Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Innings break: West Zone won the toss and elected to bat and they are bowled out for 101. Joginder Sharma and Ishant Sharma doing the damage, picking 6 and 3 wickets respectively. Join us in few minutes for the chase.

Sarfaraz: "Ishant is a fantastic bowler for TESTS, but he should (must) improve on his economy in ODI's. A rate 5.36 in all List A matches is not acceptable for a strike bowler like him!"

Sir John: "I am very happy today, Jogi get his first fifer of list A carrier,hope he get his well deserve comeback in team India."

26.3
W
Joginder Sharma to Unadkat, OUT, short of a length delivery and Unadkat goes for the pull and miscues in the air to Dogra at mid-on. Joginder Sharma picks up his 6th wicket.

JD Unadkat c Dogra b Joginder Sharma 4 (26m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 26.66

24.6
W
Joginder Sharma to Iqbal Abdulla, OUT, five wickets for Joginder Sharma, once again Iqbal charges down the track but this time he misses the ball and the stumps are rattled.

Iqbal Abdulla b Joginder Sharma 28 (48m 24b 4x4 1x6) SR: 116.66

24.5
4
Joginder Sharma to Iqbal Abdulla, FOUR runs, lovely shot, charges down the track and takes it on the half-volley and has a go at it, over the cover to the fence for a boundary.
23.3
4
Sharma to Iqbal Abdulla, FOUR runs, short of a length and Iqbal punches off the back foot in the vacant cover and the ball goes to the fence.
23.2
4
Sharma to Iqbal Abdulla, FOUR runs, short and wide outside the off stump, slashes in the air past the lone slip to third man fence.
22.1
W
Joginder Sharma to Kulkarni, OUT, Change of bowling does the trick, Joginder comes back and bowls a full delivery outside the off stump, Kulkarni skews it in the air to Dhawan at gully.

DS Kulkarni c Dhawan b Joginder Sharma 9 (27m 23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 39.13

20.3
4lb
Narwal to Iqbal Abdulla, 4 leg byes, off the pads and down to fine leg for leg byes.
19.3
6
Mishra to Iqbal Abdulla, SIX runs, down the track and lofts it high in the air down and over the long on fence for a six. Mishra not afraid to toss it up.
18.4
4
Narwal to Kulkarni, FOUR runs, this time he drives well, picks up the half-volley and drives it beautifully down the ground to the long off fence.

Abrar: "@atul has been lucky enough to get his comment posted but i am not after many occasions. will this innings last that long?"

17.6
4
Joginder Sharma to Iqbal Abdulla, FOUR runs, short ball and Iqbal pulls well in the air behind square leg to the fence for a boundary.
15.5
W
Joginder Sharma to Chitnis, OUT, pitches outside the off stump and moves away and draws Chitnis to drive, gets the outside edge to the keeper, Jogi picks up his third wicket.

SD Chitnis c †Saini b Joginder Sharma 4 (32m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

Atul Jain: "BTW in the time of world cup i am just following this game because today I might get lucky to get my comment published. " Happy now Atul.

14.6
W
Narwal to Pujara, OUT, good length delivery outside the off stump, pitches and moves away and takes the outside edge on the way to the keeper.

CA Pujara c †Saini b Narwal 6 (39m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 18.75

Powerplay 2 taken by the bowling side.

9.6
W
Sharma to Jadeja, OUT, excellent delivery from Ishant, should have been playing in the World Cup, pitches back of a length and coming in, Jadeja rooted in the crease and looking to drive, gets the inside edge and the sound of timber.

RA Jadeja b Sharma 0 (2m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

9.4
W
Sharma to Sharma, OUT, cleans up Rohit Sharma, lovely delivery angled in and Rohit Sharma drives down the wrong line and is completely beaten and the off stump is knocked back. This is Ishant at his best, wonderful bowling.

RG Sharma b Sharma 16 (40m 19b 3x4 0x6) SR: 84.21

8.5
4
Narwal to Sharma, FOUR runs, fuller and outside the off stump, Rohit puts his left foot forward and drives well square of the wicket to the point boundary.

Sayed: "Seeing Ishant playing cricket after a long while, hope he performs well today and somehow replaces Sreesanth."

7.5
W
Sharma to Jaffer, OUT, good length delivery outside the off stump, pitches and moves away, Jaffer is drawn forward for the drive, gets the outside edge to the keeper. The umpires are checking if the ball has carried into the gloves. Finally the decision is in the favor of the bowler.

W Jaffer c †Saini b Sharma 9 (44m 25b 0x4 0x6) SR: 36.00

4.3
4
Joginder Sharma to Sharma, FOUR runs, another wonderful shot from Rohit, who gets on top off the bounce and drives well behind point to the fence.
4.2
4
Joginder Sharma to Sharma, FOUR runs, short and wide outside the off stump and Rohit cuts through cover to the fence for a boundary.
2.6
5w
Joginder Sharma to Sharma, 5 wides, swings way down the leg isde, no chance for the keeper to get to it.

Rohit Sharma is the new batsman.

2.3
W
Joginder Sharma to Devdhar, OUT, short and wide outside the off stump, Devdhar cuts in the air straight to Dogra at backward point. He could have hit it anywhere but he found the fielder.

KH Devdhar c Dogra b Joginder Sharma 6 (10m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120.00

2.1
4
Joginder Sharma to Devdhar, FOUR runs, short ball and Devdhar pulls to square leg fence for the first boundary off the bat, it was not well timed.

Two slips and a gully in place.

0.4
W
Joginder Sharma to Patel, OUT, lovely swinging delivery pitching outside and coming in and strikes the pad, loud appeal, may be going down the leg side, given by the umpire.

PA Patel lbw b Joginder Sharma 2 (2m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Slip and a gully in place.

0.1
4lb
Joginder Sharma to Patel, 4 leg byes, on the pads and down the leg side, goes to the fence for leg byes.
0.1
1w
Joginder Sharma to Patel, 1 wide, starts with a wide down the leg side, pitches back of a length and moves away.

Hello and welcome to Cricinfo's live coverage of Deodhar Trophy Final.

Toss: West Zone won the toss and elected to bat.

With the World Cup going on, will there be any interest in the Deodhar Trophy Final. I would like to hear from all of you who are tuned in.

The pitch is hard and big cracks on the track, it will surely turn later on. Parthiv and Jaffer to open the innings, it will be Joginder Sharma to start the proceedings and he will be bowling to Parthiv.

North Zone 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st23S DhawanR Inder Singh
2nd8N SainiR Inder Singh
3rd14Yashpal SinghR Inder Singh
4th48P DograR Inder Singh
5th6A MishraR Inder Singh
6th8Joginder SharmaR Inder Singh