Maharashtra in trouble against TN

Published: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 0:00 [IST]
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Maharashtra in trouble against TN

Chennai, Oct 15: Maharashtra were 106 for four in 40 overs in reply to Tamil Nadu's mammoth 572 for seven declared at close on the second day of their four-day Under-22 league match for the C K Nayudu cricket tournament here today.

Resuming at the overnight score of 356 for four, Tamil Nadu twins B Aparajith and B Indrajith made merry, adding 210 runs for the fifth wicket in 48.2 overs to take the home team to a strong position. Aparajith made an elegant 136 (168bg, 14x4, 3x6) while Indrajith slammed 72 (142b, 7x4).

In reply, Maharashtra lost early wickets but fifth-wicket pair of Prayag Bhati (51 batting, 7x4, 2x6) and Vishant More (31 batting) shared 89 runs in 23.1 overs to stabilise the visitors' innings.

For Tamil Nadu, pacer Vijay Shankar (2/13) and left-arm spinner R Aushik Srinivas (2/24) were the successful bowlers.


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