GUJ vs JHA: Gujarat won 4 of their 6 matches while losing 2, to finish second in a tight group B. The competition was so fierce that Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, both, had the same number of points as Gujarat but missed out on a second-place finish because of Net Run Rate. Even Jharkhand pipped Delhi to a top place finish in Group A on the basis of Net Run Rate. Both the teams had 20 points each after winning 5 and losing 1 game out of their 6.
And then there were 10! The tournament which started with 37 teams has only 10 left at this stage which is called as ‘Super League’. The two top teams from each group have made it to the out of the 5 groups. Gujarat finished second in group B, while Jharkhand topped group A to find themselves where they are. The two teams will now come face to face to get a head start in the 10 horse race.
Gujarat vs Jharkhand squads
Gujarat – Priyank Panchal, Piyush Chawla, Chirag Gandhi, Hiten Mehra, Roosh Kalaria, Manish Sharma, Axar Patel, Hemang Patel, Hardik Patel, Karan Patel, Parthiv Patel(c), Tejas Patel, Urvil Patel, Dhruv Patel, Piyush Tanwar, Dhruv Raval
Jharkhand – Ishan Kishan(c), Varun Aaron, Anand Singh, Kumar Deobrat, Ishank Jaggi, Monu Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Nazim Siddiqui, Anukul Roy, Rahul Shukla, Saurabh Tiwary, Utkarsh Singh, Vikash Singh, Virat Singh, Ajay Yadav