Deodhar Trophy - Final

North Zone v West Zone

West Zone won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

Unmukt and Chandan will open the innings for North, Munaf with the new ball.

So, this is the fourth consecutive time when both these teams playing the final. Both the teams playing with the same side. Few minutes to go before the first ball. Pitch look very hard and firm, no cracks at all, early help for the fast bowlers and later half spinners will get a part to play.

8:12 am: West Zone won the toss and elected to field first.

8:05 am: Good morning and welcome to ESPNcricinfo's live coverage of the Deodhar Trophy, Final from Guwahati. North Zone will take on West Zone in the final this season. Toss and playing XI coming up shortly, stay tuned.

Banroj: "Have a look at West Indies vs Zimbabwe good pitch for Chris gayle and this pitch looks good for yuavraj Singh"

0.1

MM Patel to Chand, no run, fuller, pitching outside off, shaping away from the batsman, left alone without any trouble

0.2

MM Patel to Chand, FOUR, another full length delivery, this time on off, he leans forward and drives that between the bowler and mid-off for the first boundary of the match

0.3

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, outside off, he tried for a cut, inside edge towards fine leg, he played that quite away from his body

0.4

MM Patel to Madan, no run, that's lovely, good length, pitching on off, seamed away, draw the batsman on front foot

0.5

MM Patel to Madan, no run, length delivery, onto the stumps, defended off the front foot

0.6

MM Patel to Madan, no run, ended with another full , on middle and leg, defended to onside

End of over 1 (5 runs) North Zone 5/0
C Madan    0* (3b)      MM Patel    1-0-5-0
UBT Chand    5* (3b 1x4)     

1.1

Unadkat to Chand, 5 wides, length delivery, down the leg, keeper not able to gathered it too

1.1

Unadkat to Chand, 1 wide, another length delivery, down leg

1.1

Unadkat to Chand, no run, good length delivery, pitching on off and shaping away, beaten

1.2

Unadkat to Chand, FOUR, full, outside off, he leans forward and drives that between point and cover for a glorious boundary

1.3

Unadkat to Chand, no run, length delivery, on middle and off, defended to off side

1.4

Unadkat to Chand, no run, good length, too outside off, left alone

1.5

Unadkat to Chand, no run, full, driven past the bowler, mid-off cuts it off

1.6

Unadkat to Chand, no run, back of length, defended off the front foot

End of over 2 (10 runs) North Zone 15/0
UBT Chand    9* (9b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    1-0-10-0
C Madan    0* (3b)      MM Patel    1-0-5-0

2.1

MM Patel to Madan, no run, length delivery, seamed away, beaten

2.2

MM Patel to Madan, no run, full, that's an out-swinger too, beaten once again

2.3

MM Patel to Madan, no run, length delivery, on off, defended off the front foot, though of a single, changed his mind

2.4

MM Patel to Madan, no run, length delivery, outside off, shoulders arms

2.5

MM Patel to Madan, 1 run, full, on middle and leg, flicks to midwicket to open his account

2.6

MM Patel to Chand, no run, another full delivery, straying onto leg, whipped off his pad, can't beat midwicket

End of over 3 (1 run) North Zone 16/0
UBT Chand    9* (10b 2x4)      MM Patel    2-0-6-0
C Madan    1* (8b)      JD Unadkat    1-0-10-0

3.1

Unadkat to Madan, no run, full, pitched outside off and moving away, left alone

3.2

Unadkat to Madan, no run, length delivery, around off, batsman let it go

3.3

Unadkat to Madan, no run, good length, pitched outside off and moving in, shoulders arms

3.4

Unadkat to Madan, FOUR, what a delivery, length delivery, pitching on off, draw the batsman on front foot and that ball shapes in, inside edge past keeper

3.5

Unadkat to Madan, no run, good length, another inside edge, batsman is clueless

3.6

Unadkat to Madan, no run, good length, shapes away and beaten outside off

Aby: "Good start by Chand. When it comes to final, he always steal the show...and, i hopes he will repeat his heroics again... Watch out for Vijay Zol, india's next u19 captain..."

End of over 4 (4 runs) North Zone 20/0
C Madan    5* (14b 1x4)      JD Unadkat    2-0-14-0
UBT Chand    9* (10b 2x4)      MM Patel    2-0-6-0

4.1

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, on middle and off, defended to onside

4.2

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, touch short outside off, cut away off his backfoot, past backward point for a single

4.3

MM Patel to Madan, no run, full, around off, pushed back to the bowler

4.4

MM Patel to Madan, no run, once again Madan is beaten, not at all comfortable there, length delivery, outside off and missed it

4.5

MM Patel to Madan, 1 run, good length, pitched outside off, glides to third man for a single

4.6

MM Patel to Chand, no run, good length, on middle, goes back and pushes back to the bowler

End of over 5 (2 runs) North Zone 22/0
UBT Chand    10* (13b 2x4)      MM Patel    3-0-8-0
C Madan    6* (17b 1x4)      JD Unadkat    2-0-14-0

5.1

Unadkat to Madan, FOUR, full, outside off, he leans forward and tried to drive that through covers, outside edge to the third man boundary

5.2

Unadkat to Madan, no run, length delivery, outside off, shoulders arms

5.3

Unadkat to Madan, no run, good length, shapes away, left alone once again

5.4

Unadkat to Madan, no run, short of length, that shapes in, goes back and inside edge to the keeper, fall just short

5.5

Unadkat to Madan, no run, length delivery, outside off and moving away too, left alone

