HUBLI: A century knock by Nilesh Patil (110) went in vain as a five-wicket haul by Ajay Patil (five for 33) helped Dharwad defeat Belgaum by eight runs in the KSCA U-19 inter-District league match at the Karnataka Gymkhana Ground here on Thursday.

The scores: Dharwad 271 for six in 50 overs (Bharat Itagi 90, Shreyas Murdeshwar 48) bt Belgaum 263 in 47 overs (Nilesh Patil 110, Nagendra Patil 47, Ajay Patil five for 33); Gadag 89 in 29.1 overs (Sumitraj Patil four for 27, Akshay Javeri three for 22) lost to Belgaum 90 for one in 13.1 overs.

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