South Zone Inter-University Cricket for Men 2019-20: Vaibhav Sankaran bats Anna University to victory
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South Zone Inter-University Cricket for Men 2019-20: Vaibhav Sankaran bats Anna University to victory

December 5, 2019

Inspiring batting by Vaibhav Sankaran (79, 66b, 9×4, 1×6) and Rajkumar Krishnamurthy (50, 33b, 9×4) and their vital second-wicket partnership of 95-runs enabled Anna University, Chennai, to register a facile 124-run win over Mangalore University, Mangaluru and enter the pre-quarter-finals in the South Zone Inter-University Men’s Cricket Tournament 2019-20, conducted by University of Mysore (UoM) and played at the JSS-SJCE Grounds here yesterday.

Winning the toss and electing to bat, Anna University scored 221 for two in 25 overs, thanks to the contributions from Vaibhav Sankaran (79), Rakumar Krishnamurthy (50) and Vivek Ravichandran (56, 41b, 4×4, 2×6) and Nandakumar Mani (22 n.o.)

In reply, Mangalore University were bowled out for 97 in 21.5 overs.

Nischith N. Rao top scored with 31 runs. V. Bharat Kumar impressed with figures of 4/18. Nandakumar Mani and Dinesh Rajavel lent good support by taking two wickets each.

Scores

Third Round

Anna University, Chennai: 221/2 in 25 overs (Vaibhav Sankaran 79, Vivek Ravichandran 56 n.o., Rajkumar Krishnamurthy 50, Nandakumar Mani 22 n.o.) bt Mangalore University, Mangaluru: 97 in 21.5 overs (Nischith N. Rao 31, K.V. Bharat Kumar 4/18, Nandakumar Mani 2/14, Dinesh Rajavel 2/19).

Bangalore North University, Kolar: 143/5 in 25 overs (S. Yuvaraj 52, S. Shyamsundar 44 n.o., G. Vamsi Krishna 2/21) lost to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli: 144/3 in 20.5 overs (K. Meghanathan 42 n.o., R. Rajiv 36 n.o., K.R. Abhishek 33, B.N.Yashwanth 2/30).

KL University, Guntur: 163/3 in 25 overs (V.V. Chintalapati 86, Leela Anjan Pendi 50) bt Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore: 129/8 in 25 overs (K. Sanjay 56, B. Sivasai Teja 3/24, D.K. Rakesh 2/15).

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Karnatak University, Dharwad: 123/9 in 25 overs (Akshay S. Hiremath 31, Sudhanwa Kulkarni 29, C.M. Siddardha 3/26, Baji S.K. Vali 2/17, S. Akhil 2/16) bt Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur: 101 in 23.2 overs (M. Anthony Praneeth 35, Akasha Goverdhan 4/20, Sanhay Vasudev 3/24, Arun Sadanavar 2/13).

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur: 163/4 in 25 overs (Krish Jain 36, A.V.R. Rathnam 35, K.N. Pridhvi Raj 29, M. Affan Khader 22 n.o., Shubham Singh 2/21) bt PES University, Bengaluru: 133 in 23 overs (N. Rohan 51 n.o., B.U. Shivakumar 34, R. Hariharan 4/24, A.V.R. Rathnam 2/8).

Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya (SCSVMV), Kanchipuram: 159/7 in 25 overs (J. Bharani Dharan 42, Roshan Cibi 36 n.o., J. Manikandan 35, K.R. Veeram Reddy 2/20, Shaik Zaheer Abbas 2/26, Shaik Arif Basha 2/22) bt Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa: 146/7 in 25 overs (A.R. Ganguly 45, Shaik Zaheer Abbas 33, S. Prakash 2/28, N. Kothandaraman 2/17).

Osmania University, Hyderabad: 214/5 in 25 overs (S. Koushik Reddy 74, N. Surya Teja 46 n.o., Yash Kapadia 29, Mohul Bhowmik 24, M. Vijayakumar 2/44) bt Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), Chennai: 171/7 in 25 overs (Samath Babu 98, Umashankar 36, Mohd. Taha Sheikh 2/22, N. Anirudh 2/23).

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