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Ranji: K'taka, Ben dominate on Day 3

Press Trust Of India
Nov 27, 2010 at 12:00am IST

Bangalore: Twin centuries from Manish Pandey and CM Gautam helped Karnataka pile on a huge 503 all out against a weakened Orissa attack in their first innings on the penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Super League Group B match here on Friday.

In reply, Orissa were 92 for one in their second essay, still trailing the hosts by 220 runs with a day's play left at the M Chinnaswamy stadium. Opener Natraj Behera (50 not out) and Niranjan Behera (37) were at the crease when stumps were drawn for the day. Orissa had made 191 runs in their first innings.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka, Bengal dominate on Day 3

Manish Pandey and CM Gautam helped Karnataka score 503 against Orissa while Bengal bowled out Gujarat for 273.

Brief scores: Orissa - 191 and 92 for one (Natraj Behera 50 not out, Adithya Sagar 1/14)

Karnataka: 1st innings: 503 all out (Manish Pandey 171, CM Gautam 158, Alok Chandra Sahoo 4/110, Basanth Mohanty 3/84).

Bengal vs Gujarat

Laxmi Shukla and Sourav Sarkar shared five wickets between them as Bengal bowled out Gujarat for 273 in the first innings, before reaching 99 for two at stumps on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Super League Group A match here on Friday.

Brief Scores: Gujarat - 1st innings: 273 all out in 98 overs (PR Parmar 59; Laxmi Shukla 3/40)

Bengal 1st innings: 99 for two in 46 overs (Arindam Das 38; SK Trivedi 1/15).

Delhi vs Saurashtra

Delhi Spinner Vikas Mishra took four wickets after Saurashtra openers put on a tremendous partnership as the rain-hit Ranji Trophy Super League match is heading for a draw.

Hosts Saurashtra were 231 for six at stumps on day three after Delhi skipper won the toss and opted to field at Khandheri Cricket Stadium.

Brief Scores: Saurashtra 231 for 6 in 75 overs.

(Chirag Pathak 58, Bhushan Chauhan 58, Jaydev Shah bating 43; Vikas Mishra 4/33).

Tamil Nadu vs Railways

Railways were 40 without loss at close in reply to Tamil Nadu's first innings total of 335 for 4 declared on the penultimate day of their rain-hit Ranji Trophy Super League Group A match here on Friday.

With monsoon rain and the weather playing spoilsport, play could commence at 1.40 pm and only 53 overs were bowled when umpires stopped play due to bad light.

Brief Scores: Tamil Nadu (first innings): 335 for 4 decl (Abhinav Mukund 131, S badrinath 149, J P Yadav 2 for 65)

Railways (first innings): 40 without loss in 17 overs (Faiz Fazal batting 20 and V Cheluvaraj batting 17).

Mumbai vs Assam

An interesting battle for the first innings lead is on cards as hosts Mumbai trail visitors Assam by 201 runs with seven wickets in hand on the penultimate day of the Group-A Ranji Trophy Elite division match here on Friday.

Resuming at their overnight score of 81 for three, Assam were bowled out for 298. In reply, Mumbai scored 91 runs for the loss of three wickets in the remaining 31 overs with Sahil Kukreja (38) and Abhishek Nayar (18) at the crease when stumps were drawn for the day.

Brief scores: Assam Ist innings 298 all out in 102.1 overs (Dheeraj Jadhav 79, Tarjinder Singh 74; Ramesh Powar 3-92).

Mumbai 91 for three in 31 overs (Sahil Kukreja 38 not out; D Goswami 2-28, R Mali 1-22).

Left-arm slow bowler Bhargav Bhatt shone with the ball as Baroda produced a solid bowling display to bowl out Punjab for 243 in their first innings and enforce a follow on, on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Super League Group B match here on Friday.

Bhargav added three more wickets to his overnight scalp in the first innings, before taking two more later in the day to leave Punjab tottering at 79 for four in their second innings at stumps.

Punjab vs Baroda

Left-arm slow bowler Bhargav Bhatt shone with the ball as Baroda produced a solid bowling display to bowl out Punjab for 243 in their first innings and enforce a follow on, on the third day of their Ranji Trophy Super League Group B match here on Friday.

Bhargav added three more wickets to his overnight scalp in the first innings, before taking two more later in the day to leave Punjab tottering at 79 for four in their second innings at stumps.

Brief Scores: Baroda 1st innings: 416 Punjab 1st innings: 243 all out in 77.2 overs (S Kanwar 130; BA Bhatt 4/59)

Punjab 2nd innings: 79/4 in 27 overs (Kanwar 42; B Bhatt 2/18).

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