5.6

Unadkat to Madan, 1 wide, that too wide outside off

5.6

Unadkat to Madan, no run, full, down the leg, goes back and defended back to the bowler

End of over 6 (5 runs) North Zone 27/0
C Madan    10* (23b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    3-0-19-0
UBT Chand    10* (13b 2x4)      MM Patel    3-0-8-0

6.1

MM Patel to Chand, no run, short of length, goes back and plays to onside

6.2

MM Patel to Chand, no run, good length, pitched outside off, drives to cover

6.3

MM Patel to Chand, no run, good length, outside off, goes back and tried to sliced it over point, beaten

6.4

MM Patel to Chand, no run, back of length, on middle, played defensively to onside

6.5

MM Patel to Chand, no run, full, on middle and straight, pushes back to the bowler

6.6

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, full, on middle, nudged to mid-on to keep the strike

End of over 7 (1 run) North Zone 28/0
UBT Chand    11* (19b 2x4)      MM Patel    4-0-9-0
C Madan    10* (23b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    3-0-19-0

7.1

Unadkat to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitched on middle, goes back and gets under the line, pushed to off

7.2

Unadkat to Chand, 1 wide, length delivery, pitched outside off and moving away too much, called wide

7.2

Unadkat to Chand, 3 runs, full, pitched outside off, leans forward and drives through extra cover, fumble allows couple of extra runs

7.3

Unadkat to Madan, 1 leg bye

7.4

Unadkat to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitching outside off and shapes in sharply, just misses the off stump

7.5

Unadkat to Chand, 1 run, good length, goes back and tried for a pull, not that short to pull and also a bit slower, too early to his shot, top edged toward fine leg

7.6

Unadkat to Madan, no run, good length, inside edge on to pad

End of over 8 (6 runs) North Zone 34/0
C Madan    10* (25b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    4-0-24-0
UBT Chand    15* (23b 2x4)      MM Patel    4-0-9-0

8.1

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, on off, defends off his front foot

8.2

MM Patel to Chand, 1 leg bye, good length, down leg, struck pad and took a leg bye

8.3

MM Patel to Madan, no run, full, pitched outside off, he leans forward and misses a drive through covers

8.4

MM Patel to Madan, 1 run, good length, goes back and steers to backward point

8.5

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, good length, on leg, plays to fine leg

8.6

MM Patel to Madan, no run, length delivery, outside off, draws him on front foot, beaten

End of over 9 (3 runs) North Zone 37/0
C Madan    11* (28b 2x4)      MM Patel    5-0-11-0
UBT Chand    16* (26b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    4-0-24-0

9.1

Unadkat to Chand, no run, good length, goes back and gets under the line to defend it

9.2

Unadkat to Chand, no run, length delivery, shaping away, shoulders arms

9.3

Unadkat to Chand, no run, another length delivery, pitching around off and seamed away, left alone

9.4

Unadkat to Chand, no run, full, on middle, drives back to the bowler

9.5

Unadkat to Chand, no run, good length, down leg, stuck thigh on the way to keeper

9.6

Unadkat to Chand, no run, full, outside off, defended to offside

End of over 10 (maiden) North Zone 37/0
UBT Chand    16* (32b 2x4)      JD Unadkat    5-1-24-0
C Madan    11* (28b 2x4)      MM Patel    5-0-11-0

10.1

MM Patel to Madan, (no ball) 1 run, good length outside off, glides to backward point, front foot no-ball

Free Hit coming up

10.1

MM Patel to Chand, FOUR, full, outside off, he bends a down bit on his knees to steered that to the point boundary

10.2

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, on off, plays off his front foot infront of covers

10.3

MM Patel to Madan, FOUR, length delivery, on leg, clipped to square leg boudary

10.4

MM Patel to Madan, 1 run, full, on off, glides to third man

10.5

MM Patel to Chand, no run, full, pushes back to the bowler

10.6

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run

End of over 11 (13 runs) North Zone 50/0
UBT Chand    22* (36b 3x4)      MM Patel    6-0-24-0
C Madan    17* (31b 3x4)      JD Unadkat    5-1-24-0

11.1

Dhurv to Chand, 2 runs, length delivery, on middle, goes back and guides through vacant point for a couple

11.2

Dhurv to Chand, no run, flatter, outside off, defended

11.3

Dhurv to Chand, FOUR, another flatter delivery, goes back and plays a cut along the ground to left of third man

11.4

Dhurv to Chand, no run, full, outside off, pushes to offside

11.5

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, punches to long-on

11.6

Dhurv to Madan, no run, on middle and leg, length delivery, struck pads, down leg

End of over 12 (7 runs) North Zone 57/0
C Madan    17* (32b 3x4)      RV Dhurv    1-0-7-0
UBT Chand    29* (41b 4x4)      MM Patel    6-0-24-0

12.1

Nayar to Chand, 1 wide, Nayar is consistent with his line, started once again with a wide

12.1

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, outside off, plays from the crease to point

12.2

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitched outside off, plays to backward point

12.3

Nayar to Chand, 1 run, full, outside off, leans forward and drives through cover, they have a deep fielder now, a single

12.4

Nayar to Madan, no run, length delivery, outside off, he leans forward for a drive and beaten outside off, they are appealing, don't know why? there is nothing on it

12.5

Nayar to Madan, no run, length delivery, pitched outside off and going straight, left alone

12.6

Nayar to Madan, no run

End of over 13 (2 runs) North Zone 59/0
C Madan    17* (35b 3x4)      AM Nayar    1-0-2-0
UBT Chand    30* (44b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    1-0-7-0

