Varun, Rahul shine in Jharkhand’s victory
1st March 2017
Varun Arun and Rahul Shukla took four wickets each to make sure Jharkhand’s win by 42 runs against Saurashtra in a low scoring Vijay Hazare Trophy match today here at the Eden Gardens Kolkata.
Batting first, Jharkhand managed 125 in 27.3 overs, which they defended successfully by bundling Saurashtra at 83 within 25.1 overs.
While, Varun Arun took 4 for 20, Rahul Shukla bagged 4 for 32. This was Jharkhand’s third win in the tournament.
On the other hand, in a thriller at the Jadavpur University Ground, Salt Lake, Hyderabad beat Chhattisgarh by 4 runs. Chasing Hyderabad’s 197, Chhattisgarh managed 193 for 9 in 50 overs.
B. Sandeep remained the highest scorer for Hyderabad scoring an unbeaten 70 off 99 balls.
In the other match at the Bengal Cricket Academy Ground in Kalyani, Services beat Jammu & Kashmir by 24 runs.
Chasing Services’s 214, Jammu & Kashmir folded at 190 within 45.1 overs.
Vipin Singh topped the bowling department of Services, taking 3 for 41. He was supported by Diwesh Gurdev Pathania’s 2 for 28.
CAB MEDIA DESK