Andhra Pradesh complete the semifinal line up with a win over Tamil Nadu

Hosts Andhra Pradesh recorded a comfortable win over Tamil Nadu in another Southern Derby here today to book their place in the semifinals of the inaugural IndusInd Bank Nagesh trophy season 2018-19. Tamil Nadu won the toss and decided to bat first. But with the Andhra bowlers bowling at the very best the visiting batsmen couldn't get in for a long time as they were bowled out for 122 in the 20th over. For the hosts Durga Rao was the star performer picking up 3 wickets.

Chasing a relatively small target Andhra Pradesh lost both their openers for nought but a well composed half century from Durga Rao steered them home with almost 7 overs and 6 wickets remaining.

With this win Andhra Pradesh will take on Karnataka in the semifinals, while Odisha will play Jharkhand.

Brief Scores

Tamil Nadu : 122 all out in 19.3 overs. Arun Kumar 38. Durga Rao 3/12. 

Andhra Pradesh : 125/4 in 13.1 overs. Durga Rao 52*, Prem Kumar 33. Ramesh 1/8.

Andhra Pradesh won by 6 wickets.

Man of the match : Durga Rao.

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