Vijay Hazare Trophy: Vihari ton helps Andhra beat Rajasthan

Chasing 236, a 146-run second wicket stand between Vihari and Prashanth Kumar, and a 88-run third wicket alliance between Vihari and Ravi Teja took Andhra home. Pankaj Singh and Salman Khan picked up a wicket each for Rajasthan.

Hanuma Vihari slammed a century to help his team get the better of Rajasthan.   -  Photo: V. V. Subrahmanyam

 

Hanuma Vihari scored an unbeaten 135 (111b, 21x4, 1x6), and D. B. Prashanth Kumar 62 (84b, 10x4) as Andhra Pradesh beat Rajasthan by eight wickets in its final group-C match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the SSN College of Engineering ground on Monday.

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Chasing 236, a 146-run second wicket stand between Vihari and Prashanth Kumar, and a 88-run third wicket alliance between Vihari and Ravi Teja took Andhra home. Pankaj Singh and Salman Khan picked up a wicket each for Rajasthan.

Earlier, Mahipal Lomror's 67 and T.N. Dhillon's unbeaten 60 helped Rajasthan post 235 or seven. Lomror added 78 runs for the fifth wicket partnership with Arjit Gupta. P. Vijay Kumar picked up three for 17 for Andhra.

Brief scores: Rajasthan 235 in 50 overs (Mahipal Lomror 67, T. N. Dhillon 60 not out, P. Vijay Kumar 3-17) lost to Andhra Pradesh 236-2 in 39.5 overs (Hanuma Vihari 135 not out; D. B. Prashanth Kumar 62)

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