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Gujarat beat Saurashtra by 8 wickets, Baroda defeat Maha

Press Trust of India  |  Rajkot 

defeated by 8 wickets in the West Zone Syed T20 League opener at the here today.

Put into bat, were bundled out for a meagre 133 with bowler J K Parmar picking up a 4-wicket haul.

Parmar returned with impressive figures of 4-17 and was superbly aided by (2-24), Ishwar Chaudhary (2-30), (1-20) and (1-22).

For Saurashtra, Vishvarajsinh Jadeja top scored with 48 in 32 balls lacing three boundaries and a six. But Prerak Mankad (20), A V Vasavada (19) and Shaurya Sanandia (18) failed to convert their starts.

Chasing 134, opener Priyank Panchal smashed 76 in 54 balls, striking 10 fours and a lone six.

One dowm B H Merai (35 not out) and (5 not out) took the side home in 18.1 overs, as they grabbed four points.

Sanandia picked up the two wickets to finish with figures of 2-25.

In the second match of the day, Baroda chased a stiff 178/6 put up by on the board with five wickets in hand.

For one down Ruturaj Gaikwad (52 off 36 balls) was the top scorer.

Also Vijay Zol (28), (30) and a cameo by Ankit Bawne (23 off 9 balls) helped Maharashtara go past the 170-run mark as the oppostion bowlers were punished.

While Atit Sheth (3-21) was the pick of the bowlers, Rishi Arothe leaked 35 runs in three overs and Soaeb Tai conceded 34 runs in his three overs.

For Baroda, (57 off 34 balls), Swapnil Singh (36 retired hurt) and (42 not out off 21 balls) starred with the bat, as they helped their side romp home with 1.3 overs to spare.

Hooda laced four fours and two sixes while Solanki had two fours and three sixes to his credit against a hapless attack.

Brief Scores: (133 all out, Vishvarajsinh Jadeja 48, J K Parmar 4-17) lost to Gujarat 137/2 (Priyank Panchal 76, S Sanandia 2-25).

Maharashtra (178/6, Ruturaj Gaikwad 52, 30, Atit Sheth (3-21) lost to Baroda 180/5 (57, 42 not out, D J Muthuswamy (3-24).

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 17:25 IST