Himachal fights back with Dogra's century



Himachal fights back with Dogra`s centuryNadaun: Continuing with his scorching form, Paras Dogra hit an unbeaten 109 as Himachal Pradesh fought back by reaching 224 for five against Andhra Pradesh in their Ranji Trophy Group C match, here today.

Himachal Pradesh are still trailing by 148 runs with five wickets after bowling out Andhra for 372 in their first innings.

Andhra had began the day at 331 for seven and Vamsi Krishna`s unbeaten 21 at number 10 helped the visitors reach that total.

Himachal then overcame a poor start through Dogra`s fighting century.

His 109 came of 215 balls, with the help of 13 boundaries, including a six.

Brief Scores:

Andhra Pradesh 1st innings: 372 all out in 99 overs. (B Sumanth 102, A Mujumdar 101; V S MAlik 5/74).

Himachal Pradesh: 224 for 5 in 77 overs. (P Dogra 109 batting; P Vijaukumar 3/59).

PTI