NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, Bengal v India A at Rajkot, Sep 29, 2012
India A won by 8 wickets (with 76 balls remaining)
29 September 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

Sharma to Basu, FOUR, driven past square leg as Sharma bowls it full on the pads. Basu was leaning on the shot when he made the contact and the ball sped to the boundary

Bengal 7/0   JJ Basu 4* (5b 1x4)   I Sharma 1-0-6-0

Sharma to Basu, FOUR, that was a short ball, takes the top edge and goes over the keeper's head. Karthik makes a dash for it, gets there, and makes a mess of it

Bengal 22/0   JJ Basu 10* (15b 2x4)   I Sharma 2.4-0-12-0

Awana to Basu, FOUR, full, and driven back past the bowler. That was a gentle loosener first up

Bengal 38/1   JJ Basu 17* (25b 3x4)   P Awana 0.1-0-4-0

Awana to Basu, FOUR, full on the off side, and Basu drives it past covers. That was a good-looking shot there

Bengal 42/1   JJ Basu 21* (26b 4x4)   P Awana 0.2-0-8-0

Mithun to Basu, FOUR, this is full and on the legs, and that was easily picked up for four

Bengal 49/1   JJ Basu 27* (31b 5x4)   A Mithun 4.3-0-16-0

Mithun to Basu, FOUR, again full, and Basu drives it handsomely towards mid-wicket for another boundary

Bengal 53/1   JJ Basu 31* (32b 6x4)   A Mithun 4.4-0-20-0

Ojha to Basu, FOUR, flighted delivery outside off and Basu gives him a charge and plays it past the non-striker for a boundary

Bengal 58/1   JJ Basu 36* (35b 7x4)   PP Ojha 0.2-0-4-0

Ojha to SG Das, FOUR, he takes a chance this time and drives it over covers, inside-out, for a boundary

Bengal 77/3   SG Das 4* (10b 1x4)   PP Ojha 5-0-18-2

Pathan to Saha, FOUR, short and outside off, Saha cuts it easily for a boundary past point

Bengal 97/6   WP Saha 19* (31b 1x4)   YK Pathan 1.2-0-8-1

Pathan to Saha, FOUR, fuller ball, but with width and Saha goes back to play it late past point for another boundary

Bengal 101/6   WP Saha 23* (33b 2x4)   YK Pathan 1.4-0-12-1

Pathan to Saha, FOUR, bowls it towards the legs and Saha sweeps it powerfully

Bengal 110/6   WP Saha 28* (35b 3x4)   YK Pathan 2.2-0-19-1

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)   YK Pathan 5-0-35-1

Ojha to Saha, FOUR, sweeps it from outside the off again, all along the ground and the fielder at deep square leg had no chance

Bengal 146/6   WP Saha 55* (60b 4x4 1x6)   PP Ojha 8.1-0-37-2

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

Bengal 157/6   AA Nandi 18* (29b 2x4)   P Awana 5.1-0-20-0

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

Bengal 161/6   AA Nandi 22* (32b 3x4)   P Awana 5.4-0-24-0

Awana to Saha, FOUR, short and that is played towards third-man where Yusuf just allows the ball to go though. Sloppy work there. It was going straight to him, and he just failed to bend down enough.

Bengal 166/6   WP Saha 63* (69b 5x4 1x6)   P Awana 6-0-29-0

Mithun to Saxena, FOUR, full and towards the legs, the batsman manages to get some bat and the ball rollls towards the fine-leg boundary. Bonus runs.

Bengal 193/9   I Saxena 4* (9b 1x4)   A Mithun 10-0-47-1





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