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BCCI Staff in Mumbai 02 March 2014 - 12:38pm IST

Roundup: Inter-state One-day League, Day 3

Yuvraj Singh stars in Punjab win

The third day of the ongoing Inter-State One-Day League witnessed three of the five matches scheduled for the day being abandoned. Yuvraj Singh and S Kaul starred in Punjab’s victory, while Services pulled off a nail-biting win against J&K. Here is the roundup for the day:

East Zone

Assam vs Odisha: This game ended without a result. Asked to bat first, Assam scored 128 for six in 16.5 overs, after which the match in Agartala was abandoned.

Jharkhand vs Tripura: Match abandoned without a ball being bowled.

North Zone

DDCA vs Punjab: With an unbeaten 96 off 95 balls, Yuvraj Singh took Punjab to a six-wicket win over Delhi. He was ably supported by Gurkeerat Singh, who remained unbeaten on 53 at the other end. Earlier, inserted to bat, Delhi were bowled out for 228 in 49.1 overs. While Mithun Manhas scored a valiant 98, the rest of the batsmen failed to come to the party as S Kaul ran through the Delhi line-up. Kaul took four wickets, while Harbhajan Singh and Taruvar Kohli picked two each and Sandeep Sharma chipped in with one wicket. Punjab then chased down the target with three overs to spare.

J&K vs Services: In a match reduced to 32 overs per side, Services restricted J&K to 169 and pulled off a thrilling two-run win in Delhi. Asked to bat first, Services posted 171 for eight. Rajat Paliwal's 54 helped the team set J&K a modest target despite a lower-order collapse. Apart from Sumit Singh and A S Sakuja claiming one wicket each, A R Sinha (four wickets) and SC Yadav (three wickets) helped hold J&K to 169 for nine in 32 overs and led Services to a win.

Himachal vs Haryana: Match abandoned without a ball being bowled.