Pune: Sudip Chatterjee struck a sublime 147 to steer Bengal to 528/8 on day two of their Ranji Trophy match against Maharashtra here on Monday.
Chatterjee, who resumed the innings from an overnight 51, went on to play for 311 balls with his solid knock comprising 19 fours.
The three half centurions of the day were Pankaj Shaw (57), Shreevats Goswami (51), Aamir Gani (59).
Spinner Chirag Khurana was the most successful bowler for Maharasthra, taking four wickets for 141 in 41 overs.
Brief scores: Bengal 528/8 in 180 overs (Sudip Chatterjee 147; Samad Fallah 2/102, Chirag Khurana 4/141).