Hyderabad suffered second straight defeat within the Vijay Hazare Trophy one-day cricket championship when it misplaced to Gujarat by 12 runs within the league section at Kholvad Gymkhana Floor right here on Friday.
Chasing a modest goal of 223, Hyderabad faltered shedding wickets at common intervals as soon as in-form opener Thakur Tilak Varma (0) was dismissed by left-arm medium-pacer Arzan Nagwaswalla within the second over.
Quickly, Himalay Agarwal (16) perished and although a third-wicket stand of 67 between captain and southpaw Tanmay Agarwal (54, 76b, 6×4) and wicketkeeper-batsman Prateek Reddy (38, 49b, 4×4 1×6) raised hopes of a possible win. , they had been dashed within the face of correct bowling by Gujarat, with Nagwaswalla returning a three-wicket haul at the same time as skilled campaigner B. Sandeep performed a breezy knock (54, 42b, 5×4, 2×6).
Left-arm spinner Hardik Patel, offie Karan Patel and medium-pacer Ripak Patel claimed two wickets apiece to make sure Hyderabad was not within the sport when the chase was on. Surprisingly, leg-spinner Piyush Chawla (9-0-52-1) was the most costly bowler.
Earlier, Gujarat, put in to bat, scored 222 for 9 in 50 overs, thanks main to contributions from Het Patel (67, 81b, 8×4, 1×6) and Karan (78, 85b, 5×4, 3×6).
Gujarat struggled from the beginning as soon as left-arm pacer Chama Milind struck the primary blow within the fifth over forcing opener Dhruv Raval (3) to nick to wicketkeeper Prateek Reddy. There have been no actual large partnerships to swell the entire to difficult proportions.
The choose of the Hyderabad bowlers was Ravi Teja, who completed with 4 wickets. Milind additionally bowled properly to select up two.