Vijay Hazare Trophy: Puneet Yadav century gives Rajasthan victory over Railways

Updated: 20 February 2013 20:04 IST

Yadav hit 18 fours in his 117-knock of 123 as Rajasthan chased down the target of 232 with 37 balls to spare at Holkar Cricket Stadium.

Indore:

Opener Puneet Yadav smashed a sparkling century as Rajasthan scored an easy seven-wicket victory over Railways in the Central Zone leg of the Vizay Hazare One-Day Championships here on Wednesday.

Yadav hit 18 fours in his 117-knock of 123 as Rajasthan chased down the target of 232 with 37 balls to spare at Holkar Cricket Stadium.

Captain Robin Bist contributed 49 as Rajasthan reached 232 for three in 43.5 overs.

For Railways, Karan Sharma grabbed two wickets for 37 runs while Krishnakant Upadhyay took one wicket.

Earlier, sent into bat, Railways were all out for 231 in 48.5 overs with captain Mahesh Rawat top-scoring with 81 which he hit from 64 balls with the help of eight fours and two sixes. Opener Shivakant Shukla contributed 47.

For Rajasthan, Madhur Khatri and Raman Chahar took three wickets apiece.

Rajasthan got four points from the win while Railways got none.

Topics : Cricket Sourav Ganguly Ashish Nehra Puneet Yadav Rajasthan Jharkhand Punjab Railways Bengal Assam
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