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Yuvraj leads from front as Punjab win by 126 runs

Press Trust of India  |  Rohtak 

In-form skipper Yuvraj Singh's sporting declaration paid off as his bowlers fired in unison to help bundle out for 180 and notch up a 126-run win in their Group A match here today.

Chasing 307 runs for an outright victory, were bowled out in 64.4 overs at the CH Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium.

Pacer Manprit Gony was the wrecker-in-chief for Punjab, returning figures of 4/41, while Siddarth Kaul (3/42) and (2/25) provided the much-needed support at the other end.

will pick six points for the outright win.

Shubham Sharma top scored for with 37, while the experienced captain contributed 32 as none of the MP batsmen could score a half century in the face of some disciplined bowling from

Yesterday, first-innings centurion Yuvraj produced another fine knock (76) before the captain declared their second innings to set a target of 307 on the third and penultimate day.

were 26 for one overnight and needing another 281, they kept losing wickets at regular intervals.

Points: 6, 0.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 18:32 IST