13.1

Dhurv to Chand, no run, touch short, goes back and pushes back to the bowler

13.2

Dhurv to Chand, no run, full and flatter, drives back to the bowler

13.3

Dhurv to Chand, no run, length delivery, goes back and plays to mid-off

13.4

Dhurv to Chand, no run, on middle, length delivery and spun a bit away, goes back and defends

13.5

Dhurv to Chand, no run, leans forward to defend that length delivery to off

13.6

Dhurv to Chand, no run, full and straight, pushes back to the bowler

End of over 14 (maiden) North Zone 59/0
UBT Chand    30* (50b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    2-1-7-0
C Madan    17* (35b 3x4)      AM Nayar    1-0-2-0

14.1

Nayar to Madan, OUT, Gone! length delivery, pitched outside off, leans forward to guide that ball through backward point, that shapes away a bit and a thick outside edge to the keeper

C Madan c †PA Patel b Nayar 17 (36b 3x4 0x6) SR: 47.22

14.2

Nayar to Gambhir, 1 leg bye, good length down leg, appead for lbw, that's pitched outside leg, took a legbye

14.3

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, on off, leans forward to defend that

14.4

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitched outside off, plays off his front foot infront of cover

14.5

Nayar to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, on middle and leg, nudged around the corner for a single

14.6

Nayar to Gambhir, 1 run, length delivery, on leg, tucks away through midwicket to keep the strike

End of over 15 (3 runs) North Zone 62/1
G Gambhir    1* (2b)      AM Nayar    2-0-4-1
UBT Chand    31* (53b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    2-1-7-0

15.1

MM Patel to Gambhir, no run, good length, outside off, plays from the crease to off

15.2

MM Patel to Gambhir, 1 run, full, outside off, leans forward and drives through cover

15.3

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitched outside, bounce a bit and batsman misses a drive

15.4

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, straying on pad, plays to onside

15.5

MM Patel to Chand, no run, good length, on middle, plays defensively

15.6

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, full, on middle, drives past the bowler for a single

Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (2 runs) North Zone 64/1
UBT Chand    32* (57b 4x4)      MM Patel    7-0-26-0
G Gambhir    2* (4b)      AM Nayar    2-0-4-1

16.1

Nayar to Chand, no run, good length, on middle, drives back to the bowler

16.2

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, shapes in, beaten

16.3

Nayar to Chand, 1 run, good length, down leg, worked it to fine leg

16.4

Nayar to Gambhir, no run, length delivery, comes forward and dabs to offside

16.5

Nayar to Gambhir, no run, length delivery, on middle, defends back to the bowler

16.6

Nayar to Gambhir, 1 run, good length, down leg, tucked through midwicket

End of over 17 (2 runs) North Zone 66/1
G Gambhir    3* (7b)      AM Nayar    3-0-6-1
UBT Chand    33* (60b 4x4)      MM Patel    7-0-26-0

17.1

MM Patel to Gambhir, FOUR, length delivery, outside off, comes forward and gets under the line and lofts it over midwicket

17.2

MM Patel to Gambhir, no run, short of length, outside off, tried to guide it to third man, beaten

17.3

MM Patel to Gambhir, no run, good length delivery, dabs off his front foot

17.4

MM Patel to Gambhir, 1 run, back of length, tried to smashed it over mid-on, lower half of the bat towards midwicket

17.5

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, on middle, plays to midwicket

17.6

MM Patel to Chand, no run, short of length, outside off, beaten

Jitendra Sharma: "Two finals' specialists are there in middle for North Zone, will be tough for West Zone to separate them."

End of over 18 (5 runs) North Zone 71/1
UBT Chand    33* (62b 4x4)      MM Patel    8-0-31-0
G Gambhir    8* (11b 1x4)      AM Nayar    3-0-6-1

18.1

Nayar to Gambhir, no run, good length, outside off, steps out and plays to cover

18.2

Nayar to Gambhir, no run, length delivery, on off, drives to mid-off

18.3

Nayar to Gambhir, no run, back of length, plays from the crease to point

18.4

Nayar to Gambhir, 1 run, good length, on leg, worked it behind square

18.5

Nayar to Chand, no run, length delivery, outside off, plays infront of cover

18.6

Nayar to Chand, no run, full, outside off, drives and missed it

End of over 19 (1 run) North Zone 72/1
UBT Chand    33* (64b 4x4)      AM Nayar    4-0-7-1
G Gambhir    9* (15b 1x4)      MM Patel    8-0-31-0

19.1

Dhurv to Gambhir, OUT, Gone! tossed up outside off, Gambhir steps out and tried to loft it over long-on, no elevation nor the distance, could not really reach the pitch of the delivery, that's came straight into the throat of Unadkat at long-on

G Gambhir c Unadkat b Dhurv 9 (16b 1x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Sundar: "This is a golden opportunity for Unmukt. a 100 here and he could be the front runner to solve india's odi opening woes!"

