Hyderabad: Middle-order batsman M Samhith Reddy hit 67 and wicket-keeper Pragnay Reddy scored 50 to revive Hyderabad innings after an early setback to score 241 on Day One of the Col CK Nayudu Trophy under-23 match at Gymkhana Ground on Tuesday.
The duo added 66 for the fifth wicket after Hyderabad were reeling at 86/4. Following Pragnay’s dismissal, Samhith batted with the tailenders and added vital runs before falling to AB Kookna (3/31) as the ninth man.
In reply, Rajasthan lost their opener AB Gigna (10), who was trapped in front by vice-captain Ajay Dev Goud, and are 11/1 at the close of day’s play.
Brief scores: Hyderabad 241 in 83.4 overs (M Samhith Reddy 67, Pragnay Reddy 50, AB Kookna 3/31, Shiva Chauhan 3/30) vs Rajasthan 11/1 in 3.1 overs (Ajay Dev Goud 0/1).