Alur (Karnataka), Aug 4 (IANS) Nineteen-year-old off-spinner Jagadeesha Suchith took 7/93 to bring some cheer for the bowlers on a day that witnessed high scores in the semifinals of the Safi Darashah All India cricket tournament here Sunday.
Despite Suchit's heroics for KSCA Secretary's XI, their opponents KSCA XI made 341 all out with Manish Pandey (105, 12x4, 3x6), Ganesh Satish (82, 10x4, 2x6) and Amit Verma (71, 8x4, 2x6) getting the runs.
KSCA Secretary's XI were 52 for no loss in nine overs at stumps on the first day of the four-day game.
In the other semifinal, KSCA President's XI, thanks to an opening partnership of 285 runs in 69.2 overs between Samarth Ravikumar (171, 228b, 27x4) and Liyan Khan 141 (237b, 16x4), rattled up 444/2 in 98 overs against Haryana CA while Kunal Kapoor helped himself to an unbeaten 84 (94b, 12x4).
Brief scores: KSCA XI (1st innings) 341 all out in 86.2 overs (Manish Pandey 105, Ganesh Satish 82, Amit Verma 71, S.L. Akshay 41; Jagadeesha Suchith 7/93, Hoysala K. 2/81) vs KSCA Secretary's XI (1st innings): 52 for no loss in 9 covers.
KSCA Presidents' XI (1st innings) 444/2 in 98 overs (Samarth Ravikumar 171, Liyan Khan 141, Kunal Kapoor 84 not out) vs Haryana CA