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Goa beats Jharkhand by 42 runs: Vijay Hazare
NEWS BYTE Porvorim Goa won their first match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-2020 defeating Jharkhand by 42 runs at Just Cricket ground, Bangalore on Sunday. Jharkhand won the toss and opted to field. Goa scored 266 for the loss of eight wickets in their allotted fifty overs with Aditya Kaushik top scoring with 117 from 110 balls. His knock consisted of 12 hits to the fence and three sixes. CM Gautam was the second highest scorer for Goa with 40. Amogh Desai (17),Snehal Kauthankar (19),captain Amit Verma (12) and Suyash Prabhudesai (18) were the players from goa to have crossed the double digit mark. In reply, Jharkhand were bowled out for 224 in 48.1 overs. Captain Ishan was the top scorer for Jharkhand with 43. Darshan Misal was the top wicket taker for Goa with four wickets. Lakshay Garg, Heramb Parab and Suyash S Prabhudesai contributed with two wickets a piece.