Inter State One-Day League 2012-13, Round-up, Feb 17
In the ongoing Inter State One-day league, Yuvraj Singh claimed three wickets, while S Sreesanth picked a four-for to help their teams – Punjab and Kerala – post wins against J&K and Andhra respectively. Here is the round-up for the day:
Punjab v J&K in Dharamsala: Punjab beat J&K by 48 runs. Opting to field first, J&K restricted Punjab to 168 for eight in the 23-over-a-side match. However, they were bowled out for 120 in 204 overs. RP Sharma and RJ Singh claimed two wickets each, while Yuvraj Singh wrapped up the tail claiming three for 19 to help Punjab win the game.
DDCA v Himachal in Nadaun: Match abandoned
Haryana v SSCB in Bilaspur: Match abandoned
Goa v Hyderabad in Goa: Hyderabad registered an eight-wicket win over Goa. Put in to bat first Goa got off to a fantastic start with a 115-run opening partnership between Sagun Kamat (63) and Swapnil Asnodkar (70). However, they were not able to build on the platform. And though No.3 bat Manvinder Bisla added 40 runs, they squandered away the start by losing wickets at regular intervals.
Chasing 226, DB Ravi Teja took Hyderabad to victory with an unbeaten century, while Akshar Bhandari scored 78.
Kerala v Andhra in Goa: Kerala posted a six-wicket win over Andhra at the District Institute of Education and Training Ground in Goa. Put in to bat the Andhra top order helped set a 257-run target for Kerala. KS Bharat scored 74, while NJ Sai Krishna made 61. Rohan Prem claimed the openers, while pacer S Sreesanth ran through the middle order to finish with a four-wicket haul.
Tamil Nadu v Karnataka in Goa: Karnataka registered a seven-wicket win over Tamil Nadu in their South Zone one-day encounter today.
Put in to bat, Dinesh Karthik (84) and Ajay Shankar (59) took Tamil Nadu to 150, after losing the top order early on. In reply, Karnataka’s M Pandey made an unbeaten 81, while Karun Nair scored 64 to chase down the target in 45.2 overs.
Rajasthan v Vidarbha in Indore: After setting Vidarbha a 209 run target, Rajasthan bowled them out for 130 to register a 78-run victory at the Holkar Cricket Stadium.
Although the Rajasthan top-order failed to fire, the lower-order revived the innings and set a competitive target for Vidarbha. Raman Chahar top-scored with 43 for Rajasthan, while Vidarbha’s Shrikant Wagh claimed six wickets. Defending the total, Madhur Khatri and Gajendra Singh ran through the opposition line-up claiming four wickets each, while Manjeet Singh took two.
UPCA v Railways in Indore: UPCA pulled off a thrilling two-run win over Railways in the domestic one-day competition. A good performance by the middle order helped UPCA post 272 for nine wickets in 50 overs. Suresh Raina top-scored with 61, while AD Nath and ER Dwivedi made half-centuries lower down the order. UPCA then held their nerve to seal a victory. RG Pal and AG Murtaza claimed three wickets each to help successfully defend the total.
Baroda v Gujarat in Pune: Chasing 225 runs, Gujarat reached the target with eight balls to spare to post a six-wicket win over Baroda.
A A Waghmode top-scored for Baroda with 66 runs, while Rush Kalaria claimed three wickets for Gujarat. Although Gujarat lost skipper Parthiv Patel early on, the rest of the top order ensured a comfortable win for their team. SK Patel scored 88 not-out, while Manprit Singh made 58 runs.
Mumbai v Saurashtra in Pune: Skipper Ajit Agarkar (four wickets) and pacer Kshemal Waingankar (five wickets) took Mumbai to a thumping 126-run win over Saurashtra. Earlier, thanks to S Lad’s 115 not-out and S Shaikh’s 72, Mumbai posted 283 runs on the board, while their bowlers skittled out the opposition for just 157 runs.