CHENNAI: Vijay’s Abhinav Mukund and R. Prasanna, and Indian Bank’s Malolan Rangarajan scored hundreds on the first day of the 10th round matches of the TNCA first division league here on Saturday.
Malolan (113 batting, 207b, 3x6, 10x4) and E. Suresh (92 batting, 233b, 6x4) rescued Indian Bank from a precarious 54 for seven to 247 for seven against Alwarpet at MAC. Their unfinished eighth-wicket partnership of 193 has come in 65.4 overs.
At the Murugappa ground, Abhinav (160, 206b, 20x4, 1x6) and Prasanna (166 batting, 249b, 18x4, 4x6, 1x5) put on 289 in 64.2 overs for the second wicket against Parry’s.
Vijay was on a healthy 403 for two at stumps with N. Einstein (59 batting) giving Prasanna company. Both Abhinav and Prasanna crossed 500 runs for the season during this innings. Useful contributions from V. Subramania Siva (49), Ajay Kudua (74, 178b, 9x4) and S. Badrinath (62 batting, 90b, 6x4) took Jolly Rovers to 252 for six against India Pistons at the CPT-IP ground. Kudua and Badrinath raised 112 for the sixth wicket in 30.2 overs.
Sadagopan Ramesh’s unbeaten 90 (166b, 11x4) was the highlight of Young Stars’ 268 for five against Aruna at the RKM-Vivekananda ground. Ramesh and S.R. Ganesh Kumar (36 batting) have put on 93 for the sixth wicket so far.
Vikram Mani made a handy 63 (138b, 7x4), while S. Anirudha claimed three wickets.
M. Laksmi Narayanan scored 71 (159b, 10x4) for Southern Railway Institute against UFCC (T. Nagar) at the Southern Railway ground. Kevin Sukumar chipped in with 42, as the host ended the day at 246 for nine. Leg-spinner Shravan Krishnan scalped three.
At CPT-IP: Jolly Rovers 252 for six in 90 overs (V. Subramania Siva 49, M. Ajay Kudua 74, S. Badrinath 62 batting) vs India Pistons.
At MAC: Indian Bank 247 for seven in 90 overs (E. Suresh 92 batting, Malolan Rangarajan 113 batting) vs Alwarpet.
At MRF Pachaiyappas: Globe Trotters 192 for eight in 90 overs (Y. Venugopala Rao 46) vs Grand Slam.
At Murugappa: Vijay 403 for two in 90 overs (Abhinav Mukund 160, R. Prasanna 166 batting, N. Einstein 59 batting) vs Parry’s.
At Railway: Southern Railway Institute 246 for nine in 94 overs (M. Lakshmi Narayanan 71, Kevin Sukumar 42) vs UFCC (T. Nagar).
At RKM-Viveka: Young Stars 268 for five in 90 overs (Vikram Mani 63, Sadagopan Ramesh 90 batting) vs Aruna.