Vijay Hazare Trophy, 3rd Quarter-final: Punjab v Railways at Kolkata, Mar 12, 2014
Vijay Hazare Trophy - 3rd quarter final
Railways won by 137 runs
12 March 2014 - day/night match (50-over match)

Kaul to Paunikar, OUT, and Paunikar goes, that's full outside off and he reaches to it. He played away from the body and an outside edge flies towards Yuvraj at second slip above head high, he got both hands onto it but unable to hold that but Habhajan who was quite aware at first slip pouches at the rebound.

AG Paunikar c Harbhajan Singh b Kaul 8 (8m 8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Railways 15/1   SS Shukla 5* (4b 1x4)   S Kaul 1-0-5-1

Sandeep Sharma to Shukla, OUT, shortish delivery around off middle and off, doesn't rise as much as Shukla thought. He stays on the back foot and tries to run it down to third man by opening the face, was too close for him to do that and ends up in the safe hands of Khera.

SS Shukla c †Khera b Sandeep Sharma 16 (39m 29b 2x4 0x6) SR: 55.17

Railways 33/2   AN Ghosh 7* (17b 1x4)   Sandeep Sharma 5-1-19-1

Gony to Ghosh, OUT, superb catch by Khera. Its on a good length and moves away touch with good bounce, Ghosh gets his front foot out and goes for a drive, ends up with an edge towards the keeper, who has to dive full length to his right to hold that.

AN Ghosh c †Khera b Gony 13 (53m 34b 2x4 0x6) SR: 38.23

Railways 53/3   M Rawat 12* (12b 2x4)   MS Gony 2.5-0-11-1

Gony to Ashish Yadav, OUT, another one bites the dust, good length delivery moving away with the angle, Yadav stays on the crease and pushes at it. He was in two mind as he checks his shot at the last moment, ends up with a genuine edge to Khera.

Ashish Yadav c †Khera b Gony 8 (14m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

Railways 64/4   M Rawat 14* (15b 2x4)   MS Gony 4-0-18-2

Gurinder Singh to Jonathan, OUT, finally they gets the breakthrough, a bit late? Tossed up delivery delivery from round the wicket, Jonathan comes down the track for a hoick, doesn't reach to the pitch of the delivery as it turns away after pitching on middle, Khera does the rest. A valuable 141 runs partnership comes to an end.

R Jonathan st †Khera b Gurinder Singh 58 (100m 78b 8x4 0x6) SR: 74.35

Railways 205/5   M Rawat 92* (93b 11x4 1x6)   Gurinder Singh 8-0-40-1

Kaul to Sharma, OUT, short of a length angling away from middle, Karn stays on the back foot and goes for the pull, ends up in a top edge which skies towards long-on. Mandeep settles underneath it and holds a very well judge catch.

KV Sharma c Mandeep Singh b Kaul 9 (17m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 90.00

Railways 231/6   M Rawat 108* (107b 13x4 1x6)   S Kaul 10-0-45-2

Sandeep Sharma to Rawat, OUT, Sandeep cleans it up, that fuller on middle and leg and kept straight too. Rawat stays on the back foot and goes for a wild swing, plays across the line paid the price, a very fine innings comes to an end from Rawat, full marks.

M Rawat b Sandeep Sharma 108 (160m 108b 13x4 1x6) SR: 100.00

Railways 236/7   C Saini 5* (2b 1x4)   Sandeep Sharma 9.3-1-44-2

Kaul to Mishra, OUT, short of a length on middle and leg, Mishra goes for the pull but gets a top edge which skies towards the back of the keeper. Yuvraj runs backward from short fine leg and takes it to the perfection with a single hand. Brilliant work!

ACP Mishra c Yuvraj Singh b Kaul 3 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Railways 241/8   C Saini 7* (4b 1x4)   S Kaul 10.2-0-46-3

Kaul to Saini, OUT, another one bites the dust in no time, length delivery around off and tad slower. Saini leans forward and hurried his drive, not able to keep it down as it went flat into the hands of Harbhajan at cover region.

C Saini c Harbhajan Singh b Kaul 7 (8m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 140.00

Railways 241/9   Anureet Singh 0* (0b)   S Kaul 10.3-0-46-4

Kaul to Upadhyay, OUT, and all over, slower and on a length outside off, Upadhyay has no idea about it as he ends up with a gentle push towards short cover where Harbhajan took it with an ease, excellent over from Kaul, gets his fifth too.

K Upadhyay c Harbhajan Singh b Kaul 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Railways 242/10   Anureet Singh 1* (1b)   S Kaul 10.5-0-47-5





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

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