Nitin's five wicket tour places Hyderabad at the top

HYDERABAD: Nitin Sai Yadav put Hyderabad in a strong position against Pondicherry at Vijay Merchant Trophy U-16 tournament at estadio RGIC, aquí el viernes. En tocones at segundo día, los visitantes fueron 169 por ocho. Son 90 carreras detrás con solo dos wickets en la mano.

Replying to Hyderabad's 259, Pondicherry got off to a modest start With Sai Satwik Kandukuri (20) and Kushwanth Silora (29) adding 36 for the first wicket. Kushwanth (29) and skipper Jaswanth Shreeram He then took the score to 70 before the first one became Nitin's first victim.

Hyderabad took a vice-like grip on the match as Nitin struck twice more in quick succession. Later, Ashwad Choudhary got rid of Shreeram (48) as Pondicherry were reduced to 116 for five. Mukesh M (31) offered some resistance but the Hyderabad bowlers were on top.

Nitin has taken five of 37 in 21 overs and Pranav Varma pocketed two of 26.

Abhinav, Rasheed stable Andhra

After the first day's play was washed out, the weather gods were favourable on Friday as 45 overs of play was possible at game between Andhra and Karnataka at the CSR Sharma College-ACA ground in Ongole.

Bateados, Andhra tuvo un comienzo desastroso cuando perdieron a Shaik Kaja Mohiddhin (3) y K Revanth Reddy (3) con solo 12 at tablero.

M Abhinav and Shaik Rasheed joined together to thwart Karnataka's attack. The duo added 87 for the third uninterrupted wicket before the game was canceled.

Abhinav was batting in 55 of 121 balls with 10 strokes to the fence and the quiet Rasheed was in 29 of 133 balls with three limits.

Brief scores: Hyderabad 259 in 88.5 vs CA Pondicherry 169/8 in 95 overs (Kushwant Silora 29, Jashwanth Shreeram 48, Mukesh M 31, Pranav Varma 2/26, Nitin Sai Yadav 5/37).

Andhra 99/2 in 45 overs (M Abhinav 55 batting, Sk Rasheed 29 batting) vs Karnataka.