Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy 2015-16, Group B match between Railways and Andhra at the Karnail Singh Stadium in Delhi. With the current situation of both the teams, they too are placed at the lower bottom of the table, i.e. the floor. Railways who are currently placed at the bottom of the table in the ninth spot six points from seven games, while Andhra are just a place above, inh the eighth spot with 10 points from six games. Both the teams are aiming for a win in this game and to move out of the bottom half of the table, especially Railways, who would desperately want to move out of the bottom floor, while Andhra would be in a desperate attempt to register their opening win of the season. Ranji Trophy 2015-16, complete coverage

Live cricket scores Railways 182 & 194/8 | Andhra 114 | | Overs 64 | Batting: Ashish Yadav 55(80), SS Mishra 11(25): Arnab Arun Nandi is caught by Siva Kumar on the bowling of Bodavarapu Sudhakar. This was Sudhakar’s fourth wicket. Ashish Yadav has completed his half century. In his innings he struck four shots to the fence and two shots for the maximum. Umpire has declared end of second day’s play. Railways are leading by 262 runs. OUT! Arnab Arun Nandi c Siva Kumar b Bodavarapu Sudhakar 5(24)

Live cricket scores Railways 182 & 156/7 | Andhra 114 | | Overs 52 | Batting: Ashish Yadav 32(49), Arnab Arun Nandi 3(8): Railways are losing wickets like cycles falling in a cycle stand. Andhra bowler Bodavarapu Sudhakar has picked three wickets while Chikkam Kishore has taken one. At the moment Ashish Yadav is batting along with the new batsman Arnab Arun Nandi. Ashish is batting on 32 with the help of a four and two sixes. Railways are now leading by 224 runs, which is good considering that the pitch is not very good for batting. Let’s see if they can stretch their lead to 300 or not. OUT! Saurabh lbw Chikkam Kishore 38(73), OUT! Cheluvaraj lbw Bodavarapu Sudhakar 18(63), OUT! Arindam Ghosh lbw Bodavarapu Sudhakar 23(44), OUT! V Singh c MUB Sriram b Chikkam Kishore 7(17), OUT! Mahesh Rawat c MUB Sriram b Bodavarapu Sudhakar 6(12), OUT! Karn Sharma b DB Prashanth Kumar 18(39)

Live cricket scores Railways 182 & 12/1 | Andhra 114 | | Overs 8 | Batting: Saurabh 2(28), Cheluvaraj 5(13): Railways have started batting in their second innings on the second day and have lost a wicket in the first eight overs itself. ARB Singh failed to judge a ball bowled by Siva Kumar and got bowled. Railways are now leading by 80 runs. Saurabh and Cheluvaraj are taking their time to get their eye in. This has been a low scoring encounter so far. OUT! ARB Singh b Siva Kumar 5(7)

Live cricket scores Andhra 114 | Railways 182 | Overs 50 | Batting: Chikkam Kishore 0(2): In a dramatic batting collapse on the second day, Andhra lost six wickets for just 52 runs. Karn Sharma bowled beautifully and Andhra batsmen had no answer to his spin. With them getting bowled out for 114, they concede a 68 runs first innings lead. Karn Sharma was the pick of Railways’ bowlers, he took five wickets. Anureet Singh also chipped in with three wickets. Railways have come back stronger in this match after being scuttled for a paltry 182 in the first innings. OUT! Prashanth Kumar c Arnab Arun Nandi b Karn Sharma 49(100), OUT! Ashwin Hebbar c Saurabh b Karn Sharma 14(32),  OUT! MUB Sriram c Karn Sharma b Anureet Singh 12(32), OUT! Siva Kumar lbw Karn Sharma 0(5), OUT! Siva Kumar lbw Karn Sharma 0(5), OUT! Ayyappa Bandaru c Anureet Singh b Karn Sharma 9(18)

Teams:

Railways: Saurabh, Mahesh Rawat (c, wk), Arindam Ghosh, Anureet Singh, Karn Sharma, Ashish Yadav, Arnab Arun Nandi, V Singh, ARB Singh, Cheluvaraj, SS Mishra.

Andhra: Ashwin Hebbar, Ayyappa Bandaru, Bodavarapu Sudhakar, Siva Kumar, DB Prashanth Kumar, KS Bharat (wk), Mohammad Kaif (c), MUB Sriram, AG Pradeep, Sreekanth Ramesh Koripalli, Chikkam S Kishore.