Chhattisgarh persisted its successful bustle in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, beating Andhra by 56 runs in the Elite Team A game right here on Sunday. Asked to bat first, Chhattisgarh, who had petrified defending champions Mumbai on Saturday, crawled to 268/9 of their allotted 50 overs at the Alur cricket stadium II. After opener Jiwanjyot Singh (16) fell early, Shashank Chandrakar (54) and one-down Ashutosh Singh (75) rallied the innings with their 50-bustle stand for the 2nd wicket.
Shashank and skipper Harpreet Singh Bhatia (16) fell cheaply, but that didn’t deter Ashutosh from playing his photography as he accomplished his 50 in 71 balls. His 93-ball knock had six fours. Nonetheless the Andhra bowlers made a important comeback as they didn’t allow the opposition batsman to resolve. Ashutosh walked aid to the pavilion, following which Amandeep Khare (27) also fell early. Then exclusively Shashank Singh made a rapid- fire 45 off 25 balls, with two fours and 4 sixes, to be positive that that his crew bought past the 260-bustle ticket.
The fade started effectively for Andhra as their openers conjured 48 for the principle wicket earlier than Ashwin Hebber (22) used to be caught by Puneet Datey off Shashank Singh. One other opener D B Prashanth Kumar (44) and K S Bharat also fell as Andhra fill been in a build of bother at 90-3.
Chhatisgarh bowlers saved taking wickets at regular intervals and the Andhra innings sooner or later folded up at 212, methodology making an are trying their intention. Shashank Singh, an offie (3-37) used to be the blueprint shut of the bowlers, whereas accurate-arm medium pacer Puneet Datey (2-40) and leisurely-left arm orthodox Ajay Mandal (2 -34) grabbed two wickets every.
In one more Elite Team A match at Alur, Kerala defeated Hyderabad by 62 runs, with accurate-arm medium pacer K M Asif shinning with the ball and returning with figures of 4-34 as he rattled the Hyderabad batting relate.
And in the third match of the Elite Team A held at Factual Cricket right here, Goa defeated Jharkhand by 42 runs to ranking four parts.
Speedy Ratings: Chhattisgarh 268/9 (Ashutosh Singh 75, Shashank Chandrakar 54; Prithvi Raj Yarra 3-63) defeat Andhra 212 all out (D B Prashant Kumar 44, K V Sasikanth 35; Shashank Singh 3-37) by 56 runs. Chhattisgarh 4 parts, Andhra 0 parts.
Kerala 227/9 (Sanju Samson 36, Rahul P 35; Ajay Dev Goud 3-52) beat Hyderabad 165 all out (Tanmay Agarwal 69, J Mallikarjun 24, K M Asif 4-34) by 62 runs. Kerala 4 parts, Hyderabad 0 parts.
Goa 266/8 (Aditya Kaushik 117, C M Gautam 40, Rahul Shukla 6-33) beat Jharkhand 224 all out (Ishan Kishan 43, Anukul Roy 40; Darshan Misal 4-35) by 42 runs. Goa 4 parts, Jharkhand 0 parts.
Sep 29, 2019 21: 08 IST