NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, Bengal v India B at Rajkot, Oct 1, 2012
India B won by 21 runs
1 October 2012 - day/night match (50-over match)

Patel to Basu, OUT, short ball and Basu attempts a pull, turns out to be fatal as he was on his front-foot. The ball took the top-edge and Bist had no problem taking that catch at mid-on after taking a few paces towards his right. Bengal already looking down the barrel here.

JJ Basu c Bist b Patel 2 (22m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

Bengal 14/1   SP Goswami 11* (18b 2x4)   MM Patel 2.2-0-8-1

Kumar to Goswami, OUT, playing against the swing, leading edge and Jhadhav took an sensational catch

SP Goswami c Jadhav b Kumar 12 (30m 24b 2x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Bengal 21/2   Sandipan Das 5* (3b 1x4)   P Kumar 3.5-2-8-1

Patel to Sandipan Das, OUT, short again and towards the body, Das hooks it, but it goes high in the air towards the leg side where two fielders - deep fine-leg and deep square leg - were waiting for it. Harmeet calls for it and takes the catch, after juggling the ball a few times.

Sandipan Das c Harmeet Singh b Patel 57 (98m 70b 5x4 0x6) SR: 81.42

Bengal 161/3   WP Saha 87* (69b 10x4 3x6)   MM Patel 5.3-0-21-2

Jadeja to Shukla, OUT, he has missed it, makes some room to hit it over covers, but that is bowled full and fast and Shukla misses that completely. The ball hits the off stump and Jadeja gets his first

LR Shukla b Jadeja 8 (18m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 61.53

Bengal 183/4   WP Saha 101* (85b 10x4 3x6)   RA Jadeja 7.2-0-39-1

Binny to Saha, OUT, big wicket there, off a slower ball, that was more of a spinner's ball, off-cutter. Saha goes for a slog sweep but is too early in his shot and is hit on his back leg. The umpire has no problem in giving that out quickly. Big blow to Bengal's chances

WP Saha lbw b Binny 116 (128m 93b 11x4 4x6) SR: 124.73

Bengal 220/5   SG Das 22* (17b 4x4)   STR Binny 7.3-0-48-1

Jadeja to SG Das, OUT, the batsman charged down and Jadeja bowled it short, fast and flat outside off stump and once the batsman missed it, he was too far down to get back. The bails were removed in a flash.

SG Das st †Motwani b Jadeja 29 (25m 22b 4x4 1x6) SR: 131.81

Bengal 228/6   DB Das 1* (1b)   RA Jadeja 8.3-0-46-2

Patel to Nandi, OUT, slower ball, and Nandi wanted to go over mid-off but got the inside half of the bat, plays it straight back to Munaf who takes a regulation catch in front of his face. A threatening partnership has been broken now

AA Nandi c & b Patel 14 (20m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 93.33

Bengal 275/7   DB Das 31* (14b 1x4 3x6)   MM Patel 8.1-0-30-3

Kumar to DB Das, 1 run, OUT, another full ball outside off, but that is driven towards deep extra cover. The batsmen come for a second, but Pujara's throw from the deep catches Ravikant short of his crease.

Ravikant Singh run out 12 (20m 15b 1x4 1x6) SR: 80.00

Bengal 299/8   DB Das 41* (21b 2x4 3x6)   P Kumar 8.5-3-53-1

Patel to Pratap Singh, OUT, another short one, fourth wicket for Munaf, as the batsman makes room and find the ball following him. The ball, though, was slightly slower and the batsman was through with his swing by the time the ball arrived. The ball takes an under edge on to his body and goes straight to the keeper

V Pratap Singh c †Motwani b Patel 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bengal 301/9   DB Das 44* (24b 2x4 3x6)   MM Patel 10.4-1-39-4

Kumar to Saxena, OUT, and that is the match, full ball outside off and Saxena drives it straight to Pujara at short cover

I Saxena c Pujara b Kumar 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bengal 307/10   DB Das 49* (27b 2x4 3x6)   P Kumar 9.4-3-60-2





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