M. Owais (four for 12 and 35) took Cathedral HS to a five-wicket victory over Cambridge HS in the under-16 section of the Cottonian Shield here.

The scores:

U-16: Cambridge 138 for seven in 20 overs (M. Janesh 49, M. Vishal 46, M. Owais four for 12) lost to Cathedral 139 for five in 19.3 overs (M. Owais 35, G. Raghav three for 24).

Baldwin 65 for four in 14 overs (Arvind 31) lost to Bishop Cotton 69 for no loss in 5.1 overs (overs reduced due to rain).

St. Joseph’s 161 for seven in 20 overs (M. Arsalan 48, Samoon Ali 45) bt Frank Antony PS 81 for seven in 20 overs (S. Abhinav 37 n.o.).

16 teams for Thimmappiah Memorial cricket

Sixteen teams from across the country will compete in the KSCA Dr. (Capt.) K. Thimmappiah Memorial all-India cricket tournament, which commences on Wednesday.

The four-day matches will be held in Bengaluru and Mysuru. The teams are divided into four zones, with the zone toppers qualifying for the semifinals.

The final will commence on August 10, at Alur (1) ground.

The teams:

A Zone: KSCA XI, Himachal Pradesh CA, Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangh, Kerala CA.

B Zone: KSCA President’s XI, Baroda CA, Dr. D.Y. Patil CA, CAB.

C Zone: KSCA Secretary’s XI, UPCA, Railways Sports Promotion Board, Vidarbha CA.

D Zone (matches in Mysuru): KSCA Colts, MPCA, Andhra CA, Gujarat CA
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KPL trial

Karnataka Premier League (KPL) team Belagavi Panthers will conduct a talent hunt for KSCA-registered cricketers. The trial commences on July 19 at three venues — Google Turfcity, Global Village Tech Park and SEZ Sports Arena.

For details, call Praveen (9620266185) or Aleem (9663786551).

Ashith, Vasanth

duo lifts trophy

The Karnataka duo of Ashith Surya and Vasanth Kumar clinched the men’s doubles title of the Ghana International Series badminton tournament at Accra (Ghana).

In the final, Surya and Vasanth defeated another Karnataka pair — Vaibhav and Prakash Raj — 21-14, 15-21, 21-18.

Narrow win for CAG

Comptroller and Auditor General of India (New Delhi) beat Indian Air Force (Chandigarh) 1-0 in a tight game in the Bengaluru Super Division hockey league here on Monday.

Both the teams dribbled, passed and scooped brilliantly, but neither team managed to score a goal in the first half. CAG missed three penalty corner opportunities.

Five minutes to the hooter, a powerful reverse hit from CAG’s Tikei Kujur found the right top corner of the goal.

The result: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (New Delhi) 1 (Tikei Kujur 65) bt Indian Air Force (Chandigarh) 0
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