamannah’s cleavage & other festival attractions

* A look at how new ads reach out to people by being totally stupid Chennai, Oct 4: Thanks to the recent India-Australia one-day series, we at Crank’s News watched a lot of cricket. Sorry, correction: We apologise for the incorrect previous sentence. What we did was, we attempted to watch cricket, but what we did was: followed a lot of advertisements. And by boy, some of the advertisements were