Maharashtra take first-innings lead

Last Updated: Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 23:56

Pune: An unbeaten century from Sangram Dilp Atitkar helped Maharashtra take the first-innings lead against Harayana in their Group B Ranji Trophy match here today.

Sangram remained unbeaten on 118 along captain Rohit Motwani (11) as Maharashtra ended Day 2 on 302 for the loss of three wickets. Sangram faced 188 balls and his knock was laced with 14 boundaries and a six.

Earlier, Harshad Khadiwale (43) and Virag Awate (38) laid a strong foundation with an opening-stand of 77 runs.

Test discard Amit Mishra dismissed both the openers in quick time.

Sangram was then joined by young Ankit Bawne (83) as they stiched together a 177-run partnership for the third wicket, taking their team past Haryana`s score of 257.

Ankit`s half century was studded with 12 fours and a six before he was dismissed by pacer Mohit Sharma.

Maharashtra are 45 runs ahead of Haryana`s first-innings total with seven wickets left.

Brief scores:

Haryana: 257 all out

Maharashtra: 302 for three in 90 overs (Sangram Dilp Atitkar 118 not out, Ankit Bawne 83; Amit Mishra 2/41).


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First Published: Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 23:56

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