Baroda defeated Vidarbha by three wickets to win Cooch Behar Trophy Under-19 Cricket Tournament at VCA Civil Lines Stadium, here on Friday.
Having won the toss and elected to bat first at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur, Vidarbha were bowled out for 218, with new-ball bowler Archan Kothari picking a five-wicket haul. In reply, Baroda gained a healthy first-innings lead by posting 355 runs on the back of Shashwat Rawat’s 105. Vidarbha was then bowled out for 248 in their second innings, with Kothari adding another four wickets to his tally.
Needing 112 to win, Baroda were in deep trouble as Harsh Dubey’s four-for reduced them to 85/7. But Parikshit Patidar (17) and Ashutosh Das (15) put on an unbeaten stand for the eighth wicket to take their team home.
Right-arm pacer Kothari was declared the player of the match for his match haul of nine wickets.
Vidarbha (1st innings): 213 all out in 71.3 overs.
Baroda (1st innings): 355
Vidarbha (2nd innings): 248 all out in 67.4 overs (Harsh Dubey 65, Manan Dosi 52, Aman Mokhade 34, Avesh Sheikh 33, Mohammad Faiz 20, Archan Kothari 4 for 45, Malhar Ghevaria 2 for 69, Pariskit Patidar 2 for 51).
Baroda (2nd innings): 112 for 7 in 30.3 overs (Lakshyajeet 31, P Patidar 17 not out, Ashutosh Das and Atharv Karulkar 15 each, Harsh Dubey 4 for 39, Rohit Dattatraya 3 for 44).