19.2

Dhurv to Chand, no run, that's the arm delivery, defends back to the bowler

19.3

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, full, on middle, pushes along the ground to long-on

19.4

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, tossed up outside off, leans forward and defends to off for a quick one, called by Unmukt, Yuvraj a bit late in his approach

19.5

Dhurv to Chand, no run, short of length, spinning, goes back and plays to off

19.6

Dhurv to Chand, no run, flatter, on middle, played defensively to onside

End of over 20 (2 runs) North Zone 74/2
UBT Chand    34* (68b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    3-1-9-1
Yuvraj Singh    1* (1b)      AM Nayar    4-0-7-1

20.1

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full, around off, leans forward and drives to mid-off for a quick single

20.2

Nayar to Chand, no run, good length, plays back to the bowler

20.3

Nayar to Chand, 1 run, full, on off, drives along the ground to long-off

20.4

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, no run, fuller, outside off, slower delivery, went for the drive, inside edge and just fall short of the keeper

AR: "I think Chand is just playing for his runs only and let the overall runrate fall, which made gambhir to go after the bowler.....and rest is the history...:("

20.5

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, no run, good length, outside off, left alone

20.6

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, length delivery, down leg, whipped off his pads behind square for a couple

End of over 21 (4 runs) North Zone 78/2
Yuvraj Singh    4* (5b)      AM Nayar    5-0-11-1
UBT Chand    35* (70b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    3-1-9-1

21.1

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, flighted delivery, steps out and drives to long-off

21.2

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, on off, comes out and takes it on pad

21.3

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, flatter outside off, left alone

21.4

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, outside off, plays to onside

21.5

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full, pushes along the ground to long-on

21.6

Dhurv to Chand, no run, short of length, that spins a bit away, Chand not sure about his shot, top edged, fall short of the bowler

Deep Jyoti Deka: "It seems there's a huge support for Pathan in Guwahati. I am here in the stdium. People are discussing about Unmukt's lazy batting."

End of over 22 (2 runs) North Zone 80/2
UBT Chand    36* (72b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    4-1-11-1
Yuvraj Singh    5* (9b)      AM Nayar    5-0-11-1

22.1

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, good length, down leg, worked it to the fine leg boundary

22.2

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, length delivery, on middle, comes forward and flicks through midwicket

22.3

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, good length, outside off, played with soft hands to mid-off

22.4

Nayar to Chand, 1 run, good length, outside off, goes back and steers past backward point

22.5

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, on off, goes back and defends to offside

22.6

Nayar to Yuvraj Singh, no run, short of length, plays from the crease to point

Elanchezhiyan: "Having played alongside unmukt chand & Sanjay sir's academy (the one gambhir came from) in delhi i can vouch for the fact that he is an attacking batsmen. Of late, he is molding into a mature batsmen who is learning to curb his instincts."

End of over 23 (10 runs) North Zone 90/2
Yuvraj Singh    14* (14b 2x4)      AM Nayar    6-0-21-1
UBT Chand    37* (73b 4x4)      RV Dhurv    4-1-11-1

23.1

Dhurv to Chand, no run, tossed up, on leg, steps out and dabs it

23.2

Dhurv to Chand, FOUR, flatter, down leg, bends down and tried to sweep to square leg, inside edge past the keeper

23.3

Dhurv to Chand, no run

23.4

Dhurv to Chand, no run

Zoheb Ahmed: "If Unmukt do well in this series and IPL, surely he play ICC Champions Trophy and we must give chances to Parthiv Patel and Abhishek Nayar."

23.5

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, flatter, on middle, drives to long-off

23.6

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, length delivery, on middle, punches along the ground to long-on

End of over 24 (6 runs) North Zone 96/2
Yuvraj Singh    15* (15b 2x4)      RV Dhurv    5-1-17-1
UBT Chand    42* (78b 5x4)      AM Nayar    6-0-21-1

24.1

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, spinning away, beaten

24.2

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, tossed up, down the leg, paddled sweep to fine leg boundary

24.3

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, once again, that turned away from him, beaten

24.4

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, short of delivery, on off, goes back and pulls off his backfoot over midwicket

24.5

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up outside off, leans forward and defends

24.6

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, on middle and leg, length delivery, tucks through square for a single

Abhishek Jain: "Unmukt Chand is playing the waiting game.. He is a good hitter of the cricket ball.. and he can make it up in the end. And he knows that with Yuvi at other end he just needs to stay at the wicket."

End of over 25 (11 runs) North Zone 107/2
Yuvraj Singh    26* (21b 3x4 1x6)      KR Makvana    1-0-11-0
UBT Chand    42* (78b 5x4)      RV Dhurv    5-1-17-1

25.1

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter outside off, goes back and punches to long-off

25.2

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, touch short, goes back and plays through point

25.3

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, steps out and takes it on pad

25.4

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter outside off, plays from the crease to point

GAUTHAM M: "Com'on guys! Unmuk is really a good player. He can attack and now he has improved to play slow and then catch up with runrate. He is the nextGen player.."

25.5

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, good length, outside off, goes back and plays through cover

Jaymin Patel: "Please don't rush on your judgement of Chand. He is similar in a lot of ways to Virat Kohli. He is young, very stylish, nice physique, very talented and looks decent as well. May be he is also trying to pace his innings like Virat. I remember Virat has many starts like this but its the end that matters."

25.6

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full outside off, plays from the crease to short third man

End of over 26 (4 runs) North Zone 111/2
Yuvraj Singh    28* (25b 3x4 1x6)      RV Dhurv    6-1-21-1
UBT Chand    44* (80b 5x4)      KR Makvana    1-0-11-0

26.1

Makvana to Chand, 3 wides, tossed up, down leg, missed by everyone, couple of runs too

26.1

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, tossed up outside off, steps out and clips it over midwicket

26.2

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter delivery, outside off, drives through cover

26.3

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, tossed up on off, plays to short midwicket for a quick one

26.4

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, leans forward and defends it

26.5

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, once again tossed up and floated outside off

26.6

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, touch short and moving away, he goes back and plays through cover for a boundary

Abhishek Jain: "We need to nurture Chand as a opener in Tests and ODIs as we dont have Viru and Gauti in prime form. And in a long run, time will take a toll on them. Chand has always been a big match player. He can do well in over seas conditions as we know how he scored in Australia. And he is a very cool player. He plays according to the situations"

