Rajasthan trail Delhi by 161 runs (Representative Photo) Getty Images

Dec 23, 2014

Unmukt Chand hit his fifth first-class century (146 runs) and half-centuries from Mithun Manhas (53) and Sumit Narwal (59) helped Delhi seize the initiative against Rajasthan on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy encounter at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Tuesday.

Delhi declared their innings at 380 for six, building up a first-innings lead of 239 before reducing Rajasthan to 78 for two, needing 161 more to avoid a final-day innings defeat. Rajasthan had won the toss and decided to bat first.

Brief Scores:

Rajasthan 141 (Rajesh Bishnoi 57; Parvinder Awana 4/15) and 78 for 2 (Siddharth Saraf 42*) vs Delhi: 380 for six declared (Unmukt Chand 146, Virender Sehwag 64; Aniket Choudhury 3/81) not out)