Ranji Trophy: Krishna Das fiver helps Assam take lead over Rajasthan

Pacer Krishna Das cleaned up the Rajasthan lower order batting to complete his five-wicket haul as Assam shot out the visiting team for 186 and then take a 26-run lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match here on Friday.

PTI| Updated: Oct 09, 2015, 21:14 PM IST
Ranji Trophy: Krishna Das fiver helps Assam take lead over Rajasthan

Guwahati: Pacer Krishna Das cleaned up the Rajasthan lower order batting to complete his five-wicket haul as Assam shot out the visiting team for 186 and then take a 26-run lead on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket match here on Friday.

Rajasthan began the day on 147 for 5 and Das took four of the remaining five wickets as the visitors added only 39 runs to their overnight score. The visitors were dismissed for 186 in 83.4 overs.

Assam lost Rishav Das for a duck in reply but were steadied by a second-wicket stand of 83 between Pallavkumar Das and Gokul Sharma.

Ajay Singh dismissed both set batsmen in the 31st and 33rd over though, and Assam were wobbling at 88 for 3.

Arun Karthik followed his century in the previous game with an unbeaten 60 and steadied the innings. His partnership with Tarjinder Singh for the fifth wicket was worth 74 at stumps and had helped Assam to a lead of 26 with six wickets in hand.

Brief Scores:

Rajasthan 1st Innings: 186 all out in 83.4 overs (Vineet Saxena 42, Dishant Yagnik 36 not out; Krishna Das 5/32)

Assam 1st Innings: Gokul Sharma 46, Arun Karthik 60 batting; K Ajay Singh 3/43).