Deodhar Trophy: Sai Sudharsan’s hundred helps South cruise previous Central and keep unbeaten run

Business as usual: Sai Sudharsan continued his stellar form with yet another hundred. 

Enterprise as typical: Sai Sudharsan continued his stellar type with one more hundred. 
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Sai Sudharsan goes by means of a purple patch each batter desires of. On Tuesday, the 21-year-old Tamil Nadu participant slammed an unbeaten 132 (136b, 11×4, 1×6) to assist South Zone beat Central Zone by seven wickets within the closing league match and keep its unbeaten run on this version of the Deodhar Trophy.

After a scratchy half-century within the first match towards East, the teen was in his factor displaying nice maturity in the best way he paced his innings.

Chasing a goal of 262, Sai Sudharsan began with some fashionable flicks off Shivam Mavi within the PowerPlay overs towards Shivam Mavi as he bought his aspect off to a great begin. He virtually walked in as opener as skipper Mayank Agarwal retired harm after a throw hit him on the leg on the non-striker’s finish.

Sai Sudharsan solid a 69-run stand with Rohit Rayudu (37) for the third wicket, content material to let his companion go for the boundaries.

As soon as Rayudu bought out, Sai Sudharsan took cost, chopping and pulling Karn Sharma for fours in fast succession to race to his century.

He additionally discovered good assist from fellow TN left-hander Washington Sundar, who stored it easy with a smart knock (43 n.o., 58b, 2×4). The duo had been concerned in an unbroken 114-run stand for the fourth wicket as South cruised residence.

Earlier, after electing to bat, Central made 261 for 9, because of Yash Dubey’s 77 (99b, 5×4, 1×6) and Mavi’s 22-ball 38 (3×4, 3×6) decrease down the order. Dubey focused the straight boundaries towards the South off-spinners and reached his half-century in model, depositing off-spinner Mohit Redkar for a six over long-on.

However South fought again as Redkar (three for 51) and Sijomon Joseph took 4 wickets through the center part. Redkar trapped Rinku in entrance because the batter performed down the mistaken line whereas Venkatesh Iyer gave a easy return catch.

When Dubey sliced Arjun Tendulkar to the backward level fielder, Central slid from 167 for 3 to 183 for seven. Mavi then went after Redkar, smashing two sixes and a 4 in a single over as his aspect scored 81 within the final 10 overs. Nevertheless, it was not sufficient towards the rampaging South aspect.

The scores: Central 261/9 in 50 overs (Shivam Chaudhary 34, Yash Dubey 77, Shivam Mavi 38, Mohit Redkar 3/51) misplaced to South 262/3 in 48.2 overs (Sai Sudharsan 132 n.o., Rohit Rayudu 37, Washington Sundar 43 n.o.).

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