Hyderabad: Chandan Sahani played a composed innings but his nerves got the better of him eventually as he fell six runs short of what would have been a deserved century. G. V. Vinith Reddy too contributed a valuable 61 as Hyderabad finished the first day at 208/7 in their Col. C. K. Nayudu Trophy U-23 match against Odisha at the Gymkhana Ground.
Using the crease first, Hyderabad batting unit couldn’t click as a whole apart from Chandan and Vinith who boosted their side’s total by hitting half-centuries. Preet Singh Chouhan (4/36) was the top bowler for the visitors. Tanay Thyagarajan and Mir Omer Khan were batting at 2 and 1 respectively when the stumps were drawn.
Hyderabad 208/7 in 90 overs (G. A. Shashidhar Reddy 29, G. V. Vinith Reddy 61, Chandan Sahani 94, Tanay Thyagarajan 2 batting, Mir Omer Khan 1 batting, Preet Singh Chouhan 4/36) vs Odisha.