Leg-spinner Jhathavedh Subramanyan picked up 4 for 44 to assist TNCA XI bowl out Kerala for 178 in its second innings and coast to a ten-wicket win within the Group-D match of the Buchi Babu All India invitational cricket match on the India Cement Firm floor right here on Thursday.
TNCA XI skipper Shahrukh Khan on Wednesday mentioned that the last-wicket pair will attempt to accumulate as many runs as attainable, however with solely 14 runs added to the in a single day rating of 344 for 9, the lead lastly stood at 140 runs.
It proved to be enough due to the turning level offered by Shahrukh himself. He selected to bowl himself and eliminated a well-set Sachin Child who with a fifty (56, 102b, 6×4) was constructing the fourth-wicket partnership (78 off 169 balls) with Vathsal Govind Sharma (25, 89b) and it appeared TNCA may be hard-stretched for the win.
Shahrukh additionally took a effective slip catch to dismiss S. Sachin off Jhathavedh’s bowling. The leg-spinner, who went wicketless within the first innings, turned it round within the second essay and proved to be the catalyst for the victory.
Publish-match, the 23-year-old Jhathavedh mentioned: “It was good to get a win on the board. I felt it was popping out properly from the hand and that’s at all times a pleasant factor. Actually completely satisfied to have contributed to a win, and to get an outright win particularly, not simply the first-innings lead. That’s one thing that every one of us are actually pleased with.
“It’s good that he (Shahrukh) claimed that huge wicket (Sachin Child) at the moment. Fortunately, we might all capitalise on it as properly.”
TNCA XI’s Nidhish S. Rajagopal was adjudged the player-of-the-match for his 90 (144b, 10×4, 1×6) within the first innings.
The scores (day three):
At Tirunelveli: Kerala 218 & 178 in 59.3 overs (Sachin Child 56, Jhathavedh Subramanyan 4/44) misplaced to TNCA XI 358 in 107.2 overs (Ok.T.A. Madhava Prasad 72, M. Shahrukh Khan 60, Nidhish S. Rajagopal 90) & 39 for no loss in 7.5 overs.