Rohtak: The West Zone U-19 team was 88 for four at stumps on Day I against East Zone in the Vinoo Mankad trophy semi-final Monday.
Timil Patel and Shatrunjay Gaekwad steadied the ship with an unbroken 44-run partnership on a truncated day when when just two and half hoursí play was possible. Bengalís Ambar Roy took two for 23.
In another semi-final at Gurgaon, North Zone were struggling at 154 for five at stumps on Day I against Central Zone. Amal Kokje and Parveen Gupta took two wickets each.
n West Zone 88/4 (Timil Patel 32 batting; Ambar Roy 2/23) vs East.
n North Zone 154/5 (Vikram Dhariwal 24) vs Central.