Bangalore: An unbeaten century by N.R. Gangta (117 not out, 119b, 17×4) carried Himachal Pradesh to 260 for eight at stumps on the first day against Karnataka in the C.K. Nayudu Trophy Tournament here Friday.
Put in to bat, Himachal recovered from 81 for three as Gangta added 100 runs for the fourth wicket with A.K. Kaushik (39) while seamer H.S.Sharath came away with three for 59.
Himachal Pradesh (1st innings) 260 for 8 in 90 overs (N.R. Gangta 117 batting, A.K. Kaushik 39, J.P. Singh 34, H.S. Sharath 3 for 59, K. Gowtham 2 for 84) vs Karnataka.