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Somasunder, Arunkumar top 300 runs in Duleep Trophy

April 02, 2003 16:46 IST

Plate 'B' batsmen Sujit Somasunder and J Arunkumar are the leading scorers after three matches in the Duleep Trophy, having scored 352 and 304 runs respectively.

Amit Pagnis, of Elite 'B' holds the record for the highest score in the tournament, having hit 184 against Plate B.

A summary of the tournament.

* indicates toss winner

Match 1 (Elite A vs Plate A)
At MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 12, 13, 14, 15 March, 2003
Match Drawn (PA 5 pts, EA 3 pts)

Plate A*: 373
(R Jaiswal 80, BM Rowland 75, SB Joshi 73, D Ganesh 72; IK Pathan 5-88) & 342 (VST Naidu 83, SB Jioshi 66, D Ganesh 63; IK Pathan 4-106)

Elite A: 281
(S Sriram 119, Y Venugopal Rao 30, Extras 40; D Ganesh 3-44) & 102-3


Match 2 (Elite B vs Plate B)
At Guru Nanak College Ground, Chennai on 12, 13, 14, 15 March, 2003
Match Drawn (EB 5 pts, PB 3 pts)

Elite B*: 350
(W Jaffer 35, AS Yadav 59, RS Gavaskar 42, TP Singh 64, MSK Prasad 40, SS Lahiri 31, Extras 46; ND Hirwani 6-80) & 434 (AA Pagnis 184, W Jaffer 59, MSK Prasad 79, Extras 36; ND Hirwani 4-129)

Plate B: 332
(S Somasunder 116, SR Nair 95; A Uniyal 6-92) & 4-0


 Match 3 (Plate A vs Plate B)
At M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 20, 21, 22, 23 March, 2003
Plate B won by an innings & 7 runs (PB 8 pts, PA 0 pts)

Plate A*: 247
(R Jaiswal 63, HH Kanitkar 41, Yashpal Singh 33, D Ganesh 38; S Santh 4-90, ND Hirwani 5-71) & 273 (R Jaiswal 50, DA Chougule 30, Yashpal Singh 84 not out; ND Hirwani 7-129)

Plate B: 527
(J Arunkumar 178, S Somasunder 32, R Vijay Bharadwaj 91, C Hemanth Kumar 88, CE Atram 48; RD Khirid 3-39SB Joshi 3-134)


 Match 4 (Elite A vs Elite C)
At  Gymkhana Ground, Secundrabad on 20, 21, 22, 23 March, 2003
Match Drawn (EC 5 pts, EA 3 pts)

Elite A: 369
(S Ramesh 42, S Sriram 109, D Vinay Kumar 125 not out; A Bhandari 3-107, NM Kulkarni 5-104) & 13-1
Elite C*: 398
(SS Das 40, JJ Martin 132, P Dharmani105; IK Pathan 4-101)


 Match 5 (Elite A vs Plate B)
At M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore on 27, 28, 29, 30 March 2003
Match Drawn (PB 5 pts, EA 3 pts)

Plate B*: 569
(J Arun Kumar 106, S Somasunder 153, R Vijay Bharadwaj 69, DS Bundela 101, SR Nair 58, AV Deshpande 32, Extras 33; Sarandeep Singh 8-180) & 185-4 (S Somasunder 51, AR Khurasiya 73; Sarandeep Singh 3-49)

Elite A: 469 (DS Manohar 32, S Sriram 30, DJ Gandhi 131, Y Venugopal Rao 127, D Dasgupta 35, RJ Kanwat 42; ND Hirwani 6-182)


 Match 6 (Elite B vs Elite C)
At Indira Gandhi Stadium, Vijayawada on 27, 28, 29, 30 March, 2003
Match Drawn ((EB 5 pts, EC 3 pts)

Elite B*: 390
(AA Pagnis 49, Wasim Jaffer 76, VR Mane 47, TP Singh 43, MSK Prasad 33, SV Bahutule 61; NM Kulkarni 5-115) & 201-7 decl (Wasim Jaffer 102 not out, TP Singh 36; A Bhandari 3-60)

Elite C: 247
(Y Gowda 46, NS Doru 60; SV Bahutule 6-41) & 155-2 (SS Parab 65 not out, JJ Martin 55 not out)

