India discard Yuvraj Singh's 59 was the only saving grace for Punjab as a six-wicket haul by off-spinner Jayant Yadav helped Haryana bundle them out for a mere 273 in their first innings on the first day of a Ranji Trophy Group A match here on Sunday.
The Delhi Daredevils have decided to temporarily trim their squad of 23 players to 20 with three of the domestic uncapped players, including local boy Milind Kumar, being sent home as there is no immediate requirement of their services.
Jayant Yadav`s five-wicket haul helped Haryana take the crucial first innings lead before Vidharbha fought back to leave their Ranji Trophy Group B match evenly poised after the third and penultimate day here today.
Leg-spinner Amit Mishra celebrated his return to Indian ODI squad with a brilliant double century as he added an astonishing 392 runs for a record eighth wicket partnership with Jayant Yadav to guide Haryana to 587 for nine against Karnataka in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter.
Jayant Yadav (66) hit a belligerent half-century as Haryana put on a much improved show by setting up a 148-run target and then taking three Odisha wickets on the third day of their Ranji Trophy match, here on Monday.