Rishi Dhawan picked a five-wicket haul © Getty Images ( Representational Photo)
Rishi Dhawan picked a five-wicket haul © Getty Images ( Representational Photo)

Dharamsala: Jan 16, 2015

Pacer Rishi Dhawan took a five-wicket haul as Himachal Pradesh bundled out Jharkhand for 232 to earn a 72-run first innings lead and three points from the tie that ended in a tame draw on the fourth and final day of their Group C Ranji Trophy 2014-15 match on Friday.

Resuming on 94 for one, Jharkhand failed to overhaul the home side’s first innings total of 304.Despite Rameez Nemat (77) and Ishank Jaggi (56) scoring half-centuries each and Saurabh Tiwary putting on 49, Jharkhand fell short.Dhawan was the pick of the bowlers with figures of five for 90, Vikramjeet Malik (3/53) claimed three wickets.In second innings, HP reached 91 for six before the match ended in a draw.

Brief scores:

Himachal Pradesh 304 (ankush baines 129; Ashsih Kumar 4 for 55) & 91 for 6 (Rishi Dhawan 19*; Ajay Yadav 3 for 18) drew with Jharkhand 232 (Rameez Nemat 77, Ishank Jaggi 56, Saurabh Tiwary 49; Rishi Dhawan 5 for 90, Vikramjeet Malik 3 for 53).