Madan shines as City take control

 Mithesh Madan slammed a century to put Bangalore City XI in a commanding position against President’s XI in their two-day KSCA under-14 inter-zonal match.

Madan cracked 14 boundaries and four sixes en route 127 as Bangalore City posted a challenging 349 all out in 68 overs. Barshith Raj too a made a decent contribution, stroking 75.

In reply, President’s XI never got going, finding themselves in deep trouble at 83/8 in 27 overs at stumps on day one. Gaurav picked up 3/18 while Aman Khan took 2/18.

In another match, Mangalore Zone took a first innings lead of 76 runs against  Shimoga Zone.  Abhishek Shetty’s half-century helped Mangalore Zone post 115 in 55.5 overs.

Rishab (5/41) and Shamanth SM (4-33) were among the wickets for Shimoga.

In reply, Shimoga were bowled out for 103 in 39.4 overs with Shetty (5/43) doing the damage. In their second essay, Mangalore reached 64/4 in 25 overs.

Mysore Zone too were in a commanding position against Raichur Zone.

After posting 209 all outin 69.2 overs, Mysore bundled  out Raichur for 81 in 43.2 overs.

Brief scores: Bangalore City XI: 349 all out in 68 overs (Mithesh Madan 127, Barshith Raj 75; Devadutt BP 2-52, Tarun 2-34) vs President’s XI: 83/8 in 27 overs (Tushar 42 batting; Gaurav 3-13, Aman Khan 2-18).

Mangalore Zone: 115 all out in 55.5 overs (Abhishek Shetty 57; Rishab 5-41, Shamanth SM 4-33) and 64/4 in 25 overs vs Shimoga Zone: 103 all out in 39.4 overs (Zaid Sheriff 27; Abhishek Shetty 5-43).

Mysore Zone: 209 all out in 69.2 overs (Sudarshan 45, Harsha BS 40, Rohit Sairam 36; Vidyadhar 3-35, Mahadev Bajaji 3-50, Aarshith 2-29) vs Raichur Zone: 81 all out in 43.2 overs (Niranjan T 5-21, Nishanth P 4-13).

Vice President’s XI: 271/9 in 90 overs (Ashrith Tayade 58, Nitin 78, Ritn Christy 40 n.o.; Ritwik Ramesh 4-57, Adavith 2-60, Rishab Belvadi 2-36) vs Combined City XI: 23/2 in 14.1 overs.

Dharwad Zone: 247/7 in 90 overs (Sudhanwa Kularni 34, Parth Patil 104 n.o.; Prnav Bellur 2-44) vs Tumkur Zone: 72/0 in 29 overs (Nirmith S 42 batting).

Bangalore Zone: 251 all out in 80.1 overs (Munim Mossa Mehdi 77, Rohit H Rao 56; Karthiye Wadhwa 3-41, Prajwal Pawan 2-44, Prateesh 2-36) vs Secretary’s XI: 93/3 in 23 overs (Prajwal Pawan 44, Jeshwanath 33; Daniel Jopin 3-11).

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