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Bengal have the upper hand against Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy

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Wriddhiman Saha

Kolkata, January 14 (IANS)

Bengal were in a slightly advantageous position as they got rid of the Jammu and Kashmir top order on the second day of their Ranji Trophy match at the Eden Gardens here on Wednesday.

Responding to Bengal's first innings score of 387, Jammu and Kashmir were 183/5 when stumps were drawn.

Resuming at the overnight score of 312/7, the hosts were all out in the pre-lunch session. Century-maker Wriddhiman Saha was finally bowled by Parvez Rasool for 166.

For Jammu and Kashmir, Ian Dev Singh made good use of the willow to score 72.

In another match in Pune, Chirag Khurana and Shrikant Mundhe scored 82 and 60, respectively, to give Maharastra a lead of 4 runs against Rajasthan in the first innings.

Replying to Rajasthan's 270, Maharastra were reduced to 124/6 at one point, owing to superb bowling from Pankaj Singh and Deepak Chahar who bagged 3 wickets each.

Khurana and Mundhe then stood together to build a 130-run partnership for the seventh wicket, before Mundhe fell prey to Chahar. Khurana, however, was still batting on 82.

Brief scores:

At Nagpur: Vidarbha vs Saurashtra, Vidarbha 1st innings 583 for nine declared (Ganesh Satish 167, Faiz Fazal 107; Kamlesh Makvana 4/122) Saurashtra 1st innings 20 for two (Shrikant Wagh 2/7).


At Ongole: Andhra vs Tripura, Tripura 1st innings 151 all out, Andhra 1st innings 267 for six (Mohammed Kaif 109, Ricky Bhui 87; Manisankar Murasingh 4/54) Tripura 2nd innings 13 for three.

At Kolkata: Bengal vs Jammu and Kashmir, Bengal 1st innings 387 all out (Wriddhiman Saha 166, Laxmi Ratan Shukla 72; Parvez Rasool 3/70, Ram Dayal 4/115) Jammu and Kashmir 1st innings 183 for five (Ian Dev Singh 72; Amitava Banerjee 2/51).

At Delhi: Delhi vs Odisha, Delhi 1st innings 353 all out (Unmukt Chand 117, Mithun Manhas 84; Basant Mohanty 5/76) Odisha 1st innings 25 for one.

At Ahmedabad: Gujarat vs Punjab, Gujarat 1st innings 513 for 8 declared (Rujul Bhatt 128, Priyank Krit Panchal 85; Vinay Choudhary 3/149).

At Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh vs Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh 1st innings 195 for one (Ankush Bains 110 not out, Ankit Kalsi 69 not out) 2nd day no play.

At Hyderabad: Assam vs Hyderabad, Assam 1st innings 393 all out (Dheeraj Jadhav 74, Sibsankar Roy 72; A.I. Harrsha 2/60) Hyderabad 1st innings 35 for no loss.

At Indore: Madhya Pradesh vs Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh 303 all out (Aditya Shrivastava 91, Naman Ojha 54; Abhimanyu Mithun 4/66) Karnataka 1st innings 214 for three (Manish Pandey 92).

At Pune: Maharastra vs Rajasthan, Rajasthan 1st innings 270 all out (Puneet Yadav 127, Samad Fallah 4/49) Maharastra 1st innings 274 for nine (Chirag Khurana 82, Shrikant Mundhe 60; Pankaj Singh 3/40).

At Delhi: Baroda vs Railways, Baroda 298 all out (Kedar Devdhar 80, Arnab Nandi 3/68, Anureet Singh 3/58).

At Delhi: Goa vs Services, Goa 1st innings 304 all out (Sagun Kamat 84, Saurabh Bandekar 84; Suraj Yadav 4/92) Services 1st innings 28 for two.

At Chennai: Tamil Nadu vs Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh 182 all out, Tamil Nadu 1st innings 360 for seven ( Abhinav Mukund 140, Baba Indrajith 77; Ali Murtaza 4/117).

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