Super over thriller unfolds in Kolkata: Jharkhand defeats Hyderabad in closely contested game


Jharkhand defeated Hyderabad in the primary tremendous over in the 2021 version of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 event on Monday. The Elite Group ‘B’ match performed on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata was a nail-biting contest the place Jharkhand captain Ishan Kishan opted to subject first after successful the toss.

Hyderabad’s prime order didn’t carry out whereas B Sandeep(37), Buuddhi Rahul (26) helped them attain a preventing complete of 139/8 in 20 overs. Left-arm medium-pacer Vikash Singh and right-arm medium-pacer Vivekanand Tiwary scalped three apiece for Jharkhand.

In reply, Jharkhand captain Ishan Kishan started with a bang scoring a brisk 27. Even after his dismissal, Utkarsh and Virat Singh saved enjoying their photographs.

Right-arm medium-pacer Ajay Dev Goud bagged 4 wickets for Hyderabad which lowered Jharkhand to 78/4. But some lusty blows from Kushal Singh (24) and Anukul Roy (30, 13 balls, 3 sixes), helped the facet from Eastern India end on 139/9.

In a tense tremendous over, as soon as once more it was Anukul Roy and Ishan Kishan who cleared the fence thrice whereas Shahbaz Nadeem efficiently defended 24 off six balls. Hyderabad may solely rating 14/1.

With this outcome, Jharkhand are third with 12 factors whereas Hyderabad lie fifth with 4 factors.

Tamil Nadu, who’ve thus far received all their 4 video games, meet hosts Bengal (three wins from 4 video games) in the ultimate Group B match.

Brief scores:

At Eden Gardens: Hyderabad 139 for 9 in 20 overs (B Sandeep 37, Himalay Agarwal 26, Rahul Buddhi 26, Vivekanand Tiwari 3/25, Vikash Singh 3/36) tied Jharkhand 139 for 9 in 20 overs (Utkarsh Singh 29, Anukul Roy 28, Ishan Kishan 27, Ajay Dev Goud 4/22). Super over: Jharkhand 23/0 beat Hyderabad 14/1. Jharkhand: 4 factors, Hyderabad: 0.


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