Chandigarh, January 11
A poor efficiency by Chandigarh batters pushed them to face an enormous defeat in opposition to Andhra Pradesh within the ongoing Col CK Nayudu Trophy performed at YS Raja Reddy ACA Cricket Stadium, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh. The native aspect had been defeated by an innings and 134 runs in opposition to the hosts.
After a disappointing first innings efficiency, the native batsmen had been bundled out for 221 runs within the second innings. Chandigarh added 82 runs to their in a single day rating of 139/7.
Unbeaten AA Kumar (91 off 120 balls, with 9 boundaries and 6 sixes) remained unbeaten and high scorer for Chandigarh. M Anjaneyelu claimed three wickets to stay the principle bowler for the hosts, whereas Girinath Reddy and Saketh Ram claimed two wickets every. KS Raju, Okay Maheep Kumar and Yara Sandeep took one wicket every.
The Chandigarh lads opened their second innings with Harnoor Singh (3) and skipper Arjun Azad (0). Nonetheless, the duo failed to offer the aspect a secure innings. Later, Taranpreet Singh (28) and Paras (27) tried to recuperate for Chandigarh, however managed to lift solely 44-run partnership for the aspect. The aspect obtained one other jolt as C Dhindsa (0) and Yuvraj Choudhary (9) had been despatched again to the pavilion.
Thereafter, Mayank Sidhu (24) misplaced his wicket. Arjun Sharma (8), Mohammed Ashad (2) and Mandeep Singh (9) contributed slightly earlier than the staff collapsed at 221 runs. Chandigarh will play its subsequent match in opposition to hosts Bihar in Patna on January 14.
Double ton by Maheep
Earlier, the hosts posted 541 runs, in reply to Chandigarh’s first innings whole of 186 runs. Okay Maheep Kumar got here up with a superb 267 off 385 balls, with 30 boundaries and three sixes. Girinath Reddy scored 113 off 156 balls, studded with 15 boundaries, whereas Saketh Ram (57) and Tripurana Vijay (42) additionally contributed to the overall.
Ranji Trophy: Dangerous climate spoilsport on Day 2
The native lads, taking part in their first dwelling recreation of Ranji Trophy in opposition to Vidarbha, had been welcomed by an disagreeable local weather for the second consecutive day. The match was delayed owing to dangerous gentle and just one over was bowled. On Tuesday, owing to the inclement climate, solely three overs had been bowled. The second day was confined to a single over because of the fog and dangerous gentle on the Sector Cricket Stadium.
The match began with a delay at 1.30 pm and the visiting aspect added solely 5 runs to their in a single day rating of 6/0 earlier than the play was referred to as off because of dangerous gentle. SR Ramaswamy (9) and skipper Faiz Fayaz (1) had been on the crease earlier than the stumps had been drawn.
On Tuesday, Chandigarh skipper Manan Vohra had received the toss and determined to discipline first. Although the pitch was protected with covers, in a single day dew made the outfield unfit to play. Additionally, amid restricted sources, the host administration confronted a troublesome time to arrange grounds amid such circumstances.
Vidarbha have registered two wins up to now within the match, whereas hosts Chandigarh are in search of their first victory.
Climate hits play in Mohali too
The identical scenario prevailed at IS Bindra PCA Stadium, Mohali, as solely 13 overs had been bowled on the second day of match between Punjab and J&Okay. Resuming from their in a single day whole of 146/6 in 33 overs, the guests added 30 runs earlier than the play was referred to as off owing to dangerous gentle. Unbeaten Fazil Rashid (46 off 70 balls) and Auqib Nabi (14) closed the day at 176/6.
On Tuesday, the match began with a delay of three hours because of persisting fog. Kaul led the cost by claiming 3/58, whereas Baltej Singh (2/35) and Mayank Markande (1/8) had been the opposite wicket takers for the aspect.