End of over 27 (10 runs) North Zone 121/2
Yuvraj Singh    33* (29b 4x4 1x6)      KR Makvana    2-0-21-0
UBT Chand    46* (82b 5x4)      RV Dhurv    6-1-21-1

27.1

Dhurv to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, goes back and punched to long-on

27.2

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, length delivery, on middle, bends down and sweeps over midwicket

27.3

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, touch short and wide outside off, goes back and cuts through point and cover

27.4

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, plays back to the bowler

27.5

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, length delivery, outside off, goes back and plays thorugh cover for a couple

27.6

Dhurv to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, on stumps, plays back to the bowler

End of over 28 (13 runs) North Zone 134/2
Yuvraj Singh    45* (34b 5x4 2x6)      RV Dhurv    7-1-34-1
UBT Chand    47* (83b 5x4)      KR Makvana    2-0-21-0

28.1

Makvana to Chand, no run, tossed up outside off, comes forward and dabs it

28.2

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, touch short, he goes back and tried to pull it over deep square leg, dropped by Nayar

28.3

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full, outside off, outside edge, once again dropped at first slip

krish: "Why shewag is not playing in the tournament ? He certainly should be playing domestic squad to regain confidence. IPL will not be the route"

28.4

Makvana to Chand, no run, full, pushed to short midwicket

28.5

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, tossed up, outside off, comes forward and plays behind square

28.6

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up, on middle, goes back and defends

Prateek Mittal: "It is baffling to figure why Yuvi is not successful in Tests. He is one of the best strokemaker and currently best player of sweep shot. If situation needs patience, he can do that (remember quater-finals against Aus in WC'11) and can up the tempo, like here."

End of over 29 (3 runs) North Zone 137/2
Yuvraj Singh    46* (36b 5x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    3-0-24-0
UBT Chand    49* (87b 5x4)      RV Dhurv    7-1-34-1

29.1

Pathan to Chand, no run, tossed up, outisde off, plays back towards the bowler

29.2

Pathan to Chand, no run, full on off, pushes back to the bowler

29.3

Pathan to Chand, no run, tossed up on off, comes forward and dabs it off

29.4

Pathan to Chand, no run, length delivery, pushes back to the bowler

29.5

Pathan to Chand, no run, full and faster, comes forward and plays to short midwicket

Zoheb Ahmed: "Unmukt need to learn from his senior player Yuvraj Singh, supern batting by him, why selectors left him for Australia tour, really its a big loss for Indian team, still Indian team working good to reach 1st position in Test Team."

29.6

Pathan to Chand, 1 run, on middle and leg, he bends down and sweeps to fine leg, Fifty for Chand.

End of over 30 (1 run) North Zone 138/2
UBT Chand    50* (93b 5x4)      YK Pathan    1-0-1-0
Yuvraj Singh    46* (36b 5x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    3-0-24-0

30.1

Makvana to Chand, no run, tossed up, outside off, comes forward and plays to onside

Ajitesh: "@Prateek: Reason 1 - footwork - in ODIs, he can get away with ordinary footwork at times, as there aren't many close-in fielders. Reason 2 - urge to play uppishly after having been quiet for some time."

30.2

Makvana to Chand, no run, tossed up once again, on off, drives to short cover

30.3

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, drives through covers

30.4

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, goes back and push to onside

30.5

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 2 runs, flatter, down leg, bends down and sweeps for a couple

30.6

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, full, on off, defends back to the bowler

jeed: "I really got a problem with these slow starts. The usual thing said to support such starts is " If he gets his eye in and gets settled, he can accelerate at the end". Really? so if a batsmen plays around 70-80 balls, he is almost impossible to get out? If thats the case, Sachin would have made 150 ODI tons so far.lol."

End of over 31 (3 runs) North Zone 141/2
Yuvraj Singh    48* (39b 5x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    4-0-27-0
UBT Chand    51* (96b 5x4)      YK Pathan    1-0-1-0

31.1

Pathan to Chand, no run, length delivery, on middle and off, comes forward and play to off

31.2

Pathan to Chand, no run, on middle and leg, comes down and tried to sweep, missed it

31.3

Pathan to Chand, no run, another length delivery, outside off, pushes back to the bowler

31.4

Pathan to Chand, SIX, this time he comes out and lofts this length delivery over the bowler's head

suneel: "@ zohaib somebody tell him yuvrajs avg in test in 2010,11,12 is 25,23,27 respecitvely peoples still needs reasons for his exculsion, he just dont deserve a place in test team"

31.5

Pathan to Chand, FOUR, short of length, kept down, he sweeps that over the square leg

31.6

Pathan to Chand, 2 runs, on middle and leg, tucks through square for a couple

End of over 32 (12 runs) North Zone 153/2
UBT Chand    63* (102b 6x4 1x6)      YK Pathan    2-0-13-0
Yuvraj Singh    48* (39b 5x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    4-0-27-0

32.1

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up on off, comes forward and defends it

32.2

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter outside off, cuts away for a quick one

Sam: "Mumbai players under-represented in the West Zone side. Except for Abishek Nayar no else in the playing XI. Even the 'talented' Rohit Sharma cannot find a place. What gives?"

32.3

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, flighted delivery, on off, comes out and plays through midwicket

32.4

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, no run, tossed up, on middle, defended off the front foot

Aravindh: "@Ajitesh: Is that the reason??? Then how was Virender Sehwag in the team?? Footwork???"

