PALAKKAD: Sambasiva Sharma hit 71 as South Zone gave a strong reply to Central on the second day of its three-dayer in the Jacob Trophy State senior inter-zone cricket championship at the Fort Ground here on Tuesday.

Earlier, South bowled out Central for 279.

The scores: Central 279 in 115.3 overs (Robert Fernandes 73, Anilkumar 40) v South 200 for three 63.2 overs (Sambasiva Sharma 71, V.A. Jagadeesh 57). — Principal Correspondent

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