TN bowled out for 200 in Buchi Babu tournament final
Chennai, Sep 14 (PTI) Hyderabad restricted Tamil Nadu President's XI to 200 in 56.1 overs on day one of the final of the Kalpathi AGS - Buchi Babu All-India invitation cricket tournament here today.
The home side faltered despite a 84-run partnership for the third wicket between captain Baba Aparajith and left-hander M S Washington Sundar.
For the Hyderabad team, which won the toss and chose to field at SSN College grounds, medium-pacers Sudeep Tyagi and M Ravikiran, left-arm spinner Mehdi Hasan and leggie Akash Bhandari took two wickets each.
The visiting team replied strongly by reaching 76 for 1 in 20 overs before bad light stopped play.
They need 125 more runs to win the trophy.
Brief scores: TNCA President's XI 200 in 56.1 overs (B Aparajith 38, M S Washington Sundar 45, R Rohith 27, L Vignesh 26, Sudeep Tyagi 2 for 33, M Ravikiran 2 for 44, Mehdi Hasan 2 for 73, Akash Bhandari 2 for 7) vs Hyderabad 76 for 1 in 20 overs (Tanmay Agarwal 23 batting, P Akshath Reddy 30, K Sumanth 20 batting)