Rahil Shah's performance (5 for 54) helped the home team restrict Assam to 176 in 61.5 overs    Getty Images (Representational Iamge)
Rahil Shah’s performance (5 for 54) helped the home team restrict Assam to 176 in 61.5 overs Getty Images (Representational Iamge)

Chennai: Left-arm spinner Rahil S Shah celebrated his call-up to the Board President’s XI team to face the visiting Australians with a five-wicket haul for TNCA President’s XI against Assam in the Buchi Babu All-India cricket tournament on Friday. His performance (5 for 54) helped the home team restrict Assam to 176 in 61.5 overs. Assam won the toss and chose to bat but failed to take advantage of the same despite half centuries by Ryan Parag (65) and Abhishek Thakuri (55). In response, TNCA President’s XI was 105 for 1 in 28 overs, needing 72 more runs for a win. Another Tamil Nadu left arm spinner R Aushik Srinivas too fared well and scalped five wickets for TNCA XI, but K Sumanth’s ton powered Hyderabad to 354 for nine in the allotted 90 overs. In another match, Chhattisgarh made 350 against Mumbai riding on half centuries from Rishabh Chaubey, Amandeep Khare and Avnish Dhaliwal. Raina becomes star attraction at Buchi Babu cricket tournament

Brief scores

Assam 176 in 61.5 overs (Ryan Parag 65, Abhishek Thakuri 55; Rahil S Shah 5 for 54, Malolan Rangarajan 3 for 40) lead TNCA President’s XI 105 for 1 in 28 overs (L Suryapprakash 35*, R Rohith 47*) by 71 runs.

Saurashtra 296 in 89.2 overs (Snell Patel 26, Avi Barot 46, Harvik Desai 49, Sheldon Jackson 36, Jaydev Shah 26, Dharmendra Jadeja 53*; D T Chandrasekar 3 for 81, W Antony Dhas 2 for 32, R Sai Kishore 2 for 61) vs TNCA Districts XI.

Hyderabad 354 for 9 in 90 overs (Tanmay Agarwal 82, P Akshath Reddy 67, K Sumanth 103*, K Rohit Rayudu 33, Mehdi Hasan 26; R Aushik Srinivas 5 for 103, S Kishan Kumar 2 for 110) vs TNCA XI.

Chhattisgarh 350 for 8 in 90 overs (Rishabh Choubey 70, Aishwarya Marya 34, Avnish Dhaliwal 64, Amandeep Khare 92, Subham Agrawal 38*; Darshan Bandekar 2 for 28, Shams Mulani 3 for 100) vs Mumbai.