32.5

Makvana to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, flatter, on middle and he bends down to sweeps it through square to bring his fifty

32.6

Makvana to Chand, 1 run, length delivery, on middle, tucks away behind square for a single

End of over 33 (4 runs) North Zone 157/2
UBT Chand    65* (104b 6x4 1x6)      KR Makvana    5-0-31-0
Yuvraj Singh    50* (43b 5x4 2x6)      YK Pathan    2-0-13-0

33.1

Pathan to Chand, SIX, tossed up outside off, Chand comes out and bending on his knees lofts it over wide of long-on

Prateek Mittal: "@Ajitesh: I do not agree with comment on footwork, one does not get good timings across geographies without good footwork. It does not need to be copybook (Sehwag, Chanderpaul do not have, yet do well). But I do agree with tendency to play upish shots... requirement of patience is debatable, do we call Gilchrist a patient man?"

33.2

Pathan to Chand, 1 run, fuller, punched to long-on

33.3

Pathan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, length delivery, on off, defends

33.4

Pathan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, defended once again off his front foot

Anand K Singh: "@suneel and zohal-what zohal is trying to say is that it is hard to believe that someone like yuvraj with all his skills could not do well at tests.i think yuvraj's major failure has been to identify his weaknesses which albeit less,still have to be improved such as playing bounce and spin.he has always been a great batsman who never improved from the time he came in."

33.5

Pathan to Yuvraj Singh, SIX, tossed up outside off, he comes out and that's a simple push over the covers, lovely elevation

33.6

Pathan to Yuvraj Singh, no run, punched off his backfoot to covers

End of over 34 (13 runs) North Zone 170/2
Yuvraj Singh    56* (47b 5x4 3x6)      YK Pathan    3-0-26-0
UBT Chand    72* (106b 6x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    5-0-31-0

34.1

Makvana to Chand, no run, length delivery, down leg, sweeps to fine leg

34.2

Makvana to Chand, no run, tossed up, on off, comes forward and plays back to the bowler

Suresh: "I really agree with @jeed. Problem with slow start is that if the batsman gets out, it poses problems for batsman coming in - survival vs increasing run rate..."

34.3

Makvana to Chand, 2 runs, on middle and leg, worked it towards midwicket to bring the hundred run partnership

34.4

Makvana to Chand, no run

34.5

Makvana to Chand, no run, goes back and plays off his backfoot to covers

Kunal Singhania: "@suneel: Don't forget his centuries in test that too in tough condition and his ability to play Fast bowling attack.He may get success in countries like AUS,ENG and SA."

34.6

Makvana to Chand, no run, length delivery, on off, bends down and tried for a sweep, top edge towards short fine leg, fall short

Match State: Drinks

End of over 35 (2 runs) North Zone 172/2
UBT Chand    74* (112b 6x4 2x6)      KR Makvana    6-0-33-0
Yuvraj Singh    56* (47b 5x4 3x6)      YK Pathan    3-0-26-0

suneel: "@ anand k singh: for me yuvraj and raina doesnt have skills to play on seaming tracks so test door should be shut for them completely"

35.1

Unadkat to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, fuller, on leg, flicks through midwicket

35.2

Unadkat to Chand, 1 run, once again a full delivery, too wide outside off, reached it and plays to third man

35.3

Unadkat to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, good length, down leg, thick edge of his bat to the fine leg fence

suneel: "@ kunal singhania all his 3 centuries and most of fifties are in sub continent only two scores of fifty+ 1 in england 1 in newzealand, this just proves he doesn't have skills to survive on seaming tracks, he doesnt deserve more chances"

35.4

Unadkat to Yuvraj Singh, FOUR, short of a length delivery, on middle, he pulls that to the square boundary

35.5

Unadkat to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full, on off, punched to long-on

35.6

Unadkat to Chand, 1 run, full outside off, drives over the mid-on area for a single

End of over 36 (12 runs) North Zone 184/2
UBT Chand    76* (114b 6x4 2x6)      JD Unadkat    6-1-36-0
Yuvraj Singh    66* (51b 7x4 3x6)      KR Makvana    6-0-33-0

Kunal Singhania: "No body have taught that AMLA will have a great success in ODI and T20 after watching his test innings but we can see the difference So you cant say who will get success and who wont."

36.1

MM Patel to Chand, SIX, length delivery, on middle, he stands tall on his crease and lofts that wide of long-on

36.2

MM Patel to Chand, no run, play and miss, outside off

36.3

MM Patel to Chand, no run, length delivery, pitched outside off, plays back to the bowler

36.4

MM Patel to Chand, no run, full, outside off, went for a wild swing over mid-off, missed

jeed: "@ Prateek. Man you shouldn't be mentioning Gilly. He belongs to one of those elite "Never Before, Never After" clubs."

