SPORT

Fazil puts AMU in command

ALIGARH: Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) took a vital 36-run first innings lead against Delhi University and then scored 149 for one in the second innings to reach a commanding position in the North Zone inter-varsity cricket tournament here on Saturday.

After Danish Ahmad and Imtiaz Ahmad took three wickets each for AMU, Mohammad Fazil smashed 102, including two sixes and 16 boundaries, to bring the host closer to the title at the end of the second day’s play.

The scores: AMU 190 in 83.5 overs (Shubham Bindra 48, Sparsh Jain five for 53) and 149 for one in 35 overs (Mohammad Fazil 102) v Delhi University 154 in 25.4 overs (Ranjeet Singh 70, Danish Ahmad three for 30, Imtiaz Ahmad three for 46).