Darshan, Suhas efforts help Mofussil XI earn first day's honours in final

Darshan MB and Suhas S bagged nine wickets between them as the duo helped Mofussil XI wrest the initiative -- even if only for a little while -- against Combined XI on the opening day of their two-day final in the Karnataka State Cricket Association’s inter-zonal under-19 tournament at Alur (1) on Wednesday.

Put into bat, Combined XI were bowled out for 249 in 74.5 overs with Rakshith (82) and BR Sharath (73) doing the bulk of the scoring.

Darshan (5/56) and Suhas (4/58) helped Mofussil get the upperhand.

In reply, Mofussil fared no better with the bat as they wrapped up the opening day with the score reading 54 for three in 24 overs.

Mofussil need another 195 to make Combined bat again.

Brief scores: Final: Combined XI: 249 all out in 74.5 overs (Rakshith S 82, BR Sharath 73, Tilak Karthik 34, Shashank Mittal 25; Darshan MB 5-56, Suhas S 4-58) vs Mofussil XI: 54/3 in 24 overs.

3-4th place play-off: President’s XI:  165 all out in 63.5 overs (Farhan 28, Rishab GM 43, Arjun SP 25; Abilash 4-22, Nitin Naidu 2-48, Santhosh B 4-18) vs Secretary’s XI: 121/6 in 36 overs (Abhinav Manohar 30, Naveen 34 batting; Latif 3-18).

5-6th place play-off: Bangalore Zone: 164/6 in 73 overs (AV Abhishek 35, Rishab Jain 37, Anurag Bajpai 32) vs Bangalore City XI.

7-8th place play-off: Combined Moffusil XI: 19/9 in 74 overs (Vishnu P 68 batting, N Jayanagara 33, KS Jayanth 30; Arjun P 3-31, Prateek Patil 2-37, Abhyudaya 2-16, Sharath KM 2-36) vs Zone XI.

KSCA (under-16) Cup inter-school tournament for Division I teams: Jain International Residential School: 157 all out in 44.5 overs (Sneh Savani 57 n.o.; S Punith 4-47, Priyal 4-42) and 156 all out in 45 overs (Sneh Savani 41, Sparsh Semani 35; Puneeth 4-71, Priyal 3-42) lt to Presidency School, RT Nagar: 185 all out in 69.3 overs (Premanth 37, Shoban 28, Puneeth 48; Sheetal Kumar 5-35, Nikhil Patil 2-32) and 109/5 in 25.4 overs (Shoban 35, Sudeer Chavan 50, Sheethal Kumar 3-51).

Presidency School, RT Nagar: 5 points; JIRS: -1 point.

School Vivekananda: 221 all out in 86.1 overs (Aadarsh Rakwa 119, Sudhit V 35; Varun Rao 2-22, Amith H 4-34, Rajkumar SM 2-44) and 75/3 in 35.3 overs (Pavan Kumar 44; Varun Rao 2-17) drew Presidency School, Nandini Layout: 192 all out in 77.4 overs (Varun B 85, Amith H 33; K Sudhir K 6-50, Md Sajid 2-51). School Vivekananda: 3; Presidency School, Nandini Layout: 1.

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