Monday, October 5, 2009

Rest of India Lift Irani Cup

Rest of India clinched the Irani Cup for the fourth alternating time back they defeated Mumbai on the base of the aboriginal innings advance afterwards the fifth and final day of the bout in Nagpur was alleged off due to wet arena altitude on Monday.

Although there was no rain back morning, brief rain rendered the outfield unplayable.
Afterwards bristles inspections, the on-field umpires absitively to alarm off affairs after a brawl actuality bowled.

Riding on Ravindra Jadeja's 77, Rest of India put up 260 runs in the aboriginal innings and again absolved Mumbai for 230, to take, in what accepted to be, a match-winning 30-run lead.

In their additional essay, the Virender Sehwag-led ancillary was canoeing at 352 for four back rain cut abbreviate the fourth day's comedy on Sunday, with Tiwary best on 80 off 132 assurance and wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha on five.

For Rest of India, Abhinav Mukund (126 off 250 balls), Murali Vijay (91 off 211) and Tiwary starred with the bat in the additional innings.

Burly off-spinner Romesh Powar and left-arm accepted Iqbal Abdullah were Mumbai's wicket-takers, acrimonious two apiece while giving abroad 96 and 78 runs respectively.

Earlier, skipper Wasim Jaffer (68) and Ajinkya Rahane (44) put up attrition as the clip duo of S Sreesanth (3/46) and Munaf Patel (5/70) ashore calamity with the fresh brawl to bind Mumbai to 230.

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