Hyderabad: Opener M Pratyush scored an unbeaten ton (102 batting) and put on a 133-run stand with his opening partner A Vaishnav Reddy (66) as Hyderabad replied strongly, finishing at 221/2 in response to Himachal’s 429/8 declared in the second day of the under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy match being held at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cricket Stadium, Amtar on Sunday.
Pratyush hit 14 fours in his 203-ball knock so far and giving him company is number four batsman K Himateja (20 batting) at stumps. Pratyush also shone with the ball, bagging two wickets in his two overs (2/9). Earlier, Himachal, resuming the day at 344/5 added 85 runs in 14 overs for the loss of three wickets before declaring their innings.
Brief scores: Himachal 429/8 declared in106 overs (Kushal Pal 139, Shivam Sharma 53 not out, Murugan Abhishek 4/117) vs Hyderabad 221/2 in 76 overs (M Pratysh 102 batting, A Vaishnav Reddy 66).