NKP Salve Challenger Trophy

Bengal v India A

India A won by 8 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)

24.1

Pathan to Nandi, 1 run, flighted outside off, and Nandi drives it easily towards long-off

24.6

Pathan to Nandi, 1 run, another shortish ball, Nandi places it towards deep cover and runs through for an easy single

Bengal 103/6   AA Nandi 2* (2b)

25.1

Mithun to Nandi, no run, on the middle stump line, defended towards mid-on

25.2

Mithun to Nandi, no run, good length ball on the off-stump, and defended on the back foot towards the off side

25.3

Mithun to Nandi, 1 wide, attempts a short ball, but it goes over the batsman, who had ducked down well in time

25.3

Mithun to Nandi, no run, good length on off-stump, played back to the bowler

25.4

Mithun to Nandi, no run, let's it go, but that was not very far from the offstump.

25.5

Mithun to Nandi, no run, short of good length and Nandi defends it towards the off, and looks for a single, but there is none there, as the fielder comes around

25.6

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, good length ball, steered towards third-man

Bengal 105/6   AA Nandi 3* (8b)

26.1

Pathan to Nandi, 1 run, flighted outside the offstump, and the batsman calls early to a defensive shot played on the off side

Bengal 106/6   AA Nandi 4* (9b)

27.1

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, on the legs, and that is turned towards deep square-leg

27.3

Mithun to Nandi, no run, good length outside off, and it is left alone

27.4

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, on the middle stump line and it is played towards mid-on, and batsmen run for a quick single

27.6

Mithun to Nandi, no run, short of good length, defended towards point

Bengal 114/6   AA Nandi 6* (13b)

28.2

Pathan to Nandi, no run, wide outside the off-stump, and that is left alone

28.3

Pathan to Nandi, 1 run, another flighted delivery outside off, batsman goes for a sweep

28.6

Pathan to Nandi, no run, that is closer to the stumps and is defended by Nandi

Bengal 119/6   AA Nandi 7* (16b)

29.2

Ojha to Nandi, 1 run, sweeps again and there is a top-edge, falls well short of Ishant Sharma at deep square-leg

29.4

Ojha to Nandi, 1 wide, down the leg side

29.4

Ojha to Nandi, no run, goes for the sweep, but he is not to the pitch of the ball and misses it

29.5

Ojha to Nandi, no run, defends a flighted ball straight to the bowler this time

29.6

Ojha to Nandi, no run, another front-foot defence to a flighted ball

Bengal 123/6   AA Nandi 8* (20b)

30.5

Pathan to Nandi, no run, punched to cover fielder

30.6

Pathan to Nandi, FOUR, bowled on the middle stump, and Nandi comfortably sweeps it past the short fine-leg fielder

Bengal 134/6   AA Nandi 12* (22b 1x4)

31.6

Ojha to Nandi, no run, almost a wicket, as Nandi tries to turn a flighted ball on offstump towards the leg side. The ball takes a leading edge and falls just short of Yusuf at cover

Bengal 139/6   AA Nandi 12* (23b 1x4)

32.5

Badrinath to Nandi, no run, flighted, and Nandi defends on the front foot

32.6

Badrinath to Nandi, no run, full on the legs, and Nandi misses out as the ball hits his pads

Bengal 142/6   AA Nandi 12* (25b 1x4)

33.4

Ojha to Nandi, 1 run, slight turn on a slow delivery, Nandi plays it towards short third-man

Bengal 148/6   AA Nandi 13* (26b 1x4)

34.4

Badrinath to Nandi, 1 leg bye, short and on towards the pads, trickles towards deep square leg

34.6

Badrinath to Nandi, 1 run, flighted and driven slightly in the air towards long-on

Bengal 153/6   AA Nandi 14* (28b 1x4)

35.1

Awana to Nandi, FOUR, bowls it short, and Nandi plays a controlled hook and that runs past the deep square-leg fielder

35.2

Awana to Nandi, no run, short of good length, played back to the bowler. Saha wanted a single, but Awana fielded the ball quickly

35.3

Awana to Nandi, no run, short of length again, Nandi can't get Saha on strike, as it is played straight to point

35.4

Awana to Nandi, FOUR, bowled short and slow, and Nandi pulled it between mid-wicket and mid-on for a boundary

35.5

Awana to Nandi, 1 run, drives it straight past the bowler, but misfield by Mithun at mid-off. Long on covers the ball

Bengal 162/6   AA Nandi 23* (33b 3x4)

36.1

Mithun to Nandi, no run, full delivery, and Nandi jams his bat down in time, plays it back to the bowler

36.2

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, short, Nandi makes room and cuts it straight to point and another fumble, by Rahane this time, and the batsmen take a single

36.4

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, makes room, Mithun follows the batsman, who then pulls the ball along the ground towards deep square-leg

36.6

Mithun to Nandi, SIX, low full toss, Nandi flicks it over deep square-leg for a six. Mithun followed the batsman as he made room but didn't get his length right

Bengal 176/6   AA Nandi 31* (37b 3x4 1x6)

38.1

Mithun to Nandi, 2 runs, continues to bowl a leg-stump line, it was played towards short fine leg, who fielded the ball and threw the stumps down, but batsmen were home and run overthrows

38.2

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, swipes at a length ball, and it is hit towards deep mid-wicket

38.4

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, full ball on the middle stump line, driven towards mid-wicket

Bengal 181/8   AA Nandi 35* (40b 3x4 1x6)

39.1

Sharma to Nandi, SIX, length ball, Nandi drives it over the green and into the stands. That is a golf drive.

39.2

Sharma to Nandi, 1 run, moves to outside offstump, but the ball is bowled full, and the batsman manages to drive it to long on

Bengal 188/9   AA Nandi 42* (42b 3x4 2x6)

40.1

Mithun to Nandi, no run, slower ball outside off, played towards point, Nandi keeps the strike

40.2

Mithun to Nandi, 1 run, slogs at a full ball on middle stump, mistimes it to deep mid-wicket

Bengal 189/9   AA Nandi 43* (44b 3x4 2x6)

41.1

Ojha to Nandi, OUT, that is the end, Nandi, made some room and wanted to maul this over the infield on the off side, but he loses his bat as he gets a leading edge which lobs straight to point

AA Nandi c Badrinath b Ojha 43 (76m 45b 3x4 2x6) SR: 95.55

Bengal 193/10   AA Nandi 43 (45b 3x4 2x6)
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