Captain Shubman Gill and Mayank Agarwal’s splendid centuries, backed by Jalaj Saxena’s excellent seven-wicket haul, spurred India-C to a document 232–run win over India-A within the Deodhar Trophy on the JSCA Stadium right here on Friday.
Electing to bat, Shubman collaborated with Mayank to forge an enormous opening stand of 226 and lay a stable basis for India-C to submit 366 for 3, the highest-ever whole within the match. Jalaj’s great spell of spin bowling bundled out India-A for 134 inside 30 overs.
It was the top of the journey for India-A, which suffered its second consecutive defeat. India-B and India-C, with one victory apiece, face off within the inconsequential affair on Saturday earlier than the ultimate on Monday.
Shubman and India Take a look at opener Mayank noticed off the preliminary section with out taking any threat. They rotated the strike and despatched the free deliveries to the ropes. Later, they loved enjoying strokes on the flatter pitch.
Mayank scored by way of cuts and glances earlier than flexing his muscle tissue. The Karnataka batsman, who was dropped on 92 off Hanuma Vihari, reached his 13th Record-A century within the 34th over. Mayank’s 111-ball 120, containing 15 fours and a six off Ashwin, ended when he scooped Vihari to Bhargav Merai at lengthy on.
The elegant Shubman enthralled along with his magnificent pictures as he switched gear effortlessly. The 20-year-old hammered 10 fours and 6 sixes on the onside in his sixth hundred, a 142-ball 143. He departed enjoying an enormous hit off Ashwin within the 47th over.
India-A paid the worth for its wayward bowling as Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 72 off 29 balls helped India-C overhaul the 362 for 5, the earlier finest whole by West Zone in opposition to East Zone at Cuttack in 2008-09.
India-A faltered early to be 17 for 3, together with two scalped by Ishan Porel, within the fourth over. Devdutt Padikkal (31) and Merai (30) provided some resistance earlier than Jalaj got here up with a dream efficiency of seven for 41.
The scores: India-C: Mayank Agarwal c Merai b Vihari 120, Shubman Gill c Vishnu b Ashwin 143, Priyam Garg c Vishnu b Bishnoi 16, Suryakumar Yadav (not out) 72, Dinesh Karthik (not out) 5; Extras (lb-2, w-8): 10; Whole (for 3 wkts. in 50 overs): 366.
Fall of wickets: 1-226, 2-247, 3-305.
India-A bowling: Unadkat 10-0-82-0, Siddarth Kaul 8-0-66-0, Prithvi Raj 7-0-48-0, Bishnoi 8-0-63-1, Ashwin 10-0-57-1, Vihari 7-0-48-1.
India-A: Vishnu Vinod lbw b Kulkarni 12, Devdutt Padikkal c Garg b Saxena 31, Abhishek Raman c Markande b Porel 2, Hanuma Vihari c Karthik b Porel 0, Bhargav Merai b Saxena 30, Ishan Kishan 25, R. Ashwin 1, Jaydev Unadkat lbw b Saxena 2, Ravi Bishnoi c Garg b Saxena 13, Siddarth Kaul c & b Saxena 17, Prithvi Raj (not out) 0; Extras (lb-1) 1; Whole (in 29.5 overs): 134.
Fall of wickets: 1-12, 2-15, 3-17, 4-74, 5-76, 6-84, 7-90, 8-105, 9-130.
India-C bowling: Kulkarni 5-0-29-1, Porel 5-1-12-2, Axar 6-0-27-0, Saxena 9.5-0-41-7, Markande 4-0-24-0.