Dinesh Karthik performance helped Tamil Nadu defeat India Blue to lift Deodhar Trophy


Visakhapatnam: Player Dinesh Karthik outstanding 91-ball 126 runs helped Tamil Nadu team to win match against India Blue in Deodhar Trophy on Thursday.

Team Tamil Nadu made 303 runs in 50 over matches. On the other hand, India B team clinched 261 runs in 46.1 overs at the Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.

In the 11th over, Tamil Nadu were at 39 for three before Karthik secured the innings with a 136-run partnership with Narayan Jagadeesan (55) for the fourth wicket.

The out-of-support India attendant struck 14 limits and three sixes amid his stay in the center, while Jagadeesan found the fence four times and cleared it once. Karthik then included 66 helpful keeps running for the fifth wicket with captain Vijay Shankar (21), preceding making history expelled in the last chunk of the 39th over.

Baba Indrajith contributed 31 off 30 balls as Tamil Nadu crossed 300. Mumbai seamer Dhawal Kulkarni was the best bowler for India B, returning great figures of 5/39 in 10 overs.

In answer, India B lost Parthiv Patel early yet Shikhar Dhawan and Manish Pandey included 64 keeps running for the second wicket to keep their group in the chase. Both the batsmen fell in the wake of getting begins.

Dhawan made a quickfire 45 off 34 balls with the assistance of right limits and a six, while Pandey struck an energetic 32 off 24 balls.

Punjab’s Gurkeerat Singh finish scored with a 64 off 85 balls, while Ishank Jaggi (36) and Akshay Karnewar (29) made better than average commitments down the request, however they were insufficient to see the group batting second through.

Harpreet Singh made 36 off 51 balls, as Tamil Nadu prevailing with regards to checking the stream of pursues the Dhawan-Pandey misuses.

Among Tamil Nadu bowlers, Rahil Shaha got 3/40 while R Sai Kishore and M Mohammed packed away two wickets each. Karthik was named Man of the Match for his ostentatious century.