Shabaz Nadeem snared three wickets for the losing aspect.
Hyderabad: In what’s turning out to be a dream season for Hyderabad, their bowlers tightened the screws against Jharkhand to clinch an unforgettable 21-runs finish within the group ‘D’ match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy contend at Kolkata on Friday.
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Put into bat 1st, Hyderabad managed simply 203/8 in fifty overs. Sumanth Kolla (48) and B. Sandeep (43) contend well for Hyderabad.
Shabaz Nadeem snared three wickets for the losing aspect. Whereas Tiwary smashed a century (102), Dhoni was a pale shadow of himself. It had been an off day for him who struggled in his 47-ball twenty-eight before being bowled by Mehdi Hasan.
Jharkhand messed up the chase as they were bundled out for 182 in forty four.4 overs. Mehdi scalped 3 wickets whereas M. Ravi Kiran, C.V. Milind, and Akash Bhandari picked 2 wickets.
Jointly on sixteen points once four matches every, Karnataka and Hyderabad have a footing over Jharkhand (12) to make the quarters from cluster ‘D’.
Vijay Hazare Trophy
n Hyderabad 203/8 in 50 overs (Sumanth Kolla 48, B. Sandeep 43, Shabaz Nadeem 3/27) bt Jharkhand 182 in 44.4 overs (Saurabh Tiwary 102– (104b, 5×4,7×6), M.S. Dhoni 28, Akash Bhandari 2/28, Mehdi Hasan 3/40).
Points: Hyderabad 4, Jharkhand 0.