Ishan Kishan, Anukul Roy, bowlers shine as Jharkhand wins Super Over thriller

Hyderabad scored 139 for eight, while Jharkhand made 139 for nine. In the Super Over, Jharkhand got 23 for no loss and restricted Hyderabad to 14 for one to finish with three wins. Hyderabad has managed just one victory.

Ishan Kishan and Anukul Roy took the attack to the Hyderabad bowlers in the Super Over.   -  TWITTER| @BCCIdomestic

Jharkhand beat Hyderabad in a Super Over thriller in an Elite Group B match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 cricket tournament at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday.

Hyderabad scored 139 for eight, while Jharkhand made 139 for nine. In the Super Over, Jharkhand got 23 for no loss and restricted Hyderabad to 14 for one to finish with three wins. Hyderabad has managed just one victory.

Jharkhand, opting to field, made early inroads. Vivek Tiwari scalped Pragnay Reddy, who was lbw, and Tilak Varma, who was caught at third man, in the second over.

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B.Sandeep (37, 34b, 4x4) and Tanmay Agarwal (13) added 30 runs before the latter was removed by Bal Krishna.

Sandeep played some attractive shots, primarily on the off-side, as he forged a 28-run partnership with Himalay Agarwal (26, 28b, 1x4, 1x6). Sandeep fell playing a reverse sweep off Utkarsh Singh to point.

Himalay and B.Rahul (26, 20b, 1x4, 1x6) gathered 41 runs. Left-arm seamer Vikash Singh returned to dismiss both in the 18th over when Hyderabad looked to score quickly.

Ravi Teja (12, 7b, 1x6) and C.V. Milind (16, 5b, 2x4, 1x6) flexed their muscles as Hyderabad collected 30 runs in the last 10 deliveries.

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Flying start

Openers Ishan Kishan (27, 19b, 3x4, 1x6) and Utkarsh (29, 26b, 4x4) provided a fine start to Jharkhand's chase. Ishan chose the legside, while Utkarsh played straight to score briskly.

Ravi broke the 43-run stand as Ishan hit one to mid-on in the sixth over. Ajay Dev Goud claimed Utkarsh and Virat Singh in the 11th over and Kumar Suraj in the 13th to put Jharkhand under pressure. Rakshan Reddy dismissed Saurabh Tiwary (9) and Ravi sent back Kaushal Singh (24, 19b, 2x4, 1x6) to make the chase tougher.

Anukul Roy’s cameo (28 n.o., 13b, 3x6) helped Jharkhand tie the scores.

MONDAY’S SCORES

Elite A (Bengaluru): Railways 133/9 in 20 overs (Mrunal Devdhar 57, Pratham Singh 42, Umran Malik 3/24) lost to Jammu & Kashmir 135/3 in 15.5 overs (Suryansh Raina 48, Abdul Samad 39).

Punjab 183/3 in 20 overs (Mandeep Singh 99 n.o., Gurkeerat Mann 63) bt Tripura 161/4 in 20 overs (Udiyan Bose 50, Milind Kumar 64 n.o., Rajat Dey 38 n.o.). Punjab qualified.

Uttar Pradesh 132/8 in 20 overs (Abhishek Goswami 47, Karan Sharma 41, J. Suchith 3/21, Pravin Dubey 3/15) lost to Karnataka 136/5 in 19.3 overs (Devdutt Padikkal 34, Shreyas Gopal 47 n.o.).

Final standings: Punjab 5-5-0-20 (+2.483); Karnataka 5-4-1-16 (+0.292); J & K 5-3-2-12 (+0.243); Railways 5-2-3-8 (-1.357); Uttar Pradesh 5-1-4-4 (-0.291); Tripura 5-0-5-0 (-1.427).

(Read as Played, Won, Lost, Points and NRR). 

Elite B (Kolkata): Assam 148/5 in 20 overs (Riyan Parag 42, Rajjakuddin Ahmed 32) lost to Odisha 154/6 in 19 overs (Subhranshu Senapati 64).

Hyderabad 139/8 in 20 overs (B. Sandeep 37, Vikash Singh 3/36, Vivekanand Tiwari 3/25) tied with Jharkhand 139/9 in 20 overs (Ajay Dev Goud 4/22); Super Over: Jharkhand 23/0 in one over bt Hyderabad 14/1 in one over.

Final standings: Tamil Nadu 4-4-0-16 (+2.065); Bengal 4-3-1-12 (+1.058); Jharkhand 5-3-2-12 (+0.230); Assam 5-2-3-8 (-0.961); Hyderabad 5-1-4-4 (-0.199); Odisha 5-1-4-4 (-1.569).

Elite C (Vadodara): Baroda 176/4 in 20 overs (Smit Patel 34, Vishnu Solanki 59 n.o., Abhimanyusingh Rajput 34) bt Gujarat 164/9 in 20 overs (Dhruv Raval 41, Axar Patel 36, Ninad Rathva 3/4). Baroda qualified.

Uttarakhand 167/8 in 20 overs (Jay Bista 92, Sourabh Majumdar 3/35) tied with Chhattisgarh 167/9 in 20 overs (Vishal Kushwah 37); Super Over: Chhattisgarh 15/1 in one over bt Uttarakhand 3/0 in one over.

Maharashtra 117/9 in 20 overs (Ruturaj Gaikwad 33, Rishi Dhawan 3/22) lost to Himachal 121/6 in 18.5 overs (Rishi Dhawan 61 n.o.).

Final standings: Baroda 5-5-0-20 (+1.465); Himachal 5-4-1-16 (+0.940); Gujarat 5-3-2-12 (+0.891); Uttarakhand 5-1-4-4 (-0.981); Maharashtra 5-1-4-4 (-1.169); Chhattisgarh 5-1-4-4 (-1.390).