Skipper Paras Dogra scored a double century © Getty Images
Paras Dogra scored an unbeaten double century taking Himachal Pradesh 535 © Getty Images

Agartala: Paras Dogra smashed an unbeaten 204 while skipper Bipul Sharma struck an unconquered 119 to help Himachal Pradesh pile up a massive 535 for five declared in their first innings on the second day of a Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match,on Friday.

Coming on to bat at the overnight score of 106, Dogra found an able partner in his captain Sharma. The duo shared quickfire 218 runs off 165 just balls for the unconquered sixth wicket after Rishi Dhawan (65) added just one runs to his last night’s score.

Dogra’s runs came off 282 balls with the help of 19 boundaries and four huge hits over the fence, while Sharma faced 136 deliveries during his century knock and hit 13 fours and three sixes in the process.

Manisankar Murasingh (2/118) picked up two wickets for the home team. In reply, Tripura were 143 for two in 42 overs in their first innings. Opener Bishal Ghosh was batting on 81, while giving him company was Rakesh Solanki on 42. Rishi Dhawan (2/40) picked up both the wickets for Himachal.

Brief scores:

Himachal Pradesh 535 for 5 decl in 136 overs (Paras Dogra 204*, Bipul Sharma 119*; Manisankar Murasingh 2 for 118) vs Tripura 143 for 2 in 42 overs (Bishal Ghosh 81*, Rakesh Solanki 42*; Rishi Dhawan 2 for 40).