Cricket: Patil Academy in sight of victory

Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Dr D.Y. Patil Cricket Academy, Mumbai, were in commanding position and in sight of victory against Andhra CA, who after conceding a first innings lead of 237 runs, were 13 for three at stumps on the second day of the four-day match in the KSCA All-India cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

Patil Academy, following a fine century by Vikrant Auti (247b, 14×4) were all out for 370 and then dismissed Andhra for 133 with left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah taking four for 27. Following-on, Andhra lost three early wickets and were facing defeat with two more days remaining.

Himachal Pradesh CA were also in strong position against Assam CA who were 139 for nine in their first innings in reply to their rivals’ total of 413 all out.

R. Samarth blasted 187 (366b, 18×4, 1×6) to help KSCA XI make 335 for five against Orissa CA who were all out for 195. Samarth and Shishir Bhavane (69) added 153 runs to lay the foundation for a big total.

A century by Baba Aparajith (109 not out, 203b, 8×4, 1×6) held Tamil Nadu CA innings together as they ended the first day on 258 for six against Vidharbha CA in Mysuru.

Brief scores:

Dr. D.Y. Patil Cricket Academy: 370 all out in 110.1 overs (Vikrant Auti 117, Gaurav Jathar 35, C.H. Stephen 2-68, P. Vijay Kumar 5-72, Ayappa 2-43) vs Andhra CA: 133 all out in 51 overs (D.B. Prashanth 30, Iqbal Abdullah 4-27, Shubham Ranjane 2-20, Swapnil Singh 2-13) and 13 for 3 in 8 overs.

Himachal Pradesh CA: 413 all out in 125 overs (Nikhil Gangta 68, Ritupan Phatowali 2-78, Pallab Kumar Das 3-62, Krishna Das 2-61, Sarupam Purakayastha 2-83) vs Assam CA: 139 for 9 in 55 overs (Ankush Bedi 5-41, Shreshth Nirmohi 3-24).

CA Of Bengal: 288 all out vs Tripura CA: 127 for 3 in 83 overs (Arindam Das 39, Abhijith Dey 45 not out).

KSCA Colts: 340 all out in 102.3 overs (M. Kranthi Kumar 97, Avesh Khan 3-66, Aamir Gani 4-86, Mayank Dagar 2-44) and 83 for 6 in 31 overs (Aamir Gani 6-37) vs National Cricket Academy: 163 all out in 43 overs (Ankush Bains 43, Nitish Rana 34, Himanshu Rana 45 not out, S.L. Akshay 2-56, Prateek Jain 3-39, K.C. Cariappa 2-41, Mitrakant Yadav 2-12).

Orissa CA: 195 all out in 66.2 overs vs KSCA XI: 335 for 5 in 119 overs (R. Samarth 187, Mayank Agarwal 44, Shishir Bhavane 69, Jayant Behera 2-62).

Haryana CA: 377 all out in 108.5 overs (Mohit Sharma 59, Harshal Patel 42, Yuzvendra Chahal 37 not out, David Mathias 6-95, Darshan MB 2-53) vs KSCA President’s XI: 240 all out in 65.1 overs (D. Nischal 35, Mir Kaunian Abbas 54, Harshal Patel 5-52).

Tamil Nadu CA: 258 for 6 in 90 overs (K Bharath Shankar 39, Baba Indrajith 109 not out, Yadvendra Tembhare 2-42, Ravi Jangid 2-17) vs Vidarbha CA.

Gujarat CA: 255 for 3 in 88 overs (Samit Gohil 99, Priyank Panchal 77, S.K. Monish 2-79) vs Kerala CA.


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