Virender Sehwag celebrated his international retirement with a scintillating ton for Haryana as Jayant Yadav also joined the century-makers' list to help the side post 319 for eight on a dramatic Day 1 of their Ranji Trophy cricket league match against Karnataka here on Thursday.
India A captain Shikhar Dhawan said the unofficial three-day match against Bangladesh A gave him an ideal opportunity to test his fitness and he is happy to have made most of the outing by scoring a sublime 150 at Chinnaswamy stadium here.
An excellent bowling performance, highlighted by left-arm spinner Axar Patel's supreme figures of 4-0, helped India A win the second and final four-day cricket match by an innings and 81 runs at the Krishnagiri Stadium here on Friday and thus clinch the two-match series 1-0.
India discard Yuvraj Singh's 59 was the only saving grace for Punjab as a six-wicket haul by off-spinner Jayant Yadav helped Haryana bundle them out for a mere 273 in their first innings on the first day of a Ranji Trophy Group A match here on Sunday.
The Delhi Daredevils have decided to temporarily trim their squad of 23 players to 20 with three of the domestic uncapped players, including local boy Milind Kumar, being sent home as there is no immediate requirement of their services.
Jayant Yadav`s five-wicket haul helped Haryana take the crucial first innings lead before Vidharbha fought back to leave their Ranji Trophy Group B match evenly poised after the third and penultimate day here today.
Leg-spinner Amit Mishra celebrated his return to Indian ODI squad with a brilliant double century as he added an astonishing 392 runs for a record eighth wicket partnership with Jayant Yadav to guide Haryana to 587 for nine against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter.
Jayant Yadav (66) hit a belligerent half-century as Haryana put on a much improved show by setting up a 148-run target and then taking three Odisha wickets on the third day of their Ranji Trophy match, here on Monday.