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Puducherry Thrilling Victory Against Nagaland in Vijay Hazare Trophy | Puducherry Lead by Rohit
Damodaran
In a thrilling encounter during the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Puducherry emerged victorious against
Nagaland in a closely contested match at the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara. Puducherry
showcased their resilience and determination as they chased down the target set by Nagaland with
just three balls to spare. The match witnessed some excellent individual performances and kept the
spectators on the edge of their seats until the very end. Puducherry Lead By Rohit Damodaran
Nagaland's Innings:
Winning the toss, Nagaland elected to bat first and got off to a shaky start, losing early wickets.
Nitesh Lochab and KB Pawan steadied the innings with crucial contributions of 15 and 46 runs
respectively. However, it was Jonathan R who stole the show with a brilliant knock of 89 runs from
80 balls, including eight boundaries and four sixes. Despite some resistance from the lower order,
Nagaland was bowled out for 202 runs in 45.3 overs. Abhishek Nayar was the pick of the bowlers for
Puducherry, claiming four wickets.
Puducherry's Chase:
Chasing a target of 203 runs, Puducherry had a mixed start, losing early wickets. However, skipper
Damodaran Rohit anchored the innings with a patient knock of 32 runs. Paras Dogra played a
captain's innings, remaining unbeaten on 98 runs off 122 balls. His innings was crucial in steering
Puducherry towards victory. Vikneshwaran Marimuthu also contributed with a valuable 20 runs.
Despite some late hiccups, Puducherry managed to reach the target in the penultimate over,
finishing with 203 runs for the loss of eight wickets.
Key Performers:
Jonathan R's blistering knock of 89 runs provided the backbone of Nagaland's innings.
Abhishek Nayar's exceptional bowling performance, taking four wickets, played a vital role in
restricting Nagaland to a modest total.
Paras Dogra's unbeaten innings of 98 runs ensured Puducherry's successful chase.
Thrilling Moments:
The match witnessed several gripping moments that kept the fans enthralled. The early wickets of
Nagaland, followed by Jonathan R's explosive batting, created an atmosphere of excitement.
Puducherry's chase had its share of ups and downs, with wickets falling at crucial junctures. The
partnership between Paras Dogra and Vikneshwaran Marimuthu helped regain momentum, leading
to a thrilling finish where Puducherry clinched victory with just three balls to spare.
Conclusion:
The match between Puducherry and Nagaland in the Vijay Hazare Trophy showcased the true spirit
of limited-overs cricket. It was a closely fought contest where Puducherry displayed their resilience
and determination to chase down the target set by Nagaland. Both teams exhibited commendable
performances, making it an enthralling encounter for cricket enthusiasts. The victory for Puducherry
will undoubtedly boost their confidence for the upcoming matches in the tournament.

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Puducherry Thrilling Victory Against Nagaland in Vijay Hazare Trophy | Puducherry Lead by Rohit Damodaran

  • 1. Puducherry Thrilling Victory Against Nagaland in Vijay Hazare Trophy | Puducherry Lead by Rohit Damodaran In a thrilling encounter during the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Puducherry emerged victorious against Nagaland in a closely contested match at the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara. Puducherry showcased their resilience and determination as they chased down the target set by Nagaland with just three balls to spare. The match witnessed some excellent individual performances and kept the spectators on the edge of their seats until the very end. Puducherry Lead By Rohit Damodaran Nagaland's Innings: Winning the toss, Nagaland elected to bat first and got off to a shaky start, losing early wickets. Nitesh Lochab and KB Pawan steadied the innings with crucial contributions of 15 and 46 runs respectively. However, it was Jonathan R who stole the show with a brilliant knock of 89 runs from 80 balls, including eight boundaries and four sixes. Despite some resistance from the lower order, Nagaland was bowled out for 202 runs in 45.3 overs. Abhishek Nayar was the pick of the bowlers for Puducherry, claiming four wickets. Puducherry's Chase: Chasing a target of 203 runs, Puducherry had a mixed start, losing early wickets. However, skipper Damodaran Rohit anchored the innings with a patient knock of 32 runs. Paras Dogra played a captain's innings, remaining unbeaten on 98 runs off 122 balls. His innings was crucial in steering Puducherry towards victory. Vikneshwaran Marimuthu also contributed with a valuable 20 runs. Despite some late hiccups, Puducherry managed to reach the target in the penultimate over, finishing with 203 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Key Performers: Jonathan R's blistering knock of 89 runs provided the backbone of Nagaland's innings. Abhishek Nayar's exceptional bowling performance, taking four wickets, played a vital role in restricting Nagaland to a modest total. Paras Dogra's unbeaten innings of 98 runs ensured Puducherry's successful chase. Thrilling Moments: The match witnessed several gripping moments that kept the fans enthralled. The early wickets of Nagaland, followed by Jonathan R's explosive batting, created an atmosphere of excitement. Puducherry's chase had its share of ups and downs, with wickets falling at crucial junctures. The partnership between Paras Dogra and Vikneshwaran Marimuthu helped regain momentum, leading to a thrilling finish where Puducherry clinched victory with just three balls to spare. Conclusion: The match between Puducherry and Nagaland in the Vijay Hazare Trophy showcased the true spirit of limited-overs cricket. It was a closely fought contest where Puducherry displayed their resilience and determination to chase down the target set by Nagaland. Both teams exhibited commendable performances, making it an enthralling encounter for cricket enthusiasts. The victory for Puducherry will undoubtedly boost their confidence for the upcoming matches in the tournament.