Aushik Srinivas to Chopra,
and he strikes first ball, well done, a quicker delivery and Chopra on the back foot and looking to work it through the onside, misses it and is struck right in front of the stumps, loud appeal and given.
A Chopra lbw b Aushik Srinivas 94 (440m 307b 10x4 0x6) SR: 30.61
Gupta to Kanitkar,
tossed up outside the off stump and slight turn and Kanitkar looking for the expansive drive through the off side gets an edge and Karthik takes the catch.
HH Kanitkar c †Karthik b Gupta 67 (208m 146b 7x4 0x6) SR: 45.89
Gupta to Bist,
out of the blue we have a wicket! The ball is tossed up, grips the surface and turns a bit, Bist plays too early and works in the air to Vasudevadas at square leg.
R Bist c Vasudevadas b Gupta 57 (211m 159b 9x4 0x6) SR: 35.84
Aushik Srinivas to Saxena,
Aushik strikes and gets the wicket of Saxena, pitches and spins, Saxena stays in the crease and looks to drive through the off side, misses it and the off stump is rattled. A marathon inning ends. The Tamil Nadu players shakes hands with Saxena, nice to see.
VA Saxena b Aushik Srinivas 257 (907m 665b 26x4 2x6) SR: 38.64
Aushik Srinivas to Puneet Yadav,
Aushik gets his third wicket, pitches it a touch short outside the leg stump and bit quicker, Yadav looking for the big shot, pulls and misses, the leg stump is uprooted.
Puneet Yadav b Aushik Srinivas 7 (7m 7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00
Gupta to Yagnik,
tossed up and Yagnik looks to go over extra cover, hits it high in the air and Yo Mahesh at cover, turns around and runs forward, dives and takes an excellent catch. Sunny Gupta picks up his third.
DH Yagnik c Mahesh b Gupta 0 (5m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00
Aushik Srinivas to Pankaj Singh,
Aushik bowls from round the wicket and Pankaj Singh stays in the crease and punches it from the middle of the bat and Prasanna at silly-point takes it. Aushik gets his fourth. Good reflexes from prasanna.
Pankaj Singh c Prasanna b Aushik Srinivas 22 (21m 19b 2x4 2x6) SR: 115.78
Kaushik to Parida,
slower delivery and Parida mishits it high in the air and Balaji moves to extra cover and takes the catch.
RR Parida c Balaji b Kaushik 40 (142m 100b 4x4 0x6) SR: 40.00
Kaushik to RR Singh,
in the block-hole and Rituraj Singh has to walk back to the pavilion as the off stump is pegged back.
RR Singh b Kaushik 45 (69m 54b 5x4 1x6) SR: 83.33
Kaushik to G Singh,
fuller delivery, moves across his stumps and looks to play through the onside, misses it and is struck low on the pads in line with the stumps, loud shout and given.
G Singh lbw b Kaushik 4 (10m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 57.14