Rishi Dhawan took 7 wickets to lead Himachal's fightback    Getty Images (Representational Image)
Rishi Dhawan took 7 wickets to lead Himachal’s fightback Getty Images (Representational Image)

The Day Three of the Round 4 of the Ranji Trophy match between Hyderabad and Himachal Pradesh ended as Himachal Pradesh made a comeback and were 232 for six wickets taking their overall lead to 142 runs with four wickets remaining here today. Himachal were bowled out for 36 in their first innings but managed to limit Hyderabad to 126 all out with seamer Rishi Dhawan returning impressive figures of 7 for 50 at the Barsapara Stadium. At stumps on the third and penultimate, Himachal Pradesh’s Robin Bist was unbeaten on 50, while Mayank Dagar was batting on 4. FULL Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 1, Round 4

Earlier, Himachal Pradesh and Hyderabad clashed against each other in round 4 of the Ranji Trophy 2016-17. Both teams are playing against each other at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Himachal Pradesh is skippered by Rishi Dhawan while Hyderabad is captained by Subramanian Badrinath. Hyderabad won the toss and elected to field first got off to a great start. Ankush Bains was out off the second ball as Ravi Kiran bowled him. P S Chopra was out soon in the first ball of the first ball of fourth delivery.

Chopra was got his stumps rattled by an in swinging delivery by Milnd. N R Gangta is in the middle along with P K Dogra with Himachal Pradesh at the score of 8 at the loss of 2 wickets after the match was called off due to rain. Himachal still have the likes of P Jaswal, Rishi Dhawan and Robin Bist sitting in their ranks. Hyderabad will depend on Mohammed Siraj, BC Thomas and M Hassan. Hassan has been the stand out bowler for Hyderababd with 12 wickets in 4 games. Himachal Pradesh are placed third in the their Group C. Himachal has 8 points in their kitty with 3 matches, winning one and drawing one. Hyderabad one place below them on fifth place with 7 points to their name. Hyderabad have one win, one loss and one draw to their name.