Sourav, Aishik shine as Bengal earn 1 point
27th December 2018
A 177-run seventh wicket partnership between Sourav Paul and Aishik helped Bengal grab 1 point against Karnataka in a Cooch Behar Trophy encounter as the match ended in draw today.
Karnataka declared on 189/5 thanks to Aneesh (81) half-century and Munim's 132-ball 49 in the second innings on the fourth day in search for outright but the Bengal duo put on a superb performance with the bat to snatch 1 point in Mysore.
Bengal lost S Gandhi (12), Ankit Shukla (1), Diganta Neogi (12) and Prabhat Maurya (0) for just 43 runs but Sourav Paul remained unbeaten till the end and showed some real character here to help Bengal earn 1 point.
Sourav hit a gritty 134 off 219 balls while Aishik also played a big role with a superb 220-ball 82 to help Bengal post 281/6 at the end of the day's play.
CAB MEDIA DESK