Gujarat beat Maharastra by 127 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Gujarat skipper Parthiv Patel led his side to a win over Maharashtra © Getty Images
Rajkot: Feb 27, 2014
Jasprit Bumrah, Kamlesh Thakore and Rakesh Dhruve shared nine wickets between them helping Gujarat thrash Maharashtra by 127 runs in the West Zone Vijay Hazare one-day tournament on Thursday.
Gujarat made 315 runs in 50 overs and then bundled out Maharashtra for 188 in 38.2 overs at Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) Stadium, Khandheri.
Gujarat captain Parthiv Patel won the toss and decided to bat first.
Akshar Patel was the top scorer for Gujarat with 56 while Venu Gopal Rao and Himalay Barad made 49 each.
Maharashtra did not have a good start while chasing the target of 316 as they lost opener Harshad Khadiwale (1) in the first over.
Kedar Jadhav (51), Ankit Bawne (38), Nikhil Naik (36) and Rahul Tripathi (28) got a start but Bumrah, Thakore and Dhruve did not allow them to build big partnerships, taking wickets at regular intervals.
Bumrah, Thakore and Dhruve took three wickets each giving away 22, 34 and 33 runs respectively.
With this win Gujarat earned four points.
Gujarat 315 for 7 (Akshar Patel 56, Venu Gopal Rao 49, Himalay Barad 49; Pushkaraj Chavan 1 for 46) beat Maharashtra 188 all out in 38.2 overs (Kedar Jadhav 51, Ankit Bawne 38, Nikhil Naik 36; Jasprit Bumrah 3 for 22, Kamlesh Thakore 3 for 34, Rakesh Dhruve 3 for 33) by 127 runs