Duleep Trophy 2005/06

Winner - West Zone

East Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy Final, 3rd day

West Zone triumph in tense battle

Blunting the threat from the East Zone bowlers, West overcame some jittery moments and claimed their 16th Duleep Trophy title after a five-wicket win in the final at Ahmedabad

East Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy Final

Final tantalisingly poised after Dasgupta and Shukla fightback

An 120-run partnership for the sixth-wicket between Deep Dasgupta (61) and Laxmi Shukla (66) pulled East Zone from dire straits at 39 for 5 to 176 for 9 at stumps on day 2 to leave the low-scoring Duleep Trophy Final intriguingly placed

East Zone v West Zone, Duleep Trophy Final

Ganguly, the bowler, has his say

Sourav Ganguly overcame a dismal day with the bat by taking three crucial wickets to leave West Zone stuttering at 61 for 5 at stumps after East was bowled out for just 150 one day one at Ahmedabad

Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied Draw Aban Pts
East Zone 2 2 0 0 0 0 9
West Zone 2 2 0 0 0 0 8
North Zone 2 1 1 0 0 0 5
Central Zone 2 1 1 0 0 0 4
South Zone 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
ZCU Pres XI 2 0 2 0 0 0 0

Statistics

Duleep Trophy, 2005/06 (in India First-class)

Sourav Ganguly watches his East Zone team-mates
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Tournament Results
West Zone v East Zone at Ahmedabad - Nov 12-14, 2005
West Zone won by 5 wickets
East Zone v ZCU Pres XI at Mumbai (BS) - Nov 4-6, 2005
East Zone won by an innings and 17 runs
West Zone v Central Zone at Aurangabad - Nov 4-6, 2005
West Zone won by 7 wickets
Central Zone v South Zone at Surat - Oct 27-30, 2005
Central Zone won by 8 wickets
North Zone v ZCU Pres XI at Mumbai - Oct 27-29, 2005
North Zone won by an innings and 7 runs
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