File picture of Mandeep Singh.© BCCI
Punjab skipper Mandeep Singh led from the entrance with a gritty 90 to information his staff to a 26-run win over Madhya Pradesh within the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Mumbai on Saturday. In a low-scoring affair on the Wankhede Stadium, Mandeep steered Punjab to 232 with different contributions coming from opener Abhishek Sharma (33) and Anmol Malhotra (32). Punjab misplaced their final 5 wickets for 23 runs as pacer Kuldeep Sen cleaned up the tail to finish up with a five-wicket haul.
Madhya Pradesh fell means wanting the 233-run goal, ending with 206 all out in 47.1 overs.
Senior Punjab pacer Siddharth Kaul struck thrice whereas spinners Harpeet Brar and Abhishek Sharma took two wickets every.
It was the fourth win for Punjab in as many video games whereas Madhya Pradesh suffered their second loss in 4 video games.
In different matches in Group D, Jammu and Kashmir beat Odisha three wickets and Uttarakhand beat Nagaland by seven wickets.
Transient scores: Punjab 232 all out in 49.3 overs (Mandeep Singh 90; Kuldeep Sen 5/36). MP 206 all out in 47.1 overs (Saransh Jain 43; Siddharth Kaul 3/42).
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