Dhanbad: Dec 31, 2013
Jharkhand, in reply, were struggling at 210 for nine after getting off to a decent start.
The hosts lost the last seven wickets for just 29 runs to give Punjab complete control of the match at the end of day two at the Railway stadium here.
Jharkhand were 173 for two when opener Rameez Nemat (81) was run out by Yuvraj Singh.
Spinners Rajwinder (4 for 66) and Gurkeerat (4 for 36) wreaked havoc as Jharkhand batsmen failed to negotiate the two.
The duo produced a fine spell of spin bowling in the closing overs of the day t leave Jharkhand reeling at 202 for nine. Ishank Jaggi (51) and Rameez, who hit 11 boundaries, put on a 91-run stand for the second wicket, while Saurabh Tiwary made 30.
Earlier, Siddarth Kaul (50) scored a half-century to guide his side over the 500-run mark after starting the day on 380 for four.For Jharkhand, spinner Shahbaz Nadeem picked four scalps while Samar Quadri and Varun Aaron finished with three and two wickets respectively.
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