Services beat Goa by 1 wicket: Vijay Hazare Trophy
NEWS BYTES PORVORIM Goa Cricket Association (GCA) succumbed to Services by a wicket in their second match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy organised by BCCI at the JSCA International Stadium complex in Ranchi on Saturday. Services won the toss and opted to field and bowled Goa for 154 in 40.1 overs. Suyash Prabhudesai top scored for Goa with his 32 from 52 balls. Wicket keeper KD Eknath was the second highest scorer with 25 from 28 balls. Aditya kaushik scored 19 from 36 balls and Amit Yadav contributed 18 from 40 balls faced by him. Darshan Misal was the other player from Goa to score 13 from 23 balls and make the list of Goan batsmen to cross the double digit mark. Needing 155 for a win , Services scored 155 for the loss of 9 wickets in 44 overs. Feix Alemao finished as the highest wicket taker for Goa, claiming four wickets in his 10 overs , giving away 34 runs . Lakshay Garg claimed 3 wickets giving away 29 runs in his ten overs. Vijesh prabhudesai was the other wicket taker for Goa claiming 1 and giving away 35 runs. Goa is now placed fourth in Elite Group E with fur points from two matches. Rajasthan leads the group followed by Services and Punjab is third. Railways and Assam are the other two teams.