Cooch Behar Trophy: Chhattisgarh stuns TN

Chennai: Anand Rao (126 not out) scored an unbeaten century as Chhattisgarh registered a convincing six-wicket win over Tamil Nadu in the Cooch Behar Trophy (Under-19) Elite Group A match at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.

The home side picked up six points courtesy the victory, while Tamilnadu returned empty-handed. Resuming on its overnight score of nine for two, the host managed to seal victory with an unbroken 176-run stand for the fifth wicket between Ayush Pandey (59 not out) and Anand.

Brief scores: Tamilnadu 257 and 135 lost to Chhattisgarh 177 and 216 for four 61.3 overs (Ayush Pandey 59*, Anand Rao 126*, ME Yazh Arun Mozhi 2/63

NT Bureau