Baroda hammer listless Punjab

Resuming their second innings at 79 for four after being forced to follow on, Punjab were all dismissed for 118.

Punjab cut a sorry figure in their second innings too as apart from first-innings centurion Sarul Kanwar (45), Vishwas Bhalla (20) and Jaskaran Singh (25), no other batsmen could reach doubles figures.

Murtaja Vahora scalped four wickets for 35 runs while Sankalp Vohra and Bhargav Bhatt picked up three and two wickets respectively.

Brief scores: Group A: At Ahmedabad: Gujarat: 273 all out drew Bengal: 340/7 in 129.4 overs (Arindam Das 38, Manoj Tiwary 92, Anustup Majumdar 74, Arnab Nandi 51 n.o.; Siddharth Trivedi 2-36, Jayesh Makla 2-82).

At Mumbai: Assam: 298 all out and 53/3 in 21 overs (Iqbal Abdulla 3-22) drew Mumbai: 318 all out in 92.2 overs (Sahil Kukreja 76, Abhishek Nayar 122, Ajit Agarkar 29; Dhiraj Goswami 3-77, Arien Konwar 5-101).

At Rajkot: Saurashtra: 354/9 decl in 104 overs (Chirag Pathak 58, Bhushan Chauhan 58, Shitanshu Kotak 26, Jaydev Shah 57, Kamlesh Makvana 52 n.o., Sandip Maniar 43; Pawan Suyal 2-60, Manoj Chauhan 2-84, Vikas Mishra 5-75) drew Delhi: 194/2 in 57 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 51, Unmukt Chand 58, Aditya Jain 43 n.o., Mithun Manhas 41 n.o.).

At Chennai: Tamil Nadu: 335/4 decl drew Railways: 143/1 in 51 overs (Faiz Fazal 71, V Cheluvaraj 54 n.o.).

Group B: At Vadodara: Baroda: 416 all out bt Punjab: 243 all out and 118 all out in 43.2 overs (Sarul Kanwar 45, Jaskaran Singh 25; Sankalp Vohra 3-40, Murtaja Vahora 4-35, Bhargav Bhatt 2-24).

At Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh: 197 all out and 138/8 decl in 54 overs (Eklavya Dwivedi 59; Rishi Dhawan 2-43, Gurvinder Singh 4-22) drew Himachal Pradesh: 84 all out in 38.4 overs (Sangram Singh 28; Rudra Pratap Singh 3-38, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2-14, Sudeep
Tyagi 5-27).

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