Agartala: Dheeraj Jadhav`s epic 194-run knock put Assam in command against Tripura as the visitors reached 420 for four on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match here on Friday.
Resuming at overnight 85/1 in response to Tripura`s 136 all out, Assam amassed the huge total riding on Jadhav`s 301-ball knock and Tarjinder Singh`s 99.
At stumps, Niraj Patel (44) and Gokul Sharma (20) were holding fort for Assam.
For Tripura, Manisankar Murasingh and Rana Dutta picked up two wickets apiece in what was largely a frustrating day for the home side.
Tripura 1st Innings: 136 all out
Assam 1st innings: 420/4 in 122 overs (Dheeraj Jadhav 194, Tarjinder Singh 99, Rana Dutta 2/86).