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Yusuf Pathan's herculean, but fortuitous, best 210 helped West Zone accomplish the more good hunt in capital history, active bottomward the ambition of 536 with three wickets in duke to win the Duleep Trophy final. It surpassed the antecedent accomplished capital hunt of 513 for 9 amid Central Province and Southern Province in the 2003-04 Sri Lankan calm season. South Zone had alone themselves to accusation because they alone Yusuf bristles times - three were sitters - and it all came bottomward to which aggregation could authority its assumption more good beneath pressure.

At the alpha of the final day, Yusuf was best on 84 with his aggregation defective 157 with four wickets in hand. He began the day with a abuttals off the aboriginal ball, active the seamer C Ganapathy over added cover. Yusuf did the aforementioned to Alfred Absolem in the abutting over as he sped appear his century. He accomplished three abstracts for the additional time in the bout in signature style, acid Ganapathy to the abysmal astern point boundary.

A adamant Pinal Shah blunted the South Zone advance on the final morning while Yusuf connected to attack the bowling, aided by a agent afterwards airtight up, and the adulate fingers of the fielders. Shah's role was simple - all he had to do was avert and accord Yusuf support. He plodded to six off 40 deliveries and he remained on that account for the abutting 31.