TNCA First Division League: Alexandar, Sai bag six-wicket hauls

Chennai: CromBest’s R Alexandar (6/95) continued his rich vein of form in the TNCA First Division League as he picked up a six-wicket haul against Grand Slam on the opening day at the VB Nest here on Friday.

The left-arm spinner leads the Season bowling chart with 48 wickets thus far. Despite Alexandar’s brilliant spell, R Rohith (114) rescued Grand Slam by posting a century. At stumps on day one, Grand Slam was 267 for nine. In another match at the IC Guru Nanak College Ground, R Sai Kishore (6/29) helped Vijay skittle out MRC ‘A’ for a paltry 124 in the first innings.

Brief scores: MRC ‘A’ 124 in 34.5 overs (Adithya Arun 51, R Sai Kishore 6/29, Malolan Rangarajan 2/21) vs Vijay 287 for 5 in 55 overs (K Varun Kumar 92, Abhinav Mukund 64*, G Rahul Singh 46).

Grand Slam 267 for 9 in 90 overs (R Rohith 114, R Alexandar 6/95) vs CromBest. India Pistons 202 in 65.1 overs (DT Chandrasekar 4/32) vs Jolly Rovers 77 for 2 in 23.1 overs.

TI Cycles 289 for five in 90 overs (Adhithya Giridhar 48, Aditya Venkatesh 84, S Aravind 73, D Anchit 43*) vs Alwarpet.

Young Stars 206 in 59.4 overs (S Swaminathan 54, R Rohit 44, Shoaib Md Khan 4/78, Swapnil K Singh 3/39, V Subramania Siva 3/41) vs Nelson 96 for 7 in 30 overs (S Mohan Prasath 3/49, S Swaminathan 3/10).

MCC 254 for 7 in 90 overs (M Vijay Kumar 45, U Sasidev 45, S Suresh Kumar 98*, Monish Satish 3/53) vs Globe Trotters.

NT Bureau