Ranji Elite : Baroda Vs Bengal, Day 3 - ...

Ranji Elite : Baroda Vs Bengal, Day 3 - Bengal smell victory on the final day

Tags: Anustup Prabir Majumdar, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Gagandeep Singh, Baroda, Bengal, Ranji Trophy 2011-12

Published on: Dec 24, 2011

Bengal are smelling a victory on the final day's play in their Ranji Elite match at the Moti Bagh Stadium in Vadodara. After taking a lead of 106 runs, Bengal have Baroda reeling at 103 for 5 in 34 overs.

Bengal are smelling a victory on the final day's play in their Ranji Elite match at the MotiBagh Stadium in Vadodara. After taking a lead of 106 runs, Bengal have Baroda reeling at 103 for 5 in 34 overs. Fast bowler AshokDinda who took 5 wickets in the first innings has come good again taking three out of the five wickets to fall for Baroda on Day 3. One down batsman RakeshSolanki with an unbeaten 55 (from 93 balls with 8 fours) is holding the key for Baroda to save this match.
Earlier in the day, Bengal resuming Day 3 at 264 for 4 finished their innings at 390. Overnight batsmen AnustupMajumdar with 111 (from 238 balls with 16 fours) and India discard LaxmiRatanShukla with 99 (from 153 balls with 11 fours) helped Bengal take a sizeable first innings lead. For the hosts, left-arm medium pacer Gagandeep Singh claimed career-best figures of 6 for 94.

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