Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2: Powered by the centuries of skipper Sachin Baby and V A Jagadeesh, Kerala amassed 495 for 6 declared in their first innings on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Elite Group B match against Hyderabad at the St Xavier's College Ground here on Friday.
For Kerala, who resumed second day at 231 for 4, the overnight pair Sachin and Jagadeesh smashed hundreds to put the home side to register a big first innings total of 495. The duo added 182 runs in the 5th wicket partnership before Sachin left for 147 after registering his fourth first class hundred.
Even though Hyderabad managed to dismiss the next man Salman Nizar (8) in a quick succession, Jagadeesh continued his ride in the company of Akshay Chandran to pile up a big total. Jagadeesh remained unbeaten on 113 while Akshay was undefeated on 48 as Kerala declared their fist innings.(UNI)