Inspiring batting performances by opener Ashish Patel (79, 102b, 12×4) and his valuable 75-run second-wicket partnership with Shlok Sandip Desai (52, 79b, 4×4) enabled Baroda to register a facile six-wicket win over hosts Karnataka in the BCCI Men’s One-Day Tournament Plate ‘A’ match played at JSS-SJCE Grounds here, yesterday.
Batting first, Karnataka helped by some good batting by middle-order batsman Aman F. Khan (62, 73b, 3×4, 5×6) and Vishnu Priyan (52, 72b, 1×4, 1×6) who added 51-runs for the fifth wicket, scored 221 for eight in 50 overs. In reply, Baroda scored 223 for four in 49.2 overs and registered a six-wicket win.
Siddesh, Mohit excel
Good batting by opener Siddesh Kishor Wath (64,73b, 10×4) and Mohit Rajendra Kale (64, 79b, 6×4) enabled Vidarbha to register a five wicket win over Jammu & Kashmir at SDNR Wadiyar Stadium. Jammu & Kashmir batting first scored 225 in 49.3 overs. Jiyaad Nazir Magrey (46,76b, 4×4) top scored. In reply, Vidarbha scored 229 for five in 46 overs and scored a five-wicket win.
In the other game at PET, Mandya, a valuable ninth-wicket partnership of 42-runs between Siddarth Manimaran (30, 15b,5×4, 1×6) and Rahul D. Devendran (21 n.o, 13b, 2×6) enabled Tamil Nadu to register a exciting one-wicket win over Madhya Pradesh. Batting first, Madhya Pradesh scored 232 in 49.2 overs and in reply Tamil Nadu scored 233 for nine in 49.2 overs.
At Mysuru: Karnataka 221/8 in 50 overs (Aman F Khan 62, Vishnu Priyan 52, Vyshak V. Vijaykumar 38, S.J. Nikin Jose 24, B.U. Shivakumar 22, Rahul Raj Nath Maurya 2/42, Hemanth Babulal Punde 2/27) lost to Baroda 223/4 in 49.2 overs (Ashish Patel 79, Shlok Sandip Desai 52, Abhimanyu Singh V. Rajput 42 n.o, Bhanu Jagadish Pania 28 n.o).
Jammu & Kashmir 225 in 49.3 overs (Jiyad Nazir Magrey 46, Lone Nasir Muzaffar 41, Suryansh Jagadish Chander Raina 29, Vivrant Sushil Sharma 28, Abhishant B. Bakshi 21, Aditya Tare 5/39, Gaurav Mahesh Dhoble 3/49) lost to Vidarbha 229/5 in 46 overs (Siddesh Kishor Wath 64, Mohit Rajendra Kale 64,
Yash Datta Kadam 25, M.P. Pavan 24, N.S. Sharma 2/52, Sahil L. Vijaykumar 2/29).
At Mandya: Madhya Pradesh 232 in 49.2 overs (Atul Laxmi Narayan 52 n.o, Ankush Praveen Tyagi 49, Nikhil S. Mishra 31, Yash R. Dubey 28, Rahul D. Devendran 4/39, Jaganath S.R. Ravishankar 3/47) lost to Tamil Nadu 233/9 in 49.2 overs Vignesh V. Gunti 42, Lokeshwar S. Suresh 39, Siddarth Manimaran 30, S. Radhakrishnan 21, P.S. Paul 24, Rahul D. Devandran 21 n.o, Prankesh Sudhir Rai 4/23, Pankaj Kalyan Patel 3/51).