Duleep Trophy: Aparajith, Pandey take South Zone to 213-3
Baba Aparajith scored an unbeaten 93, while Manish Pandey made 81 not out to help South Zone reach 213-3 on Day One of the Duleep Trophy quarter-final match against West Zone at the Chepauk here yesterday. Only 54 overs of play was possible due to rains.
Aparajith and Pandey shared a 161-run partnership for the fourth wicket after South Zone were struggling at 52-3.
Jaydev Unadkat (1-39), Murtuja Vahora (1-20) and Yusuf Pathan (1-36) took one wicket each for West Zone.
Brief scores: South Zone 213-3 in 54 overs (Baba Aparajith 93*, Manish Pandey 81*, Murtuza Vahora 1-20) vs West Zone