South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 5th day

Yusuf Pathan basks in 'innings of my career'

Yusuf Pathan has made his name as a limited-overs cricketer, but he saved the most astonishing knock of his career for the Duleep Trophy final

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 5th day

Incredible Yusuf seals record chase

Yusuf Pathan played the most astonishing knock of his career, blasting a chance-filled double-century to pilot West Zone to the largest successful chase in first-class history

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 4th day

Pathak and Yusuf keep West in the hunt

On a day of aggressive batting and ordinary catching, Chirag Pathak's century and Yusuf Pathan's unfinished dare-devilry kept West in with an unlikely chance of winning the Duleep Trophy

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 3rd day

Dinesh Karthik ton helps South retain edge

Having gained a significant first-innings lead, South, thanks to Karthik and CM Gautam, consolidated their dominant position to set West Zone an intimidating 536 for victory

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, 3rd day

Fans to gain free entry for Duleep Trophy final

Fans will be granted free entry for the ongoing Duleep Trophy final after the Hyderabad Cricket Association decided not to allow spectators inside the Rajiv International Cricket Stadium for the first two days

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 2nd day

Ganapathy's five-for puts South in command

A five-wicket haul by the Tamil Nadu seamer C Ganapathy overshadowed an exciting counter-attacking century by Yusuf Pathan as South Zone took firm control against West Zone on the second day in Hyderabad

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad, 1st day

Dinesh Karthik century firms up South Zone

Dinesh Karthik's attacking, unbeaten 161, laced with 23 hits to the fence, put South Zone in front against West Zone in an empty Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad

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South Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Hyderabad

No spectators for Duleep Trophy final

The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has decided not to allow spectators inside the Rajiv International Cricket Stadium for the Duleep Trophy final between South Zone and West Zone

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Duleep Trophy 2009-10 semi-finals, 3rd day

Ashwin's six sets up final day climax

Cricinfo rounds up the action from the third day of the 2009-10 Duleep Trophy semi-finals