Tumkur, Dharwad take points for first-innings leads

BANGALORE, AUG. 21. Tumkur Zone and Dharwad Zone gained five points each after wresting the first innings lead in their drawn matches against Bangalore City and Mysore Zone in the KSCA inter-zonal under-15 tournament on Saturday.

Tumkur gained a 79-run lead over Bangalore City while Dharwad Zone secured a 75-run lead over Mysore Zone. Bangalore and Mysore had to settle for two points each.

The scores: Tumkur Zone 229 and 111 for seven in 49 overs (Anoop Singh 41, A. Pradeep three for 15) drew with Bangalore City 150 for six in 75 overs (Sujendra 47, Naveen Sharma 31).

Dharwad Zone 241 and 106 for seven in 52 overs (Pawan Deshpande 36) drew with Mysore Zone 166 in 71.4 overs (Abhilash 51, Nitin Vinayak 34, Pawan Deshpande four for 46) and 15 for no loss in 16 overs.