Secretary’s XI gained the vital first innings lead in the drawn two-day Group ‘B’ league encounter against Mysore Zone in the KSCA Inter-Zonal U-14 cricket tournament match played at Kini Sports Grounds in Bengaluru on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
Batting first, Mysore Zone helped by useful knocks by captain M. Kanishk (91, 121b, 17×4), H. Amogh (33 n.o), Prajwal (30), Rajashekar (23) scored 250 in 89.5 overs.
Medium pacer Sartk Sharma impressed taking five for 25 for Secretary’s XI. In reply, Secretary’s XI scored 286 in 74.4 overs. K.P. Karthikeya top scored with 97 n.o.
Useful contributions came from Shivapratap Singh (52), Akash (30) and Abhrath (20).Ganapreeth (three for 27), S. Dhanush Gowda (three for 42), Prabhav sharma (two for 49), R. Raaj (one for 50) and Amogh (one for 59) were among the wicket for Mysore Zone.
In the second innings, Mysore Zone scored 88 for three in 15 overs. Skipper Kanishk remained not out on 56 (53b, 11×4). The match ended in a draw with Secretary’s XI gaining the first innings points.
Mysore Zone: 250 in 89.5 overs (Kanishk 91, Amogh 33 n.o, Prajwal 30, Rajashekar 23, Sarthak Sharma five for 25) and 88 for three in 15 overs (Kanishk 56 n.o) drew with Secretary’s XI 286 in 74.4 overs (Karthikeya 97 n.o, Shivpratap Singh 53, Akash 30, Abhirath 20, Ganapreeth three for 27, Dhanush Gowda three for 42, Prabhav Sharma two for 40).