Diran scalps five

Chennai: Tamilnadu’s VP Diran scalped a fifer that helped dismiss Andhra for a paltry 139 all out on the first day of the South Zone, Vijay Merchant Trophy for Under 16 match,  played at the WYRE Sports Park, Tirupur.

By lunch, Andhra was reeling at 70 for 5 and medium pacer Dhiran, who hails from Krishnagiri, took four wickets in the second session to notch up his maiden five-wicket haul in the tournament.

Scores

Andhra 139 in 57.2 overs (Sk Rasheed 33, B. Aaditya 3 for 33, VP Diran five for 47) vs Tamilnadu 107 for one in 32 overs (R. Vimal Khumar 48 n.o (89b, 3×4, 1×6), Manav Parakh 41 n.o (61b, 7×4)

NT Bureau