Vijay Manjrekar XI took a slender nine-run lead over Dattu Phadkar XI in the first innings of the 28th Sportstar Trophy  © AFP (Representational picture)

Mumbai: Oct 2, 2013

Vijay Manjrekar XI‘s medium-pace and spin combination of Shreyas Patil and Karsh Kothari shared six wickets equally to help bowl out Dattu Phadkar XI for 140 and help their side take the first innings lead in the 28th Sportstar Trophy MCA U-19 Selection Trial tournament.

Phadkar XI, for whom Gaurish Jadhav remained unbeaten on a watchful 47 off 125 balls at number seven, hit back by restricting their opponents to 134-8 in the second innings on day two of the third and final round.

In the other third round tie, Khandu Rangnekar XI led by 10 runs in the first innings against Vijay Merchant XI.

Brief scores:

Vijay Manjrekar XI 149 and 134 for 8 (Ajinkya Parte 44, Shams Mulani 31 not out: Yash Chavan 3-40) vs Dattu Phadkar XI 140 (Gaurish Jadhav 47 not out; Shreyas Patil 3 for 48, Karsh Kothari 3 for 15).

Khandu Rangnekar XI 163 and 82 for 1 (Pranay Patil 41 not out) vs Vijay Merchant XI 153 (Salman Khan 52, Vijay Gohil 30; Dhrumil Matkar 3 for 35).