Cricket: Skipper Lokeshwar helps TN men win against Chhattisgarh

Chennai: Tamilnadu U-23 registered a narrow victory over Chhattisgarh in the BCCI Men Under-23 One-dayers held at Jaipur Wednesday.

After winning the toss and opting to field, Chhattisgarh managed to score 241 in its 50 overs.

Chasing 242 for victory, Tamilnadu lost early wickets but skipper S Lokeshwar scored an unbeaten 99 and brought TN over the line, giving them a one-wicket victory with seven balls remaining.

For Chhattisgarh, Ajay Mandal picked up four wickets.

Brief scores:

Chhattisgarh 241 for six in 50 overs (Anuj Tiwary 86 (119b, 6x4s), Rishab Choubey 39, Prateek Yadav 33, Anandeep Khare 30, R Sonu Yadav 2/33 lost to Tamil Nadu 245 for nine in 48.5 overs (S Lokeshwar 99 not out (122b, 7x4s), S Radhakrishnan 28, S Abishek 33, Shubham Thakur 2/48)

NT Bureau