Duleep Trophy - Final

South Zone v West Zone

West Zone won by 274 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

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Toss: West Zone won the toss and will be batting.

0.1

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, defended to the off side

0.2

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, outside the off stump left alone

0.3

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, outside the off stump left alone

0.4

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends down the track

0.5

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, defended to the backward point

0.6

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends to backward point

End of over 1 (maiden) West Zone 0/0
PA Patel    0* (6b)      S Sreesanth    1-1-0-0
W Jaffer    0* (0b)     

Vinay Kumar to share the attack.

1.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good length delivery swinging away outside the off stump, left alone.

1.2

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 2 runs, pitched up delivery outside the off stump, drives well through cover to the deep, first runs for West Zone.

1.3

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, back of a length delivery and Jaffer on the back foot defends with an angled bat to backward point.

1.4

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 1 run, pushes forward and gets a thickish edge behind square leg and picks up a single.

1.5

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

1.6

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, blocked with an angled bat to the off side.

End of over 2 (3 runs) West Zone 3/0
PA Patel    0* (8b)      R Vinay Kumar    1-0-3-0
W Jaffer    3* (4b)     

Sreesanth to start his second over. Misses his run up, will go back to his mark.

2.1

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, good ball coming in, off the pad and on the track.

2.2

Sreesanth to Jaffer, 1 run, pushes to the onside for a single.

2.3

Sreesanth to Patel, 2 runs, pitched up delivery driven straight past the bowler and down the ground, Vijay chases and makes a good stop, saves two runs.

2.4

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, back of a length delivery, angled across, left alone.

2.5

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

First warning for Sreesanth for running on the danger area.

2.6

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 3 (3 runs) West Zone 6/0
PA Patel    2* (12b)      S Sreesanth    2-1-3-0
W Jaffer    4* (6b)     

3.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, driven to mid-off.

3.2

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, outside the off stump and Jaffer lets it go.

3.3

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, driven to mid-off.

3.4

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, back of a length delivery outside the off stump, Jaffer moves back and lets it go through to Karthik.

3.5

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 1 run, turned away nicely through square leg to pick up a single.

3.6

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, outside the off stump, left alone through to Karthik.

End of over 4 (1 run) West Zone 7/0
PA Patel    2* (13b)      R Vinay Kumar    2-0-4-0
W Jaffer    5* (11b)     

4.1

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, right in the block-hole outside the off stump, Jaffer watches it and blocks down the track.

4.2

Sreesanth to Jaffer, 2 runs, on the pads and Jaffer turns it nicely through square leg to the deep, Vinay Kumar runs around to field the ball and puts in a good throw.

4.3

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, bad line from Sreesanth down the leg side and Jaffer lets it go through to Karthik.

4.4

Sreesanth to Jaffer, FOUR, short ball and Jaffer swivels and pulls well to midwicket fence for the first boundary.

4.5

Sreesanth to Jaffer, 1 run, short ball pulled to long leg for a single.

Sreesanth changes the angle, comes round the wicket.

4.6

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, back of a length delivery coming in, Parthiv watches it closely and lets it go.

End of over 5 (7 runs) West Zone 14/0
PA Patel    2* (14b)      S Sreesanth    3-1-10-0
W Jaffer    12* (16b 1x4)     

5.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good length delivery and Jaffer comes forward and defends to mid-off.

5.2

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, back of a length delivery and going straight on, Jaffer judging the bounce shoulders arms.

5.3

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, fuller delivery driven nicely down the track and well fielded by Vinay Kumar, almost had Parthiv run out.

5.4

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, fuller delivery and Jaffer drives firmly up to mid-on.

Badrinath having a chat with Vinay Kumar, maybe about some change in the field. Lone slip in place and a short mid-on.

5.5

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, defended with a straight bat to mid-off.

5.6

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good length delivery and coming in, Jaffer pushes to Badrinath at short mid-on.

End of over 6 (maiden) West Zone 14/0
W Jaffer    12* (22b 1x4)      R Vinay Kumar    3-1-4-0
PA Patel    2* (14b)     

Sreesanth comes round the wicket for Parthiv

6.1

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, mistimes the drive to cover-point.

6.2

Sreesanth to Patel, FOUR, pitched up wide outside the off stump and Parthiv drives well behind point to the fence.

Two slips in place for Parthiv

6.3

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

6.4

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, gets a good shape this time, swinging in and right in the block-hole and Parthiv digs it out.

6.5

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, Parthiv moves across and lets the ball go through to Karthik behind the stumps.

