Chennai: A.K. Balachander four for 12 (including a hat-trick) and M. Ashwin (six for 43) shone in City-III’s 10-wicket win over Districts-II in a TNCA round robin under-19 match here on Thursday.
In the final, City-III will meet Districts-I, which qualified on the basis of first innings lead over City-I.
The scores: City-III 236 in 65.3 overs & 23 without loss bt Districts-II 106 in 49.4 overs (R.D. Ashwin Kumar three for 27, A.K. Balachander four for 12 including a hat-trick) & 149 in 49.1 overs (M. Prithviraj 27, M. Ashwin six for 43).
Districts-I 329 for eight in 90 overs drew with City-I 290 in 85.3 overs (K. Bharath Shankar 26, Adithya Ganesh 34, B. Aparajith 98, M. Kamalesh 27, Shravan Krishnan 27, V. Vijay Anand five for 79).