The ongoing Irani Cup match between Rest Of India and Vidarbha is turning out to be the thriller. Players from either side have been displaying their skills to make things happen for their respective sides. Meanwhile, Vidarbha spinner Akshay Karnewar makes headlines with his ambidextrous bowling.
Earlier in the match, he picked the wicket of Shreyas Iyer and then knocked a stunning century with his willow. So far, he has been the star of the match, who is displaying his top-class skills for Vidarbha Cricket Team.
So far in the Ranji Trophy 2019, Akshay Karnewar has picked 31 wickets including two five-wicket hauls. He has also 429 runs at an average of 30.64 with a best of 94. All those staggering numbers helped his side to clinch the title for the second time in a row.
Earlier, Mayank Agarwal carried his purple patch for the team in presence of classy Hanuma Vihari at the other end. They both added a stunning 125-run partnership for the second wicket before Mayank Agarwal walking back in the nervous nineties.
After bundling out Rest Of India for 330 on the board, Vidarbha got a decent 50-run partnership for the first wicket before the skipper Faiz Fazal walking back with 27 runs to his name. He was quickly followed by Atharwa Taide, who scored 15 runs.
Then came the 62-run partnership between Sanjay and Ganesh Satish to balance the ship for Vidarbha. However, Dharmendra Jadeja gave a breakthrough by sending Sanjay back to the hut. He was quickly followed by Mohit, who failed to tackle Krishnappa Gowtham.
Akshay Karnewar shines knocks a century:
Not only with the ball but also Akshay Karnewar has been brilliant with the batting. He knocked a brilliant 102-run tally by numbering 13 fours and a couple of sixes. In the same innings, Rahul Chahar picked up 4 wickets.
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