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CK Nayudu trophy: Punjab take big lead

CK Nayudu trophy: Punjab take big leadBangalore, Nov 19 : Karnataka A were struggling to stay in the match after conceding a first innings lead of 227 runs to Punjab A on the third and penultimate day of their CK Nayudu Trophy cricket match here Monday.

Replying to visitors' score of 493, Karnataka, overnight 120 for five, were bundled out for 266 with opener Mayank Agarwal (70) and Akbar Kazi (72) propping up the innings.

Following on, openers R. Samarth (25) and Agarwal (69 batting) put on 97 runs for the first wicket as the hosts still trailed by another 250 runs.

Brief scores: Punjab A 493 all out in 142.1 overs vs Karnataka A 266 all out 79.2 overs (Mayank Agarwal 70, Akbar Kazi 72, Jaskaran Singh 4 for 66, Deepak Bansal 2 for 83, Taruwar Kohli 2 for 22) and 106 for 1 in 34 overs (R Samarth 25, Mayank Agarwal 69 batting). (IANS)


FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona's transfer ban

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Czech Republic gives up candidacy for Euro 2020

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Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

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CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas' Test reins

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Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify third

Indian driver Chandhok and team qualify thirdSilverstone (England), April 19 : India's Karun Chandhok along with his Murphy Prototypes teammates Rodolfo Gonzalez and Alex Kapadia qualified third in his first ever European Le Mans (ELMS) race here Saturday.  Read more »

Rosberg plans on discussing concerns on 'over the line' Bahrain GP with Hamilton

Nico RosbergLondon, Apr 18  : Mercedes racer Nico Rosberg is reportedly planning to discuss concers regarding their fight for victory in Bahrain, which went 'over the line', with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.  Read more »