Tiwari slams cracking ton as Jarkhand gains first innings lead

Cricket players during match at Jammu on Wednesday.
Cricket players during match at Jammu on Wednesday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
Jammu, Jan 9: Saurabh Tiwari scored a magnificent century (134) as Jarkhand gained a vital first innings lead against Jammu and Kashmir in the Ranji Trophy Group C match at GGM Science college hostel ground here today. Earlier after resuming the innings from overnight score of 9/0, Jarkhand scored a good total of 319/9 to gain a vital lead 168 runs before declaring their innings. Apart from Tiwari, Kumar Deborat scored valuable 74 runs. From Jammu and Kashmir, skipper Parveez Rasool took 4 important wickets while Rasikh salam bagged 3 wickets. Govind and Shubam Khujuria took one wicket each.
J&K, in their second essay were 24/0 with Qamran Iqbal at unbeaten 11 and Shubam Khujuria on 9 at the crease at stumps on day 3 today.
J&K in their first innings had scored 151 runs with Ovais Shah scoring spelend 76 runs.


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