Deodhar Trophy, Quarter-final: Central Zone v East Zone at Visakhapatnam, Mar 23, 2014
Deodhar Trophy - Quarter final
Central Zone won by 2 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
23 March 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)

Ahmed to Fazal, OUT, Central lost their first, good length delivery which was pitched around off and moves away from Fazal. He leans forward and tries to reaches to it, pushes hard at it and ends up with a genuine edge back towards Goswami.

FY Fazal c †Goswami b Ahmed 4 (16b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Central Zone 26/1   Jalaj S Saxena 21* (28b 4x4)   AN Ahmed 3.1-1-13-1

Ahmed to Jalaj S Saxena, OUT, Abu strikes again and its the big wicket of Saxena, length delivery which holds the line outside off, Saxena driven that off the front foot, he unable to keep it down neither it went over the man at short cover, walks back in disappointment.

Jalaj S Saxena c MK Tiwary b Ahmed 26 (34b 4x4 0x6) SR: 76.47

Central Zone 45/2   SU Shrivastava 11* (9b 2x4)   AN Ahmed 4.4-1-23-2

R Shukla to Shrivastava, OUT, back of a length outside off which should have been put away to the fence had found the man inside the inner circle. Shrivastava stays on the back foot and goes hard at it, ends up in a flat shot towards Jaggi at point.

SU Shrivastava c Jaggi b R Shukla 31 (36b 5x4 0x6) SR: 86.11

Central Zone 80/3   NV Ojha 10* (17b 1x4)   R Shukla 4-0-22-1

LR Shukla to Rawat, OUT, Rawat goes first ball, good length delivery pitches it on middle and off and nips back in sharply. Rawat gets forward and plays across the line and goes through his bat pad which knocks the leg stump out of the ground. Two quick wickets and this match is on.

M Rawat b LR Shukla 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Central Zone 81/4   NV Ojha 11* (18b 1x4)   LR Shukla 2.2-0-5-1

LR Shukla to Nath, OUT, whattay over this has been, another one to Shukla and East makes a wonderful come back. Good length delivery which was pitched outside off and jags back in from outside off, Nath stride forward to defend but unable to read it and shattered the stumps.

AD Nath b LR Shukla 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Central Zone 82/5   NV Ojha 11* (18b 1x4)   LR Shukla 2.5-0-6-2

Ahmed to Chawla, OUT, bowling change works straight away as they able to break the partnership, good length delivery which was pitched outside off moves away with good bounce. Chawla stays on the crease and pushes at it away from the body, ends up with a edge where Goswami dives full length to his right and holds with both hands.

PP Chawla c †Goswami b Ahmed 24 (33b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Central Zone 125/6   NV Ojha 28* (53b 3x4)   AN Ahmed 6.1-1-30-3

Dinda to Sharma, OUT, short of a length did the trick, this was on middle and leg. Karn drops his wrist and also gets his eyes off it. It was quick enough and off the glove towards the keeper. Goswami waits and holds that.

KV Sharma c †Goswami b Dinda 22 (33b 2x4 1x6) SR: 66.66

Central Zone 172/7   NV Ojha 52* (76b 6x4 1x6)   AB Dinda 8.3-2-34-1

Dinda to Anureet Singh, OUT, yorker length delivery on middle and leg, Anureet stays on the crease and plays across the line, misses it completely as it struck just above the toe, loud appeal from Dinda and umpire didn't had any doubt on that.

Anureet Singh lbw b Dinda 0 (2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Central Zone 172/8   NV Ojha 52* (76b 6x4 1x6)   AB Dinda 8.5-2-34-2





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Hours of play (local time) 13:30 start, Lunch 17:00-17.45, Close 21:15

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