TNCA Inter-Districts Under-19 tournament: Super spell by Nirmal

Chennai: P Nirmal Kumar (6/10) bagged a six-wicket haul to propel Coimbatore to an innings victory over Tirupur in the TNCA Inter-Districts Under-19 knockout match at the PSG IMS ‘A’ Ground in Coimbatore Tuesday.

Despite batting twice, the visitor fell short of Coimbatore’s total (332) by 182 runs. Nirmal was the star of the show for Coimbatore as he picked up six wickets on Day 2. He was well supported by Aditya Kumar Gaurav, who scalped three.

Scores:

Tirupur 81 in 37.5 overs (K Baladharan 4/17); Coimbatore 332 for 7 decl. in 85 overs (C Sathyanarayanan 88, N D Hari Shankar 182, P Nirmal Kumar 31, B Iyappan 4/100); Tirupur 69 in 27.5 overs (K Dravid 38, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3/15, P Nirmal Kumar 6/10)

Tiruvallur 170 in 55.5 overs (R Vivek 66, J Naveen 4/67, R Adhithya Chandram 4/46); Vellore 88 in 37.3 overs (S Aravind 4/33, D Vignesh Yadav 3/6); Tiruvallur 175 for 2 decl. in 33 overs (R Vivek 53*, R Ram Arvindh 80); Vellore 133 in 37.1 overs (KS Tejas 31, S Aravind 3/35).

Tirunelveli 73 in 28.3 overs (G Aravindh 4/24, L Sonu Singh 4/7); Salem 233 in 66.3 overs (Vinit N Lakhani 48, S Sanjay 38, S J Krithick 64, M Gowtham 5/11); Tirunelveli 108 in 28.4 overs (G Aravindh 3/19, SJ Krithick 4/25).

Kancheepuram 390 for 7 decl. in 76.5 overs (Vignesh S Iyer 33, R Yash 118, R S Mokit Hariharan 136, Gaurav Sahay 37); Nagapattinam 206 in 55.1 overs (D Rahul 79, P Shyam Ganesh 4/32); Kancheepuram 114 for 4 in 18 overs (Vignesh S Iyer 53, S Abinash 3/16).

NT Bureau