Ranji Trophy: HP's Paras Dogra tears apart Services attack

Dogra forged a 203-run stand with Nikhil Gangta.

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 07, 2015, 18:13 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: HP's Paras Dogra tears apart Services attack

Dharamsala: Paras Dogra scored an unbeaten 174 to take Himachal Pradesh to 352 for four on day one of their Ranji Trophy match against Services here.

Dogra forged a 203-run stand with Nikhil Gangta (93* off 146), leading a remarkable recovery for the hosts who were 90 for three at one stage.

Both Dogra and Gangta scored at a brisk pace, something that was evident with a strike rate of 84.05 and 63.69 respectively.

Dogra especially took the opposition to the cleaners, smashing 14 fours and seven sixes in his blistering innings.

Gangta was not far behind with nine fours and a three sixes.

Brief scores: 352/4 in 90 overs (Paras Dogra 174 batting, Nikhil Gangta 93 batting; Diwesh Pathani 3/66).