DEODHAR TROPHY, 2018-19
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Gill nails the chase with a fluent hundred © Getty
Shubman Gill handed India C their second win as they trounced India A by six wickets after chasing down 293 within the third recreation of the Deodhar Trophy on Thursday (October 25) on the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in Delhi. Abhimanyu Easwaran, Anmolpreet Singh and Nitish Rana struck half-centuries for India A however their efforts have been nullified by Gill’s ton and an aggressive 60-ball 69 by Ishan Kishan.
In a tricky-but-manageable chase, India C misplaced Ajinkya Rahane early on after a gradual begin. Abhinav Mukund failed to hold on and was bowled by Shams Mulani for a 40-ball 37 because the staff was left with two new batsmen on the crease within the 16th over with 69 on the board. India C have been jolted additional when Suresh Raina was run out for simply 2. At 85 for Three, India A had an outstanding alternative to close the door on their opposition.
However what transpired was a counterattack for the ages that turned the tide in India C’s favour. Kishan and Gill scored 121 within the subsequent 17 overs to assist the staff surge in direction of the goal. Kishan was trapped lbw by R Ashwin quickly after the facet had crossed the 200-run mark however Gill was within the zone, set to see the staff residence. He discovered ample assist in Suryakumar Yadav, who smashed 56 off 36, because the duo stitched collectively an unbeaten 90-run partnership to overtake the goal in 47 overs. India C will now tackle India B within the ultimate on Saturday.
On reflection, India A have been dragged again by Easwaran’s scratchy begin, failing to supply any form of momentum on the prime. He scored 69 off 103 because the opening stand managed 99. A lot of the runs in that stand got here from Anmolpreet’s bat as his companion continued his uncomfortable grind. The impetus was supplied by Nitish Rana, Dinesh Karthik and Kedar Jadhav who managed to make up for the gradual begin supplied by the openers.
Jadhav, on his return from a hamstring damage within the Asia Cup ultimate, smoked 41 off 25 to elevate his facet over 290 and shall be happy together with his present health.
Transient scores: India A 293/6 in 50 overs (Abhimanyu Easwaran 69; Vijay Shankar Three-40) misplaced to India C 296/four in 47 overs (Shubman Gill 106*) by six wickets.