VISAKHAPATNAM: North Zone-II gained a first-innings lead over Anantapur despite Irfan Basha's five-wicket haul in a rain-affected league match of the ACA inter-zone under-15 cricket tournament here on Monday.
M. Satyanarayana came up with an all-round show for North Zone II.
In the other match between South Zone II and Central Zone II, only 69 overs of play was possible in the entire two days and the teams collected one point each.
The scores: Anantapur 101 in 54.2 overs (Ravi Teja 31, N.L.V. Subba Reddy four for 24, B. Manoj Kumar four for 29) and 36 for six in 13 overs (M. Satyanarayana three for 15) drew with North Zone II 145 in 84.5 overs (M. Satyanarayana 43, I. Siva Kumar 28, Irfan Basha five for 33, Prashanth Kumar three for 51). (North Zone II 2 pts, Anantapur nil).
South Zone II 154 for seven in 69 overs (Prem Sagar 58, Shiva Charan Singh 38) vs. Central Zone.