6.6

Sreesanth to Patel, FOUR, nice shot from Parthiv, a pitched up delivery outside the off stump and he drives through extra cover and the ball races to the fence in quick time.

End of over 7 (8 runs) West Zone 22/0
PA Patel    10* (20b 2x4)      S Sreesanth    4-1-18-0
W Jaffer    12* (22b 1x4)     

7.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 1 no ball, Vinay Kumar oversteps. Pushed to the off side.

7.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, fuller delivery driven firmly down the track and Vinay Kumar stops the ball on his follow through.

7.2

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, defended to the off side.

7.3

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good length delivery coming in, was closer to the off stump as Jaffer lets it go through.

Jaffer looks very confident, letting the ball go nicely.

7.4

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, defended on the front foot down the track.

7.5

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, FOUR, terrible delivery from Vinay Kumar down the leg side and Jaffer tickles it down fine to the fence.

7.6

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good ball from Vinay Kumar coming in, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump as Jaffer plays forward down the wrong line.

End of over 8 (5 runs) West Zone 27/0
W Jaffer    16* (29b 2x4)      R Vinay Kumar    4-1-9-0
PA Patel    10* (20b 2x4)     

Ashwin comes into the attack, we have some spin now, will it turn?

8.1

Ashwin to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

8.2

Ashwin to Patel, no run, moves forward and pushes to extra-cover.

8.3

Ashwin to Patel, no run, off the boots to the onside as Parthiv looks to work it through the onside.

8.4

Ashwin to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

8.5

Ashwin to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

8.6

Ashwin to Patel, no run, tossed right up, driven down the track back to the bowler.

Did not see any turn there as all the deliveries were tossed right up to the bat.

End of over 9 (maiden) West Zone 27/0
PA Patel    10* (26b 2x4)      R Ashwin    1-1-0-0
W Jaffer    16* (29b 2x4)     

9.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, pushes to short mid-on.

9.2

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 1 run, edges and falls short of Dravid at first slip.

9.3

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, back of a length delivery angled across and Parthiv stays fixed in the crease and pokes at the delivery and gets beaten.

9.4

Vinay Kumar to Patel, FOUR, this time Parthiv does well, opens the face off the bat and runs it down wide of the slips to thirdman fence.

9.5

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, defends with an angled bat to point.

9.6

Vinay Kumar to Patel, no run, watches it closely and lets the ball go through to Karthik.

End of over 10 (5 runs) West Zone 32/0
PA Patel    14* (30b 3x4)      R Vinay Kumar    5-1-14-0
W Jaffer    17* (31b 2x4)     

10.1

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends.

10.2

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, pushes to the off side.

10.3

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, nicely tossed up and Jaffer comes forward, the ball beats the outside edge and through to Karthik. Goes straight on.

10.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, defended once again.

10.5

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, defended to the onside.

10.6

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, works to the onside.

Time for a break as drinks comes on to the field. 11 overs in the first hour and 32 runs scored, a steady start from West Zone.

End of over 11 (maiden) West Zone 32/0
W Jaffer    17* (37b 2x4)      R Ashwin    2-2-0-0
PA Patel    14* (30b 3x4)     

Sreesanth comes back into the attack replacing Vinay Kumar.

11.1

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, full toss and Parthiv drives but picks out the fielder at cover.

Three fielders on the onside and six fielders on the off side for Parthiv.

11.2

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, again unable to find the gap as Parthiv drives through the off side.

11.3

Sreesanth to Patel, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump and declared a wide by the umpire.

11.3

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, again bit too wide outside the off stump for Parthiv to do anything, lets it go through to Karthik.

Sreesanth yet to find the right line.

Comes round the wicket for Parthiv

11.4

Sreesanth to Patel, 1 no ball, oversteps this time, Parthiv lets the ball go.

11.4

Sreesanth to Patel, 1 no ball, another no ball, oversteps once again, steps a long way outside the crease, left alone.

11.4

Sreesanth to Patel, FOUR, wide outside the off stump and Parthiv throws his bat at it and gets the edge, the ball does not carry to Dravid at first slip.

11.5

Sreesanth to Patel, no run, defended square of the wicket on the off side.

11.6

Sreesanth to Patel, 1 no ball, again oversteps, third one in the over. Defended to the off side.

11.6

Sreesanth to Patel, FOUR, a poor delivery wide outside the off stump, tried the slower one and Parthiv gives the kitchen sink and hits it over backward point to the fence.

This was his 10th delivery.

