Parvinder, Kaif take UP to victory

Needing 183 for a win with eight wickets in hand, Uttar Pradesh lost overnight batsman Shivakant Shukla in the first over of the morning but Kaif and Parvinder frustrated the Bengal bowlers with a 93-run stand for the fourth wicket. The duo rattled up their stand from 166 balls with Parvinder, who hit 10 fours in his 95-ball knock, outscoring his captain, whose 96-ball 44 was studded with six fours.

Brief scores (Super League):
Group A: At Mumbai: Tamil Nadu: 501 vs Mumbai: 308/3 in 96 overs (Sahil Kukreja 31, Ajinkya Rahane 98, Wasim Jaffer 129 n.o.).

At Surat: Gujarat: 234 all out in 90.5 overs and 87 all out in 42.4 overs (Mohinderraj Sharma 5-34, Ashok Thakur 3-24) lt to Himachal Pradesh: 182 all out in 64.4 overs (Vineet Indulkar 49, Paras Dogra 69; Siddarth Trivedi 6-32, Salil Yadav 2-62) and 141/4 in 37 overs (Hemant Dogra 42, Mukesh Sharma 52 n.o.; Tatsat Brahmbhatt 3-39). Himachal Pradesh 5 pts, Gujarat 0.

At Chandigarh: Orissa: 283 all out in 99 overs and 196/8 in 72 overs (Subhrajit Sahoo 62, Haladhar Das 39 n.o.; Love Ablish 5-54, Manpreet Singh Gony 2-63) vs Punjab: 177 all out in 62 overs (Ravi Inder Singh 46, Mayank Sidhana 5 n.o.; Debasish Mohanty 3-43, Basant Mohanty 6-65).

At Hyderabad: Railways: 305 all out in 131 overs and 16/0 in 8 overs vs Hyderabad: 303 all out in 122.5 overs (P Shankar Nag 51, Anirudh Singh 42, Ambati Rayudu 73, Alfred Absolem 29, MA Abdul Kadir 34; Sanjay Bangar 4-91, Krishna Kant 4-93).

Group B: At Kanpur: Bengal 193 all out in 78.1 overs and 104 all out in 36.3 overs lt to Uttar Pradesh: 62 all out in 24.1 overs and 236/7 in 61.4 overs (Praveen Kumar 30, Mohammad Kaif 41, Parvinder Singh 62,  Bhuvneshwar Kumar 29; Sourav Sarkar 2-73, Ranadeb Bose 3-68, Laxmi Ratan Shukla 2-65). Uttar Pradesh 5 pts, Bengal 0.

At New Delhi: Delhi: 419  in 90 overs vs Maharashtra: 163 all out in 43.2 overs and 334/9 in 92 overs (Ankit Bawane 118, Rohit Motwani 61, Digambar Waghmare 46; Pradeep Sangwan 5-95)

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