Openers N. Jagadeesan and C. Hari Nishaanth’s brilliant showing earned Tamil Nadu a commanding 10-wicket win over Assam in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 cricket tournament at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.
Put in to bat, Assam managed to score 126 for seven. Tamil Nadu achieved the target in 15 overs to post its second victory.
Even though Pallav Das punished Sandeep Warrier early, Tamil Nadu bowlers’ tidy performance kept their team on top.
Syed Mushtaq Ali T20, TN vs Assam Highlights
M. Mohammed provided the breakthrough in the fifth over as Pallav (19) pulled one to mid-wicket.
Tamil Nadu captain Dinesh Karthik utilised his resources well.
Bowling in tandem, spinners R. Sai Kishore and M. Ashwin stuck to tight lines and extracted some turn to pick up two wickets apiece. Sai Kishore accounted for Rishav Das (15) and Abhishek Thakuri, while Ashwin dismissed Denish Das (15) and…