NKP Salve Challenger Trophy 2006/07

Winner - Shared

India Blue v India Red, Final, Challenger Series

Nehra and Balaji fail to take the lead

A heavy downpour put paid to any chance of the Challenger Series being resolved in a fruitful manner, even as India Blue were well set, on 210 for 4 from just over 30 overs

India Blue v India Red, Challenger Series, final

Rain plays spoilsport at Chennai

Rahul Dravid, Irfan Pathan and Yuvraj Singh all offered support to Virender Sehwag as the Blues raced to 210 for 4 in the 32nd over, before the showers began and the final of the Challenger series was eventually abandoned

India Red v India Green, 3rd match, Challenger Series

Little to play for really

If this Challenger Series held the public's imagination at any stage, it certainly didn't beyond 7pm on Tuesday, when the tournament ended for Sourav Ganguly.

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts
India Red 2 2 0 0 0 8
India Blue 2 1 1 0 0 5
India Green 2 0 2 0 0 0


NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, 2006/07 (in India List A)

Groundstaff hurry to bring on the covers
Yuvraj Singh swatted five fours in a brisk 27
Virender Sehwag prepares to launch a six
Ramesh Powar and Dinesh Karthik prematurely celebrate an unsuccessful run-out appeal
Irfan Pathan slams a four during his brief appearance
Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag added 101 for the third wicket
Tournament Results
India Blue v India Red at Chennai - Oct 4, 2006
No result
India Green v India Red at Chennai - Oct 3, 2006
India Red won by 39 runs
India Blue v India Green at Chennai - Oct 2, 2006
India Blue won by 266 runs
India Blue v India Red at Chennai - Oct 1, 2006
India Red won by 21 runs
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