Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live cricket blog and updates of the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2015-16 match between Hyderabad and Tripura, Day Four. The match is being played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. At the end of the third day, Hyderabad still looked favourites to gain points and were in commanding position going into stumps. Hyderabad bowlers Ravi Kiran and Chama Milind destroyed Tripura’s batting as they in the first innings were bowled out for 237. Hyderabad had enforced follow on with Tripura placed at 20/0 on stumps at Day 3 with Virag Awate and Arindam Das still on crease. Complete coverage of Ranji Trophy 2015-16

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 294/5 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 88| Batting: Parvinder Singh 104(183), Sen Choudhury 15(31): Parvinder Singh cracks a hundred. Match is drawn. Parvinder was unbeaten on 104 at close of play on fourth day. He slammed 14 fours and a six in his knock. Tripura were trailing by 17 runs at stumps on day four. Hyderabad gets six points for taking first innings lead while Hyderabad has to settle for one.

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 274/5 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 83.5| Batting: Parvinder Singh 91(174), Sen Choudhury 8(14): Mura Singh is unfortunate to get out just one run short of his fifty. Tripura’s skipper Kaushal Acharjee came next but did not trouble the scorers much and perished soon after for four runs. Parvinder Singh is batting on 91 with the help of 11 boundaries and a six. Sen Choudhury is the new batsman at the crease. Tripura is still trailing by 37 runs. They will be happy that they shall most probably avert an innings defeat. Their batting has been decent in this match but their bowling let them down in the first innings. OUT! Mura Singh c Sumanth Kolla b Himalay Agarwal 49(54), OUT! Kaushal Acharjee c Sumanth Kolla b Himalay Agarwal 4(6)

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 196/3 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 67| Batting: Parvinder Singh 69(122), Mura Singh 12(26): Udiyan Bose gets out after a well played 39. Good thing for Tripura is that Parvinder Singh is still in the middle; batting on 69 he has hit three sixes and seven boundaries. The third wicket partnership between Parvinder and Udiyan was worth 90 runs. Mura Singh is the new batsman at the centre. Tripura needs 115 runs to finish off the trail. OUT! Udiyan Bose c Mehdi Hasan b B Sandeep 39(71)

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 151/2 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 52| Batting: Udiyan Bose 34(55), Parvinder Singh 45(74): Both Udiyan Bose and Parvinder Singh are dealing in singles and doubles at the moment with an occasional boundary. Parvinder is approaching his fifty. In his 45-run knock he has struck seven fours so far. Tripura now trails by 160 runs.

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 135/2 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 46| Batting: Udiyan Bose 28(37), Parvinder Singh 35(56): Udiyan Bose and Parvinder Singh have steadied the ship after the loss of two early wickets. Udiyan Bose is batting pretty quickly with the help of three shots over the ropes and a boundary. Parvinder Singh on the other end is batting on 35 with the help of five shots to the fence. Tripura now trails by 176 runs.

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 108/2 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 40.3| Batting: Udiyan Bose 20(24), Parvinder Singh 16(37):  Tripura’s openers— Virag Awate and Arindam Das are back in the pavilion. They were both trapped leg-before by Vishal Sharma and Mehdi Hasan respectively. Virag made 34 with the help of five boundaries while Arindam scored 37 with the help of four shots to the fence and one for the maximum. Udiyan Bose and Parvinder Singh are at the crease currently batting on 20 and 16 respectively. Their partnership is now worth 34 runs. OUT! Virag Awate lbw Vishal Sharma 34(91), OUT! Arindam Das lbw Mehdi Hasan 37(92)

Live cricket scores Tripura 237 & 65/0 (f/o) | Hyderabad 548/5 decl.|  Overs 24| Batting: Virag Awate 30(70), Arindam Das 34(74): Tripura have not lost any wicket since the start of day’s play today. They are trailing by 246 runs as of now. Virag Awate and Arindam Das are batting in their 30s. Virag has struck five while Arindam has hit four shots to the fence so far. Tripura will have to strive hard to avert an innings defeat. Ravi Kiran and CV Milind are bowling at the moment. Hyderabad fans will be hoping that they soon give them their first breakthrough.

Arindam Das held together Tripura’s innings, as they kept losing wickets every known and then. Arindam made a  patient 73 before he was dismissed by Milind with Tripura at a score of 158 for 7. Manisankar Murasingh’s resilient  51 took Tripura past 200, before they were bundled out for 237. Udiyan Bose was playing well unfortunately got run-out for 40 which squashed any hoped of a Tripura fight back. Manisankar was well supported by Rana Dutta who played 44 making a gritty 19 runs in the process. Kiran and Milind picked up three wickets apiece. In the second innnings Tripura will look to put a better batting effort and avoid being defeated by an innings .

Tripura 237 all out and 25 for 0 (f/o) trail Hyderabad 548 for 5  by 286 runs.

Teams:

Hyderabad: Hanuma Vihari (c), Ravi Kiran, Chama Milind, Mehdi Hasan, Akshath Reddy, Tanmay Agarwal, B Sandeep, Himalay Agarwal, Sumanth Kolla (wk), B Anirudh, Vishal Sharma

Tripura: Rana Datta, Kaushal Acharjee (c), MB Mura Singh, NN Sen Choudhury (wk), Parvinder Singh, Saurabh Das, TS Saha, Udiyan Bose, Arindam Das, SC Das, Virag Awate