End of over 12 (12 runs) West Zone 44/0
PA Patel    22* (39b 5x4)      S Sreesanth    5-1-30-0
W Jaffer    17* (37b 2x4)     

12.1

Ashwin to Jaffer, 2 runs, tossed up delivery and Jaffer drives and down to deep-backward point.

12.2

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, pushes to the off side.

12.3

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends to cover.

12.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, 2 runs, outside edge as Jaffer drives and just wide of Dravid at first slip to thirdman.

Few chances for South Zone.

12.5

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

12.6

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, some turn there as the ball spins in from outside the off stump, Jaffer pads it away.

End of over 13 (4 runs) West Zone 48/0
W Jaffer    21* (43b 2x4)      R Ashwin    3-2-4-0
PA Patel    22* (39b 5x4)     

As we expect there is a bowling change, Suresh comes into the attack to bowl some leg spin.

13.1

Suresh to Patel, 1 run, goes straight on and Parthiv tucks it behind square leg to pick up a single.

13.2

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, good ball, does not turn, Jaffer defends to the onside.

13.3

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and gets an inside edge onto the boot and ground to the off side. Karthik thinking it was chance went for it.

13.4

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side for a single.

13.5

Suresh to Patel, 2 runs, works it through midwicket to pick up couple of runs.

13.6

Suresh to Patel, no run, turns it around on the front foot and finds the legs of the short leg fielder, Parthiv quickly gets back into the crease.

End of over 14 (4 runs) West Zone 52/0
PA Patel    25* (42b 5x4)      M Suresh    1-0-4-0
W Jaffer    22* (46b 2x4)     

14.1

Ashwin to Jaffer, 1 run, sweeps from outside the off stump to deep-backward square leg to pick up a single.

14.2

Ashwin to Patel, no run, there is turn for Ashwin, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

14.3

Ashwin to Patel, 1 run, swept well through square leg to the deep.

14.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, defended on the back foot to the onside.

14.5

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and pushes to cover.

14.6

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, a good delivery this time, looking to drive it straight gets a thickish edge to the off side.

End of over 15 (2 runs) West Zone 54/0
W Jaffer    23* (50b 2x4)      R Ashwin    4-2-6-0
PA Patel    26* (44b 5x4)     

15.1

Suresh to Patel, no run, tossed right up outside the off stump, driven very hard down the track and Suresh does well to stop it.

15.2

Suresh to Patel, no run, good fielding at midwicket by Ashwin, as Parthiv hits it hard to the onside, saved a certain boundary.

a deep fielder comes on the onside after that shot from Parthiv.

15.3

Suresh to Patel, no run, moves back and looking to force the matter, drives to mid-off.

15.4

Suresh to Patel, no run, driven on the front foot to mid-off.

15.5

Suresh to Patel, 1 run, googly from Suresh, Parthiv works it to short fine leg to pick up a single.

15.6

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, nice loop this time, Jaffer comes forward and defends square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 16 (1 run) West Zone 55/0
W Jaffer    23* (51b 2x4)      M Suresh    2-0-5-0
PA Patel    27* (49b 5x4)     

Ashwin comes round the wicket.

16.1

Ashwin to Patel, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

16.2

Ashwin to Patel, OUT, Ashwin strikes for South Zone. Tossed up on the middle and leg and Parthiv comes forward and plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad in line with the off and middle stump, loud appeal and umpire Erasmus nods in the favour of the bowler.

PA Patel lbw b Ashwin 27 (79m 51b 5x4 0x6) SR: 52.94

Rahane is the new batsman.

16.3

Ashwin to Rahane, 4 byes, spins down the leg side and Karthik fails to collect it, goes for byes.

16.4

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, tossed up wide outside the off stump, comes forward and pushes to the off side.

16.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

16.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, looking to play straight down the ground, gets a thickish edge to the onside.

End of over 17 (4 runs, wicket maiden) West Zone 59/1
AM Rahane    0* (4b)      R Ashwin    5-3-6-1
W Jaffer    23* (51b 2x4)     

17.1

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, works it to the onside.

17.2

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, on the back foot and Jaffer defends to the onside.

17.3

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, down the track and drives to Sreesanth at mid-off.

17.4

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, waits for the slight turn and cuts hard into the ground to backward point.

17.5

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, moves back and defends down the track.

17.6

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, defended to mid-on.

End of over 18 (maiden) West Zone 59/1
W Jaffer    23* (57b 2x4)      M Suresh    3-1-5-0
AM Rahane    0* (4b)     

18.1

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, turns it behind square leg to pick up a single and opens his account.

