Ranji Trophy: Assam on top against Tripura

PTI| Updated: Nov 23, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

Tripura: Assam seemed on course to record a big win over Tripura as they amassed a mammoth 521 for five before declaring their first innings on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match here on Saturday.

After Dheeraj Jadhav`s 194 and Tarjinder Singh 99 on the second day, Niraj Patel (66) and Gokul Sharma (70 not out) helped Assam pile up the huge total.

In response, Tripura were 159 for three after Samrat Singha (57 batting) and K B Pawan (51) struck important half centuries.

For Assam, Arup Das picked up two wickets in his 18 overs.

Brief Scores:
Assam: 521/5 declared.
Tripura: 136 and 159/3 in 69 overs (Samrat Singha (57 batting, K B Pawan 51, Arup Das 2/57).