Sagun stars as Goa gains first 3 points in drawn match

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Goa started their Ranji campaign in style notching the first three points against Hyderabad despite the tie ending in a draw. By surpassing Hydwerabad’s first innings total of 325, Goa grabbed three points while the visitors had to be happy with one.Goa were 425 for the loss of seven wickets when the match was called off today due to inclement weather.
Goa’s Sagun Kamat , the lone century scorer, was declared the man of the match for his outstanding 109 which contained eleven fours and a six.
Goa manged to reach 425 through the primary efforts of the willows of Sagun Kamat, Swapnil Asnodkar,Raituraj Singh, Darshan Misal and Dheeraj Jadhav.except for Dheeraj , who scored 46, the other crossed the fifty mark during their stay at the crease.
Despite surpassing Hyderabad’s total, goa reached their target at a strike rate of 3.02. Hyderabad managed to score 325 on a strike rate of 3.21.
Captain Vihar scored 82 for Hyderabad while A reddy contributed 61. They were the only two Hyderabad batsmen to cross the half century mark .
Goa scored exactly 100 runs more then Hyderabad in 140.3 overs while Hyderabad managed to clobber 325 for the loss of nine wickets in 101.1 overs.
Goa Scoreboard:
Amogh Desai ct Akash Bhandari b Sudeep Tyagi 14
Swapnil A Asnodkar ct G H Vihari b Sudeep Tyagi53
R R Singh ct Vishal Sharma b Akash Bhandari 59
Dheeraj Jadhav ct C V Milind b Vishal Sharma 46
Sagun Kamat ct G H Vihari b Vishal Sharma 109
Darshan Misal ct Tirumalasetti Suman b Vishal Sharma 67
S S Bandekar ct B Sandeep b Akash Bhandari 32
Rahul Keni Not Out 17
Shadab Jakati Not Out 0
EXTRAS (nb 13, w 2, b 7, lb 6, pen 0) 28
TOTAL (7 wickets; 140.3 overs) 425
DID NOT BAT:
Prasanth Parameswaran , Amit Yadav

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