Duleep Trophy 2017: Hanuma Vihari, Deepak Hooda slam centuries as India Blue-India Red ends in draw

Hanuma Vihari and Deepak Hooda slammed a century each as the Duleep Trophy match between India Blue and India Red ended in a draw on the fourth and final day at Kanpur on Saturday.

PTI, September 17, 2017

Kanpur: Hanuma Vihari and Deepak Hooda slammed a century each as the Duleep Trophy match between India Blue and India Red ended in a draw on the fourth and final day at Kanpur on Saturday.

Representational image. Getty Images

Representational image. Getty Images

Opener Vihari (105 from 227 balls; 15x4) and Hooda (133 from 174 balls; 14x4, 3x6) stitched 131 runs for the fourth wicket to help India Blue score 444 all out and take a 61-run first innings lead.

India Red leg-spinner Karn Sharma grabbed five wickets for 94 runs while Basil Thampi and Vijay Gohil took two wickets apiece at the Green Park.

Vihari, who began the final day on his individual score of 88 at team total of 232 for 3, added another 17 runs before he became the fourth India Blue batsman out.

Hooda, on the other hand, added 96 runs today after starting the day at 37.

India Red had scored 383 all out in their first innings after electing to bat.

In their second innings, India Red scored 133 for 5 in 35 overs before the match was declared drawn.

Rishabh Pant was run out for 46 (off 23 balls; 7x4, 2x6).

Brief Scores:

India Red: 383 & 133/5 in 35 overs.

India Blue: 232/3 (Hanuma Vihari 105, Deepak Hooda 133; Karn Sharma 5/94).

Updated Date: Sep 17, 2017





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
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1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
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1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114