November 10, 2015 8:09:30 pm
Himachal Pradesh and Services shared a point after their Ranji Trophy Group C game ended in a draw with the visitors ending day four at 448/8 in response to the hosts’ first innings total of 531.
Overnight centurions Rajat Paliwal (107) and Yashpal Singh (115) did not last long after resuming the Services’ innings at 344/3.
Himachal could have pressed harder for the first innings lead had it not been for a shortened day four when 47.1 overs were bowled.
Brief scores: Himachal Pradesh 531 all out. Services 448/8 in 170 overs (Rajat Paliwal 106, Yashpal Singh 115; Akshay Chauhan 3/140, Sreshth Nirmohi 3/62).
Saurashtra secure 3 points against Goa
The Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match between Saurashtra and Goa ended in a draw, with the home team securing three points for taking the first-innings lead on Tuesday.
Goa scored 239 in the first innings and then saw Saurashtra managing to take a crucial lead of 19 runs at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.
The visitors declared their second innings at 299 for seven in 89 overs. In reply, Saurashtra were 223 for five in 76.1 overs when the stumps were drawn on the fourth and final day.
Opener Avi Barot top-scored for the hosts with 93 off 155 balls, while Amit Yadav was the most successful Goa bowler with figures of 3/52).
J&K top order responds to SOS call, eke out draw
Ian Dev Singh (126) struck a fighting century, his ninth in first class, and Mithun Manhas (50 not out) scored his second fifty in a row to help Jammu and Kashmir salvage a draw against Jharkhand in their Ranji Trophy Group C match, on Tuesday.
At the top, Shubham Khajuria also scored a valiant 77, helping the side’s cause, following on.
J&K batsmen batted with lot of resolve to get at least one point from the contest after conceding a huge first innings lead. They ended their second innings at 265 for four, losing only two wickets in the final day.
Jharkhand 1st innings: 551/8 declared
Jammu and Kashmir 309 and 265 for 4 in 81.2 overs.
Tripura manage draw against Kerala
Tripura managed to sneak away with a point after holding on for a draw against Kerala on the fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy group C cricket match on Tuesday.
Overnight 224/7, Tripura were bowled out for 236 this morning. In reply, Kerala declared their second innings at 117/4 to set the visitors a target of 229.
At close of the match, Tripura were 53 for no loss and managed a point out of the match, while Kerala took away three points owing to their first innings lead.
Kerala: 347 and 117/4d
Tripura: 236 and 53/0 in 17 overs (Udiyan Bose 32 not out)
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