18.2

Ashwin to Jaffer, FOUR, sweeps from outside the off stump to deep-backward square leg fence.

18.3

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, left alone through to the keeper.

18.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, 1 run, pushes square of the wicket on the off side.

18.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, tossed right up and driven firmly to extra-cover.

18.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward this time and pushes to the fielder at extra-cover.

End of over 19 (6 runs) West Zone 65/1
AM Rahane    1* (7b)      R Ashwin    6-3-12-1
W Jaffer    28* (60b 3x4)     

19.1

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer moves back and looks to work it through the onside, gets a leading edge to the off side.

19.2

Suresh to Jaffer, SIX, a super shot from Jaffer, steps out and hits it high and over, clears the long off fence for maximum, wonderful strike.

19.3

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, lets the ball go.

19.4

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, moves forward and drives to extra cover.

19.5

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, on the off and middle, Jaffer defends down the track.

19.6

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, on the front foot and Jaffer turns it around to midwicket.

End of over 20 (6 runs) West Zone 71/1
W Jaffer    34* (66b 3x4 1x6)      M Suresh    4-1-11-0
AM Rahane    1* (7b)     

20.1

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

20.2

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, defended to short leg.

20.3

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, watchfully defends behind the wicket to short thirdman.

20.4

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, moves back and defends to silly-point.

Slip, silly-point and short leg in place.

20.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, turn for Ashwin as Rahane comes forward and plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad outside the line of the off stump, a stifled appeal.

20.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, defended to the onside.

End of over 21 (maiden) West Zone 71/1
AM Rahane    1* (13b)      R Ashwin    7-4-12-1
W Jaffer    34* (66b 3x4 1x6)     

21.1

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, works it square of the wicket on the onside.

21.2

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, moves back and works it in the gap at midwicket for a single.

21.3

Suresh to Rahane, no run, defended on the front foot to the off side.

21.4

Suresh to Rahane, 1 run, a touch short and Rahane works it through square leg to pick up a single.

21.5

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, turn for Suresh and well negotiated by Jaffer as he defends on the track.

21.6

Suresh to Jaffer, 2 runs, too short once again and Jaffer on the back foot turns it around to deep-square leg to pick couple of runs.

End of over 22 (4 runs) West Zone 75/1
W Jaffer    37* (70b 3x4 1x6)      M Suresh    5-1-15-0
AM Rahane    2* (15b)     

22.1

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, comes forward and plays behind the wicket on the off side to pick up a single.

22.2

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

22.3

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, driven firmly down the track.

22.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

22.5

Ashwin to Jaffer, 1 run, moves back and turns it behind the wicket on the onside to pick up a single.

22.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

End of over 23 (2 runs) West Zone 77/1
AM Rahane    3* (17b)      R Ashwin    8-4-14-1
W Jaffer    38* (74b 3x4 1x6)     

There is a bowling change, Vinay Kumar comes back on.

23.1

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, 1 run, back of a length delivery and coming into the pads, they scamper through for a leg bye.

23.2

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, FOUR, back of a length delivery outside the off stump, gets the outside edge past the slips and to thirdman fence. Rahane looking to drive through the off side.

23.3

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

23.4

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, defended to mid-off.

there is a wide gap between the slips and the gully.

23.5

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, driven on the up to extra cover.

23.6

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, moves back and defends with a straight bat to the off side.

Time for another break for drinks. West Zone have moved on to 82 for the loss of Parthiv's wicket.

End of over 24 (5 runs) West Zone 82/1
AM Rahane    7* (22b 1x4)      R Vinay Kumar    6-1-19-0
W Jaffer    39* (75b 3x4 1x6)     

Ashwin to continue.

24.1

Ashwin to Jaffer, FOUR, hits it well across the line and plays it wide of the fielder at long on to the fence.

24.2

Ashwin to Jaffer, FOUR, another boundary as Jaffer hits it hard through midwicket to the fence.

24.3

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, sweeps hard to fielder at square leg.

24.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, 1 run, full on the off stump and Jaffer paddles it around to pick up a single.

24.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, moves back and works to the onside, short leg does well.

24.6

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, moves forward and drives to the left of mid-off for a single.

End of over 25 (10 runs) West Zone 92/1
AM Rahane    8* (24b 1x4)      R Ashwin    9-4-24-1
W Jaffer    48* (79b 5x4 1x6)     

25.1

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, no run, good tight delivery on the stumps, defended to the off side.

25.2

Vinay Kumar to Rahane, 1 run, moves forward and drives to the off side, Badrinath from extra cover dives and makes an half stop, cannot prevent the single.

