East Zone vs North Zone, Deodhar Trophy, 1st semi final: North Zone dealt body blow as Yuvraj Singh goes

 

North Zone were dealt yet another body blow as Biplab Samantray sent Yuvraj Singh back to the pavilion in the semi final of the Deodhar Trophy against East Zone in Mumbai. Samantray continued the good work put in by the opening bowlers, Ashok Dinda and Veerpratap Singh to leave North Zone tottering at 29 for 3 in pursuit 274 which is now looking like an increasing uphill task.

North Zone had got off to a disastrous start as Manan Vohra nicked the third ball of the first over from Ashok Dinda through to the keeper. Earlier, Manoj Tiwary propelled the East zone total to a competitive 273 courtesy his knock of 151 of 121 balls. The second highest scorer in the East Zone effort was Shreevats Goswami who got 63 from 61 balls.