Buchi Babu match: Vimal fights a lone battle for TNCA President’s XI

TNCA President’s XI pacer Sandeep Warrier scalped his maiden five-wicket haul.

TNCA President’s XI pacer Sandeep Warrier scalped his maiden five-wicket haul.
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Opener R. Vimal Khumar (76, 164b, 6×4) fought a valiant battle as TNCA President’s XI completed day two at 179 for 5 within the all India Buchi Babu invitation cricket match on the Sri Ramakrishna Establishments grounds right here on Wednesday.

After Nishant Kushwah and Sahab Yuvraj arrange a strong platform with a 167-run stand for the fourth wicket the opposite day, Indian Railways folded up meekly for 327 effectively earlier than the lunch break.

The wicket didn’t seem threatening as one thought it to be, however pacer Sandeep Warrier breathed some life into it together with his maiden five-wicket burst, three on the opening day, that noticed the customer add simply 76 runs to its in a single day tally of 251 for 4.

In reply, the host started on somewhat cautious observe and, the Railways’ skipper Mohammed Saif inspired his bowlers to buck up whereas organising an attacking subject. It clicked as they managed to say a few wickets.

However Vimal continued to deal with the strain a lot better than his mates. He took a while within the center and steadily moved the rating ahead.

Whilst he was busy constructing the innings, the Railways’ pacers, who bowled a a lot better line and size, took two extra wickets that of Rithik Easwaran and skipper Vijay Shankar. Each batters fell to Drushant Soni’s searing tempo.

Half-time bowler Kushwah additional shocked all by eradicating a confident-looking Atheeq Ur Rahman in direction of the fag finish of the day to additional dent the boldness of the house facet, which is hoping to take the primary innings lead.

The scores (Day two):

Indian Railways 327 in 111.1 overs (Nishant Kushwah 106, Sahab Yuvraj 92, Sandeep Warrier 5/80) vs. TNCA President’s XI 179/5 in 61 overs (R. Vimal Khumar 76 batting).

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