Tamilnadu suffers loss

Chennai: Madhya Pradesh registered a convincing 227-run win over Tamilnadu in the Colonel CK Nayudu Trophy (Under-23) Elite ‘A’ match in Gwalior.

Chasing a mammoth total of 492, TN could only make 264 for nine, with R Kavin (9 not out) unable to continue his innings due to illness.

TN’s K Mukunth scored a valiant 74 not out, but his knock was not enough to prevent a loss. MP gained six points for the win while the visitor TN returned empty-handed from the encounter.

Brief scores: Madhya Pradesh 259 and 363 for nine decl. beat Tamilnadu 131 and 264 for nine in 80.4 overs (C Hari Nishaanth 47, K Mukunth 74*, L Kiran Akash 30, RS Jaganath Sinivas 31, Ashwin Das 3/84, Kumar Kartikeya Singh 3/63)

NT Bureau