Hyderabad bundled out Andhra Pradesh for 231 to gain a first innings lead of 139 runs on the penultimate day of the four-day Elite Group 'B' Ranji Trophy match in Anantapur on Saturday.
In reply to Hyderabad's first innings score of 370, Andhra, who resumed at the overnight score of 50 for one, could muster only 231 as Hyderabad speedster Kaushik Reddy run through the Andhra top order claiming four for 43.
His new ball partner Narender Pal Singh chipped in with two wickets giving away 58 runs.
Only Gnaneswara Rao resisted the Hyderabad bowling and complied 63 runs with the help of six fours and one sixer.
Skipper Venugopala Rao disappointed the crowd as he scored 33 and was bowled by youngster Indrasekhara Reddy.
However, Gnaneswara Rao paired with Kalyana Krishna well to add 36 runs for the ninth wicket to avoid follow-on.
Hyderabad were 14 for no loss in their second innings. Abinav Kumar (11) and Daniel Manohar (3) were at the crease.
Hyderabad 1st Innings: 370
Andhra 1st Innings (Overnight 50 for one):
M S K Prasad b Pragyan Ojha 9
T Suman c Khaleel b Kushia Reddy 41
K Shahbuddin lbw N P Singh 21
Venugopala Rao b Indrasekhara Reddy 33
AT Rayudu st Khaleel b Pragyan Ojha 20
Y Gnaneswara Rao c Arjun Yadav b Kushik Reddy 63
A S K Verma c Indrasekhara Reddy b Kushik 5
M Suresh run out 7
Md Faiq lbw N P Singh 8
Kalyan Krishna c Prajgyn Ojha b Kushik Reddy 17
Y Lakshman Kishore not out 0
Extras: (lb-2, nb-5) 7
Total: (all out in 84.2 overs) 231
Fall of wickets: 1-23, 2-67 3-101, 4-115, 5-142, 6-157, 7-180, 8-190, 9-226.
Bowling: N P Singh 22-3-58-2, P Kaushik Reddy 23.2-8-43-4, Pragyan Ojha 20-3-77-2, Indrasekhara Reddy 14-4-34-1, Amol Shinde 3-1-7-0, Daniel Manohar 2-1-10-0.
Hyderabad 2nd Innings:
Abinav Kumar batting 11
Daniel Manohar batting 3
Total: (for no loss in 4 overs) 14
Bowling: K Shahubuddin 2-0-7-0, D Kalyan Krishna 1-0-3-0, Md Faiq 1-0-4-0.