Opener Ankush Bains struck an unbeaten 110 as Himachal Pradesh reached a steady 195 for one in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match against Jharkhand here on Tuesday.
Seam bowler Pankaj Singh returned with a five-wicket haul to lead a disciplined bowling attack as Rajasthan dismissed Madhya Pradesh for a mere 115 in their first innings before themselves reaching 115 for three on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match here today.
Rituraj Singh took a four-wicket haul to help Rajasthan take a slender 35-run lead over Hyderabad after bundling them out for 349 on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A tie here on Monday.
Madhya Pradesh rode on opener Naman Ojha`s unbeaten century as the visitors finished at 200 for one in their second innings and take an overall lead of 77 runs against Rajasthan at the end of third day`s play in their Ranji Trophy Group A match, here on Monday.
Deadly bowling by seamer Rituraj Singh (6/75) helped defending champions Rajasthan beat Orissa by an innings and 56 runs in an Elite group A match here on Friday to almost seal a berth in the knock-out stage of the Ranji Trophy.