36.5

MM Patel to Chand, 1 run, full, outside off, plays down to long-off

36.6

MM Patel to Yuvraj Singh, 1 run, full, outside off, he dabs it through slips, Unadkat's diving effort save three runs

End of over 37 (8 runs) North Zone 192/2
Yuvraj Singh    67* (52b 7x4 3x6)      MM Patel    9-0-39-0
UBT Chand    83* (119b 6x4 3x6)      JD Unadkat    6-1-36-0

37.1

Unadkat to Yuvraj Singh, OUT, Gone! length delivery, pitched outside off, Unadkat this time bowled a bit slower and that shapes in a bit, Yuvraj early to his shot, could not read the ball and that struck high on his pads while trying to work it to the onside, umpire given that out, hitting middle and leg

Yuvraj Singh lbw b Unadkat 67 (52b 7x4 3x6) SR: 128.84

37.2

Unadkat to Mandeep Singh, no run, short of a length, outside off, cuts to backward point

Prateek Mittal: "@jeed: Some would say "Never before, never after" for Yuvi too.... others will say ABD and MSD also belong to Gilly's clan. Too many 'unique' people off late :)"

37.3

Unadkat to Mandeep Singh, 1 run, length delivery, shaping away, gets under the line and plays to off side for a quick single

37.4

Unadkat to Chand, no run, full outisde off, beaten

37.5

Unadkat to Chand, 1 run, full, on off, goes back and punches along the ground to long-off

37.6

Unadkat to Mandeep Singh, 1 run

End of over 38 (3 runs) North Zone 195/3
Mandeep Singh    2* (3b)      JD Unadkat    7-1-39-1
UBT Chand    84* (121b 6x4 3x6)      MM Patel    9-0-39-0

38.1

MM Patel to Mandeep Singh, no run, length delivery, outside off, plays from the crease to backward point

38.2

MM Patel to Mandeep Singh, FOUR, short of length, down, goes away to leg, make some room and hit through covers

38.3

MM Patel to Mandeep Singh, no run, good length, on middle and leg, plays to onside

38.4

MM Patel to Mandeep Singh, OUT, that's a poor shot, length delivery, on middle and leg, Mandeep shuffles across and bends down to play that scoop shot, didn't got the elevation that he required to clear the short fine leg fielder, Darekar moves to his left and took a diving catch.

Mandeep Singh c sub (AA Darekar) b MM Patel 6 (7b 1x4 0x6) SR: 85.71

38.5

MM Patel to Chand, FOUR, full on off, stand tall on his crease, lofts it over the bowler's head

38.6

MM Patel to Chand, no run, fuller, outside off, tried to squeezed it, missed it

End of over 39 (8 runs) North Zone 203/4
UBT Chand    88* (123b 7x4 3x6)      MM Patel    10-0-47-1
RS Paliwal    0* (0b)      JD Unadkat    7-1-39-1

Manasvi: "And seriously, what is it with Unmukt and finals? Is he the anti-Tendulkar or what? I also hope that Jadhav gets another good knock. Easily one of the most superb domestic List A records ever - a middle order bat with 50+ avg, 100+ SR and less than 10 innings per 100 despite batting in the middle order."

39.1

Unadkat to Paliwal, no run, length delivery, shapes away, beaten

39.2

Unadkat to Paliwal, no run, good length, pitching on middle, goes away, plays from the crease to off

39.3

Unadkat to Paliwal, no run, short of length, around off, missed a pull shot

39.4

Unadkat to Paliwal, 1 run, another short of length delivery, gets under the line and works it behind square

39.5

Unadkat to Chand, OUT, Finally he is gone after getting so many chances, that shows the lack of experience and also not able to control his nerves, length delivery, on middle, he leans forward and tried to hoick that over mid-on, got the lower half of the bat and that ball skied, Juneja placed him under it at extra cover and took it.

UBT Chand c Juneja b Unadkat 88 (124b 7x4 3x6) SR: 70.96

39.6

Unadkat to Paliwal, 1 run, length delivery, on middle and leg, tucks away for a single

End of over 40 (2 runs) North Zone 205/5
RS Paliwal    2* (5b)      JD Unadkat    8-1-41-2
A Mishra    0* (0b)      MM Patel    10-0-47-1

40.1

Nayar to Paliwal, 1 wide, length delivery, too wide outside off

Kunal Singhania: "@Mansi:what do you mean by anti-tendulkar,Just check the records and tell me how he performed in crucial matches or must win matches.People have a mind set that sachin can't perform in pressure."

40.1

Nayar to Paliwal, 1 no ball, can you belive that! bowled a length delivery, managed to get the outside edge, but it's a front foot no-ball

Free Hit coming up

40.1

Nayar to Paliwal, 1 run, length delivery, he played it staright into the hands of mid-on, took the single

40.2

Nayar to Mishra, 1 run, good length, pitched outside off, played with soft hands for a quick single

40.3

Nayar to Paliwal, 1 run, on middle and leg, tucks away for a single

Kedar: "@Manasvi, To praise someone you shouldn't always need to criticize SRT. SRT has far better record in finals than you think. Just check the fact first. Its just your perception that SRT equals failure in finals. Its just, people have short memory.

40.4

Nayar to Mishra, 1 run, length delivery, pitched outside off, played to covers for a single

40.5

Nayar to Paliwal, no run, full, outside off, leans forward and drives, can't beat short cover

40.6

Nayar to Paliwal, 1 run, good length, outside off, plays it infornt of point off his front foot for a quick single

End of over 41 (7 runs) North Zone 212/5
RS Paliwal    5* (10b)      AM Nayar    7-0-28-1
A Mishra    2* (2b)      JD Unadkat    8-1-41-2

41.1

Dhurv to Paliwal, 1 run, cut away to the deep for a single

41.2

Dhurv to Mishra, no run, full, outside off, defended off his front foot

41.3

Dhurv to Mishra, no run, defends that once again, off his front foot

41.4

Dhurv to Mishra, 1 run, played with soft hands for a quick single

41.5

Dhurv to Paliwal, no run, length delivery, defended off his front foot

Vinod Kambli: "@Kedar & KUnal : I cant remember any innings of substance from Tendlya in finals apart from one against Aussies in Sharjah. Can someone put up the stats plz ?"

Kunal Singhania: "Thanks @KEDAR for supporting me,they just need a issue to criticize SRT.They always compare him with others and tell he fails here and there."

