R Prasanna`s unbeaten half-century took Tamil Nadu to 200 for eight after Railways bowlers Anureet Singh and Ranjitkumar Mali took three wickets each on the opening day of their Group `B` Ranji Trophy match, here today.
Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla showcased his batting abilities with an impressive 153 as hosts Uttar Pradesh earned three vital points on the basis of their first innings lead against Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy Group B match which ended in a tame draw, here today.
Two teams with matching firepower will come face to face when hosts Delhi take on an impressive Tamil Nadu in what promises to be a battle of equals in a fourth round Ranji Trophy Group B encounter at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground starting on Saturday.
Young batsman Baba Aparajith closed in on his maiden first class hundred with an unbeaten 85 and shared an unbroken 150-run stand with S Badrinath (61) as Tamil Nadu reached a strong 260 for two against Karnataka on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group B match, here on Friday.
Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming applauded Mike Hussey and S Badrinath for laying a solid platform for their skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to launch an attack in death overs that turned the match in their favour against Mumbai Indians in the IPL eliminator here.