Tamilnadu loses to Vidarbha

Chennai: Ashwath Mukunthan’s splendid effort of five for 35 went in vain as Tamil Nadu lost to Vidarbha by 90 runs in the BCCI U-23 men’s tournament in Jaipur on Monday.

Electing to bat, Vidarbha was all out for 231 in 49.2 overs with Yash Rathod contributing 67 (82b, 4×4, 1×6), while D Akshay chipped in with a useful 52 (70b, 5×4). In reply, TN’s batting came a cropper as it was bowled out for 141 in 40.5 overs. Mohit Raut scalped four for 22 while Raj Kamal Choudhury took three wickets for 35.

Brief scores: Vidarbha 231 in 49.2 overs (D Akshay 52, Yash Rathod 67, Pavan Parnate 29, Ashwath Mukunthan 5/35, M Siddharth 2/36, S Swaminathan 2/44) bt Tamil Nadu 141 in 40.5 overs  (S Swaminathan 52, S Radhakrishnan 34, Mohit Raut 4/22, Raj Kamal Choudhury 3/35, Manas Sahare 2/22)