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Karnataka Secures First Innings Lead; J&Okay in Command vs Pondicherry

Karnataka Secures First Innings Lead; J&Okay in Command vs Pondicherry

Karnataka secured the primary innings lead in opposition to Railways regardless of a ton by Arindam Ghosh (105) and Mohammad Saif’s knock of 84 on the third day of the Ranji Trophy Elite Group C match right here on Saturday.

Resuming on the in a single day rating of 213 for 3, Ghosh and Saif added 81 extra runs and saved the Railways heading in the right direction earlier than leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal broke the 96-run fourth wicket partnership by dismissing the previous.

Ghosh’s batting was sluggish when in comparison with Friday however he hit two sixes on the trot to succeed in his ton. Gopal trapped Ghosh leg-before wicket to finish a stand that was threatening to take the battle to the Karnataka group.

Left-handed batter Saif continued to bat effectively and ensured that there have been no additional losses until lunch as Railways moved to 303 for 4. Vidhyadhar Patil struck after the lunch interval, getting Upendra Yadav (12). Skipper Karn Sharma was caught behind off Patil to depart the group at 329 for six.

Saif struck 4 consecutive boundaries earlier than being stumped by keeper S Sharath to present Okay Gowtham his fourth wicket.

Railways’ batting faltered they usually appeared set to concede an enormous lead earlier than Yuvraj Singh hit 48. His exit at 419 to Ronit More (3/67) noticed the group slide to 426 all out, handing a 55-run result in Karnataka.

India Test batter Mayank Agarwal began confidently within the second innings and has hit 5 fours and a six in his unbeaten 39. Devdutt Padikkal (4) fell early however R Samarth (20 batting) ensured that there have been no additional hiccups as Karnataka ended the day at 63 for 1, an total lead of 118 runs with a day to go.

In the opposite match of the day, Abdul Samad blitzed a 68-ball century (103, 78 balls, 19 fours, 2 sixes) to assist Jammu & Kashmir take a 83-run lead.

Pondicherry faltered within the second innings and the group was tottering at 113 for 9 at stumps on the third day as veteran off-spinner Parvez Rasool picked up 5 wickets.

Pondicherry is forward solely by 30 runs with one wicket standing and a defeat appears imminent on the ultimate day.

Brief scores:

Karnataka 481 & 63 for one in 17 overs (Mayank Agarwal 39 batting) vs Railways 426 in 128.3 overs (Mrunal Devdhar 56, Vivek Singh 59, Arindam Ghosh 105 (197b, 12×4, 3×6), Mohammad Saif 84 (148b, 11×4, 1×6), Yuvraj Singh 48, Okay Gowtham 4 for 127, Ronit More three for 67, Vidyadhar Patil two for 77).

Pondicherry 343 & 113 for 9 in 44 overs (Sagar Trivedi 26 batting, Parvez Rasool 5 for 29) vs Jammu and Kashmir 426 in 114.1 overs (Qamran Iqbal 96 (220b,13×4, 2×6), Jatin Wadhawan 69, Shubham Singh Pundir 51, Abdul Samad 103 (78b, 19×4, 2×6), Parvez Rasool 31, Abid Mushtaq 40, Sagar Trivedi 5 for 74, Sagar Udeshi three for 115).

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