Gondkar leads Dharwad's challenge

Gondkar leads Dharwad's challenge

 Shubhan Gondkar picked 5/46 to give Dharwad Zone an edge over Bangalore Zone on the opening day of their under-19 KSCA inter-zonal cricket tournament match on Monday.

Batting first, Bangalore were bowled out for 163 runs in 55.5 overs, courtesy of good bowling from Shubham and Naveen Gadadinni (3/26) for Dharwad.

In reply, Dharwad were sitting comfortably at 135/2 in 40 overs, with Swapnil Yelave batting on 58.

In another tie, President’s XI were in firm control of their tie as Tejas Gowda slammed a commanding 74 to help his side score 296/5 against Tumkur Zone.

In reply, Tumkur were 18/3 at the end of the day, with Suraj Kamat claiming 2/9 for the President’s XI.

Brief scores: At IAF: Bangalore Zone: 163 all out in 55.5 overs (Mashooq Hussain 30, SM Rajkumar 37, V Vyshak 26; Sumiran Chavan 2-47, Shubham Gondkar 5-46, Naveen  Gadadinni 3-26) vs Dharwad Zone: 135/2 in 40 overs (Sagar Murgod 25, Swapnil Yelave 58 n.o.; Deepesh Poonia 2-34)

At Alur: President’s XI: 296/5 in 90 overs (BR Sharath 47, Tejas Gowda 74, Prateek Bhandari 98, Adoksh Hegde 27 n.o.; Puneeth 2-65) vs Tumkur Zone: 18/3 in 11 overs (Suraj Kamat 2/9).

At Alur 2: Shimoga Zone: 241/9 in 90 overs (S Abhishek 76, DP Chandan 58, Niksheap K 31, HM Manan 41 n.o.; Akshay Bharadwaj 2-70, Rajath Hegde 3-52) vs Bangalore City: 61/1 in 11 overs (Rahul Kashyap 37 n.o.).

At Alur 3: Combined City XI: 253 all out in 85.2 overs (Aditya Reddy 70, Vinay Sagar 41, Shiraz Mustafa 41, Yash Shanbhag 43 n.o.; Nandan Narayan 4-76, Thushar Harikrishna 2-39, Nikin Jose 2-13) vs Mysore Zone: 39/2 in 14 overs.

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