The final day’s play at DSA Stadium, Jorhat was washed without being a ball being bowled with Mizoram at a healthy 244/2, adrift of the target by just 166 runs.
The final day’s play at DSA Stadium, Jorhat was washed without being a ball being bowled with Mizoram at a healthy 244/2, adrift of the target by just 166 runs.

The final day’s play at DSA Stadium, Jorhat was washed without being a ball being bowled with Mizoram at a healthy 244/2, adrift of the target by just 166 runs. However, by virtue of the wash out, Arunachal, who had scored 220 in their first innings before bowling out Mizoram for 142, walked away with three points owing to the first innings lead.

Starting day 3 at 251/5 and with a lead of 329 runs, Arunachal went on to add further 80 runs to the lead for the loss of five wickets. Overnight batsman and half centurion – skipper Kamsha Yangfo – was the first to depart, early on day three for 58, but Obi ensured that he took the team close to the 300 run-mark with a 172-ball 80-run knock. No.11 batsman Subhash run-a-ball 24 took Arunachal’s total to 331, thus setting Mizoram a steep target of 410 runs. Ranji Trophy 2018-19, Plate, Round 2, Day 3: Uttarakhand beat Manipur by eight wickets

However, Mizoram, who were bundled out for 142 in the first innings got off to a speedy start with Akhil Rajput and Hruaizela adding 52 runs for the first wicket. Hruaizela added just eight runs to the total before falling to Doria.

Rajput them found company in Taruwar Kohli, formerly of Punjab, and duo added 157 runs for the second wicket before Rajut was scalped by Kshitiz Sharma for 124. At close of play on Day 3, Kohli was unbeaten on 85 with skipper Mikal on 11 not out.

Brief Scores: Arunachal Pradesh 220 & 331 vs Mizoram 244/2 (Akhil Rajput 124, Taruwar Kohli 85; Doria 1/48) – match drawn