Duleep Trophy 2002-03 points table (as on 30 March 2003) after six matches

Teams Mts Points
Plate B 3 16
Elite B 2 10
Elite A 3 9
Elite C 2 8
Plate A 2 5

Duleep Trophy 2002-03 records (as on 30 March 2003) after six matches

Batsman Score For Agst Venue Start Date
AA Pagnis 184 EB PB Chennai GN 12/03/2003
J Arunkumar 178 PB PA Bangalore 20/03/2003
S Somasunder 153 PB EA Bangalore 27/03/2003
JJ Martin 132 EC EA Secunderabad 20/03/2003
DJ Gandhi 131 EA PB Bangalore 27/03/2003
Y Venugopal Rao 127 EA PB Bangalore 27/03/2003
D Vinaykumar 125* EA EC Secunderabas 20/03/2003
S Sriram 119 EA PA Chennai MAC 12/03/2003
S Somasunder 116 PB EB Chennai GN 12/03/2003
S Sriram 109 EA EC Secunderabad 20/03/2003
J Arunkumar 106 PB EA Bangalore 27/03/2003
P Dharmani 105 EC EA Secunderabad 20/03/2003
W Jaffer 102* EB EC Vijayawada 27/03/2003
D Bundela 101 PB EA Bangalore 27/03/2003

Top run-getters after six matches (as on 30 Match 2003)
Batsman Teams Runs Mts Avg
S Somasunder Plate-B 352 3 88.00
J Arunkumar Plate-B 304 3 76.00
S Sriram Elite-A 286 3 71.50
W Jaffer Elite-B 272 2 90.66
AA Pagnis Elite-B 260 2 65.00
JJ Martin Elite-C 211 2 105.50
Ritesh Jaiswal Plate-A 205 2 51.25
R Vijay Bhardwaj Plate-B 181 3 60.33
D Ganesh Plate-A 179 2 44.75
Y Venugopal Rao Elite-A 172 3 43.00
SR Nair Plate-B 170 3 56.66
MSK Prasad Elite-B 161 2 40.25
Sunil B Joshi Plate-A 160 2 40.00
TP Singh Plate-B 159 2 39.75
D Bundela Plate-B 150 3 37.50

Best bowling in an innings
Bowler Wkt-R For Agst Venue Start Date
Sarandeep Singh 8-180 EA PB Bangalore 27/03/2003
ND Hirwani 7-129 PB PA Bangalore 20/03/2003
SV Bahutule 6-41 EB EC Vijayawada 27/03/2003
ND Hirwani 6-80 PB EB Chennai GN 12/03/2003
A Uniyal 6-92 EB PB Chennai GN 12/03/2003
ND Hirwani 6-182 PB EA Bangalore 27/03/2003
ND Hirwani 5-71 PB PA Bangalore 20/03/2003
IK Pathan-jr 5-88 EA PA Chennai MAC 12/03/2003
NM Kulkarni 5-104 EC EA Secunderabad 20/03/2003
NM Kulkarni 5-115 EC EB Vijayawada 27/03/2003

Best bowling in a match
Bowler Wkt-R For Agst Venue Start Date
ND Hirwani 12-200 PB PA Bangalore 20/03/2003
Sarandeep Singh 11-229 EA PB Bangalore 27/03/2003
ND Hirwani 10-209 PB EB Chennai GN 12/03/2003

Top wicket-takers after six matches (as on 30 Match 2003)
Bowler Teams Wkts Mts Avg
ND Hirwani Plate-B 28 3 21.10
IK Pathan-jr Elite-A 14 3 29.85
Sarandeep Singh Elite-A 13 2 32.76
NM Kulkarni Elite-C 12 2 21.16
S Santh Plate-B 10 3 34.40
SV Bahutule Elite-B 9 2 18.00
A Uniyal Elite-B 7 2 21.71
A Bhandari Elite-C 6 2 41.33
SK Trivedi Elite-C 6 2 33.00
Sunil B Joshi Plate-A 5 2 42.00
D Ganesh Plate-A 5 2 36.80
SR Nair Plate-B 5 3 74.00
Ranadeb R Bose Elite-A 5 3 51.40

Mohandas Menon