India 'B' beat Karnataka to win Deodhar Trophy
A combined batting effort helped India B beat Karnataka by six wickets in the Deodhar Trophy final at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here yesterday
Shreyas Iyer Pic/AFP
A combined batting effort helped India B beat Karnataka by six wickets in the Deodhar Trophy final at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium here yesterday. Chasing 279 for 8, India B got off to a flying start as openers Ruturaj Gaikwad (58) and Abhimanyu Easwaran (69) forged an 84-run partnership before Gaikwad was dismissed.
GH Vihari (21), skipper Shreyas Iyer (61) and Manoj Tiwary (59) also contributed handsomely for the cause and India B chased down the target in 48.2 overs. For Karnataka, Shreyas Gopal took two wickets for 55 runs. Earlier, opting to bat, Ravikumar Samarth (107) and middle-order batsmen C.M. Gautam (76) helped Karnataka score 279 in their allotted 20 overs.
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