Yuvraj Singh scores steep as Assam kick Punjab by 3 wickets


MUMBAI: North Zone batsman Yuvraj Singh plays a shot during a Sayed Mustaq Ali inter zonal prize 2017 compare played opposite East Zone in Mumbai on Thursday. PTI Photo by Shashank Parade(PTI2_16_2017_000166B) Yuvraj Singh looked totally out of sorts as he unsuccessful to difficulty a scorers (Source: PTI)

Veteran Yuvraj Singh looked totally out of sorts as he unsuccessful to difficulty a scorers with minnows Assam violence Punjab by 3 wickets in a organisation A League confront of a Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Batting first, Punjab managed 243 in 49.4 overs — a measure that was 20 runs next standard according to skipper Harbhajan Singh.

Assam scored a runs in 48.4 overs outstation recruits KB Arun Karthik (63) and Amit Verma (65)

Young U-19 actor Shubhman Gill scored 121 off 129 balls and combined 141 runs for a fourth wicket with India drop Gurkeerat Singh Mann (58) after Manan Vohra (1), Mandeep Singh (4) and Yuvraj (0) were behind in a pavilion. Subhman strike 11 bounds and a 6 off 129 balls.

Punjab were 19 for 3 inside 6 overs with middle pacer Arup Das (3/27) doing a damage.

During a finish overs, rugged seamer Pritam Laru Das (3/59) also got a few wickets.

When Assam batted, Harbhajan Singh (2/42 in 10 overs) was a usually bowler who attempted gripping things underneath control though Arun Karthik and Verma combined 92 runs for a fourth wicket, that incited out to be crucial. Verma anchored a follow attack dual fours and dual sixes off 91 balls. He was finally out when scores were level.

Summarised Scores

Group A

At Kotla: Punjab 243 on 49.4 overs (Shubhman Gill 121, Yuvraj Singh 0, Arup Das 3/27)

Assam 247/7 (Amit Verma 65, KB Arun Karthik 63, Harbhajan Singh 2/42 in 10 overs). Assam won by 3 wickets.

At Karnail Singh: Vidarbha 251 in 45 overs (Apoorv Wankhede 62, Faiz Fazal 58, Akshay Karnewar 54, Hardik Pandya 0/73 in 9 overs, Irfan Pathan 1/31 in 8 overs)

Baroda 229 in 42.4 overs (Aditya Waghmode 79, Krunal Pandya 43, Hardik Pandya 2, Irfan Pathan 0). Vidarbha won by 22 runs.

At Palam: Railways 252/7 (Arindam Ghosh 76, Pratham Singh 51, Joginder Sharma 1/25) Haryana 181 in 38 overs (Rahul Dagar 57, Hitesh Kadam 4/38). Railways won by 71 runs

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