Maharashtra dismiss Himachal for 228

PTI| Updated: Dec 22, 2013, 23:02 PM IST

Pune: Maharashtra produced a disciplined bowling effort to bundle out visitors Himachal Pradesh for 228 on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match, here Sunday.

Maharashtra reached 35 for no loss at stumps with Harshad Khadiwale (17 batting) and Rohit Motwani (13 batting) in the middle.

Samad Fallah (3/48), Shrikant Mundhe (2/44) and Chirag Khurana (2/3) shared seven wickets between them to skittle out Himachal Pradesh in 76.2 overs.

Brief Scores: Himachal Pradesh 228 all out in 76.2 overs (Prashant Chopra 47, Paras Dogra 40; Samad Fallah 3/48)

Maharashtra: 35 for 0 in 7 overs (Harshad Khadiwale 17 batting, Rohit Motwani 13 batting).