Lahli: Eighteen wickets fell on day two of the Ranji Trophy match between Haryana and Maharashtra here on Monday as hosts eked out a 31-run lead by bowling out the visitors for 105.
While only 17.5 overs could be bowled on day one, the following day saw plenty of action.
Haryana, starting the day at 41 for two, were all out for 136 in 52.4 overs. Sachin Rana (41) was the innings' highest-scorer while star for Maharashtra was left-arm pacer Samad Fallah (5/36).
Batting on Lahli wicket is usually challenging and Maharashtra too experienced it when they came out to bat. Haryana medium pacers Joginder Sharma (3/27) and Ashish Hooda (5/27) wreaked havoc on opposition batsmen as Maharashtra innings ended in 39.1 overs.
Harshad Khadiwale (16), Chirag Khurana (16), Rahul Tripathi (16) and Shrikant Mundhe (27) were the ones who got into double figures.
Haryana 136 (Sachin Rana 41; Samad Fallah 5/36; Anupam Sanklecha 3/31) Maharashtra 105 (Shrikant Mundhe 27; Ashish Hooda 5/27, Joginder Sharma 3/27).