Tamilnadu inches closer to victory

Chennai: M Siddharth (3/29) scalped three wickets as Tamilnadu is on the brink of victory against Jharkhand in the Colonel CK Nayudu (Under-23) Elite Group A match at the JSCA Oval Ground in Ranchi.

Chasing 242 to win, the home side was tottering at 67 for seven courtesy Siddharth’s spell. Earlier, Tamil Nadu was all-out for 182 in 73.1 overs, with Sonu Kumar Singh (5/57) taking five wickets for the host.

Brief scores: Tamil Nadu 249 and 182 in 73.1 overs (Aditya Barooah 68, R Kavin 26, Ashwath Mukunthan 28, Sonu Kumar Singh 5/57) vs Jharkhand 190 and 67 for seven in 23.1 overs (M Siddharth 3/29)

NT Bureau