Verma rescues KSCA with unbeaten ton

After Deepak Chougule won the toss and opted to bat against the TNCA President’s XI, KSCA XI were rocked by Palani Amarnath and found themselves in deep trouble at 53 for five before the left-hander Verma and Binny joined hands in a face-saving partnership.
Verma remained undefeated on 105 (170b, 14x4) and Binny contributed 57 (76b, 9x4) as KSCA XI managed 220 all out. By stumps, President’s XI were 82 for two in reply.

Brief scores: KSCA XI: 220 all out in 61.2 overs (Amit Verma 105 n.o., Stuart Binny 57; P Amarnath 3-46, R Naresh 2-37, M Prabhu 2-66, M Kaushik Gandhi 2-9) vs TNCA President’s XI: 82/2 in 28 overs.

Vidarbha: 257 all out in 75.2 overs (Amul Ubarhande 74, Alind Naidu 75; Iqbal Abdullah 6-53) vs Mumbai: 39/0 in 9.1 overs.

TNCA XI: 403 all out in 89 overs (M Vijay 54, S Badrinath 138, R Prasanna 31, R Ashwin 27, L Balaji 81; Pritam Das 3-68; Dhiraj Goswami 2-63, Arien Konwar 3-92) vs Assam.

Himachal Pradesh: 84 all out in 45.4 overs (Prabal Pratap Singh 6-10, Pankaj Rao 2-32) lt to Madhya Pradesh: 87/1 in 22.4 overs (Anand Singh 33; Jalaj Saxena 48 n.o.). MP 4 pts, HP 0.
New Zealand ‘A’: 317/9 in 90 overs (BJ Watling 97, Jamie How 47, Peter Fulton 40, Nathan McCullum 57, Kyle Mills 42; P Vijay Kumaar 2-47, G Sankar Rao 2-73, GVS Prasad 2-82, KS Barath Reddy 2-31) vs Andhra.

TNCA Districts: 230 all out in 80.5 overs (KB Arun Karthik 53, S Suresh Kumar 70, R Srinivasan 28, C Suresh 25 n.o.; Utkarsh Patel 4-62, Anupam Gupta 2-14) vs Baroda: 8/2 in 7 overs.

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