Hyderabad, Andhra post big wins
Hyderabad secured four points after thrashing Kerala by 117 runs in the third round of the South Zone Inter-state Under-14 Cricket Tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here today.
Equally devastating was the performance by Andhra, which continued from its earlier match, while prevailing over Tamil Nadu by 68 runs, despite a fluent century by U Mukilesh.
Replying to Hyderabad's modest score, Kerala was bundled out for paltry 125 runs. Surya Teja and Revanth destroyed the opponent's batting order by accounting for six dismissals between them. Ashwin Anand top scored with 33 runs.
Meanwhile, Andhra tasted successive triumph at Gymkhana Ground at the expense of Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu was restricted for 225 runs with the bulk of scoring (118) coming from the bat of Mukilesh. T Vamshi Krishna and P Surya Charan scalped three and two wickets respectively. Brief Scores: Played at RGICS: Hyderabad 242 for 9 bt Kerala 125 (Ashwin Anand 33, Surya Teja 4/48, Revanth 2/17). Points: Hyd 4, Kerala 0; Played at Gymkhana: Andhra 293 for 7 bt Tamil Nadu 225 (Ryan Jebaraj 42, U Mukilesh 118, M Leo Sachin 35, T Vamshi Krishna 3/54, P Surya Charan 2/55).