Delhi take 67-run lead against Vidarbha in Ranji Trophy

Chennai, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi scored 250/8, taking their lead to 67 runs against Vidarbha at the end of the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match at the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering Ground here on Wednesday.

Manan Sharma (82) and Vikas Tokas (28) were at the crease when umpires dislodged the bails for the day.
Resuming the day at 12/1, Delhi started off on a bad note by losing over-night batsman Pradeep Sanghwan and Unmukt Chand in back-to-back overs.
Middle order batsmen — Rishabh Pant (29), Nitish Rana (27), Miland Kumar (37) and Sharma — then stabilised the innings to get their team out of trouble.
For Vidarbha, Rajneesh Gurbani scalped four wickets while Lalit Yadav took three wickets.
In Patiala, Saurashtra scored 297/6, taking their lead to 97 runs against Karnataka at the end of the second day at the Dhruve Pandove Stadium.
Prerak Mankad (100) and Kamlesh Makvana (30) were at the crease when umpires called off the day’s play.
Resuming the day at 19/2, Snell Patel scored a crucial 87 runs after the team’s middle order failed to contribute.
Sheldon Jackson and Arpit Vasavada contributed with 19 and 13, respectively.
For Karnataka, pacer Vinay Kumar took four wickets while Abrar Kazi scalped two wickets.
In Vizianagaram, Assam were bowled out for 126, trailing by 190 runs against Jharkhand on the second day of the Group B Ranji Trophy match at the Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex.
Pallavkumar Das (30) and Arun Karthik (27)were the top scorers for Assam.
For Jharkhand, Rahul Shukla scalped four wickets while Ajay Yadav, Ashish Kumar and Shahbaz Nadeem took two wickets each.
In Wayanad, Odisha thrashed Maharashtra by an innings and 118 runs on the second day of the Ranji Trophy match at the Krishnagiri Stadium.
Resuming the day at 311/9, Odisha were bowled out for 319 with Biplab Samantray and Deepak Behera scoring 89 and 58 runs respectively.
In reply, Maharashtra were bowled out for a paltry 98 in the first innings and while following on they were again bowled out for 107.
In the second innings, Samantray took four wickets while Suryakant Pradhan scalped three wickets.
In Nagpur, Bengal scored 198/3, taking their lead to 68 runs against Mumbai on the second day of the Ranji Trophy match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground.
Sudip Chatterjee (67) and Manoj Tiwary (85) were at the crease when umpires called off the day’s play.
For Mumbai Dhawal Kulkarni was the lone wicket taker for Mumbai. He took two wickets for 43 runs.
–IANS
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