Irfan puts Baroda on brink of win


Chasing a paltry 101 for victory, Baroda were two for one at the draw of stumps.
Resuming at overnight 300 for five in reply to the hosts’ first innings total of 288, Baroda were bowled out for 395. Irfan and Munaf Patel (3/78) then shared seven wickets between them to wrap up Maharashtra’s innings for 207 runs.

Super League scores:
Group A: At Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh: 125 all out and (O/n: 47/2) 360/7 in 103 overs (VA Indulkar 137 batting, Mukesh Sharma 40, Ajay Mannu 30, Kuldeep Diwan 83; Debasis Mohanty 2-80, Alok Sahoo 3-71) vs Orissa: 316 all out.
At Hyderabad: Hyderabad: 347 all out vs Tamil Nadu (O/n: 189/1): 594/6 in 147 overs (Abhinav Mukund 257, Arun Karthik 56, S Badrinath 122, R Sathish 50, Alfred Absolem 3-74).

At Mumbai: Mumbai: 648/6 decl in 151 overs vs Gujarat (O/n: 120/1): 432/3 in 119 overs (Rikin Chauhan 53, Jay Desai 29, Niraj Patel 57, Parthiv Patel 148 batting, Bhavik Thaker 111 batting; Dhawal Kulkarni 2-54).
At Delhi: Railways: 276 all out and 16/1 in five overs vs Punjab (O/n: 154/4): 401 all out in 158.1 overs (Sunny Sohal 30, Mayank Sidhana 54, Uday Kaul 123, Vishwas Bhalla 44, Rahul Sharma 79; Murali Karthik 2-91, Karan Sharma 4-93).
Group B: At Kolkata: Bengal: 522 all out vs Delhi (O/n: 68/2): 348/7 in 108 overs (Aditya Jain 56, Mithun Manhas 88, Gaurav Chabra 38, Puneet Bisht 103 batting; Ranadeb Bose 3-79, Iresh Saxena 2-58).

At Pune: Maharashtra: 288 all out and 207 all out in 63.4 overs (Harshad Khadiwale 45, Rohit Motwani 62, Kishor Bhikane 47; Irfan Pathan 4-48, Munaf Patel 3-78) vs Baroda (O/n: 300/5): 395 all out in 112 overs (Connor Williams 129, Jacob Martin 25, Shatrunjay Gaekwad 118, Abhimanyu Chauhan 37; Samad Fallah 8-98, Kishor Bhikane 2-89) and two for one in two overs.

Plate semifinals: At Guwahati: Assam: 214 all out and 153/5 in 48.3 overs (Hemal Watekar 59, Prasad Reddy 40; Sairaj Bahutule 2-44, Arlen Konwar 3-43) vs Andhra (O/n: 235/6): 327 all out in 119 overs (Dheeraj Jadhav 165 n.o., Amit Sinha 38, Kunal Saika 29; Syed Sahabuddin 2-39, Garikina Prasad 3-103, Shankara Rao 3-95).
At Rohtak: Haryana: 265 all out and 188/5 in 64 overs (Nitin Saini 61, Rahul Dewan 33, Ankit Rawat 38 batting, Sumeet Sharma 40; Rana Dutta 3-20) vs Tripura (O/n: 137/7): 193 all out in 97 overs (Wilkin Mota 39, Nishit Shetty 27, Timir Chanda 26 n.o.; Sanjay Budhwar 3-54, Amit Mishra 5-41).

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