Tripura facing defeat against Jharkhand

Updated: Nov 02, 2010, 23:18 PM IST

Agartala: The host Tripura is virtually heading for defeat with the visiting Jharkhand on the second day of Ranji Trophy Plate-A match played at the Maharaja Bir Bikram Stadium here on Tuesday.

As Tripura completed its first innings in just 73 as against Jharkhand which scored 335, the host team’s captain Rajib Datta had no option other than choosing to follow on.

Medium pacer, Varun Aron took 5 wickets in the first innings and one in the second innings as yet.

Earlier, the visiting team won the toss and elected to bat.

Brief scores: Jharkhand Ist innings - 335 all out.

Tripura Ist innings - 73 all out and 2nd innings - 50 for four wickets.

PTI