Ranji Trophy 2013-14: Assam on course to record big win over Tripura

Tripura trail by 231 runs in Ranji Trophy Group C match © Getty Images

Tripura: Nov 23, 2013

Assam seemed on course to record a big win over Tripura as they amassed a mammoth 521 for five before declaring their first innings on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group C match at Tripura on Saturday.

After Dheeraj Jadhav‘s 194 and Tarjinder Singh 99 on the second day, Niraj Patel (66) and Gokul Sharma (70 not out) helped Assam pile up the huge total.

In response, Tripura were 159 for three after Samrat Singha (57*) and KB Pawan (51) struck important half centuries.

For Assam, Arup Das picked up two wickets in his 18 overs.

Brief scores:

Tripura 136 & 159 for 3 (Samrat Singha 57*, KB Pawan 51; Arup Das 2 for 57) trail Assam 526 for 5 (Dheeraj Jadhav 194, Tarjinder Singh 99, Gokul Sharma 70*; Rana Dutta 2 for 91, Manisankar Murasingh 2 for 107) by 231 runs.