Kerala beats Goa as Sanju scores double century
Bengaluru: Kerala star Sanju Samson, who scored a double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, helped Kerala beat Goa by 104 runs.
Goa which took on Kerala with a 378 runs victory target could manage to garner 153 runs for 3 wickets in 31 overs when rain interrupted the match. As the play could not continue, Kerala were declared the winners as per rain rules.
Goa’s Kaushik (59*) and Thunish Sowkar (56) scored half century. With the victory, Kerala bagged 4 points.
Kerala which won the toss and entered into bat witnessed a stellar performance by Sanju Samson and he along with Sachin Baby created a record partnership. Sanju scored an unbeaten 212 runs and Kerala’s final score was 377 for 3 wickets in 50 overs. Sanju’s double century is just the second one in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after Veer Kaushal of Uttarakhand last year.