Parthiv Patel hit a quickfire 52 off 32 balls © IANS (File Photo)
Parthiv Patel hit a quickfire 52 off 32 balls © IANS (File Photo)

Nagpur: Skipper Parthiv Patel hit a quickfire 52 off 32 balls while speedster Jasprit Bumrah scalped three wickets as Gujarat comfortably beat Bengal by eight wickets in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Group A encounter on Wednesday. Batting first, Bengal batting flopped for the second time in four matches with entire side being bundled out for 101 in 19.2 overs. Debabrata Das and skipper Ashok Dinda contributed 22 each as none of the other batsmen could cross personal score of 20. Bumrah grabbed 3/16 in 4 overs while another medium pacer Rohit Dahiya also chipped in with three wickets for 14 runs. In reply, Gujarat skipper blasted the Bengal attack hitting 9 boundaries and a six to finish as Vijay hazare Trophy champions won by 11.5 overs. Priyank Panchal and Manprit Juneja scored 24 and 23 respectively. Live Cricket Score, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2015-16

Brief Scores:

Bengal 101 in 19.1 overs (Debabrata Das 22, Ashok Dinda 22, Rohit Dahiya 3 for 14, Jasprit Bumrah 3 for 16) lost to Gujarat 104 for 2 in 11.5 overs (Parthiv Patel 52) by 8 wickets.