Ranji Trophy: J&K v/s Haryana;Day 2;Match poised evenly, J&K trails by 9 runs

For J&K Ram Dayal took five wicket haul while as Muhammad Mudasir took four. Parvez Rasool chipped in with one wicket.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 18 2017 11:45PM | Updated Date: Nov 18 2017 11:45PM
Ranji Trophy: J&K v/s Haryana;Day 2;Match poised evenly, J&K trails by 9 runsRepresentational Pic

The match between hosts Haryana and J&K is well poised as visitors ended their second day’s play on 175 for the loss of seven wickets in response to Haryana’s first inning total of 184 runs at Chaudhry Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Lahli on Saturday.

In the match were bowlers have dominated so far, J&K are still trailing Haryana in first inning by nine runs with only three wickets in hand. Earlier after the start of second days play, Haryana were able to push their score from 119 to 184 all out. The last three wickets of Haryana inning added 96 runs to the total as they had been reduced to 88 for 7 on day one.

For J&K Ram Dayal took five wicket haul while as Muhammad Mudasir took four. Parvez Rasool chipped in with one wicket.

In reply, J&K got off to bright start with inform opener Ahmad Omar Banday scoring fluent 67 runs. 

J&K at one time were going steady 101 run up for the loss of only two wickets. However after that wickets kept falling at regular intervals. J&K lost  five quick wickets allowing Haryana to make a comeback.

At the stumps  Ram Dayal with six and Amir Aziz who is yet to open his account were on the crease.

Earlier Ahmad Banday scored 62 runs off 81 balls that included 11 boundaries. Punit Bisht was next best scorer with 35 run knock. Parvez Rasool got run out after scoring 24 off 26 balls while as Owais Shah got out after scoring 28. For Haryana, HV Patel, AH Hooda and AK Chahal took two wickets each.

The match is well posed with both teams having chance of registering an outright win. The draw unless weather plays spoilsport looks unlikely outcome. If J&K last three batsmen like Haryana are able to give J&K lead of 50 runs that could prove crucial.

 

BRIEF SCORE

First Inning

Haryana: 184/10 (Mishra 41, Rana 35, Dayal 5-wkts, Mudhasir 4-wkts)

J&K: 175/7 ( Banday 67, Bisht 35, Hooda 2-wkts) trail by 9 runs (GKNN)