Virat Singh smashed 12 boundaries and three sixes en path to his hundred.© BCCI
Jharkhand registered its first victory of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on the again of Virat Singh’s unbeaten century at Jadavpur College second campus floor on Thursday. Jharkhand defeated Assam by 51 runs in a one-sided affair regardless of shedding their opening batsman within the first over. Electing to bat first, Jharkhand rode on Virat’s 103 not out off 53 balls together with Saurabh Tiwary‘s 57 to attain a mammoth 233/three whereas Assam additionally fought again with Riyan Parag‘s 38-ball 67 however on the finish had been restricted to 182/7.
Batting first, Jharkhand suffered an early jolt as they misplaced opener Anand Singh on the second ball of the match. Virat then stitched 81 and a 114-run partnership with skipper Ishan (24) and Saurabh to placed on an enormous complete on board.
Virat smashed 12 boundaries and three sixes en path to his hundred whereas Kumar Deobrat performed a quickfire 12-ball 31.
Whereas chasing Assam additionally misplaced their opener Rishav Das early whereas Pallavkumar Das (46) and Riyan fought arduous to try to pull off a shocker however could not achieve entrance of a disciplined Jharkhand bowling assault. Monu Kumar bagged three wickets for the successful aspect.
In the meantime, Bengal is unbeaten within the showpiece occasion and can look to win their third encounter, once they lock horns with Hyderabad of their third match of the event in a while Thursday.
Bengal had obtained the higher of Jharkhand on Tuesday when an aesthetic maiden unbeaten century from Vivek Singh within the shortest format ensured full factors for his aspect on the Eden Gardens.
Batting first Bengal made 161 for six. Needing 162 to win, Jharkhand completed at 145 for 9 giving Bengal a 16-run victory.
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