East Zone fightback as South Zone falter with the ...

East Zone fightback as South Zone falter with the bat

Tags: Duleep Trophy 2012/13

Published on: Oct 15, 2012

South Zone are struggling at 134 for 5 in reply to East Zone’s 267 in the Duleep Trophy Semi Final at Vizag. Resuming the second day’s play at 187 for 6..

By BV Swagath

South Zone are struggling at 134 for 5 in reply to East Zone’s 267 in the Duleep Trophy Semi Final at Vizag. Resuming the second day’s play at 187 for 6, East Zone finished with 267 all out with Saurabh Tiwary scoring 145 (from 267 balls with 17 fours and 2 sixes). Abhimanyu Mithun claimed 4 for 68 in 24 overs for the South Zone.

In reply, South Zone was pegged back losing wickets at regular intervals to end the second day’s play at a shaky 134 for 5 in 48 overs. Opener Robin Uthappa top scored with 40 (from 64 balls with 7 fours). For East Zone, Biplab Samantray picked up three wickets.

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