Skipper M. Boopathi Vaishnav Kumar smashed 328 (280b, 57×4) as Dindigul entered the quarterfinals of the TNCA under-16 inter-district cricket tournament, for the P.R. Thevar Trophy, by virtue of its 223-run first-innings lead over Villupuram here on Sunday.
This is the first triple century scored in the P.R. Thevar Trophy inter-district tournament.
The scores (pre-quarterfinals, final day):
At Dindigul: Villupuram 194 & 32 for two in 10 overs drew with Dindigul 417 in 76.4 overs (M. Boopathi Vaishnav Kumar 328, K. Subramaniyan four for 77, M.K. Arun Sarwan three for 102). Dindigul won on first-innings lead.
At Coimbatore: Erode 151 & 36 for one in nine overs drew with Coimbatore 228 for seven in 90 overs (R. Piruthiv 93, V. Sriram Ishwar 44). Coimbatore won on first-innings lead.
At Kanyakumari: Namakkal 167 vs Kanyakumari 158 for eight in 65 overs (A. Anmario Cafric 56, S. Rohan 31 n.o., V. Vijay Srikanth three for 36, B. Sai Akash four for 42). Match unfinished. Namakkal won by spin of coin.
At Madurai: Nilgiris 119 & 152 for nine in 40 overs (S. Rohith Pranav 83 n.o., J. Rohan six for 48) lost to Madurai 148 in 48.5 overs (R. Surya 41 n.o., A. Akash four for 50, S. Rohith Pranav four for 36) & 124 for six in 30.1 overs (S. Sivadevan 47, V.P. Amith Sathvik 60, A. Akash three for 39).
At Thanjavur: Thanjavur 60 & 70 in 30.2 overs (T. Shree Hari six for 31, B. Iyappan four for 38) lost to Tirupur 435 for four in 90 overs (A.D. Siyam Vikas 100, D. Santhosh Kumar 221, R. Divakar 41, S. Karthic Kumar 40).
At Dharmapuri: Dharmapuri 227 & 31 in 20.3 overs (S.G. Karneswaran five for 10, D. Sushil Rhaj five for eight) lost to Tiruvallur 337 for seven in 90 overs (S. Sourav 101, P. Arjun Thapa 134, S.M. Karthik Anand 38, S.K. Dharun five for 117).
At Tiruchi: Ramanathapuram 76 & 122 in 39.2 overs (K. Manoj 38, P. Swathanth three for 18, N. Harirajan three for 26) lost to Tiruchi 271 in 74.5 overs (S. Ajay Kumar 122, S.S. Adityan 46, C. Deenathayala Raja seven for 77)
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