Skipper Ashwin powers MRC ‘A’ to innings victory

Chennai: Ravichandran Ashwin (7/69) picked up a seven-wicket haul in the first innings as Mylapore Recreation Club ‘A’ trounced Crombest by an innings and 47 runs in the TNCA First Division League match at the VB Nest here on Thursday.

Skipper Ashwin scalped seven to bowl out CromBest for 246 in 96.1 overs. Following on, the loser was skittled out for a for a paltry 129 in 53.3 overs, gifting eight points to MRC ‘A’. Arpit Vasavada (4/13) and ME Yazh Arun Mozhi (4/48) picked up four wickets each for the victor, in the second innings.

Brief scores:

Mylapore RC ‘A’ 422 for 5 decl. beat CromBest 246 in 96.1 overs (Ankur Julka 63, Wilkins Victor 73, R Ashwin 7/69) and (following on) 129 in 53.3 overs (Arpit Vasavada 4/13, ME Yazh Arun
Mozhi 4/48). Points: MRC ‘A’ 8 (20); CromBest 0 (7).

Young Stars 287 and 55 for 2 decl. in 20 overs drew with MCC 152 in 93 overs (U Sasidev 40, J Syed Mohammed 43, S Ajith Ram 5/26). Points: Stars 5 (15); MCC 2 (10). Nelson 590 for 7 decl.
drew with India Pistons 314 in 92.4 overs (M Prabhu 51, GV Vignesh 94, W Antony Dhas 3/64). Points: Nelson 5 (12); Pistons 2 (9).

Grand Slam 566 for 6 decl. drew with TI Cycles 375 in 111.5 overs (MUB Sriram 80, Kunal Chandela 160, B Arun 5/118, M Raja 3/71). Points: Grand Slam 5 (20); Cycles 2 (11). Vijay 223 and
200 for 8 decl. in 65 overs (L Suryapprakash 83, Akash Sumra 4/57) drew with Globe Trotters 120 and 93 for 5 in 63 overs (MS Washington Sundar 47*, L Vignesh 2/13). Points: Vijay 5 (17);
Trotters 2 (14).

Jolly Rovers 418 drew with Alwarpet 420 for 9 in 119.5 overs (Ashwin Venkataraman 84, Muhammed Adnan Khan 64, U Mukilesh 150*, M Siddharth 51, NS Harish 3/126). Points: Alwarpet 5
(18); Rovers 2 (14).

NT Bureau