Vijay Hazare Trophy: Unmukt Chand gives Uttarakhand a spectacular win
News Track 29 September 2019 13:43
Dehradun: Thanks to the brilliant innings of captain Unmukt Chand in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Uttarakhand gave a stunning victory against Assam. Unmukt played unbeaten innings of 80 runs. Thanks to his innings, he defeated Assam by seven wickets. Saurabh Rawat of Uttarakhand played stormy innings of 45 not out from 20 balls. The match was made 28–28 overs due to rain. Uttarakhand won the toss and invited Assam to bat first.
The first play came out to Assam with openers Swaroopam Purkayastha (32) and Rahul Hazarika (39) getting off to a decent start. Assam scored 171 runs losing nine wickets in 28 overs. For Uttarakhand, Dakshansu Negi took three, Rahil Shah and Sunny Rana took two wickets each. Uttarakhand's team, chasing a target of 172 runs, got a fast start by opener Karanvir Kaushal and captain Unmukt Chand.
Karanvir scored 13 runs in 18 balls. After this, Tanmay Srivastava, who came to bat, gave momentum to the team's score of 28 runs. For Uttarakhand, Captain Unmukt scored 80 not out in 78 balls and Saurabh Rawat scored 45 not out in 20 balls. In the second match, Jammu and Kashmir defeated Rajasthan by 55 runs.