Diran bowls TN to ten-wicket win

Chennai: Right-arm medium-pacer VP Diran took five wickets to help Tamilnadu trounce Goa by 10 wickets in the Vijay Merchant Trophy Under-16 Cricket Tournament at Margao on Sunday.

TN got seven points from this match including a bonus point for the 10-wicket win and topped the South Zone table with 26 points from six matches. TN qualified for the Inter-Zone leg.

Brief scores: TN 362/7 decl. and 8 for no loss in 0.2 overs beat Goa 157 and 209 in 108.2 overs (Lakhmesh Pawane 35, Deep Kasvankar 25, M. Akash 30, Suryesh Pagi 26, VP Diran 5/46, B. Aaditya 3/69, Manav Parakh 2/34)

NT Bureau