Wayanad: Hyderabad had Kerala struggling at 179 for six in their first innings after posting 270 on day two of the Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match here on Monday.
Hyderabad, resuming the day at 225 for seven, added 45 runs to the total courtesy an unbeaten 65 by Ibrahim Khaleel.
The hosts stuttered in their response, losing six wickets for 150 runs. Sachin Baby (41 batting) and KS Monish (3 batting) ensured there were no further fall of wickets before stumps.
Ravi Kiran and Ashish Readdy took two wickets each for Hyderabad.
Brief scores: Hyderabad 270 (Ibrahim Khaleel 65, Hanuma Vihari 76; P U Anthaf 5/61) Kerala 179/6 (K B Pawan 50, Sachin Baby 41 batting; Ashish Reddy 2/42, Ravi Kiran 2/45).