Kolkata: Natraj Behera, who led East Zone to the Duleep Trophy title, credited Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda's seven-wicket haul in their semifinal against South as the turning point of their triumph in tournament.
East Zone was adjudged the Duleep Trophy champions on basis of their first innings lead over Central Zone after both the teams played out a draw at Chepauk on Chennai yesterday.
"It was really a tremendous effort by him. He had an amazing spell. His effort pumped up the spirit and we are all up there eyeing for our second title," the East Zone opener told PTI today.