Perinthalmanna (Ker), Feb 16 (PTI) India batsman M Vijay''sbrilliant 115 (127b,8x4,5x6) helped Tamil Nadu thrash Keralaby eight wickets in the limited-over P Subaiah Pillai CricketTournament at the Perinthalmanna stadium here today.
Put into bat, Kerala managed to score 253 for 5 in theallotted 50 overs. The major contributors were Abhishek Hegde55, Raiphy Vincent Gomez 54 and V A Jagadeesh 43.
Tamil Nadu''s Syed Mohammed captured 2 for 39.
In reply, Tamil Nadu scored 256 for 2 in 46.5 overs. SAniruddh scored 86 in 109 balls hitting seven fours and a six.
Left-arm spinner P Prashant took 1/61.
In another match played at Palakkad Fort Maidan,Karnataka defeated Hyderabad by 8 wickets.
Brief scores: Hyderabad 120 (all out) in 34.4 overs(Habih Ahamed 31, S Ahamed 30, Vinaykumar 3/18, A Mithun 3/29)Karnataka 121/2 in 33.2 overs (Ganesh Satish 61 not out, SunilRaju 34, Kanesh Naidu 2/48).