Kanhaiya slams century, 15-yr Dhruv makes debut in CK Nayudu Trophy

15-year old Dhruv Sharma being presented debut cap on Sunday.
15-year old Dhruv Sharma being presented debut cap on Sunday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 29: J&K skipper and talented wicketkeeper batter, Kanhaiya Wadhawan scored a brilliant unbeaten ton, while 15-year Dhruv makes debut to as Jammu and Kashmir scored a good score of 359/5 at stumps on Day-1 in the ongoing U-25 CK Nayudu Trophy at Nadiad today.
Earlier, winning the toss and batting first, J&K lost two wickets of Abid Hussain (22) and Kawal Preet Singh (0) early in the innings at 39 runs, before Arya Thakur (46) and skipper Kanhaiya Wadhawan (179*) took the score to 106 runs in 23.4 overs when Arya was dismissed.
Kanhaiya Wadhawan and Shubham Singh Pundir took the score to 212 runs before Shubham was dismissed at his individual score of 55 runs off 54 balls, studded with 7 fours and one six. Young prospect Dhruv Sharma (4) who made his debut fell cheaply, before Yawer Hassan joined his skipper and took the score to 359/5 in 71 overs. Kanhaiya Wadhawan was at the crease on 179 runs off 209 balls, studded with 16 fours and one six, while Yawer was unbeaten on 37 runs off 61 balls with three boundaries. Kanhaiya showed fluidity, elegance and grace in his innings to send the bowlers on a leather hunt.
For Mizoram, Tluanga and F Lalruatfella bagged 2 wickets each, while Nunfela claimed one wicket.