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Easy win for Tamil Nadu colts


Chennai : Tamil Nadu expectedly defeated Rajasthan by 210 runs in the Elite Group match of the Under-19 cricket tournament for the Cooch Behar trophy, here Monday.

Rajasthan collapsed for 114 in their second innings while chasing an improbable target of 325 in a minimum of 74 overs as leg-spinner Shravan Krishnan claimed four for 38 for match figures of 10 for 114.

Earlier, Tamil Nadu were bundled out for 252 after resuming their second innings at the overnight score of 213 for six.

Tamil Nadu thus gained five points for a tally of nine in the concluding league fixture to retain their position in the Elite Group.

Brief Scores:

Tamil Nadu: 227 all out in 109.5 overs and 252 all out in 93.1 overs (Rohith 92, PK Dharma 38, Harminder Singh 3 for 54, Md. Arif Parihar 3 for 55) beat Rajasthan 155 all out in 80 overs and 114 all out in 69.2 overs (Ankit Lamba 31, Parithosh Parashkar 25, Puneet Sharma 29, Shravan Krishnan 4 for 38, Vivek Athinam 2 for 7).