Baroda stay on top of the Group B points table in the lead up to the coveted domestic T20 trophy. PK Panchal took Gujarat to a convincing win over Uttar Pradesh, while bowlers helped Kerala to victory. Here are the highlights of Day 4 of the ongoing Super League of the T20 tournament:
Gujarat vs UPCA: PK Panchal starred in Gujarat's 34-run victory over UPCA. Opening the innings, Panchal scored 74 to power Gujarat to 187 for four and then returned to claim four wickets to bowl the team to a thumping victory. R Bhatt picked three wickets, while K Thakore, Jay Desai and Rohit Dahiya picked a wicket each to help bowl UP out for 150.
Baroda vs Rajasthan: Table-toppers of their group, Baroda cantered to a 10-wicket win against Rajasthan in the ongoing phase of the domestic T20 tournament. Electing to field first, Baroda bundled out Rajasthan for 103 with three balls remaining in the innings. R Arothre and Lukman Meriwala claimed three wickets each, while Hardik Pandya picked two. Krunal Pandya and Abhijit Karmabelkar chipped in with a wicket each as they sliced through the opposition line-up. Openers Kedar Devdhar and Aditya Waghmode then chased down the subpar total with 23 balls to spare. Devdhar remained not out on 45, while his opening partner was not out on 50.
Bengal vs Kerala: In a low-scoring game in Mumbai, Kerala posted a 19-wicket against Bengal. After the team from South was helped to 101 for eight, thanks to a 51 by Rohan Prem, the Manu Krishnan-led attack skittled Bengal out for 82. Defending the low total, Krishnan claimed four wickets, while P Prasanth and Rakesh KJ took two wickets each. Basil Thampy picked one wicket to help bowl Kerala to victory.