: Punjab's dramatic post-tea slump handed Tamil Nadu a two-run first innings lead on the final day of the C.K. Nayudu under-22 trophy here on Thursday.

Opener Jeevanjoth Singh duly completed his century, bringing up a 206-run association for the first wicket in 71.5 overs.

Tamil Nadu's first innings score of 320 was well within the visitor's grasp at this stage, but the efforts of left-arm spinner Prashanth K. Varma (six for 100) dragged down high flying Punjab.

The scores:

At Chennai: Tamil Nadu 320 drew with Punjab 318 in 121.2 overs (Kunwarveer Raina 91, Jeevanjoth Singh 103, Himanshu Chawla 30, Taruwar Kohli 30, Prashanth K. Varma six for 100) Points: TN 3, Punjab 1.

At Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala 491 for nine decl. bt Goa 227 and 126 in 44.1 overs (Manu Krishnan four for 27, M.E.Sanuth three for 29).

At Vijaywada: Andhra 274 for seven decl. in 76 overs (G. Chiranjeevi 116, K. Bharat Reddy 53, N. Jyothi Sai Krishna 47, D. Sivakumar 36, Ram Dayal three for 56) drew with Jammu and Kashmir 145 in 59.2 overs (Pratap 60, Manik Gupta 40, K. Bharat Reddy four for 30, G.V.S. Prasad four for 54).

At Hyderabad: Himachal Pradesh 230 for eight in 92 overs (Pratap Singh 36, Tilak Raj 62, S. L. Verma 50, S. Dhiman 40, Vivek Krishna four for 50) drew with Hyderabad .

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