Visakhapatnam in trouble :
Visakhapatnam was in deep trouble, losing six wickets for 46 runs to East Godavari, at close on the first day of the three-day league match against Guntur in the ACA seniors’ elite group tournament at the ACA-VDCA stadium here on Monday.
The host restricted East Godavari to 173 but slumped to 10 for four after it started its reply. East Godavari captain and medium pacer M. Ajay Kumar claimed three for six and B. Ayyappa picked up two for 21.
At the Vizzy stadium, Vizianagaram, medium pacer A.G. Praveen picked up five wickets for Krishna against Guntur which made 220.
At the ACA North Zone Academy ground, Anantapur shot out Nellore for 57, with K. Naresh taking three wickets and K.S. Shabuddin, Vinay anda Masthan Khan, two wickets each.
At Visakhapatnam: East Godavari 173 in 73.4 overs (K. Sreekanth 47, M. Bharani Kumar 46, G.V.S. Prasad four for 62) vs. Visakhapatnam 46 for six in 14 overs (M. Ajay Kumar three wickets for six runs).
At Vizianagaram: Nellore 57 in 30.5 overs (K. Naresh three for 12) vs. Anantapur 194 for five in 57 overs (Sk. Peera 69, Salim Mallik 41 batting); Guntur 220 in 64.3 overs (B.Sudhakar 51 n.o., Srikar 37, A.G. Praveen five for 44) vs. Krishna 44 for one.