Karun Nair slams double ton in Safi Darashah All-India cricket tournament

Five batsmen slammed tons on Wednesday in Safi Darashah All-India cricket tournament © AFP

Mysore: Jul 24, 2013

A double century by Karun Nair (256, 344b, 20×4, 7×6) powered KSCA Secretary’s XI to 479 for nine declared in their first innings against Andhra Cricket Association, who were 12 for no loss when rains forced abandonment in the Safi Darashah All-India cricket tournament on Wednesday.

Vishal Singh (128, 328b, 19×4) of Jharkhand CA, Vineet Saxena (103 batting, 216b, 14×4), Jaydev Shah (147, 144b, 14×4, 6×6) of Saurashtra CA and Rahul Dalal (108, 247b, 13×4) of Haryana CA also notched three-figure scores in the matches played at Bangalore.

Brief scores:

KSCA XI 527 for 6 (KL Rahul 162, Ganesh Satish 91, Manish Pandey 87*, CM Gautam 30, Amit Verma 54, Abhimanyu Mithun 58, Sayyed Baddiuzzamma 5 for 67) lead Goa CA 153 for 4 (Ravikant Shukla 70*, Darshan Misal 36) by 374 runs

Jharkhand CA 298 (Vishal Singh 128, Vivek Yadav 3 for 69, Tanveer Ul Haq 3-60) lead Rajasthan CA 228 for 4 (Vineet Saxena 103* , Robin Bist 73, Rahul Shukla 3 for 48) by 70 runs.

KSCA Colts 295 (KV Siddharth 84, Jayesh Odedara 3 for 49, Balakrishna Jadeja 2 for 77, Dharmendra Jadeja 2 for 48, Sanadhya 2 for 36) trail Saurashtra CA 323 for 8 (Shelden Jackson 64, Jayadev Shah 147, Chirag Pathank 31, Abrar Kazi 2 for 41, Sanjay Ranjan Kumar 2 for 30) by 28 runs.

Cricket Association of Bengal 359 (Sudip Chatterjee 39, Sandipan Das 91, Savansekar Monpal 31, Dip Chatterjee 71, Vicky Saha 5 for 61, Banti Roy 2 for 61, Vicky Saha 2 for 47) lead Tripura CA 225 for 6 (Syed Abbas 84, Abhijit Dey 40, Nirupam Choudhay 44*, Manjoit Ghosh 3 for 39, Veer Pratap 2 for 60) by 134 runs.

Orissa Cricket Association 194 and 100 for 4 (Harshal Patel 2 for 26) lead Haryana CA 274 (Abhimanyu 31, Rahul Dalal 108, Jayant Yadav 71, Alok Mangaraj 4 for 57, Deepak Beharia 2 for 46, Jayant Beheria 2 for 56) by 20 runs.

Kerala CA 388 for 8 (AV Jagadeesh 101, Nikhilesh Surendran 93, Rohan Pream 55*, Vinoop Manoharan 37, Stalin Hoover 3 for 97, Ronit More 2 for 86, SK Moinuddin 2 for 59) lead KSCA President’s XI 205 for 3 (Desphande 83*, KC Avinash 59, Sandeep Warrior 2 by 31) by 178 runs.

KSCA Secretary’s XI 479 for 9 decl (Karun Nair 256, Arjun Hoysala 35, Mir Kaunain Abbas 56, Anirudh Joshi 35, Ajay Kumar D 3 for 91, Shiva Kumar D 2 for 56, Swaroop 3 for 96) lead Andhra CA 12 for no loss.

Assam CA 222 (Avijit Singha Roy 30, Gokul Sharma 53, Abu Nechim Ahmed 51, Babakhan Pathan 2 for 51, Hardik Pandya 2 for 27, Ketual Patel 3 for 53) lead Baroda CA 126 for 8 (Aditya Wadhmode 77*, Krishna Das 6 for 28) by 96 runs.