Ranji Trophy: Yusuf Pathan guides Baroda to a crushing win over Saurashtra

Baroda skipper Yusuf Pathan finished with phenomenal figures of six for 40 to pave the way for a comprehensive 239-run win over Saurashtra in the group B tie of the Ranji trophy.

updated: December 25, 2013 20:10 IST
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A brilliant bowling performance by Baroda skipper Yusuf Pathan (6 for 40) helped his side thrash Saurashtra by 239 runs on the fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match in Rajkot on Wednesday.

Chasing a target of 355, Saurashtra were bundled out for a meagre 115 in 79.3 overs at the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium, Khandheri, here. Yusuf led from the front with figures of six for 40. Baroda earned six points from today's win and kept their hopes of entering the knockout stage alive. Saurashtra openers Chirag Pathak and Bhushan Chauhan started cautiously in their chase, adding 46 runs in 25 overs. But Pathan wreaked havoc to take the match away from the opponents.

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