25.3

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends with a straight bat to the off side.

25.4

Vinay Kumar to Jaffer, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

Vinay Kumar is in some trouble, seems to hold on to his back, the physio comes out to have a look. He is going off the field, two deliveries left in the over and it will be Sreesanth to finish the over. Vinay Kumar looks to be in pain as he left the field.

Sreesanth runs up to finish the over.

25.5

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, back of a length delivery and worked to the onside.

25.6

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, lovely delivery to finish the over, good length delivery moving away outside the off stump, left alone nicely through to the keeper.

End of over 26 (1 run) West Zone 93/1
W Jaffer    48* (82b 5x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    5.2-1-30-0
AM Rahane    9* (27b 1x4)     

26.1

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

26.2

Ashwin to Rahane, FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump and Rahane makes it count, cuts off the back foot through point to the fence.

26.3

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, waits for the turn and works it to long leg to pick up a single.

Jaffer on 48.

26.4

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, tries to paddle it around to the onside, strikes the pad, a bit of inside edge.

26.5

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, moves forward and works it to the onside.

26.6

Ashwin to Jaffer, no run, moves back and defends to the off side.

End of over 27 (5 runs) West Zone 98/1
W Jaffer    48* (85b 5x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    10-4-29-1
AM Rahane    14* (30b 2x4)     

27.1

Sreesanth to Rahane, no run, from closer to the stumps, Rahane pushes to the off side.

27.2

Sreesanth to Rahane, FOUR, lovely shot square of the wicket, short and Rahane cuts hard behind point and the ball races to the fence.

100 comes up for West Zone.

27.3

Sreesanth to Rahane, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump, defended watchfully by Rahane, Sreesanth shows some aggression, fields the ball and throws it back, strikes the pad of Rahane. Sreesanth apologizes.

27.4

Sreesanth to Rahane, no run, slower delivery defended to the off side.

Sreesanth gets the second warning of running on the danger area.

27.5

Sreesanth to Rahane, no run, defended to the off side.

27.6

Sreesanth to Rahane, no run, hint of swing, coming in, defended to the onside.

End of over 28 (4 runs) West Zone 102/1
AM Rahane    18* (36b 3x4)      S Sreesanth    6.2-1-34-0
W Jaffer    48* (85b 5x4 1x6)     

Jakati comes into the attack replacing Ashwin, left arm spin bowler. Coming round the wicket.

28.1

Jakati to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side.

28.2

Jakati to Jaffer, no run, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

28.3

Jakati to Jaffer, no run, sharp turn for Jakati, tossed up nicely on the off stump and Jaffer plays forward and gets beaten by the turn.

28.4

Jakati to Jaffer, 1 run, punched off the back foot through cover for a single.

28.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, tossed up outside the leg stump, comes forward and defends on the track.

28.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended on the front foot to silly-point.

End of over 29 (1 run) West Zone 103/1
AM Rahane    18* (38b 3x4)      SB Jakati    1-0-1-0
W Jaffer    49* (89b 5x4 1x6)     

29.1

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, defended to the onside.

29.2

Sreesanth to Jaffer, FOUR, lovely drive past the bowler and down the ground to the fence to bring up his 63rd first class fifty.

29.3

Sreesanth to Jaffer, 1 run, plays to the right of point.

29.4

Sreesanth to Rahane, FOUR, punches off the back foot through covers and the ball races to the fence.

29.5

Sreesanth to Rahane, 1 run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

Sreesanth changes the angle, comes round the wicket.

29.6

Sreesanth to Jaffer, no run, pitches it outside the leg stump and angles it across, Jaffer lets it go through to Karthik.

End of over 30 (10 runs) West Zone 113/1
W Jaffer    54* (93b 6x4 1x6)      S Sreesanth    7.2-1-44-0
AM Rahane    23* (40b 4x4)     

30.1

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, moves forward and drives to the sweeper in the deep on the off side.

30.2

Jakati to Jaffer, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

30.3

Jakati to Jaffer, no run, another lovely delivery, turns to beat the outside edge as Jaffer feels for it on the front foot.

30.4

Jakati to Jaffer, 1 run, moves forward and turns it around nicely in front of square leg to pick up a single.

Slip and silly-point in place.

30.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler.

30.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, on the middle and leg and Rahane defends to the off side.

End of over 31 (2 runs) West Zone 115/1
AM Rahane    24* (43b 4x4)      SB Jakati    2-0-3-0
W Jaffer    55* (96b 6x4 1x6)     

Suresh comes back into the attack.

