Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj, Manan hit centuries as Punjab earn three points against Gujarat

Riding on India discard Yuvraj Singh and Manan Vohra's centuries, Punjab took first innings lead and earned three points from the drawn encounter against Gujarat in their Ranji Trophy match.

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj, Manan hit centuries as Punjab earn three points against Gujarat

Chandigarh: Riding on India discard Yuvraj Singh and Manan Vohra's centuries, Punjab took a solid first innings lead and earned three points from the drawn encounter against Gujarat in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here on Sunday.

In reply to Gujarat's first innings total of 467, Punjab scored 608 all out with skipper Yuvraj being the top scorer with 187 runs off 233 balls, including 14 boundaries and seven sixes.

Despite spinner Rujul Bhatt finishing with impressive figures of eight for 151, Gujarat failed to stop the hosts from taking the upper hand.

Resuming on 434 for five, overnight batsman Yuvraj, starting the day on 85, added 102 more runs to his personal score, while his unbeaten partner Siddarth Kaul also chipped in with crucial 43.

Yesterday, Vohra had scored 104 off 229 deliveries.

Gujarat, in their second innings, reached 135 for four before the stumps were drawn on the fourth and final day with Bhargav Merai (56) scoring a half-century.

Brief scores:

Gujarat: 467 & 135 for four (Bhargav Merai 56).

Punjab: 608 (Manan Vohra 104, Yuvraj Singh 187; Rujul Bhatt 8/151).

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