Hyderabad batsman Dwarka Ravi Teja missed out on a century by four runs © Getty Images (Representational Photo)
Hyderabad batsman Dwarka Ravi Teja missed out on a century by four runs © Getty Images (Representational Photo)

Visakhapatnam: Dec 7, 2014

Skipper Dwarka Ravi Teja missed out on a well-deserved ton as Hyderabad reached 281 for six against Andhra on the opening day of the group C Ranji Trophy match at Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

Ravi Teja played 167 balls to hit 13 boundaries before he was castled by right-arm swing bowler Bandaru Ayyappa. The other 50 plus score came from opener P Akshath Reddy, who hit 55 with the help of nine boundaries adding 70 runs for the opening stand with Tirumalsetti Suman.

For Andhra, DP Vijaykumar (two for 32) and Bandaru Ayyappa (two for 60) were the primary wicket-takers.

Brief scores:

Hyderabad 281 for 6 (P Akshath Reddy 55, Dwarka Ravi Teja 96, DP Vijaykumar 2 for 32) vs Andhra.