Vijay Hazare Trophy, 2nd Quarter-final: Bengal v Tamil Nadu at Kolkata, Mar 11, 2014
Vijay Hazare Trophy - 2nd quarter final
Bengal won by 77 runs
11 March 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)

Mahesh to Basu, OUT, Mahesh finally gets a wicket as Basu chased a wide one, it was on a length outside off and moves away touch. Basu stays on the crease and goes for the drive, played away from his body and a nick back to the keeper, Karthik hardly miss those.

JJ Basu c †Karthik b Mahesh 5 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 45.45

Bengal 8/1   SP Goswami 0* (0b)   VY Mahesh 0.5-0-2-1

Mahesh to Chatterjee, OUT, and Mahesh knocks Sudip out, back of a length delivery which pitches on middle and off. He lunges forward for a away going delivery and this one shapes back in and goes through his defence, got it completely wrong. You just love to see those as a bowler.

SD Chatterjee b Mahesh 4 (11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.36

Bengal 24/2   SP Goswami 9* (13b 1x4)   VY Mahesh 2.5-0-9-2

Mohammed to Goswami, OUT, Goswami throws it, we saw how he was driving those widish deliveries in the previous over, this time he did the same to a length delivery, played well away from his body, not able to time it well and into the safe hands of Rahil at extra cover.

SP Goswami c Shah b Mohammed 22 (35b 2x4 0x6) SR: 62.85

Bengal 62/3   MK Tiwary 25* (28b 2x4 1x6)   M Mohammed 3.1-0-15-1

Mahesh to Saha, OUT, Saha walks back without contributing much, change of bowler and pace did the track, it was a slower length delivery which was pitched outside off and shapes in. He stays on the crease and played across the line, struck infront of middle and leg.

WP Saha lbw b Mahesh 1 (6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Bengal 63/4   MK Tiwary 25* (28b 2x4 1x6)   VY Mahesh 4.1-0-11-3

Mahesh to Tiwary, OUT, that 's a big wicket, Tiwary goes, Mahesh gets his fourth. Back of a length delivery from wide of the crease, that jags back in sharply, he lunges forward to defend but beaten by the movement. ball clips the flap of the front pad and knocks the off stump.

MK Tiwary b Mahesh 25 (33b 2x4 1x6) SR: 75.75

Bengal 69/5   LR Shukla 4* (9b 1x4)   VY Mahesh 5.3-0-15-4

Shah to Mondal, OUT, and another wicket falls, tossed up delivery on off, Mondal gets down on one knee and sweeps, not able to keep it down nor went above the infield. It ends up in the throat of Aparajith at backward square.

SS Mondal c Aparajith b Shah 6 (28b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.42

Bengal 95/6   LR Shukla 23* (34b 4x4)   RS Shah 3.2-0-10-1

Shankar to Shukla, OUT, and the captain Shukla walks back, back of a length delivery outside off, nips back in with good bounce from outside off. He waits on the back foot and tries to dab it towards third man, inside edge and onto the stumps, unlucky!

LR Shukla b Shankar 30 (50b 5x4 0x6) SR: 60.00

Bengal 111/7   SS Lahiri 8* (10b 1x4)   V Shankar 1.4-0-5-1

Ashwin to Pratap Singh, OUT, tossed up delivery outside off, straightens after pitching and Singh stride forward for a drive, misses it completely. In the process he drags his foot out and Karthik remove the bails in a flash, replay shows his foot was on the line, given.

V Pratap Singh st †Karthik b Ashwin 10 (21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.61

Bengal 129/8   SS Lahiri 15* (21b 1x4)   R Ashwin 6-1-21-1

Ashwin to Mohammed Shami, OUT, tossed up delivery on off and turns in sharply, Shami lunges forward to defend but kept his bat behind the pad and also that's a quicker one from Ashwin which he failed to read. Hitting middle and leg.

Mohammed Shami lbw b Ashwin 0 (3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Bengal 139/9   SS Lahiri 25* (27b 3x4)   R Ashwin 6.3-1-21-2

Shah to Lahiri, OUT, and then it just the matter of time, Bengal innings comes to an end as Shah picks the final wicket of the first delivery. He comes round the wicket and pitches it on a length on middle and off, it kept low and Lahiri goes back to work it to on side, misses the line and shattered the stumps.

SS Lahiri b Shah 32 (36b 4x4 0x6) SR: 88.88

Bengal 167/10   AB Dinda 21* (19b 4x4)   RS Shah 5.1-0-18-2





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Hours of play (local time) 13:30 start, Lunch 17:00-17.45, Close 21:15

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