Vidarbha lost to Jharkhand by three wickets in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match at Holkar Stadium in Indore on Wednesday.
In response to Vidarbha total of 288 for nine, Jharkhand achieved the target losing seven wickets in 49.3 overs. Kumar Deobrat (100, 103, 12×4, 4×6) fashioned Jharkhand victory with Utkarsh Singh (49) and Rajandeep Singh (48). Earlier opening batsman Sanjay Ramaswamy (82, 95b, 6×4, 3×6) and wicketkeeper-batsman Akshay Wadkar ( 76, 74b, 8×4, 1×6) slammed excellent half-centuries to help Vidarbha post a strong-looking total .Vidarbha had a shaky start as Faiz Fazal departed without troubling the scorers. It was Vidarbha skipper’s tenth duck in List-A one-dayers.
Sajany Ramaswamy and Ganesh Satish (15: 27b, 2×4) added 45 runs for the second wicket.
In-form Yash Rathod scored 37 off 44 balls with the help of three fours and a six. Ramaswamy and Rathod made 68 runs partnership for the third wicket .
Sanjay Ramaswamy completed his second fifty of his career before he was dismissed for his highest score of 82. The young opener hammered six fours and three sixes during his 95-ball knock.
same opponent at Secunderabad in 2017-18 season.
After the departure of Sanjay Ramaswamy, Akshay Wadkar scored his third half-century in List-A cricket.Aditya Sarvate also contributed a valuable 37. The tall right-handed batsman faced 34 balls and walloped three fours and six.
The innings was given a perfect finish by Aditya Thakare. The tall youngster hammered two sixes during his four-ball 12 not out.