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Sehwag back among runs as T20 match ends in tie

Last updated on: January 29, 2014 21:41 IST

Virender Sehwag in action for Comptroller &Auditor General of India against Mumbai Customs, in the Dr D.Y. Patil T20 Cup.India discard Virender Sehwag scored a breezy 48 off just 20 balls as CAG (Comptroller &Auditor General of India) were involved in a tie with Mumbai Customs, in a concluding Group C league match of the Rs 12 lakh tenth All India Dr D.Y. Patil T20 Cup, organised by the D.Y Patil Sports Academy, under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association,  at the D Y Patil Stadium, in Nerul, Mumbai, on Wednesday.

The dashing former India opener started off in whirlwind fashion, scoring 15 runs from the first over he faced off Atish Gawand.

He went on to hammer 18 more from the third over of the innings, bowled by Aditya Dhumal, as CAG raced to 48 without loss by the fourth over.

He surprisingly slowed down thereafter and was clean bowled by Alpesh Ramjani, who picked three wickets for 24.

After his dismissal CAG lost wickets at regular intervals and were restricted to 184 for the loss of eight wickets.

Earlier, Customs put up 184 for six in 20 overs. Sachin Wagh was unbeaten on 67.

Jalaz Saxena (3 for 33) was CAG’s most successful bowler.

Both CAG and Customs progressed to the quarter-finals from the group.

Brief scores:

Group A:

Andhra Bank 113 for 8  wickets in 20 overs (G.H. Vihari 34, Amol Shinde 16, Surabh Kumar 3/22) lost to ONGC 116 for 1 wicket in 13.5 overs (Manan Vora 61, Unmukt Chand 43; Savesh Kumar 1/26) by nine wickets.

Group-B:

Mumbai Customs 184 for 6 wickets in 20 overs (Sachin Wagh 67 n.o., Balakrishna Shirke 27; Jalaz Saxena 3/33) tied with Comptroller and Auditor General of India 184 for 8 wickets in 20 overs (Virender Sehwag 48, Bravesh Shetty 27; Alpesh Ramjani 3/24).

Group-C: 

BPCL 169 for 5 wickets in 20 overs (Anup Revandkar 81, Uday Kaul 64; Alfred Absolem 2/38) beat State Bank of Hyderabad 151 all out in 17.4 overs (B. Sumanth 34; Bhavin Thakkar 3/25, Abhishek Nayar 2/28) by 18 runs.

Group-D: 

Reliance 1 150 for 7 wickets in 20 overs (Parthiv Patel 41, Yousuf Pathan 40; Prathamesh Dhake 2/29) beat D.Y. Patil 'B' 120 all out in 19.1 overs (Shashank Singh 33, Dinesh Salunkhe 25; Jasprit Bumrah 3/23, Akshar Patel 2/23) by 30 runs.

Image: Virender Sehwag in action for Comptroller &Auditor General of India against Mumbai Customs, in the Dr D.Y. Patil T20 Cup.