Hyderabad: Hyderabad are well in course for first innings lead as they reached 210 for three courtesy Hanuma Vihari's century against Services in a Ranji Trophy cricket league match, here today.
Resuming at their overnight score of 235 for seven, Services reached 306 in their first innings. In reply, Hyderabad were cruising along with another 95 runs required to clinch three points by virtue of first innings lead.
En route his sixth first-class century, Vihari, hit eight fours and two sixes as he remained unbeaten on 114 off 214 deliveries. He added 74 runs for the second wicket with Tanmay Agarwal (35) and 83-run third wicket stand with Dwarka Ravi Teja and an unbeaten 53 run fourth wicket stand.
Brief Scores: Services 1st Innings 306 in 101.1 overs (Saumik Chatterjee 70, Deepak Punia 70, Akash Bhandari 4/75)
Hyderabad 210/3 in 76 overs (Hanuma Vihari 114 batting, Tanmay Agarwal 35).