Venkatesh & Rithik score big


Chennai: R Venkatesh scored an unbeaten 109 as Madras Cricket Club (MCC) beat Madras Race Club (MRC) by nine wickets in the Cosmo Trophy inter-club T20 tournament.

In another match, Rithik Easwaran top-scored with an unbeaten 114 as Mylapore Club defeated Alumni Club by 65 runs. Shantanu picked up six for 13 to set up T Nagar Social Club's six-wicket victory over Madras Gymkhana Club while Sandeep Srinivasan claimed five for nine in Mylapore Club's 87 runs win over Indira Nagar Club.

Scores: MRC 175 for three in 20 overs (Saravanan Murugan 70, Sunil 42, Sharan 44 no, VV Giri three for 34) lost to MCC 179 for one in 15.5 overs (R Venkatesh 109 no, Anirudh 44). Mylapore 187 for three in 20 overs (Rithik Easwaran 114 no Viswanth 44) bt Alumni 122 for three in 20 overs (Saravanan Krishnan 45, Rohan 42).

Madras Gymkhana 50 in 13 overs (Shantanu six for 13, Arjun Venkatesh four for 14) lost to T Nagar Social 53 for four in 9.2 overs.

MRC 130 for five in 20 overs (Thilak 42, Harish Mohan three for 24) lost to Socmo 131 for one in 18 overs (Prasanth 65 no, Harish Mohan 55 no).

Mylapore 153 for five in 20 overs (Karthik Narayanan 45, Shakthi Easwar 50) bt Indira Nagar 66 in 16.4 overs (Sandeep Srinivasan five for 9, Hariharan four for 21).


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