Mukunth guides Globe Trotters to victory

Chennai: K Mukunth (91 not out) struck an unbeaten half-century as Globe Trotters got the better of Nelson by 82 runs in the VA Parthasarathy Memorial One-Day tournament second round match at the Pachaiyappa’s College ‘A’ Ground here on Friday.

Batting first, Trotters posted 267 for eight in its stipulated overs, thanks to Mukunth, who fell short of a ton by just nine runs. His 95-ball innings was laced with seven boundaries. Mukunth was well-supported by R Audhi Sachin (56), who made a fifty. In the second innings, Trotters bowled out Nelson for 185 in 39.2 overs courtesy S Radhakrishnan’s (4/45) four-wicket haul.

Brief Scores

Jolly Rovers 216 in 46.4 overs (Akshay Wadkar 54, Abhishek Tanwar 4/25) lost to Grand Slam 217 for 4 in 46.4 overs (Nidhish S Rajagopal 53, Bhargav Merai 73*, Ambati Rayudu 47); Points: Grand Slam 4 (6); Rovers 0 (0).

MRC ‘A’ 245 for 8 in 50 overs (B Rahul 45, R Srinivasan 49, Prerak Mankad 63, M Mohammed 4/55) beat Vijay 184 in 43.3 overs (N Jagadeesan 60, S Swaminathan 4/20, MS Sanjay 3/42); Points: MRC ‘A’ 4 (8); Vijay 0 (4).

AG’s Office 161 in 49.3 overs (R Karthik Adithya 52, R Karthikeyan 3/29) lost to India Pistons 165 for 3 in 40.4 overs (GV Vignesh 43); Points: Pistons 4 (6); AG 0 (0).

Globe Trotters 267 for 8 in 50 overs (R Audhi Sachin 56, K Mukunth 91*, MS Washington Sundar 40) beat Nelson 185 in 39.2 overs (M Sridhar Raj 47, M Prabhu 44, S Radhakrishnan 4/45); Points: GT 4 (8); Nelson 0 (2).

Alwarpet 217 for 9 in 50 overs (B Sai Sudharsan 56, Ashwin Venkataraman 52) beat MCC 153 in 48.1 overs (Akshay V Srinivasan 44, D Rahul 3/39, RS Jaganath Sinivas 3/21); Points: Alwarpet 4 (4); MCC 0 (0).

Swaraj 169 in 40.5 overs (A Aarif 54, D Gowri Shankar 41, R Rohit 3/20, S Mohan Prasath 3/44) lost to Young Stars 170 for 3 in 36.1 overs (U Vishal 69*, Ganesh Satish 51); Points: Young Stars 4 (6); Swaraj 0 (4).

NT Bureau