31.1

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, moves back and pushes to the onside.

31.2

Suresh to Jaffer, FOUR, tossed up wide outside the off stump and Jaffer plays across the line and hits it well through midwicket and to the fence.

31.3

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, googly and Jaffer works it through midwicket for a single, wanted the second run, sent back.

31.4

Suresh to Rahane, 1 run, tossed up wide and spins further away, cut to the off side for a single.

31.5

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, moves back and pushes to mid-on for a single.

31.6

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

End of over 32 (7 runs) West Zone 122/1
AM Rahane    25* (45b 4x4)      M Suresh    6-1-22-0
W Jaffer    61* (100b 7x4 1x6)     

32.1

Jakati to Jaffer, FOUR, lovely shot, tossed right up and Jaffer drives it well in the gap wide of mid-off to the fence.

32.2

Jakati to Jaffer, 1 run, bit wide and spins further away, cuts it to the sweeper for a single.

32.3

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defends on the front foot to extra cover.

32.4

Jakati to Rahane, no run, moves back and defends to the off side.

32.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

32.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defends with a straight bat down the track.

End of over 33 (5 runs) West Zone 127/1
AM Rahane    25* (49b 4x4)      SB Jakati    3-0-8-0
W Jaffer    66* (102b 8x4 1x6)     

Four minutes for lunch on day 1. Suresh to continue. A lone slip in place.

33.1

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, defended back to the bowler.

33.2

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, outside edge as Jaffer pushes forward with soft hands, falls short of Dravid at first slip.

33.3

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, Jaffer this time watches the ball turn and lets it go.

33.4

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, looking to work it through the onside, gets a leading edge to the off side.

33.5

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, moves back and works it to deep-backward square leg to pick up a single.

Not much pressure being put by Badrinath.

33.6

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side

One minute left, so we will have another over before lunch.

End of over 34 (1 run) West Zone 128/1
AM Rahane    25* (50b 4x4)      M Suresh    7-1-23-0
W Jaffer    67* (107b 8x4 1x6)     

34.1

Jakati to Jaffer, 1 run, tossed up on the leg stump and Jaffer plays to the right of mid-on to pick up a single.

34.2

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

34.3

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended once again to the man at silly-point.

34.4

Jakati to Rahane, no run, moves back and drives square of the wicket to the off side, wonderful diving stop to the right of backward point.

34.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended to silly-point.

34.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, blocks it to the off side on the back foot.

Lunch: The players walking back to the pavilion for some lunch. West Zone won the toss and elected to bat and Jaffer and Parthiv started steadily, Parthiv fell to Ashwin. Jaffer has played well and is unbeaten on 68 and Rahane giving him good support. South Zone were unlucky as the edges did not carry to the fielders. Do join us after the break at 12:40 local time.

End of over 35 (2 runs) West Zone 129/1
AM Rahane    25* (55b 4x4)      SB Jakati    4-0-9-0
W Jaffer    68* (108b 8x4 1x6)     

Welcome back for the post-lunch session. The players are out and play is about to begin. Suresh to bowl

35.1

Suresh to Jaffer, 1 run, on the legs and Jaffer works it square of the wicket on the onside.

35.2

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

35.3

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and looks to defend, removes his top hand to play the ball softly.

35.4

Suresh to Rahane, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to the right of mid-on.

35.5

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, watches it closely and lets it go through.

35.6

Suresh to Jaffer, no run, moves back and cuts to backward point.

End of over 36 (2 runs) West Zone 131/1
W Jaffer    69* (111b 8x4 1x6)      M Suresh    8-1-25-0
AM Rahane    26* (58b 4x4)     

36.1

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, driven off the back foot to the sweeper for a single.

36.2

Jakati to Jaffer, OUT, tossed up straight and going on, Jaffer misjudges the line of the delivery and lets it go, the ball uproots the off stump.

W Jaffer b Jakati 69 (155m 113b 8x4 1x6) SR: 61.06

Terrible leave by Jaffer. Jakati is excited.

Pujara is the new batsman.

36.3

Jakati to Pujara, 1 run, worked to midwicket for a single to get off the mark.

36.4

Jakati to Rahane, no run

36.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, mistimes the cut to the off side.

36.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

End of over 37 (2 runs) West Zone 133/2
AM Rahane    27* (62b 4x4)      SB Jakati    5-0-11-1
CA Pujara    1* (1b)     

37.1

Suresh to Pujara, 1 run, full toss down the leg side and Pujara plays it behind square leg to pick up a single.

