MS Dhoni-led Jharkhand journey to 7 wicket win over Services in Vijay Hazare Trophy

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Fans who incited adult to watch a M S Dhoni special returned unhappy even as Jharkhand cruised to a gentle seven-wicket win over Services for their second feat in a Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Chasing a unbending 277, Jharkhand did not need services of their captain ‘cool’ as Saurabh Tiwary (102 not out off 103 balls; 3×4, 6×6) and Ishank Jaggi (116 not out off 92 balls; 10×4, 4×6) put together an consecutive 214-run partnership to book a smooth follow with 22 balls to spare.

He might not have played a purpose with a bat though Dhoni’s tips during a drinks mangle played a large purpose in their win, Jaggi after revealed.

“Mahi bhai suggested us to play in a ease and stoical manner. He told us, ‘If we play with ease runs will come. It’s about staying there and finish a game’,” Jaggi said.

The lefthander Tiwary added: “We played though any vigour good wakeful of a fact that MS comes next.”

Jharkhand had a unsure rave and were reduced to 65/3 inside 17 overs though bad fielding from Services let a twin build on a organisation stand. Yet to open his account, Tiwary was forsaken during mid-off by Shakti Malviya off Poonam Poonia, while Jaggi got a postpone on 25.

At 107/3 mid into their innings, a compare slanted heavily in foster of Services with compulsory run rate going past six.

It was an ideal conditions for a ‘finisher’ Dhoni as a throng kept on cheering his name in expectation though Tiwary and Jaggi did not take a step wrong and complemented any other in their plain left-right combination.

They kept rotating strikes and got an peculiar range or 6 in each over providing a ease declaration in a sauce room as a throng started to turn undone and shouted ‘Saurabh Tiwary Hai Hai’.

Tiwary however took it in a certain suggestion and said: “We contingency know that they’re romantic as Mahi bhai never played here…Being a veteran we did not mind. We were subjected to most some-more sledging on a field.”

Having solemnly built their innings, a twin took assign of a uncover and Jaggi finished his sixth List A century in 82 balls with a range in a 42nd over, while Tiwary followed fit reaching his second List A hundred in 100 balls.

Having trolled by a throng in his artistic knock, Tiwary after concurred his hundred to a throng gesturing that ‘keep shouting’.

But Dhoni returned on a margin during a prevalent handshake after a win and walked mid on to a range wire nearby a spectators and waved during them.

Thousands collected outward a venue incompetent to enter, while a few hundreds managed to get in with passes, while rooftops of a residential buildings and a propagandize surrounding a track wore a packaged demeanour given 9 am in a never-before atmosphere.

But a usually movement they could have of Dhoni was his dual run-outs and a caught-behind exclusion on a prosaic rug of Bengal Cricket Academy in a tiny industrial municipality of Kalyani about 50 kilometres from Kolkata.

Earlier Services could not gain on a plain 104-run opening partnership between Gaurav Kochar (50) and Nakul Verma (48) to be limited for 276/9.

Fresh from his 124 conflicting Saurashtra dual days ago, Verma missed a half-century narrowly when Vikash Singh gave a initial breakthrough of a day in a 20th over.

Dhoni constructed a fantastic runout to boot Abhijit Salvi (31) before his held behind claimed a skipper Soumya Swain’s wicket for 12 to revoke them to 158/4 in 32nd over.

Salvi played on a legside for a singular though Dhoni was discerning to accumulate a round and strike a stumps directly during a conflicting end.

But it was Shamser Yadav and Rahul Singh who combined a discerning 84-run for a fifth wicket from 13.2 overs to column a reduce order. But another fall followed with Dhoni fulfilment a second runout to shorten a total.


At Bengal Cricket Academy, Kalyani: Services 276/9; 50 overs (Shamsher Yadav 54 not out, Gaurav Kochar 50, Nakul Verma 48, Rahul Singh 40; Shahbaz Nadeem 3/52) mislaid to Jharkhand 279/3; 46.2 overs (Ishank Jaggi 116 not out, Saurabh Tiwary 102 not out) by 7 wickets.

At Eden Gardens: Karnataka 201; 47.1 overs (Mayank Agarwal 89; Kushang Patel 4/36, Chirag Jani 3/40) kick Saurashtra 128; 36.2 overs (Ronit More 4/20, Prasidh Krishna 2/19, Stuart Binny 2/37) by 73 runs.

At Jadavpur University second campus, Saltlake: Chhattisgarh 235/9; 50 overs (Abhimanyu Chauhan 90 not out, Amandeep Khare 57; Mohammed Mudhasir 6/33) kick Jammu and Kashmir 231; 48.2 overs (Punit Bisht 68, Parvez Rasool 51; Pankaj Rao 4/35, Sumit Ruikar 2/33) by 4 runs.