Ranji Trophy Super League - 4th quarter final

Tamil Nadu v Bengal

Tamil Nadu won by 8 wickets

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96.4

Balaji to Kundu, no run, And Bala is sharper now... just outside off, length delivery, and left alone

96.5

Balaji to Kundu, no run, wider now, and left alone

96.6

Balaji to Kundu, 1 no ball, lovely delivery, but a no-ball, it was fullish, around off-stump line, making the batsman play, and then shaping away. Beaten, and it is some achievement on this wicket

96.6

Balaji to Kundu, no run, again finds the right channel, landing around off, and just holding its line. A batsman beaten in back-to-back deliveries, that is rare, and is going to be rare in this match

Bengal 303/6   R Kundu 0* (4b)

97.3

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, angling down the leg side, and hits the batsman in the thigh pad

97.4

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, short and wide, and left alone

97.5

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, some swing, but very negligible movement towards the leg stump, and Kundu plays it off the back foot

97.6

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, swing is there, but this one sneaks down the legside of the batsman

Bengal 304/6   R Kundu 0* (8b)

98.2

Balaji to Kundu, no run, another slower ball tried, and too full, and although Kundu is fooled, he can adjust for this one full and wide

98.3

Balaji to Kundu, no run, short and angled into the ribs, played towards short leg, but there is none

98.4

Balaji to Kundu, no run, good shape again, starts around off, holds its line, Kundu doesn't play at it this time

98.5

Balaji to Kundu, no run, on the stumps, and played into the covers

98.6

Balaji to Kundu, no run, full, on the stumps, some swing, gets the outside half of the bat, towards point

Bengal 305/6   R Kundu 0* (13b)

100.1

Balaji to Kundu, no run, tries too hard for the swing and ends up on the pads, helped towards midwicket

100.2

Balaji to Kundu, no run, shooter there, bowled outside off, shortish, and and is collected second-bounce by Karthik

100.3

Balaji to Kundu, no run, short of length, just putside off, Kundu gets tall and defends to the covers

100.4

Balaji to Kundu, no run, tries the slower one again, wide outside off, and almost a fulltoss, he needs to get the length right with this slower ones

100.5

Balaji to Kundu, no run, nicely bowled, accurate, just around off, and straightens a bit, defended off the front foot

100.6

Balaji to Kundu, 1 leg bye, tries a bouncer, but gets only as high as his hips, upon hitting the hips the ball travels to fine leg

Bengal 308/6   R Kundu 0* (19b)

101.1

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, little bit of inward movement, starting from outside off, and Avik defends off the front foot

101.2

Ganapathy to Kundu, 1 run, angling into the pads again, and turned away towards square leg

101.4

Ganapathy to Kundu, 1 run, this is angled into the hips, tucks him up, and he gets off the strike with a quick single

Bengal 311/6   R Kundu 2* (22b)

103.1

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, length delivery, just outside off, and defended with an open face

103.2

Ganapathy to Kundu, 1 run, length delivery, just outside off, and Kundu edges it, plays it without any feet movement, but the edge falls way in front of Vijay at slip

103.4

Ganapathy to Kundu, no run, shortish, getting big, but Kundu stands tall and defends it

103.5

Ganapathy to Kundu, 1 bye, Gana tries a slower ball too, but this is too obvious, too wide, and stays low, and the only man he troubles is Karthik who doesn't bend to collect it, merely gets his legs together and deflects it to thirdman

Bengal 315/6   R Kundu 3* (26b)

104.1

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, on the pads, a touch slower though, Kundu is early into the shot, but no damage done as he keeps it down hitting towards midwicket

104.2

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, length delivery, on the stumps, and defended back towards mid-on

104.3

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, thrown up this time, and a hint of swing there, and Kundu defends it with an open face

104.4

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, throws it up again, gets encouragement from a loose shot played by Kundu, who goes for a big drive but inside-edges it back to the bowler

104.5

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, length delivery, close to off, and a good leave, this was close to off

104.6

Amarnath to Kundu, no run, another length delivery on the stumps, and Kundu defends with an open face again

Bengal 315/6   R Kundu 3* (32b)

105.3

Ganapathy to Kundu, FOUR, tries another slower one, a loopy fulltoss it is, and hit straight back for his first boundary

105.4

Ganapathy to Kundu, OUT, and Gana gets his man, Kundu can consider himself a bit unfortunate, late inswing here, the ball starts outside off, and moves in late, rapping him in front of middle and leg, but this could have gon down the leg. Umpire Hariharan doesn't think so

R Kundu lbw b Ganapathy 7 (41m 34b 1x4 0x6) SR: 20.58

Bengal 320/7   R Kundu 7 (34b 1x4)
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