B. Aparajith's all-round show helped Tamil Nadu thrash Maharashtra by an innings and 70 runs with a day to spare in their C.K. Nayudu Trophy (under-22) match at IC-Gurunanak, here on Sunday.
Hyderabad resumed its first innings on 116 for four and was all out for 191 — a deficit of 381 runs — as left-arm spinner Aushik Srinivas claimed five wickets for 84. Following on, the visitor put up stiffer resistance but was dismissed for 311 as B. Aparajith's off-spin accounted for seven wickets. Aparajith had match figures of nine for 162 to go with the century he scored in the first innings. Tamil Nadu gained six points, including a bonus point, from the fixture.
The scores: Tamil Nadu 572 bt Maharashtra 191 in 58.4 overs (Prayag Bhatti 53, Vishant More 86, Aushik Srinivas five for 84) & 311 in 75.1 overs (Swapnil Gugale 54, Avadhoot Dandekar 71, Prayag Bhatti 41, Sunil Yadav 47 n.o., B. Aparajith seven for 126.) Points: TN 6, Maharashtra 0 .