Ajith Ram bags 10 wickets on opening day
CHENNAI: Left-arm spinner S Ajith Ram picked up 10 wickets – 4/31 in the first innings and 6/25 in the second – to put Globe Trotters SC on the verge of victory against UFCC (T Nagar) in the TNCA First Division match at the Pachaiyappa’s College Ground here on Monday.
Globe Trotters first bundled UFCC out for 87 in the first innings and then restricted its rival to a paltry 43 for nine in the second, with Ajith Ram playing a pivotal role in both. UFCC is staring at a humiliating defeat, currently behind by four runs with just a solitary wicket in hand. In the Globe Trotters first innings that ended at 134, UFCC left-arm spinner Dharmendra Jadeja (6/53) scalped six wickets.
At the SSN College Ground, left-arm spinner S Mohan Prasath (5/41) secured a five-wicket haul to help Jolly Rovers CC bowl MRC ‘A’ out for 182 in the first innings.
BRIEF SCORES: At IIT-M Chemplast Ground: Sea Hawks CC 342/6 in 89 overs (R Karthikeyan 43, RS Mokit Hariharan 68, Ayush Badoni 46, S Swaminathan 58*, S Harish Kumar 87*, Siddharth S Ahhuja 3/47) vs Alwarpet CC.
At SSN College Ground: MRC ‘A’ 182 in 60 overs (NS Chaturved 54, Sanvir Singh 41, S Mohan Prasath 5/41, D Rahul 3/34) vs Jolly Rovers CC 139/1 in 30 overs (B Sai Sudharsan 65*, B Aparajith 67*).
At SRMC (Turf) Ground: Madras CC 222 in 90 overs (Priyam Garg 45, Tushar Raheja 55, N Sunil Krishna 51, M Ashwin 3/53) vs Swaraj CC.
At Pachaiyappa’s College Ground: UFCC (T Nagar) 87 in 31.3 overs (S Ajith Ram 4/31, M Prabhu 4/30) & 43/9 in 19 overs (S Ajith Ram 6/25) vs Globe Trotters SC 134 in 52.2 overs (Dharmendra Jadeja 6/53, GS Samuvel Raj 3/29).
At Guru Nanak College Ground: Grand Slam CC 259 in 80.5 overs (R Kavin 64, Rahil Shah 3/58) vs Vijay CC 13/0 in 4 overs.
At CPT-IP (Turf) Ground: India Pistons CC 185 in 58.3 overs (Aditya Venkatesh 83, DT Chandrasekar 4/25, L Kiran Akash 3/45) vs Nelson SC 86/0 in 24 overs (Shoaib Mohd. Khan 54*)