HYDERABAD: Tamil Nadu recorded a nine-wicket win against Hyderabad in the three-day South Zone P.S. Ram Mohan Rao Trophy (under-22) cricket tournament at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium (Uppal) here on Saturday.

The stars of the day for Tamil Nadu were Senthil Kumar, whose five for 43 helped it skittle out hosts for 182 in the second essay, and M. Vijay (94 not out, 8 x 4, 6 x 6) who fashioned an emphatic victory when the chase was on.

Tamil Nau will take on Karnataka in the three-day final at Gymkhana Grounds here from January 9 to 11.

The scores: Hyderabad 256 & 182 in 44.4 overs (Senthil Kumar five for 43, Huzefa Patel three for 56) lost to Tamil Nadu 310 & 129 for one in 19.5 overs (M. Vijay 94 not out). - Sports Reporter

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