Bengal snatched a thrilling one-wicket win towards Tamil Nadu to earn six issues in a Ranji Trophy Staff ‘B’ fit on the M A Chidambaram stadium Saturday. Bengal moved to 12 issues and 2d spot within the issues desk with its first win of the season. Requiring 216 for victory, the guests scraped house in a worrying end as Tamil Nadu spinner Rahil S Shah got here up with every other five-wicket haul to stay the staff within the hunt.
Praditpa Pramanik used to be the hero for Bengal with a knock of 25 (97 balls, 1X6) as he batted with decision underneath drive to steer the staff house. Tamil Nadu fixed drive at the Bengal batsmen with Shah being the dangerman however they got here via appearing abilities to play on a dressed in wicket.
The house aspect started the day on the lookout for wickets and earned early luck when the Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary, the important thing guy within the chase, fell leg-before-wicket to T Natarajan for 25. It used to be someone’s sport as Bengal wanted over 100 runs to protected a win.
Sudip Chaterjee (40) introduced his revel in to the fore and scored essential runs because the staff inched ahead. Tamil Nadu fought again by means of taking a grab of wickets as Shah got rid of Anustup Majumdar, Writtick Bijoy Chatterjee, and Shreevats Goswami to go away Bengal tottering at 150 for 7.
Sudip Chatterjee and Pramanik added 55 runs somewhat over 25 overs, maintaining the attack-minded TN bowlers at bay, to deliver Bengal nearer. Chatterjee used to be stumped by means of N Jagadeesan with Bengal 9 runs in need of the objective to provide extra drama.
Ashoke Dinda (1) used to be run out by means of Shah with two runs to get. Alternatively, Pramanik and No.11 batsman Ishan Porel scampered via a leg-bye to seal a memorable victory, the primary of the season for Bengal.
Bengal opener Abhishek Kumar Raman used to be named the person of the fit for his knocks of 98 and 53 on a difficult wicket for batsmen.
Temporary ratings: Tamil Nadu 263 all out and 141 all out misplaced to Bengal 189 all out and 216 for nine in 82.five overs (Abhishek Kumar Raman 53, Sudip Chatterjee 40, Pradipta Pramanik 25 no longer out, Rahil Shah five for 68).