Vineet Saxena (87) and Chetan Bist (51) saved the day for Rajasthan by striking fighting unbeaten half-centuries as the visitors ended the day one at 191 for five against Odisha in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match, here today.
Fine bowling by skipper Pankaj Singh (4/57) and Aniket Choudhary (4/52) helped Rajasthan thrash Punjab by nine wickets in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Sawai Man Singh stadium here on Thursday.
Railways shot out Rajasthan for 178 in their first innings but themselves collapsed to 150 even though it was enough to set a challenging target of 256 for the hosts on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match here on Saturday.
A resolute unbeaten century by opener Vineet Saxena was the high point for defending champions Rajasthan who finished their Ranji Trophy league engagements with a tame draw against Hyderabad in a Group `A` match here today.
Railways wrested the initiative in the final session to leave Rajasthan struggling at 56 for three in reply to their first innings score of 405 on the second day of the four-day Ranji Trophy Group A match here today.
An intriguing third day is on the cards as hosts Haryana need another 170 runs to win with eight wickets in hand against defending champions Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy semi-final, being played at Bansi Lal Stadium.