Praveen’s ton guides TN to victory

Chennai: Opener P Praveen Kumar (116*) scored an unbeaten hundred as Tamil Nadu registered a convincing nine-wicket win over Odisha in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy match at the Jaipuria Vidhyalaya Ground in Jaipur. Earlier, Odisha was skittled out for 215 in 47 overs. Chasing 216, TN cruised to the total in 29.4 overs. Praveen Kumar hit 19 boundaries enroute to his century. He was well supported by Pradosh Ranjan Paul, who remained not out on ?83. TN remained unbeaten throughout the league phase.

Brief scores: Odisha 215 in 47 Overs ( Raghunath Malla 40, S Kishan Kumar 3/28) lost to Tamil Nadu 218 for one in 29.4 overs (P Praveen Kumar 116*, Pradosh Ranjan Paul 83*)

NT Bureau