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