Vijay Hazare Trophy: U-19 star Shubman Gill's century for Punjab floors Karnataka

Feb 12, 2018, 09:19 IST | PTI

A superb ton by Test batsman K L Rahul (107) went in vain as Karnataka went down by four runs to Punjab today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group 'A' league here

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill 

A superb ton by Test batsman K L Rahul (107) went in vain as Karnataka went down by four runs to Punjab today in the Vijay Hazare Trophy Group 'A' league here. Earlier, Punjab,riding on under-19 World Cup star Shubman Gill's brilliant unbeaten knock of 123 made 269 for 3 in 42 overs in a game reduced after a delayed start owing to a wet outfield. He hit eight fours and six sixes in his 122-ball innings.

Ton for Jadeja too
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja returned to form with an unbeaten century and steered Saurashtra to a four-wicket win over Jharkhand. Jadeja smashed a 116-ball 113 not out, inclusive of seven fours and four sixes, as Saurashtra knocked off Jharkhand's 330-run target with 10 balls to spare.

Captain Cheteshwar Pujara scored (44 from 54 balls in a 73-run partnership with Jadeja at the Gymkhana Ground in Secunderabad. Saurashtra returned to winning ways and remained in the hunt for a quarter-final berth.

Blow for Vidarbha
Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh halted Ranji champions Vidarbha's four-match winning streak with a stunning 45-run victory.

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