Ranji Trophy: Fallah's fifer restricts Delhi to 193

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Samad Fallah took a fifer as Delhi fell three runs short of Maharashtra's first innings total of 196 on day two of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Roshanara Club Ground here Sunday.

Delhi, resuming at 60 for three, were bowled out for 193 in 77 overs. Vaibhav Rawal top-scored for the home team with 65 while Mithun Manhas chipped in with 28.

Besides an impressive effort from left-arm medium pacer Fallah, Nikti Dhumal struck thrice for Maharashtra. The visitors were three for no loss in their second innings.

In Mysore, Karnataka took firm grip on their Group B game against Vidharbha as the hosts decalred at 619 for eight in their first innings with CM. Gautham (257) top scoring. The visitors replied with 48 for no loss at close of play.

Overnight 308 for two, Gautham, who was batting on 129, carried on in the company of K.L. Rahul (157) before their third wicket partnership that had realised 272 runs, ended.

However, Vidarbha's leather hunt continued as Manish Pandey (53) and Stuart Binny (85) joined the run feast along with Gautham before Karnataka declared their innings at the tea interval.

Brief scores:

Group A:

At Kolkata: Hyderabad 115 all out in 37.1 overs and 172/7 in 57 overs (Akshath Reddy 49, Ashish Reddy 42; Shami Ahmed 4-68) vs Bengal 116 all out in 55.5 overs (Arindam Das 73; Anwar Ahmed 5-44, Ashish Reddy 5-51).

At Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh 323 all out in 110.2 overs (Jalaj Saxena 84, Devendra Bundela 108, Harpreet Singh 30; Sandeep Sharma 5-92, Baltej Singh 2-59) vs Punjab 148 all out in 41.3 overs (Yuvraj Singh 39, Mandeep Singh 33; Anand Rajan 4-29, Ishwar Pandey 3-63) and 11/0 in 11 overs.

At Bhubaneswar: Railways 405 all out in 145.2 overs (Amit Paunikar 31, Shivakant Shukla 109, P M Madkaikar 86; Aniket Choudhary 3-82, Sumit Mathur 3-55) vs Rajasthan 56/3 in 32 overs (Vineet Saxena 20; Anureet Singh 2-18).

At Rajkot: Mumbai 606/5 decl in 162 overs (Wasim Jaffer 79, Aditya Tare 222, Rohit Sharma 166; Kamlesh Makvana 2-129) vs Saurashtra 42/2 in 15 overs (Jaydev Shah batting 28; Ajit Agarkar 1-19).

Group B:

At Delhi: Maharashtra 196 all out in 55.2 overs and 3/0 in 4 overs vs Delhi 193 all out in 77 overs (Vaibhav Rawal 65; Samad Fallah 5-67, Nikit Dhumal 3-32).

At Vadodara: Baroda 208 all out in 91.3 overs (Ambati Rayudu 54, Murtuja Vahora 47; Jagannathan Kaushik 2-49, Sunil Sam 3-73, Yo Mahesh 5-26) vs Tamil Nadu 166/6 in 82 overs (Baba Aparajith 62, Ramaswamy Prasanna batting 60; Murtuja Vahora 3-23).

At Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh 227 all out in 73 overs vs Haryana 271/8 in 99 overs (Rahul Dewan 93, Joginder Sharma 65; Ankit Rajpoot 4-66, Imtiaz Ahmed 3-86).

Group C:

At Porvorim: Himachal Pradesh 338 all out in 126 overs (Amit Kumar 86, Mukesh Sharma 73; Gauresh Gawas 4-109, Shadab Jakati 3-78) vs Goa 118/1 in 52 overs (Swapnil Asnodkar batting 64, Amog Desai batting 31).

At Dhanbad: Jharkhand 257 all out in 106.4 overs (Saurabh Tiwary 119, Shahbaz Nadeem 51; Syed Sahabuddin 4-39, P Vijaykumar 4-55) vs Andhra 132/4 in 45 overs (Amol Muzumdar batting 41, AG Pradeep batting 38; Sunny Gupta 2-45).

At Palam: Jammu and Kashmir 85 all out in 29.5 overs and 136/6 in 55 overs (Ian dev Singh 52; Suraj Yadav 4-39, Nishan Singh 2-30) vs Services 221 all out in 80.2 overs (Rajat Paliwal 120, Sarabjit Singh 40; Ram Dayal 5-71, Adil Rishi 2-5).

At Agartala: Kerala 400 all out in 131.4 overs (Abhishek Hegde 36, V A Jagadeesh 30, Robert Fernandez 25, Rohan Prem 170, Pallam Anfal 34; Timir Chanda 4-77, Manisankar Murasingh 3-79) vs Tripura 55/4 in 31 overs (Subhrajit Roy batting 23; Unnikrishnan Manukrishnan 4-20).

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