Hosts Andhra were in a comfortable position at the end of the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Super League Group B tie in Visakhapatnam on Monday.
Electing to bat after winning the toss, the hosts accumulated 214/4, largely due to impressive batting efforts by L Reddy (67) and Y Gnaneswara Rao (57 not out).
Andhra (1st innings):
H Watekar c Pathan b H Ali 24
L Reddy run out (Gaekwad) 67
A Varma c Parab b Pawar 29
Y Gnaneswara Rao not out 57
A Pradeep c Shah b S Singh 30
M Prasad not out 2
Extras: (b 4, lb 1) 5
Total: (for 4 wickets in 90 overs) 214
Fall of wickets: 1-45, 2-95, 3-136, 4-212
Bowling: S Singh 16-5-27-1, S Vohra 17-2-48-0, S Hamid Ali 17-7-32-1, R Pawar 23-8-47-1, Y Pathan 17-2-55-0