Hyderabad, Andhra win in the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament
Hyderabad came back strongly in the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament at Airforce Complex Ground, Palam here on Sunday
New Delhi: Hyderabad came back strongly in the Vijay Hazare cricket tournament at Airforce Complex Ground, Palam here on Sunday.
Making amends to the recent setbacks, they scored an overwhelming 101-run win over Chhattisgarh in a Group ‘B’ match.
Despite a rousing 75 from 102 balls by K Rohit Rayudu Hyderabad could only manage 222 runs for nine wickets.
Chhattisgarh batsmen found the going tough against Mehdi Hasan and right-arm spinner P Saketh Sairam and folded up after making 212 runs in 33.3 overs.
Meanwhile, in the other Group ‘B’ match DB Prashanth Kumar (71) fetched Andhra a six-wicket win over Saurashtra, which had made 214 for 7 in their 50 overs. Andhra achieved the target with nine balls to spare.