Mukunth stars for TN

Chennai: Opener K Mukunth struck an unbeaten 88 as Tamil Nadu reached 186 for three against Gujarat on day one of the Colonel CK Nayudu (Under-23) Elite Group A match at the TNCA Academy in Theni.

The away side won the toss and chose to field. Mukunth was the star of the day for the host, smashing a half-century, which included 13 fours. He was well-supported by S Radhakrishnan, who made 50. Yash Gardharia was the best bowler for the visitor, taking two wickets for 43 runs.

Brief scores: Tamil Nadu 186 for three in 84 overs (K Mukunth 88*, S Radhakrishnan 50, S Lokeshwar 31*, Yash Gardharia 2/43) vs Gujarat

NT Bureau