Vijay Hazare Trophy: Pundir, Khujaria, and Samad Guide J&K to 3 wicket win, Ravi Chauhan’s Century in Vain
Pundir, Khujaria, and Samad Guide J&K to 3 wicket win, Ravi Chauhan’s Century in Vain
Shubham Khujaria, Shubham Pundir, and Ab Samad guide J&K to 3 wicket Win against Services at Jadavpur University Campus 2nd Ground in Kolkata on Tuesday afternoon.
Jammu and Kashmir Skipper Pervez Rasool won the toss and Invited Services to bat first. Services were reeling at 10 for two, as they lost two early wickets Nakul Warma (4) and RS Gahlaut (4) cheaply. Both the batters were dismissed by Umer Nazir.
Ravi Chauhan Scored a brilliant Century 118 of 132 balls Rajat Palliwall 33 and Pulkit Narang scored 45 and Divesh Gurdev Pathania Made 42 off 21 balls with the help of 3 fours and 3 Sixes. Thus Services Post a Modest total of 274 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 50 Overs. For J&K Umer Nazir took 2 wickets while Aaqib Nabi, Vivrant Sharma, and Pervaiz Rasool took a wicket each.
In reply, the J&K achieved the target in 48.3 overs with 9 balls to spare. Suraynsh Raina and Vivrant Sharma open the inning for J&K and the duo scored 36 runs for the opening wicket in 5.2 overs S Raina was the first batsman out after scoring 19 and Vivrant Sharma made 17 runs. Ab Samad scored 68 runs off 38 balls with the help of 4 Sixes and 6 Fours. He played some delightful strokes.
At the other end, Shubham Khujaria held the inning together with a brilliant match-winning knock of 84 runs and he was run out. Shubham Pundir also played a responsible inning of unbeaten 54 runs and help J&K to register the first victory of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.
J&K’s 3rd match is scheduled with Haryana on 25th February at Eden Garden Kolkata and the match will be telecast on Hotstar.