Nishanth scores century

BANGALORE: Nishanth Hegde, a State junior cricketer, struck a brilliant 114 to lead MSRIT to a massive 170-run win over Nagarjuna College of Engineering Technology (NCE&T) in the 12th Dr. M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Invitation inter-engineering colleges cricket tournament at the BEL grounds here on Tuesday.

Nishanth’s century studded with 15 fours and two sixes, helped MSRIT amass 281 for seven in the allotted 30 overs. In reply NCE&T folded up for just 111 with Vineet Abhiram (two for 23), Sandesh Satish (two for 19) and Prashanth (two for 6) sharing the spoils.

In another match at the HMT grounds, RNSIT recorded a win over Global Academy of Technology (GAT).

The scores: MSRIT 281 for seven in 30 overs (Nishanth Hegde 114, Tejas Wagle 56, K.V. Bharath 44; Sriram three for 61) bt NCE&T 111 in 24.3 overs.

RNSIT 128 in 23.3 overs (Abhishek four for 20) bt GAT 117 in 24 overs (Karthik 37; Youtesh Sagar three for 27).