Bowlers keep Bengal U19 dominant
29th November 2021
Bengal U19 team rode on dominating performance by their bowlers to end the first day of their Cooch Behar trophy opener against Bihar on 117/3 after bundling out opponents for a paltry 139 runs today.
Electing to bat first Bihar got off to a steady start till Debopratim Halder drew the first blood removing opener Suryansh Raj (24) to reduce Bihar to 42/1.
After that Bengal bowlers lassoed opponents' batters to not let any bug partnership get build. Debopratim and Siddharth Singh picked 3 wickets apiece while Toufiq Uddin and Milind Mondal took 2 wickets apiece.
While batting Toufiq starred with bat too with a fine 40 off 55 balls to give Bengal a steady start. Skipper Abhishek Porel stayed unbeaten on 42 along with Shashank Singh (16) at the end of the day's play trailing by 22 runs.
CAB MEDIA DESK