New Delhi: Out-of-favour India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh slammed an unbeaten 179 and opener Manan Vohra remained not out on 201, as Punjab made a strong reply to post 452 for two in their Group A Ranji Trophy match against Baroda here today.
Baroda were all out for 529 in their first innings at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
Vohra scored his runs off 355 balls with the help of 17 boundaries and two sixes.
Skipper Yuvraj faced 253 balls and found the fence 23 times during his knock.
The Yuvraj-Vohra duo shared an unbroken partnership of 314 runs for the third wicket to help Punjab close in on Baroda's huge total.
The left-right combo scored runs at almost fours runs per over after joining forces at 138 for two in the innings' 41st over.
Punjab were overnight 121/1 with Vohra and Uday Kaul batting on 67 and 33 respectively.
At the close of play on the third and final day, Punjab trailed Baroda by 77 runs with eight wickets remaining in the 1st innings.
On the final day tomorrow, Punjab would look to take the first innings lead and collect three points from the game.