Young Stars takes lead courtesy Jalaj Saxena’s centuryAugust 30, 2017
Jalaj Saxena’s 110 (222b, 10×4) helped Young Stars take the first innings lead against India Pistons on day two of the TNCA I division match here on Tuesday. Saxena and Tushar Raheja (67) added 123 for the fifth wicket.
U. Mukilesh, who started the day on 94, slammed his maiden first division ton (139, 197b, 17×4, 2×6) to help Alwarpet post 401 against Globe Trotters. In reply Trotters ended the day on 127 for two.
At MAC, N.S. Chaturved slammed 116 to help AG’s Office take the first innings lead over UFCC (T. Nagar). At VB-Nest, no play was possible due to wet outfield in the match between Jolly Rovers and Nelson.
The scores: Group A: At SSN: India Pistons 190 vs Young Stars 251 for seven in 96 overs (Jalaj Saxena 110, Tushar Raheja 67).
At MAC: UFCC (T. Nagar) 245 vs AG’s Office 254 for seven in 90 overs (N.S. Chaturved 116, P. Francis Rokins 53, S. Ashwin Ram three for 37).
At VB-Nest: Jolly Rovers 28 for no loss in nine overs vs Nelson. No play on day two due to wet outfield.
Group-B: At IC-Guru Nanak: TI Cycles 171 & 84 for five in 26 overs (Aashish Srikrishnan 38) vs Vijay CC 251 in 82 overs (L. Vignesh 47, K.B. Arun Karthick 94, Varun Sood five for 70, R. Sanjay Yadav four for 47).
At MRF-Pachaiyappa’s: Alwarpet 401 in 129.1 overs (M. Kamalesh 30, B. Rahul 30, K. Vishal Vaidhya 49, Manprit Singh 43, Ashwin Venkataraman 30, U. Mukilesh 139, P. Shijit Chandran 38, Chetan Sakariya five for 78) vs Globe Trotters 127 for two in 47 overs (C. Hari Nishaanth 64 batting).
At Murugappa: Grand Slam 314 in 107.1 overs (N. Jagadeesan 41, U. Sasi Dev 36, Bhargav Merai 91, R. Sai Kishore 63, R. Alexandar seven for 97) vs CromBest 150 for six in 63 overs (R. Ananth 53, R. Sai Kishore three for 39).