37.2

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side.

37.3

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes nicely forward and defends to silly-point.

37.4

Suresh to Rahane, no run, moves forward and drives to the off side.

37.5

Suresh to Rahane, no run, defends on the front foot to silly-point.

37.6

Suresh to Rahane, 1 run, moves back and defends square of the wicket on the off side.

End of over 38 (2 runs) West Zone 135/2
AM Rahane    28* (67b 4x4)      M Suresh    9-1-27-0
CA Pujara    2* (2b)     

38.1

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

38.2

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, moves back and punches through the off side to the sweeper.

38.3

Jakati to Pujara, 2 runs, drops it a touch short and Pujara on the front foot gets the outside edge but wide of Dravid at slip and down to thirdman.

38.4

Jakati to Pujara, no run, another shout for a catch, drops just short of the fielder at silly-point.

38.5

Jakati to Pujara, 1 run, moves back and cuts to the sweeper for a single.

38.6

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, waits in the crease and turns it around behind square leg for a single.

End of over 39 (5 runs) West Zone 140/2
AM Rahane    30* (70b 4x4)      SB Jakati    6-0-16-1
CA Pujara    5* (5b)     

39.1

Suresh to Rahane, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-off.

39.2

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

39.3

Suresh to Rahane, 1 run, works it wide of mid-on for an easy single.

39.4

Suresh to Pujara, no run, comes forward and defends on the track.

39.5

Suresh to Pujara, no run, moves forward and pads it away.

39.6

Suresh to Pujara, FOUR, full toss and driven nicely in the gap to the right of mid-on to the fence.

End of over 40 (5 runs) West Zone 145/2
CA Pujara    9* (8b 1x4)      M Suresh    10-1-32-0
AM Rahane    31* (73b 4x4)     

40.1

Jakati to Rahane, no run, worked to the onside.

40.2

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

40.3

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended once again.

40.4

Jakati to Rahane, no run, moves back and defends to silly-point.

40.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended off the back foot to the bowler.

40.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

End of over 41 (maiden) West Zone 145/2
AM Rahane    31* (79b 4x4)      SB Jakati    7-1-16-1
CA Pujara    9* (8b 1x4)     

41.1

Suresh to Pujara, no run, defended down the track.

41.2

Suresh to Pujara, no run, defended to the off side.

41.3

Suresh to Pujara, no run, moves back and looks to punch it down the ground, mistimes back to the bowler.

41.4

Suresh to Pujara, no run, moves back in line and defends to silly-point.

41.5

Suresh to Pujara, no run, tossed up outside the leg stump, Pujara comes forward and defends to the onside.

41.6

Suresh to Pujara, no run, uses his feet and works to the onside.

End of over 42 (maiden) West Zone 145/2
CA Pujara    9* (14b 1x4)      M Suresh    11-2-32-0
AM Rahane    31* (79b 4x4)     

42.1

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, moves back and punches through cover to the deep for a single.

42.2

Jakati to Pujara, no run, comes forward and defends to silly-point.

42.3

Jakati to Pujara, 2 runs, tossed up wide and spins further away, Pujara reaches it and plays it behind the wicket to thirdman for couple of runs.

42.4

Jakati to Pujara, no run, comes forward and defends.

42.5

Jakati to Pujara, no run, defended with full face of the bat and down the track.

42.6

Jakati to Pujara, no run, defends on the front foot to silly-point to end the over.

End of over 43 (3 runs) West Zone 148/2
CA Pujara    11* (19b 1x4)      SB Jakati    8-1-19-1
AM Rahane    32* (80b 4x4)     

43.1

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

43.2

Suresh to Rahane, no run, looking to work it through the onside, plays it in the air but short of the fielder at short midwicket.

43.3

Suresh to Rahane, SIX, down the track and hits it well in the air wide of long on and over the fence.

43.4

Suresh to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends.

43.5

Suresh to Rahane, FOUR, full toss and put away nicely through extra cover to the fence.

43.6

Suresh to Rahane, no run, moves back and defends down the track.

End of over 44 (13 runs) West Zone 158/2
AM Rahane    42* (86b 5x4 1x6)      M Suresh    12-2-42-0
CA Pujara    11* (19b 1x4)     

44.1

Jakati to Pujara, no run, moves back and pushes to the off side.

44.2

Jakati to Pujara, 1 run, moves back and cuts to the left of the man in the deep on the off side.

44.3

Jakati to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends.

44.4

Jakati to Rahane, 1 run, works it behind square leg for a single.

