Deodhar Trophy: ride in India 'B' in the tons of Gaikwad and Aparajith

RANCHI: Ruturaj Gaikwad (113) and Baba Aparajith (101) are not exactly in the scheme of the national selectors, but if their actions at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium on a warm Thursday morning are something worthwhile, they have the selector Sarandeep Singh Eyeballs

What was considered a battle of equals became a wet squib in the first Deodhar Trophy match between India 'A' and India 'B' when the latter emerged victorious by a gigantic 108 races after scoring 302/6 in Your 50 assigned envelopes. Chasing 303, India 'A' was eliminated by only 194 in 47.2 overs. With the Parthiv Patel led by India 'B' reaping everything

four points Hanuma Vihari &cowillhavelittletimetolickhiswoundsbeforeshubmangill's'c'indiacomestocallonfriday.

anearlystartinthemorninghadledviharitochoosetoplaybowlingafterwinningthepitch,andwiththreemiddlepacemakersonthe'a'sideinawetfield,india'b'hadabadstart.leftarmsealerjaydevunadkatherepresentedstarterpriyankpanchal(3)inthefifthinningoftheentrances.inthen.3,mumbai'slastbattingsensation,yashasvijaiswal(31)beganwithasplendidnotebeforebecomingtheonlygateofsiddarthkaul'sdaywithhisrightarm.

at63fortwoonday15,aparajithjoinedforceswiththefirstgaikwadmatch,andtheduobarelykeptthescorewithouttakingmuchrisk.whileaparajithwashappytoplaythesecondviolininitially,thewinnerofthe2012u-19worldcupmatchedgaikwad'shitbyhitaftercompletingthehalfcentury.

briefscores:india'b':306for6in50overs(rgaikwad113,babaaparajith101; R Ashwin 2/40) beat India 'A': 194 at lout in 47.2 overs (GH Vihari 59; R Kalaria 3/20).

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