Bangalore: South secured a 214-run first innings lead over East and enforced the follow on in a Col. Hemu Adhikari Trophy under-19 inter-zonal tournament semifinal in progress at the IAF Ground here on Thursday.

At close on the third day, East mustered 72 for one in 27 overs and needs 142 runs to avoid an innings defeat.

The scores: Semifinals: South 511 in 128.1 overs vs East 297 in 127.5 overs (Swarupam 76, Saurab Tiwary 51, Kamal Gope 43 n.o., G.V.S. Prasad four for 105) and 72 for one in 27 overs.

All India Universities XI 182 in 52 overs and 258 for five in 70 overs (Vipin Kumar 69, Kushal Jilla 63, Manish Bhatia 48) vs North 432 in 136 overs (Mandeep Singh 95, S. Senthil Kumar five for 92).

Fifth-place play-off: Central 520 for nine decl. in 169.3 overs vs West 314 for three in 94 overs (Priyanka Panchal 144, Vishwanath More 78, Udit Birla 43 n.o.).

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