Jharkhand ensure three points

Last Updated: Dec 13, 2010, 19:37 PM IST

Kalyani: Jharkhand rode on a century by opener V B Singh (118) and an unbeaten 80 by Ajatshatru Singh to take the first innings lead against Bengal on the third day of the four-day Cooch Behar Trophy elite group B league match at the Kalyani Stadium here on Monday.

Replying to Bengal`s first innings total of 386, Jharkhand resumed with overnight score of 76 for one and added 311 runs to end the day at 387 for five, thus giving the visitors one run lead to ensure three points.

Brief Scores:

Bengal 386 vs Jharkhand 387/5; 134 overs (V B Singh 118, A Singh 80 batting; Ravi Kant Singh 2/95).

PTI