Haryana, Vidarbha score easy wins in KSCA cricket tourney

Bengaluru, Aug 4 (IANS) Haryana and Vidarbha recorded comfortable victories against Tripura and Gujarat, respectively, in the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) All-India cricket tournament here on Tuesday.

In Bengaluru, Haryana swept past Tripura by an innings and 176 runs to pick up seven points. Featuring in Haryana’s win were Rahul Dagar whose century (116, 210b, 11×4) helped them pile up 416 for seven declared, and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal who took six for 38 to bundle out Tripura for 103 in their second innings.

Vidarbha eased past Gujarat by seven wickets in Mysuru and earned six points. After taking a 50-run first innings lead, Vidarbha bowled out Gujarat for 121 and then reached the modest target in the 28th over.

An unbeaten double century by D Nischal (202 not out, 435b, 25×4) and his 270-run partnership with K.N. Bharath (147, 224b, 23×4) put Karnataka President’s XI within striking distance of Bengal’s first innings score of 489 as the hosts ended the day at 444 for three.

Brief scores:

At Bengaluru – KSCA XI: 200 and 264 for 5 in 94 overs (Abhishek Reddy 103, R Samarth 40, CM Gautam 75 not out, Sarupam Purakayastha 3-52, Syed Mohammed 2-71) vs Assam CA: 307.

Orissa CA: 203 and 228 for 4 in 86 overs (Girija Rout 92 not out, Aravind Singh 69, Ankush Bedi 2-61) vs Himachal Pradesh C A: 308 all out in 101 overs (Akash Vasist 45 not out, Jayant Behera 6-99, Alok Chandra Sahoo 3-69).

CA of Bengal: 489 vs KSCA President’s XI : 444 for 3 in 141 overs (D Nischal 202 not out, KN Bharath 147, Mir Kaunain Abbas 49).

Andhra CA: 340 and 140 for 5 in 52 overs (Ashwin Hebbar 56, Mohd. Kaif 34, KC Cariappa 2-11, Mitrakant Yadav 2-34) vs KSCA Colts XI: 356 all out in 113.5 overs (Liyan Khan 162, Shashikanth 3-51, CH Stephen 2-59, G Shankar Rao 3-84).

Tripura CA: 137 and 103 all out in 47.5 overs (Jayant Yadav 3-30, Yuzvendra Chahal 6-38) lost to Haryana CA: 416 for 7 decl. in 137 overs (Rahul Dagar 116, Tushar Saha 3-111, Abhijith Dey 2-132) by an inninigs and 176 runs. Points: Haryana CA 7, Tripura CA 0.

Dr. DY Patil Academy: 486 vs National Cricket Academy: 346 for 6 in 84 overs (Washington Sundar 86, Amolpreet Singh 70, Nitish Rana 109 not out, Swapnil Singh 4-79).

At Mysore – Kerala CA: 266 and 176 all out in 59.3 overs (Nikhilesh Surendran 49, Akshay Kodoth 32, Rohan Prem 44, DT Chandrasekhar 8-73, W Antony Das 2-45) vs Tamil Nadu CA: 153 and 85 for 3 in 30 overs (Baba Indrajith 38 not out).

Gujarat CA: 195 and 121 all out in 42.2 overs (Ravi Jangid 2-3, Akshay Wakhare 2-38, Aditya Sarvate 3-33) lost to Vidarbha CA: 245 and 72 for 3 in 27.3 overs (Hardik Patel 2-6) by 7 wickets. Points: Vidarbha CA 6, Gujarat CA 0.

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