Inspiring bowling performances by medium-pacer Vidwath Kaverappa, left-arm spinner Shubhang Hegde and B.M. Shreyas enabled hosts Karnataka to restrict Gujarat to 209 for seven in 90 overs on the first-day of the four-day Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 tie played at the SDNR Wadiyar Stadium.
Winning the toss and electing to bat, Gujarat started badly losing three quick wickets with just 24-runs on the board. Opener Abhishek R. Desai (33, 5×4), skipper Supreet Bagga (31, 4×4), V.D. Shah (61,4×4) and S.S. Patel (43, 5×4) were the scorers. Medium-pacer Vidwath Kaverappa (three for 33), left-arm spinner Shubhang Hegde (two for 43) and B.M.Shreyas (two for 36) were the wicket-takers.
Gujarat 209 for seven 90 overs (V.D. Shah 61, S.S. Patel 43, Abhishek R. Desai 33, Supreet Bagga 31, Vidwath Kaverappa three for 33,Shubhang Hegde two for 43, B.M.Shreyas two for 36 ).