New Delhi: Skipper Sagun Kamat (81), Darshan Misal (65 not out) and Saurabh Bandekar (55 not out) scored a half-century each to guide Goa to 253 for five on the opening day of a Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match, here today.
Kamat scored his runs off 117 balls during which he struck 14 fours and one six at the Palam A Ground.
At stumps, Misal and Bandekar were unconquered at the crease and had already stitched 97 runs for the sixth wicket.
Misal so far faced 138 balls and hit eight boundaries during his unbeaten knock, while Bandekar was more attacking as he scored his runs off 94 deliveries and struck eight fours and one six in the process.
For Services, Roshan Raj picked up two wickets giving away 59 runs, while Suraj Yadav (1/66) and Deepak Punia (1/61) were the other wicket-takers.
Goa 1st innings: 253 for five in 81 overs (Sagun Kamat 84, Darshan Misal 65 not out, Saurabh Bandekar 55 not out; Roshan Raj 2/59).