Ranji Trophy 2016: Mohit Sharma grabs five as Haryana beat Chattisgarh by 161 runs

Mohit Sharma grabs his second successive five-wicket haul with Haryana winning by 161 runs against Chattisgarh.

By: PTI | Guwahati | Published:October 23, 2016 8:26 pm
Mohit Sharma, Mohit, Haryana vs Chattisgarh , Chattisgarh vs Haryana, Chattisgarh vs Haryana Ranji Trophy, Ranji Trophy 2016, Sports news, Sports Mohit Sharma after his 5/26 against Hyderabad grabbed 5 for 27 against Chattisgarh. (Source: File)

Mohit Sharma sent a timely reminder to the national selectors with his second successive five-wicket haul with Haryana beating Chattisgarh by 161 runs in a Ranji Trophy encounter, here today.

The match ended in the first session of the fourth day as Chattisgarh starting the day at 50 for six chasing a target of 279 were all out for 117 in 44 overs with Abhimanyu Chauhan top-scoring with 46.

Mohit after his 5/26 against Hyderabad grabbed 5 for 27 against Chattisgarh. Looking in good rhythm, the Haryana seamer should be back in contention as far as the limited overs matches are concerned.

He took a couple of wickets including that of Chauhan to complete his seventh five-for in first-class cricket.

Brief Scores: Haryana 178 and 289.

Chattisgarh 189 and 117 (Abhimanyu Chauhan 46, Mohit Sharma 5/27). Haryana won by 161 runs.

Points: Haryana 6; Chattisgarh 0.