VELLORE: An all-round performance by I.T. Tabarak Baig, who scored 110 runs and took five wickets for 63 runs, enabled Vellore district to beat Nagapattinam district by two wickets in the first round of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association under-19 inter-district tournament in Ranipet on Tuesday. The scores: Nagapattinam 255 for 8 in 50 overs (R. Vivek 90, S. Surendran 61, I.T. Tabarak Baig five for 63) lost to Vellore district 258 for 8 in 50 overs (I.T. Tabarak Baig 110, T. Jagath Guruprasad 55, M. Bilvaprasad 35, V. Naresh Babu 37, J. Jayakumar three for 48).
Dharmapuri 211 in 43.1 overs (Zubair 75, M. Arunkumar 46, Nikhil Suresh three for 7) beat Nilgiris 207 in 49 overs (John Samuel Sundar 30, R. Vijay three for 34). — Special Correspondent