Chennai: P Ragul Rithick’s spell of seven for 31 helped Districts I beat City IV by virtue of first innings lead in the TNCA Round Robin U-14 tournament here on Tuesday.
City IV was bowled out for a paltry 117 in 49.1 overs in pursuit of 288 with T Lalith Chockalingam top-scoring with 57. In the second innings, Districts I was 31 for no loss. Having secured the first innings lead, Districts I progressed to the next round.
Scores: Districts II 88 & 37 for no loss in 21 overs drew with City III 209 in 88.5 overs (Dhruv Thirumalai 80, GA Gokul Raj 33, K Nirmal Kumar 4/36). Note: City III won on first innings lead. Districts I 287/7 in 90 overs & 31 for no loss in 12 overs vs City IV 117 in 49.1 overs (T Lalith Chockalingam 57, SP Ragul Rithick 7/31). Districts-I won on first innings lead.