Himachal Pradesh have defeated hosts Gujarat by 6 wickets on the third day’s play at Surat. It was an action packed game on the third day with 16 wickets going down but the visitors prevailing in a chase of 141. Himachal resumed this morning at 174 for 8 and finished at 182 to concede 52-run lead.
Gujarat failed to capitalize on the handy lead and collapsed to 87 all out with medium pacer Mohinderajj Sharma capturing five wickets and Skipper Ashok Thakur taking three. Himachal reached the target of 141 in 37 overs with Mukesh Sharma on an unbeaten 52.