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Amit Mishra fashions Railways' win over Assam; Baroda beats

Press Trust of India  |  Alur (Karnataka) 

A five-wicket haul by medium-pacer helped Railways beat by 35 runs today in a Trophy Group 'A' match here.

Defending a modest total of 161, Railways bundled out for 126 in 39.3 overs as Mishra (5 for 21) and fellow medium-pacer Ankit Yadav (3 for 24) struck at regular intervals.

Earlier,sent in to bat, Railways batsmen failed to string together any substantial partnership and folded up for 161 in 43.1 overs. was the top-scorer with 30.

hit the only six of the innings as Jitumoni Kalita and Arup Das, with three wickets each, kept things under control.

Baroda handed a 25-run defeat in a rain-affected match, handing the team a second loss in three matches.

Baroda was struggling at 52 for 5 before Vishnu Solanki's breezy knock of 77 not out (49 balls, 8X4, 3X6) and his 93-run stand with Swapnil K Singh (33) propelled them to 167 for 7 in 21 overs.

looked in the hunt as long as was in the middle. His dismissal for 36-ball 51 (7X4, 1X6) sent them hurtling to 142 all out in 20.5 overs.

Meanwhile, the match between and was abandoned without a ball being bowled owing to a wet outfield following overnight rain.

After three rounds, is on top of the standings with 10 points (two wins and one no-result) followed by Baroda (8) and on 6.

Brief scores: Railways 161 all out in 43.1 overs (Avinash Yadav 30, 27, 3 for 23, 3 for 41) beat 126 in 39.3 overs ( 39, 26, 5 for 21, Ankit Yadav 3 for 24). Points: Railways: 4; Assam: 0.

Baroda 167 for 7 in 21 overs (77 not out, Swapnil Singh 33, 3 for 36) beat 142 all out in 20.5 overs (51). Points: Baroda: 4; Punjab: 0.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 18:40 IST