Three KSCA teams enter semifinals

Haryana complete last-four line-up

At the end of the league stage of the Safi Darashah Trophy tournament three home teams made it to the semifinals.

KSCA XI (14 points from Zone A), KSCA President’s XI (14 points from Zone B) made the grades easily while KSCA Secretary’s XI, who were tied on 7 points with both Baroda CA and Andhra CA, progressed with a better net-wicket rate from Zone C. Haryana CA (11 points from Zone D) completed the line-up.

KSCA XI will take on KSCA Secretary’s XI in semifinal one while KSCA President’s XI will take on Haryana CA in the other semifinal.

Both semis will take place at Alur grounds, starting Sunday.

Brief scores: At Alur (2): KSCA Colts: 363 all out in 99.1 overs and 337 all out in 79.2 overs (Sanjay Rajan Kumar 78, Dinesh Borwankar 72; Rahul Tewatia 7-97, Jayant Yadav 3-83) drew with Haryana CA: 462/8 in 120 overs and 146/6 in 60 overs (Jayant Yadav 39; David Mathias 2-28, Abrar Kazi 2-47). Points: Haryana CA: 3 points; KSCA Colts: 1 point.

At Alur (3): CA of Bengal: 445/8 in 120 overs and 277 all out in 58.1 overs (Shreevats Goswami 57, Sandipan Das 32; Shahid CP 5-103, Sanuth ME 2-46) lt to Kerala CA: 521/4 in 120 overs and 202/2 in 36.5 overs (Sachin Baby 83 n.o., VA Jagadeesh 77 n.o.). Points: Kerala CA: 5 points; CA of Bengal: 0 points.

At BGS (T): Goa CA: 289 all out in 100 overs and 270/9 in 80 overs bt Jharkhand CA: 254 all out in 89.3 overs and 250 all out in 72.1 overs (Bhavik Thakar 80; Amit Yadav 6-53).
Points: Goa CA: 5 points; Jharkhand CA: 0 points. 

At SJCE (Mysore): Assam Cricket Association: 314 all out in 103.4 overs and 299 all out in 73.1 overs lt to KSCA Secretary’s XI: 366 all out in 113 overs and 251/5 in 56.1 overs (Karun Nair 97, Aniruddha Joshi 58; Sujay Tarafdar 3-80, Prasana Sonowal 2-76).
Points: KSCA Secretary’s XI: 5 points; Assam CA: 0 points.

At Gangothri Glades: Baroda CA: 257 all out in 97.5 overs and 295/5 in 82 overs drew with Andhra CA: 211 all out in 85 overs and 247/7 in 97.2 overs (Sriram 61, DB Prashanth 59; Swapnil Singh 3-84).

Points: Baroda CA: 3 points; Andhra CA: 1 point.

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