Chennai, Oct 1 (UNI) Centuries by Opener K B Pawan (166) and Ganesh Satish (107) put Karnataka on course to a big total at close on the opening day of the four-day P Ramachandra Rao Trophy Cricket Match against Andhra Pradesh here today.
The duo added 219 for the second wicket in 66 overs as Karnataka finished the day at a healthy 305 for 4 in 90 overs.
Pawan struck 21 fours and 2 sixers in his 27-ball knock, while Ganesh's 214-ball eassay was studded with 11 boundaries.
In other matches, Tamil Nadu were 258 for 5 against Goa with openers L Suryaprakash (85, 10x4) and Abhinav Mukund (56, 8x4, 1x6) adding 99 for the first wicket. V Maruthi Raghav scored an unbeaten 48.
Kerala, batting first, were bowled out for 124 in 57.3 overs against Hyderabad. Opener Abhishek Hegde ploughed a lone furrow with a knock of 63 as Kerala lost wickets at regular intervals.
In reply, Hyderabad were 92 for one in 30 overs with Akshay Reddy unbeaten on 53.
Brief Scores: Karnataka 305 for our (Pawan 166, Ganesh Satish 107, D Sivakumar 3 for 52) vs Andhra.
Tamil Nadu 258 for five (L Suryaprakash 85, Abhinav Mukund 56, Maruti Raghav 48 batting, Badal Singh 4 for 86) vs Goa.
Kerala 124 in 57.3 overs (Abhishek Hegde 63, Sarvesh Kumar 2 for 32, Vishal Sharma 3 for 22, Paramvir singh 3 for 13) vs Hyderabad 92 for one in 30 overs (Akshay Reddy 53 batting).
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