Safi Darashah Cricket: Krishna Das grabs eight for Assam

Mysore, July 25 (IANS) Former India Under-19 seamer Krishna Das took eight for 32 to help Assam grab a 74-run first innings lead over Baroda and extend the advantage by making 178 for 8 at stumps on the third day in the Safi Darashah All-India cricket tournament, here Thursday.

Das' heroics saw Baroda collapse to 148 with Aditya Wadhmode (91) being the main scorer in reply to Assam's 222.

Andhra, courtesy centuries by D.B. Prashanth (123) and Sriram (124), were 369 for six after 100 overs in their first innings against KSCA Secretary's XI who had made 479 for nine declared.

In Bangalore, a century by Vineet Saxena (103) saw Rajasthan make 374 in response to Jharkhand's first innings total of 298. In their second essay, Jharkhand were struggling at 205 for six.

Cricket Association of Bengal moved into a strong position following centuries by Rohan Banerjee (134) and Wriddhiman Saha (100 batting) as they ended the third day on 387 for six against Tripura CA who earlier were dismissed for 299, just 60 runs short in the first innings.

K.C. Avinash (133) and Shishir Bhavani (106 not out) struck centuries as KSCA President's XI made 428 for eight for a first innings lead of 40 against Kerala who in their second knock were 141 for two at stumps.

Brief scores:

At Bangalore: KSCA XI 527 for 6 in 120 overs vs Goa CA 304 all out in 86.3 overs (Ravikant Shukla 77, Darshan Misal 61, Keenan Vaz P 66, HS Sharath 2-24, Appanna KP 5-85) and 147 for 6 in 49 overs (Rohan Belekar 32, Ravikant Shukla 75 batting, KP Appanna 3-43).

Jharkhand CA 298 all out in 111.1 overs and 205 for 6 in 60 overs (Akash Verma 89 batting, Sourabh Tiwari 50, Madhur Khatri 3-66, Vivek Yadav 2-28) vs Rajasthan CA 374 all out in 102.5 overs (Vineet Saxena 103, Dishanth Yagnik 58, Rahul Shukla 6-88, Sunny Gupta 3-84).

KSCA Colts 295 all out in 107.3 overs and 280 all out in 70 overs (Ranjan Kumar 57, N Bharath 56, Dinesh Borwankar 50, KN Bharath 47, Rahul Dave 4-28, Jaydev Shah 2-58, Dharmendra Jadeja 2-88) vs Saurashtra CA 368 all out in 92.4 overs (Dharmendra Jadeja 42 not out, Abrar Kazi 2-54, Sanjay Ranjan Kumar 2-30, Abhishek Bhat 2-85, T Pradeep 2-33) and 14 for 1 in 7 overs.

Cricket Association of Bengal 359 all out in 113.5 overs and 387 for 6 in 66 overs (Rohan Banerjee 134, Sudip Chaterjee 84 , Wriddhiman Saha 100 batting, Sandipan Das 35, Vicky Saha 2-99, Sanjay M 2-84) vs Tripura CA 299 all out in 88 overs (Nirupam Choudhay 44, Banti Roy 40, Sanjay M 34 not out, Manjoit Ghosh 3-41, Veer Pratap 3-92, Iresh Saxena 2-63).

Orissa CA 194 all out in 71.4 overs and 257 all out in 85.5 overs (Arvind Singh 45, Biplab Samantray 86, Deepak Behera 38, Rahul Tewatia 5-84, Harshal Patel 3-47) vs Haryana CA 274 all out in 86.5 overs and 130 for 1 in 40 overs (Abhimanyu Khod 50 batting, Sunny Singh 36 batting).

Kerala CA 388 for 8 in 120 overs and 141 for 2 in 31 overs (VA Jagadeesh 52 batting, Nikhilesh Surendran 39, Rohan Prem 46 batting) vs KSCA President's XI 428 for 8 in 120 overs (Pawan Desphande 90, KC Avinash 133, Shishir Bhavani 106 not out, Sandeep Warrior 5-90, P Prasanth 2-72).

At Mysore: KSCA Secretary's XI 479 for 9 decl in 119 overs vs Andhra CA 369 for 6 in 100 overs (DB Prashanth 123, Srikanth 34, Sriram 124, Shiva Kumar D 32 batting, Abdul Khadeer 3-98).

Assam CA 222 all out in 74.2 overs and 178 for 8 in 81 overs (Gokul Sharma 35, Rajesh Powar 3, Sumit Singh 4-20, Hardik Pandya 2-37) vs Baroda CA 148 all out in 52.3 overs (Aditya Wadhmode 91, Krishna Das 8-32).

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