41.6

Dhurv to Paliwal, 1 run, length delivery, goes back and plays through point

End of over 42 (3 runs) North Zone 215/5
RS Paliwal    7* (13b)      RV Dhurv    8-1-37-1
A Mishra    3* (5b)      AM Nayar    7-0-28-1

42.1

Pathan to Paliwal, 7 runs

42.2

Pathan to Mishra, 1 run

42.3

Pathan to Paliwal, OUT

A Mishra run out 4 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 66.66

42.4

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, no run

42.5

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, 1 run

42.6

Pathan to Paliwal, 1 run

End of over 43 (10 runs) North Zone 225/6
RS Paliwal    15* (16b)      YK Pathan    4-0-36-0
Parvez Rasool    1* (2b)      RV Dhurv    8-1-37-1

43.1

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, no run

43.2

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, 1 run

43.3

Dhurv to Paliwal, no run

43.4

Dhurv to Paliwal, FOUR

43.5

Dhurv to Paliwal, no run

43.6

Dhurv to Paliwal, 2 runs

End of over 44 (7 runs) North Zone 232/6
RS Paliwal    21* (20b 1x4)      RV Dhurv    9-1-44-1
Parvez Rasool    2* (4b)      YK Pathan    4-0-36-0

44.1

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, FOUR, played that to the midwicket fence

44.2

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, no run, tossed up outsid eoff, plays to cover

44.3

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, pulls that behind square

44.4

Pathan to Paliwal, no run

44.5

Pathan to Paliwal, 1 run

44.6

Pathan to Parvez Rasool, OUT

RS Paliwal run out 17 (22b 1x4 0x6) SR: 77.27

End of over 45 (6 runs) North Zone 238/6
Parvez Rasool    7* (8b 1x4)      YK Pathan    5-0-42-0
     RV Dhurv    9-1-44-1

45.1

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, no run, full, on off, played offisde

45.2

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, no run, length delivery, through to the keeper

45.3

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, no run, this time he play this to mid-on

45.4

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, FOUR, sweeps that to fine leg boundary

45.5

Dhurv to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, pushed to long-off for a single

45.6

Dhurv to Gony, no run, struck on pads

End of over 46 (5 runs) North Zone 243/7
MS Gony    0* (1b)      RV Dhurv    10-1-49-1
Parvez Rasool    12* (13b 2x4)      YK Pathan    5-0-42-0

46.1

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, short of length, pull down to square leg for a single

46.2

MM Patel to Gony, 1 run, length delivery, outside off, plays to third man

46.3

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, no run, play and miss, though to the keeper

46.4

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, full, drives to covers

46.5

MM Patel to Gony, 1 run, length delivery, outside off, plays to cover

46.6

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 2 runs, full length delivery, comes out and drives that through extra cover for a single

End of over 47 (8 runs) North Zone 251/7
Parvez Rasool    16* (17b 2x4)      MM Patel    11-0-53-1
MS Gony    2* (3b)      RV Dhurv    10-1-49-1

47.1

Unadkat to Gony, FOUR

47.2

Unadkat to Gony, 1 run

47.3

Unadkat to Parvez Rasool, 1 run

47.4

Unadkat to Gony, no run

47.5

Unadkat to Gony, 2 runs

47.6

Unadkat to Gony, 2 runs, full, outside off, he lofts it over point for couple of runs

End of over 48 (10 runs) North Zone 261/7
MS Gony    11* (8b 1x4)      JD Unadkat    9-1-51-2
Parvez Rasool    17* (18b 2x4)      MM Patel    11-0-53-1

48.1

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 2 runs, top edge for couple of runs over the keerp's head.

48.2

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, full, on off, drives to long-on

48.3

MM Patel to Gony, 1 run, fuller, played to cover fo a single

48.4

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 2 runs, good length, on middle and leg, tucks away for couple of runs

48.5

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, no run, fuller, play and miss, through to the keeper

48.6

MM Patel to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, driven to covers for another single

End of over 49 (8 runs) North Zone 269/7
Parvez Rasool    25* (24b 2x4)      MM Patel    12-0-60-1
MS Gony    12* (9b 1x4)      JD Unadkat    9-1-51-2

49.1

Unadkat to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, full, outside off, driven down the groud

49.2

Unadkat to Parvez Rasool, SIX, full, slogs it over midwicket for a huge one

49.3

Unadkat to Parvez Rasool, 1 run, played to covers for a single

49.4

Unadkat to Gony, 1 wide, too wide outside off

49.4

Unadkat to Gony, SIX, full, outside off, plays straight over the bowler's head

49.5

Unadkat to Gony, OUT, short of length, he plays back to the bowler and Rasool been run out

Parvez Rasool run out 32 (26b 2x4 1x6) SR: 123.07

49.6

Unadkat to Gony, SIX, lofts it over long-on for a huge one

Match State: Innings Break

End of over 50 (21 runs) North Zone 290/8
MS Gony    24* (12b 1x4 2x6)      JD Unadkat    10-1-72-2
S Kaul    0* (0b)      MM Patel    12-0-60-1
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North Zone v West Zone at Guwahati - Mar 13, 2013
West Zone won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
South Zone v West Zone at Guwahati - Mar 12, 2013
West Zone won by 5 wickets (with 53 balls remaining)
Central Zone v North Zone at Guwahati - Mar 11, 2013
North Zone won by 8 wickets (with 19 balls remaining) (VJD method)
East Zone v South Zone at Guwahati - Mar 10, 2013
South Zone won by 11 runs
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