Mayank Agarwal slams double
M.agarwal hit 13 sixes and 22 fours in his blazing 235 runs to take south zone past 400 runs. He took time to reach his 100 , later on slammed each ball to the fence before being dismissed.
specialist Mayank Agarwal slammed 13 sixes and 22 fours while notching a
double ton and also put on a 300-plus stand with fellow-opener K Rohit
to place South Zone on top in their Vizzy Trophy Inter -University
Inter-Zonal final against North Zone, on Thursday.
M.Agarwal, who plays for IPL team Royal Challengers, took his time to
reach his first hundred and then blazed his way to 235 while adding 328
runs for the first wicket with Rohit, who made 109.South, replying to North's first innings score of 365, ended day two of the four-day tie with 417 for 3.The 20-year-old Agarwal, who had toured Australia with the India
under-19 squad in 2009, got to 100 in 117 minutes and 102 balls with 13
fours and 2 sixes.
Then he went into overdrive to race to 200 in another 87 minutes and
73 balls with the help of seven more sixes and eight additional fours at
the Wankhede Stadium.In all, Agarwal batted for just over 200 minutes before being
dismissed. The partnership between Agarwal and Rohit, who played second
fiddle and hit 8 fours in 249 balls, came off 375 balls and in 192
minutes.It was finally broken by Charanjeet Singh, who dismissed both the
openers as well as K Sumanth (0), a double centurion in the semi-final
against West Zone, to end the day with impressive figures of 3 for 94.