Unadkat bags three wickets in Saurashtra's eight-run win

Jaidev Unadkat took three wickets for 16 runs in his four overs Getty Images

Rajkot: Oct 21, 2011

A disciplined bowling display, led by left-arm seamer Jaydev Unadkat, helped Saurashtra beat Maharashtra by eight runs in the third match of West Zone T20 tournament at SCA Stadium here today.

Defending a target of 166 runs, Saurashtra bowlers restricted Maharashtra at 158 and secured four points.

Mumbai opener Harshad Khadiwale was the lone batsman to put some resistance, scoring 47 off 31 balls with three fours and two sixes.

For the hosts, Unadkat was the pick of the bowlers, taking three wickets while conceding only 16 runs in his four overs. Siddharth Trivedi and Sandip Maniar shared two wickets each, giving away 35 runs and 40 runs, respectively.

Earlier, Saurashtra skipper Jaydev Shah won the toss and decided to bat first. They put up a fighting total of 166 on the board with useful contributions from Kuldeep Raval (58), Sheldon Jackson (31) and Pratik Mehta (30).

For the visitors, Samad Fallah was the most successful bowler, claiming three wickets for 24 runs. Akshay Darekar took two wickets for 27 runs. (PTI)