Ernakulam crushed Idukki by an innings and 99 runs in the Central Zone under-19 inter-district cricket tournament at the Victoria College ground on Wednesday.

In the South Zone tournament, Thiruvanathapuram scored a 10-wicket win over Kottayam in Thiruvalla.

The scores: Ernakulam 427 bt Idukki 190 in 48 overs (Vishnu Babu 43, Anoop Mohan 38, Abdul Safar seven for 61) & 131 in 34.5 overs (Abdul Safar four for 61).

Palakkad 311 & 183 for nine in 44 overs (Aquib Fazal 103 no, Nibu Jose four for 36) drew with Thrissur 303 for nine in 70 overs (Sidharth 131, Sharob 38, Rasheed three for 83).

South Zone (at Thiruvalla): Kottayam 129 & 194 in 71.4 overs (Biju Philip 67, Ajay Kumar 49, Abhishek Mohan four for 49, Shyam Shankar three for 29, Rahul Raghavan three for 40) lost to Thiruvananthapuram 315 for nine in 70 overs (R.S. Renjith 119, Akhil 37, Tony Jose four for 60) & nine for no loss.

Pathanamthitta 152 & 146 in 59.1 overs (K. Mathew 44, P.K. Midhun six for 26) lost to Alappuzha 335 in 55.2 overs (Rahul Remanan 90, Balu Babu 76, Akshay Jothin 52).

North Zone: Kozhikode 251 & 113 for two in 29 overs drew with Malappuram 252 in 69.4 overs (Shankar Shan Joshi 57, Sachin four for 56, Ashiq three for 61) .

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