U-25 cricket: Punjab beat Goa to enter semifinals

Punjab recorded a fine 45-run win over Goa in the men’s U-25 inter state tournament quarterfinal match in Bengaluru; with this win, Punjab are now in the semifinals
Punjab entered the semifinals by beating Goa in the men’s U-25 inter state tournament quarterfinal match in Bengaluru on Sunday. (Getty Images/ Representational image)
Punjab entered the semifinals by beating Goa in the men’s U-25 inter state tournament quarterfinal match in Bengaluru on Sunday. (Getty Images/ Representational image)
Updated on Dec 06, 2021 02:52 AM IST
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By, Chandigarh

Punjab recorded a fine 45-run win over Goa in the men’s U-25 inter state tournament quarterfinal match in Bengaluru played on Sunday. Goa won the toss and decided to field. Punjab batting first scored 235 for 9 in 50 overs. Nehal Wadhera scored 46 off 55 with six boundaries and one six and Vishwa Pratap Singh made 36 off 73 with four boundaries. They were the main run getters for Punjab. Mohit Redkar (4 for 43), S A Mishra (2 fro 34) and Nihal S (2 for 50) were the most successful wicket takers for Goa. Replying, Goa were bowled out for 190 in 48 overs. Dheeraj scored 41 off 46 with six boundaries and Avishkar made 31 0ff 19 with five boundaries and one six for Goa. Prince Balwant Rai (4 for 42), Abhinav Sharma (3 for 14) and Paras Jaidka (2 for 42) were the most successful wicket takers for Punjab. With this win, Punjab are now in the semifinals.

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