CHENNAI: AG Pradeep’s unbeaten century (132 batting; 180b, 17x4, 2x6) enabled IOB to take a lead of 62 runs on the second day of the TNCA League first Division Plate Group championship for S R Jagannathan Trophy, at the IC-Guru Nanak college ground. IOB were 308 for 6 in 79 overs at stumps.
Pradeep and Aravind (70) added 179 runs for the sixth wicket in 42.5 overs which helped IOB get the all-important lead.
Earlier, resuming from 231 for 9, India Pistons were all out for 246. R Karthikeyan, who took 8 wickets on Monday, added one more to end with nine for 109.
Brief scores: India Pistons 246 in 112.1 ovs (R Karthik Adithya 45, S Mohan Raj 44, Ashwin 46 no, P Akash Ram 28, R Karthikeyan 9/104) vs IOB 308 for six in 79 ovs (T Atchuta Rao 56, AG Pradeep 132 batting, Ra Aravind 70, Ganapathi Chandrasekar 2/27, M Ashwin 2/100).
Arrows FC Win
Riding on S Parthiban’s goal in the 21st minute, Arrows FC defeated RBI 1-0 in a Senior Division football match of the St Joseph’s–CFA league at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium.
Results: Senior Division: Arrows FC 1 (S Parthiban 21st) bt RBI 0. Best Player: E Raja (Arrows FC); Chennai Customs 4 (Jeba Kumar 38th, 50th, 85th & Baratiraja 61st) bt Indian Bank 0. Best Player: Jeba Kumar (Chennai Customs).