Put into bat, Andhra scored 273 all out from 49.3 overs with their top order coming good © Getty Images (Representational Image)
Put into bat, Andhra scored 273 all out from 49.3 overs with their top order coming good © Getty Images (Representational Image)

New Delhi: Andhra produced an all-round display to notch up an emphatic 58-run victory over Tripura in a Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket match on Thursday. Put into bat, Andhra scored 273 all out from 49.3 overs with their top order coming good in the Group C match at the Airforce Complex ground Palam-II. AG Pradeep top-scored with a 70-ball 61 while Siva Kumar played a cameo of 26-ball 51, which was studded with three fours and five sixes. For Tripura, Manisankar Murasingh, Rana Dutta, Sanjay Majumder and Chiranjit Paul took two wickets apiece while Saurabh Das got one. Live Cricket Score Vijay Hazare Trophy 2015-16, all matches, Day 1

Chasing the stiff target, Tripura folded for 215 in 45.1 overs with wickets falling at regular intervals. Nirupam Sen Chowdhary (52) and Parvinder Singh (50) scored half centuries but those were not enough for Tripura to avoid a defeat. Cheepurapalli Stephen and Bodavarapu Sudhakar grabbed three wickets apiece for Andhra while D Swaroop Kumar got two. Siva Kumar and Ashwin Hebbar took a wicket apiece. Andhra secured four points from the win while Tripura got none.

Brief Scores:

Andhra 273 in 49.3 overs (AG Pradeep 71, Siva Kumar 51; Manisankar Murasingh 2 for 45, Sanjay Majumder 2 for 45) beat Tripura 215 in 45.1 overs (Nirupam Sen Chowdhary 52, Parvinder Singh 50; Bodavarapu Sudhakar 3 for 28, Cheepurapalli Stephen 3 for 41) 58 runs.