Put into bat by Jharkhand after losing the toss, Himachal rode on Bains' hundred and Ankit Kalsi's 148-run partnership © Getty Images (Representational Image)
Put into bat by Jharkhand after losing the toss, Himachal rode on Bains’ hundred and Ankit Kalsi’s 148-run partnership © Getty Images (Representational Image)

Dharamsala: Jan 13, 2015

Opener Ankush Bains struck an unbeaten 110 as Himachal Pradesh reached a steady 195 for one in their first innings on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match against Jharkhand here today.

Put into bat by Jharkhand after losing the toss, Himachal rode on Bains’ hundred and Ankit Kalsi’s 148-run partnership on a low-scoring day.

Prashant Chopra was the only wicket to fall today, bagged by medium-pacer Rituraj Singh, who gave away 40 runs in his 17 overs.

Brief Scores:

Himachal Pradesh 195 for 1 in 70 overs (Ankush Bains 110, Rituraj Singh 1 for 40).