72/6 (10 ov, target 104)
With tournaments like Champions League T20 nudging Duleep Trophy towards the margins of India's domestic calendar, the once-popular event is facing an identity crisis
Overnight rain ruined the outfield at Nehru stadium in Kochi forcing the fourth day of the Duleep Trophy final between North Zone and South Zone to be abandoned without a ball being bowled
Duleep Trophy, the forgotten tournament that is often played in the background, has got a shot in the arm with Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir joining the North Zone team for the final to be played in Kochi from Thursday onwards.
Shahbaz Nadeem, the East Zone captain, said there was nothing his side could do when North Zone won their Duleep Trophy semi-final on the basis of a coin toss
North Zone lead East Zone by 559 runs in the first semi-final of the Duleep Trophy thanks to four of their batsmen scoring centuries.
Pragyan Ojha led South Zone into the final of the Duleep trophy after his six-wicket haul downed Central Zone by an innings and 38 runs in Chennai
Unmukt Chand hit his third first-class hundred in the Duleep Trophy semi-final as North Zone reached 329 for 2 on the second day against East Zone
South Zone seamer Abhimanyu Mithun took three wickets against Central Zone before rain halted play in the second semi-final. Rain hit the first semi-final between North Zone and East Zone badly as well
A century from Ankit Bawne and his 93-run, seventh-wicket stand with Rakesh Dhurv helped West Zone draw their Duleep Trophy quarter-final match against South Zone in Chennai
Offspinner Malolan Rangarajan and Abhinav Mukund picked up five wickets between them to put South Zone firmly on top in their Duleep Trophy quarter-final clash against West Zone in Chennai
Manish Pandey and B Aparajith slammed double-hundreds to help South Zone reach a mammoth 553 for 7 at the end of the second day against West Zone in the Duleep Trophy quarter-final in Chennai
Harbhajan Singh is set to play his first first-class match in nearly seven months after being named captain of the North Zone Duleep Trophy side
An unbeaten 161-run fourth-wicket stand between B Aparajith and Manish Pandey helped South Zone overcome a shaky start and reach a healthy 213 for 3
India batsman Robin Uthappa has been ruled out of the upcoming Duleep Trophy, and will be out of action for at least two weeks, with a hamstring strain