All India Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy round-up

India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan scored a superb (81) en route to an 86-run fifth wicket stand with Pinal Shah (80) in 17.2 overs to help his team post 339 AFP

Chennai: Aug 27, 2012

Saurashtra captain Jaydev Shah scored a century and Maharashtra spinner Satyajit Bacchav claimed five Baroda wickets to hog the limelight in the quarterfinal matches of the All India Buchi Babu Memorial Cricket tournament on Monday.

Put into bat by defending champions Maharashtra, Baroda openers Dhiren Mistry (41) and Aditya Waghmode (90) laid down the foundation, making 97 runs between them in 29.1 overs.

India all-rounder Yusuf Pathan then came up with a superb (81) en route to an 86-run fifth wicket stand with Pinal Shah (80) in 17.2 overs to help his team post 339 all out in 87.3 overs. Maharashtra spinner Satyajit Bacchav took five for 82.

In another match, Saurashtra, electing to bat first, continued their commendable performances in the tournament making 397 for nine in allotted 90 overs today.

Opener Jagar Jogiyani scored 31 and left-handed Jaydev Shah gave a difficult time to Kerala bowlers by making 115 runs off 103 balls laced with 10 fours and seven mighty sixes.

Jaydev and Rahul Dave, who too was in an aggressive mood making 80, put on 151 runs in 32.5 overs for the 4th wicket.

Middle order batsman Arpit Vasavada made a useful 77, while Kerala captain and off-spinner Sachin Baby took three for 64. (PTI)

Brief Scores:

Mumbai 257 in 89.5 Overs (Kausthub Pawar 63, Siddhesh Lad 51; Paresh Patel 4 for 95, Biplab Samantray 3 for 43) against Orissa.

Baroda 339 in 87.3 Overs (Aditya Waghmode 90, Yusuf Pathan 81, Pinal Shah 80; Satyajit Bacchav 5 for 82, Srikant Mundhe 2 for 70, Chirag Khurana 2 for 90) against Maharashtra.

TNCA President’s XI 233 in 89.5 Overs (K Shrivasudevadas 98, M Vijay 51; Abhimanyu Mithun 3 for 29, K P Appanna 3 for 71, R Vinay Kumar 2 for 29) against Karnataka.

Saurashtra 397 for 9 in 90 Overs (Jaydev Shah 115, Rahul Dave 80, Arpit Vasavada 77; Sachin Baby 3 for 64, S Anish 2 for 74) vs Kerala.