Visakhapatnam, Apr 4 UNI | 4 months ago

Goa's winning streak extended to Four, after crushing Last Year Winner Karnataka by a whopping 108 runs against Karnataka, the Best Openers and in-form Batsmen's Sagim Kamat and S A asnodkar of Goa helped his team to take front line lead in the top of the Table after Four Rounds and got 16 points in the YS Rajasekhar Reddy-ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here today in the Port City.


Brief Scores:Goa 174 for Six Wickets in 20 Over's Sagun Kamat 95 and Asnodkar 51 and Karanataka all out 66 Runs in 13.2 Overs.

The Goa Bowling best performanced by darshan Misal 3 fir 16, Harsad Godekar 2 for 7 and Amit yasev 2 for 9.

In the Second Match Between Kerala and Tamil Nadu:the Kerala hold nerve for two-wicket win Kerala sneaked home by two wickets against Tamil Nadu in a tense finish Chasing 157, Kerala looked all but out of it at 143 for 8 in the 19th over, but an unbeaten 18 by the P Prashant took them home in the final over.

Earlier, M Vijay's 87 went in vain for Tamil Nadu. He added 80 with B Aparajith for the second wicket and his 52-ball knock included nine fours and three sixes. Kerala were in trouble early in their chase and were at 23 for 3 in the fifth over. Rohan Prem and VA Jagadeesh then stabilized the chase with a stand of 56 for the fourth wicket before Jagadeesh fell for 31.

Jafar Jamal then blazed 41 off just 14 balls, with four sixes to give Kerala the edge. But Tamil Nadu snatched the back the advantage thanks to the seamer V Yo Mahesh, who got rid of Jamal and Pallam Anfal off successive deliveries.

Mahesh later got rid of the well-set Prem and it was down to Prashant to try and knock off the remaining 14 runs. Prashant hit two fours and a six to guide Kerala to their second win.

In the Third Match Between Andhra and Hyderabad : the Andhra may have lost their first three matches in the tournament but they shot back magnificently with a crushing Eight-Wicket win against Hyderabad. Putting Hyderabad into bat.

Andhra struck in the fourth ball of the innings, with B Sudhakar picking up the wicket of DB Ravi Teja, who had scored a century a three days ago. Hyderabad's stocks took further plunge as D Shivkumar picked two wickets in two balls in his second over and, a 27-run stand for sixth wicket aside, never gained.

They were bowled out for a paltry 76, which Andhra, despite losing their first wicket early, chased down in the 12th over. Shivkumar, who proved to be unplayable, finished with enviable figures of 4-3-6-4 while Sudhakar finished with 3 for 9.

The Top of the Table in the 4th Round Completed in south Zone Goa got 16 Points, Tamil nadu 8, Hyderabad 8, Kerala 8 Karnataka and Andhra Four points each.

(Posted on 05-04-2014)