Himachal Pradesh hammered Tripura by an innings and six runs on day four of the Ranji Trophy Group C match on Monday.
Tripura, who had a big task of saving the game after resuming the day at 88 for three, were bowled out for 270 in their second innings. They had made 285 in their first innings and Himachal Pradesh replied with 561 for five.
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It was an exciting win for the hosts in the end as the visitors fell short of seven runs to make Himachal bat again.
It was a collective bowling effort from the Himachal bowlers with Rishi Dhawan taking two wickets and Ankush Bedi and Akash Vasisht picking up three each.
Tripura: 285 & 270 in 84.5 overs (Udiyan Bose 60, Nirupam Sen Chowdhary 66 not out; Ankush Bedi 3/50, Akash Vasisht 3/63).
Himachal Pradesh: 561 for five decl in 130 overs.
Jadeja gets a fifty, Saurashtra beat Services
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was among the three half-centurions as Saurashtra chased down a steep 302-run target to register a four-wicket win over Services in their Ranji Trophy group C cricket match on Monday.
Overnight 311/6, Services declared at that score this morning, setting Saurashtra a stiff target.
However, the visiting team put up a superb combined show to clinch a victory with four wickets to spare.
The foundation for the triumph was laid by opener Mohsin Dodia (65) and skipper Sagar Jogiyani (27), who shared a second wicket stand of 71 runs.
Services: 254 and 311/6 declared
Saurashtra: 264 and 302/6 in 80.3 overs (Mohsin Dodia (65), Ravindra Jadeja (55), Arpit Vasavada, Muzzaffaruddin Khalid 4/147).
Goa earn three points as match against Jharkhand ends in draw
Shadab Jakati (5/72) took a five-wicket haul to bundle out Jharkhand for 209 and give Goa a 93-run first innings lead and three points in a Group C Ranji Trophy cricket natch that ended in a draw here today.
In reply to Goa’s first essay total of 302, Jharkhand on Monday resumed at 154 for four but failed to surpass the visiting team’s score.
Jharkhand lost their last six wickets for just 50 runs with left-arm spinner Jakati and offspinner Amit Yadav (3/59) wreaking havoc.
Goa then declared their second innings at 102 for five and set Jharkhand a target of 196 late on the final day.
Jharkhand: 209 (Sumit Kumar 51; Shadab Jakati 5/72, Amit Yadav (3/59) & 105 for six (SP Gautam 41; Amit Yadav 3/47)
Goa: 302 & 102 for five dec (Darshan Misal 39).