Pragadeesh takes fifer

Chennai: Tirunelveli’s AP Pragadeesh took five for 57 to restrict Salem to 230 on the first day of the TNCA Inter Districts Under-14 tournament on Saturday.

Pragadeesh got good support from RK Jayant who took three for 25. At stumps, Tirunelveli was nine for no loss. In another semi-final, Tirupur took a 10-run lead with seven wickets in hand after skittling out Kancheepuram for 100.

Brief scores

Salem 230 in 83.1 overs (PK Sachin Kanna 49, G Nishandh 38, RK Jayant 3/25, AP Pragadeesh 5/57) vs Tirunelveli 9 for no loss in 9 overs.
Kancheepuram 100 in 38.4 overs (SP Ragul Rithick 3/25, S Pranesh 3/26) vs Tirupur 110/3 in 55 overs (SS Magilan 39, KTA Madhava Prasad 48*)