Bengal stunned by Chandigarh at the Eden Gardens
Bengal were stunned by Chandigarh, who continued their giant-killing run in their Elite debut, in a Vijay Hazare Group E clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.
The visitors won by five wickets. Fresh from their win over Haryana, Chandigarh, playing their second domestic season, chased down Bengal’s 253/9 with seven balls to spare.
They now lead the group table ahead of Saurashtra on net-run rate.
Saurashtra secured a thrilling one-wicket win over star-studded Haryana at the 22 Yards Academy in Salt Lake. Hosts Bengal dropped to third spot with one win and a loss.
Sent in, Bengal found themselves caught in a spin web and lost wickets at regular intervals to be restricted to 253/9.
⚫ Eden Gardens: Bengal 253/9 in 50 overs (S Ahmed 59). Chandigarh 257/5 in 48.5 overs (A Khan 88, S Bhambri 71 n.o). Chandigarh won by 5 wickets.
⚫ JU Second Campus Ground: Services 274/7 in 50 overs. J&K 276/7 in 48 overs. J&K won by 3 wickets.
⚫ 22 Yards, Salt Lake: Haryana 264 in 50 overs. Saurashtra 265/9 in 49.1 overs. Saurashtra won by one wicket.