Dishant Yagnik shines in Rhino's win in Jaipur Premier League

Dishant Yagnik scored 59 off 41 balls laced with four fours and three sixes AFP

Jaipur: Jul 13, 2012

Dishant Yagnik scored a half-century to guide Rhinos to a 62-run victory over Kangaroos thereby keeping their hopes alive of making it to the last four of the Jaipur Premier League (JPL).

Dishant scored 59 off 41 balls laced with four fours and three sixes. He rounded up his all-round performance by taking two catches in the match.

In another match, lowly Tigers beat Mustang, who have already booked a semifinal berth, by six wickets.

Mustangs, who were without their captain Ashok Menaria, had won four matches on a trot before finally ending up on the losing side. They scored 153 for 9 but man-of-the-match, Arjit Gupta (47 no) and Kuldeep Singh (26 no) helped Tigers to a six wicket victory with an unbeaten 86-run fifth wicket partnership.

The Tigers victory has made the race for the semi-final berth pretty exciting.

Brief Scores:

Rhinos 147 for 7 from 20 overs (Dishant Yagnik 59; Rituraj Singh 3 for 16, Vivek Yadav 4 for 15) bt Kangaroos 85 all-out from 15.2 overs (Sumit Khatri 22; Narendra Panwar 3 for 10, Vinod Chanwaria 2 for 3) by 62 runs.

Mustangs 153 for 9 in 20 overs (Mohammad Ahmed 79; Raman Chahar 2 for 14) lost to Tigers 154 for 4 (Arjit Gupta 47*, Madhur Khatri 1for 20) by 6 wickets. (PTI)