AU PATEL’S 43 and Kathan Patel’s 35 helped Gujarat take a slim lead of 13 runs over Tamil Nadu on the third day of their Col CK Nayudu Trophy clash at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surat (Gujarat) on Sunday.
At stumps, the hosts were 222/5 in their second essay, after being handed a follow on. Earlier in the morning, Gujarat’s first innings folded at 170 in just 62.2 overs. M Abhinav was the wrecker-in-chief for the visitors taking five wickets while giving away 28 runs. Brief scores: TN 379 vs Gujarat 170 in 62.2 ovs (AU Patel 77 n.o; M Abhinav 5/28, M Shahrukh Khan 3/47) & 222/5 in 80 ovs (AU Patel 43, KD Patel 35).
Rahul, Rohit shine
Rahul Kashyap’s 3/57 and Rohit Kumar’s 3/39 enabled Punjab to restrict Tamil Nadu to 155 in their first essay on the opening day of their Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 clash at the Dhruv Pandove Stadium in Patiala (Punjab). Aditya Barooah made a patient 60 for Tamil Nadu. In reply, Punjab were 82/3 when stumps were drawn.
Brief scores: TN 155 in 65.4 ovs (Aditya Barooah 60; Rahul Kashyap 3/57, Rohit Kumar 3/39) vs Punjab 82/3 in 23 ovs.
Karnataka girls win
Monica C Patel’s 4/9 was the highlight of Karnataka’s sixwicket win against Tamil Nadu in their South Zone Women’s U-19 one-dayer at the RVR & JC College grounds in Guntur.
Brief scores: Tamil Nadu 90 in 34.2 ovs (SB Keerthana 40; Monica C Patel 4/9, Sneha Jagadish 3/29) lost to Karnataka 91/4 in 28.4 ovs (K Prathyoosha 42). Points: Karnataka (4), Tamil Nadu (0).