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Deepraj Gaonkar fighting knock of 99 denied Haryana a win as Goa in the second innings made 245/5 to end the match in a draw on the last day of the four day Cooch Behar U-19 match between Goa and Haryana, played at Margao Cricket Club, Margao.
Haryana, who took first innings lead got three points from today’s draw. While Goa garnered one point.
Suyash Prabhudessai who played a captain’s knock prolong the follow on yesterday, was out today after adding one run to his overnight score of 133 as he became D S Raghav first victim, clean bowled for 134.
His depature was end of the Goa’s challenge as Raghav than dismissed Heramb Parab(4) and Saurav Shetgaonkar(0) in quick succession to have Goa all out for 354 in 138.1 overs and thus enforced follow-on after conceding 190 runs first innings lead.
D S Raghav who captured all the three wickets took his tally to four wickets. While P K Kumar took three wickets. S D Dhull grabbed two wickets and Y R Sharma claimed one wicket.
Goa who were forced to follow on lost early wicket of opener Ishaan Gadekar caught by S D aggarwal off D S Raghav for 10.
Bhukkal than struck twice to dismiss Shvam Amonkar(28) and Kashyap Bakle(40) with the score at 91 before Deepraj Gaonkar and Tunish Sawkar steaded the innings putting on 81 runs for the fourth wicket before Tunish was cleaned bowled by P K Kumar for 18.
Deepraj Gaonkar than found able partner in the form of Captain Suyash Prabhudessai as they wiped out the first innings lead adding 53 runs for the fifth wicket before Deepraj Gaonkar was unlucky for missing his century by one run when he was trapped by S D Dhull for 99. Deepraj hit one six and 17 ours in 106 balls.
With both the captains coming to mutual understanding, Umpires decided to call off the matches after made 245/5 with Suyash Prabhudessai(22) and Aditya Suryawanshi(6) remaining not out.
U D Bhukkal took two wickets. While D S Raghav and P K Kumar took one wicket each.
Brief scores: Haryana’s first innings 544/6 decl.
Goa’s first Innings: 354(Suyash S Prabhudessai 134, D S Raghav 4/60, P K Kumar 3/65, S D Dhull 2/41, Y R Sharma 1/14)
Goa’s Second Innings:- Shivam Amonkar 28, Kashyap Bakle 40, Deepraj Gaonkar 99, Suyash(n.o) 22, Aditya Suryawanshi(N.o) 6, D S Raghav 1/32,P K Kumar 1/40, S D Dhull 1/33, U D Bhukkal 2/73. P