Madhya Pradesh prevailed over Tamil Nadu by 14 runs to register its first win in the Vijay Hazare Trophy (Elite Group B) at the Holkar International Stadium on Wednesday.
After being asked to bat first, MP was bowled out for 225 with Aditya Shrivastava and Parth Sahani top-scoring with 46 each as the duo added 84-runs for the fifth-wicket partnership. For TN, medium pacer Mohammed was the best bowler with three wickets.
In reply, only the in-form Shahrukh Khan waged a lone battle with an unbeaten 67 (77b, 3×4, 5×6) while skipper Dinesh Karthik chipped in with 37.
There were four run outs in TN’s innings including that of key batsmen B. Aparajith and B. Indrajith.
The middle-order batsman Shahrukh walked in late at number eight with the team struggling at 107 for six and almost took TN home but ran out of partners in the end.