2nd Semi-Final, Guwahati, Mar 12 2013, Deodhar Trophy
(41.1/50 ov)259/5
West Zone won by 5 wickets (with 53 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
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In-form Yusuf puts West in Deodhar final

Vijay Zol, Yusuf Pathan and Kedar Jadhav struck half-centuries to take West Zone into the final of the Deodhar Trophy with a comfortable five-wicket win over South Zone in Guwahati

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Scorecard summary
South Zone258/8(50 overs)
West Zone259/5(41.1 overs)

And that is a comprehensive victory for the West, they dominated all the areas. Zol, Pathan and Jadhav trashed the bowlers all over the park -South Zone bowlers toiled hard to contain these batsmen. Zol has been named man of the match and West will meet North in the finals tomorrow.

Thanks for following the game and for your comments. Do join us tomorrow for the final.

Aparajith to Jadhav, 2 runs

whipped to on side and that's the end of the game

end of over 412 runs
West: 257/5CRR: 6.26 RRR: 0.22
Abhishek Nayar10 (11)
Kedar Jadhav54 (43)
Sachin Baby 1-0-2-0
Abhimanyu Mithun 8-0-45-2
Baby to Nayar, no run

defended of the back foot

Baby to Jadhav, 1 run

punched down the ground

Baby to Jadhav, no run

played to short mid wicket

Baby to Jadhav, no run

turned to on side

Abhishek Jain: "@ Yusuf Pathan : 2 centuries in 57 matches and out of that 1 against SA.. Avg of approx 18. I guess that is not the performance to prove the mettle.. Step up and score some more runs. Domestic hitting wont bring you back."

Baby to Nayar, 1 run

fuller on leg, turned to on side

Baby to Nayar, no run

quicker and hits his pad

end of over 406 runs
West: 255/5CRR: 6.37 RRR: 0.40
Kedar Jadhav53 (40)
Abhishek Nayar9 (8)
Abhimanyu Mithun 8-0-45-2
Bodavarapu Sudhakar 10-0-76-1

Manish: "Meanwhile Kedar UNDERHYPED Jadhav scrored another fine Fifty.. People talk about rohit, pathan ,jadeja, rahane all the time"

Mithun to Jadhav, no run

good bouncer to end the over, ducked down

Mithun to Nayar, 1 run

guided to third man

Mithun to Jadhav, 1 run

solid in defence, nice sound of the willow and scrambled for a quick single

Inching closer

Mithun to Nayar, 3 runs

pitched up on the wrong line, whipped it deep mid wicket

Mithun to Jadhav, 1 run

fuller and gets a inside edge, not very convincing

YusufPathan: "@Abhishek Jain : Minnows like NZ ?? You probably didnt watch that match. We were totally down and out. And I scored another century against another minnows South Africa."

Mithun to Jadhav, no run

low full toss and played straight to Sandeep Warrier at short square

end of over 3915 runs
West: 249/5CRR: 6.38 RRR: 0.90
Kedar Jadhav51 (36)
Abhishek Nayar5 (6)
Bodavarapu Sudhakar 10-0-76-1
Abhimanyu Mithun 7-0-39-2
Sudhakar to Jadhav, 1 run

slow and curled in, turned to on side and jogs for a single

Sudhakar to Jadhav, no run

played to off side

Sudhakar to Jadhav, 2 runs

fullish delivery and Jadhav helped it on its way to deep fine leg, and 50 up for Jadhav

Abhishek Jain: "@ GAUTAM M : Jadeja has been provided lots of chances. But he has never performed. Just on the base of 2 tests and that too on turning tracks we cant say that Jadeja is a fine player. He has never scored runs in international level. He ne

Sudhakar to Jadhav, FOUR runs

absolutely smothered, pulled over mid wicket

Sudhakar to Jadhav, FOUR runs

touch short, ample time for the batsman to rock back and hoist it, into mid wicket fence

Abhishek Jain: "@ Ahzam : He scored one hundred and that too against minnows like new zealand. He has never scored runs against class oppositions. And even in IPL, he scored for just 2 years and then even in IPL he has been inconsistent."

Sudhakar to Jadhav, FOUR runs

fuller and swept it over square leg, greets him with the boundary

end of over 387 runs
West: 234/5CRR: 6.15 RRR: 2.08
Kedar Jadhav36 (30)
Abhishek Nayar5 (6)
Abhimanyu Mithun 7-0-39-2
Sandeep Warrier 6-0-38-0
Mithun to Jadhav, 1 run

length delivery and worked to on side

Match details
Nehru Stadium, Guwahati
TossWest Zone, elected to field first
SeriesDeodhar Trophy
Player Of The Match
Vijay Zol
Series resultWest Zone advanced
Hours of play (local time)08.30 start, Lunch 12:00-12.45, Close 16.15
Match days12 March 2013 - day (50-over match)
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Anil Chaudhary
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Subrat Das
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Virender Sharma
Match Referee
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Feroze Ghayas