Mysore, Aug 8: Hyderabad Cricket Association (CA) took a commanding 307-run first innings lead over KSCA President’s XI after making 585 in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Wednesday.
Resuming at their overnight score of 253 for four in reply to the home team’s 278, Hyderabad batsmen continued their merry way to ensure a massive lead. Veteran VVS Laxman, 102 overnight, went on to make 169 (207b) while A. Quadri also helped himself to a century (133).
At the Gangothri Glades grounds, Mumbai CA were 445 for six responding to Rajasthan CA’s first innings score of 277. Leading the Mumbai’s charge were Swapnil Salvi (124), Kaustubha Pawar (164) and Hiken Shah (105) as the Rajasthan bowlers toiled for little success.
In Alur, KSCA XI dismissed Bangladesh ‘A’ for 214 to take a 70-run lead and then stretched it by making 284 for seven declared in their second innings with R. Samarth (86) being the top scorer. The visitors were 17 without loss chasing a victory target of 355.
Play in the other game between KSCA Colts, who were 279 for nine overnight, and Baroda CA, was called off for the day without a ball being bowled due to rains.
In Alur: KSCA XI 284 all out in 89.1 overs and 284 for 7 decl in 66.4 overs (R Samarth 86, KB Pawan 47, Ganesh Satish 68, Md Nayeem Islam 5/38) vs Bangladesh ‘A’ 214 all out in 68.5 overs (Md Mithun 46, K. Gowtham 6/74) and 17 for no loss in 8 overs.
In Bangalore: KSCA Colts 279 for 9 in 100.3 overs vs Baroda CA. Day 3 play rained off.
In Mysore: KSCA President’s XI 278 all out in 90 overs and 9 for no loss in 2 overs vs Hyderabad CA 585 all out in 157.5 overs (VVS Laxman 169, A Quadri 133, Ashish Reddy 62, K Sumanth 63, Ryan Ninan 2/92, Ronit More 2/112, SK Moinuddin 4/142).
Rajasthan CA 277 all out in 83.3 overs vs Mumbai CA 445 for 6 in 125 overs (Swapnil Salvi 124, Kaustubha Pawar 164, Hiken Shah 105, Deepak Chahar 2/91, Raman Chahar 4/52).