Kolkata: Bengal beat Services by 70 runs in their Vijay Hazare Trophy engagement at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. In reply to Bengal’s mammoth 315 for six, Services were skittled out for 245 with two deliveries to spare.
Kaif Ahmed top-scored with 75 for Bengal, while captain Anustup Majumdar contributed a well-made 58. Bengal bowlers shared the spoils with Ishan Porel, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep and Shahbaz Ahmed claiming two wickets apiece.
Brief scores: Bengal: 315/6 in 50 Overs (Kaif Ahmed 75, Anustup Majumder 58; Varun Choudhary 2/54 ) beat Services 245 in 49.4 overs (Rajat Paliwal 90, Pulkit Narang 53; Ishan Porel 2/31) by 70 runs