Buchi Babu tournament: Hyderabad, Assam, Gujarat, TNCA President`s XI reach semis
Chennai: Hyderabad CA XI will take on Assam CA while Gujarat CA is pitted against hosts TNCA President`s XI in the semi-finals of the Buchi Babu Memorial Cricket tournament here today.
In their respective quarterfinal matches, Hyderabad beat TNCA Districts XI by 10 runs while Gujarat got better of UPCA.
Minnows Assam CA disposed off Kerala, while TNCA President`s XI thrashed Odisha CA.
Hyderabad 287 in 99.1 overs beat TNCA Districts XI 277 in 99.5 overs (N Jagadeesan 111 , NS Chaturved 39, Thalaivan Sargunam 27, J Kousik 25, Mehdi Hasan two for 87, Pragyan Ojha 6/123)
UPCA XI 219 in 73.4 overs lost to Gujarat 221/2 in 61.5 overs (Smit Patel 46, Priyank Panchal 104 not out, Chirag Gandhi 41 not out).
Assam CA 262 in 82 overs beat Kerala 164 in 65.4 overs (Sachin Baby 59 not out, Jafar Jamal 36, Sarupam Purkayastha 3/46, J Syed Mohammed 3/49)
TNCA President`s XI 338 in 99.5 overs beat Odisha 105 in 36.4 overs (Suryakant Pradhan 28, Sunil Sam 5/50, Rahil S Shah 3/18).