44.5

Jakati to Pujara, no run, moves back and defends with a straight bat.

44.6

Jakati to Pujara, no run, looks to go down the track but stops himself and defends.

End of over 45 (2 runs) West Zone 160/2
CA Pujara    12* (23b 1x4)      SB Jakati    9-1-21-1
AM Rahane    43* (88b 5x4 1x6)     

Ashwin comes back for his second spell.

45.1

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, spins in and Rahane moves back and defends down the track.

45.2

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, defends once again.

45.3

Ashwin to Rahane, 1 run, turns it with the spin behind square leg and picks up a single.

45.4

Ashwin to Pujara, no run, defends with a straight bat to the off side.

45.5

Ashwin to Pujara, 1 run, played behind square leg.

45.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run

End of over 46 (2 runs) West Zone 162/2
AM Rahane    44* (92b 5x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    11-4-31-1
CA Pujara    13* (25b 1x4)     

46.1

Jakati to Pujara, no run, defended.

46.2

Jakati to Pujara, 1 run, driven to the sweeper cover.

46.3

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended to the off side.

46.4

Jakati to Rahane, no run, works it to the onside to midwicket.

46.5

Jakati to Rahane, no run, lovely delivery, a sharp turn as Rahane plays forward, beats the outside edge.

46.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, defended down the track.

End of over 47 (1 run) West Zone 163/2
AM Rahane    44* (96b 5x4 1x6)      SB Jakati    10-1-22-1
CA Pujara    14* (27b 1x4)     

47.1

Ashwin to Pujara, OUT, Ashwin strikes, picks up his second wicket. A quicker delivery and Pujara on the back foot plays down the wrong line, the ball hits the back pad and a loud appeal, given by umpire Saheba.

CA Pujara lbw b Ashwin 14 (30m 28b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Thaker is the new batsman.

47.2

Ashwin to Thaker, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

47.3

Ashwin to Thaker, 1 run, pushes forward and looking to drive through the off side, gets an inside edge behind the wicket on the onside.

47.4

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, defended down the track.

47.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, tossed up outside the off stump, mistimes the drive to the bowler.

47.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to cover.

End of over 48 (1 run) West Zone 164/3
AM Rahane    44* (99b 5x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    12-4-32-2
BD Thaker    1* (2b)     

48.1

Jakati to Thaker, FOUR, full toss hit in the gap at midwicket to the fence, a terrible delivery to bowl with such a field.

48.2

Jakati to Thaker, no run, comes foward and defends to square of the wicket on the off side.

48.3

Jakati to Thaker, no run, moves back and defends to the off side.

48.4

Jakati to Thaker, no run, defended on the front foot.

48.5

Jakati to Thaker, 1 run, poor fielding at point, cut away past the fielder to the deep.

48.6

Jakati to Rahane, no run, lovely delivery to beat the bat. Tossed up nicely on the middle stump and Rahane plays forward, the turn beats the outside edge and through to Karthik.

End of over 49 (5 runs) West Zone 169/3
AM Rahane    44* (100b 5x4 1x6)      SB Jakati    11-1-27-1
BD Thaker    6* (7b 1x4)     

49.1

Ashwin to Thaker, no run, comes forward and defends, off the pad the ball rolls to the silly-point.

49.2

Ashwin to Thaker, 1 run, played behind square leg for a single.

49.3

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and turns to the onside.

49.4

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, looking to drive through the off side, gets a thickish edge down the track.

49.5

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, comes forward and defends to cover.

49.6

Ashwin to Rahane, no run, turns it around and short leg does well to stop it.

End of over 50 (1 run) West Zone 170/3
AM Rahane    44* (104b 5x4 1x6)      R Ashwin    13-4-33-2
BD Thaker    7* (9b 1x4)     
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
Tournament Results
South Zone v West Zone at Chennai - Feb 5-9, 2009
West Zone won by 274 runs
North Zone v South Zone at Rajkot - Jan 29-Feb 1, 2009
South Zone won by 411 runs
East Zone v West Zone at Mumbai (BS) - Jan 29-31, 2009
West Zone won by 8 wickets
Central Zone v South Zone at Bangalore - Jan 22-25, 2009
Match drawn
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Feb 9, 2009

The victorious West Zone team, South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Chennai, 5th day, February 9, 2009

The victorious West Zone team

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Feb 9, 2009

Wasim Jaffer, the West Zone captain, receives the trophy, South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Chennai, 5th day, February 9, 2009

Wasim Jaffer, the West Zone captain, receives the trophy

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