The Jammu and Kashmir vs Services match has been a high-scorer    Getty Images
The Jammu and Kashmir vs Services match has been a high-scorer Getty Images (File photo)

Jammu and Kashmir batsmen pulled off a brilliant job to inch closer to the massive target put up by Services. Jammu and Kashmir looked comfortable as they put up 379 for the loss of 6 wickets on Day Three at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur chasing 477 put up by Services earlier. It was a sole effort from Rahul Singh Gahlaut who played a superb knock of 182 runs while Shubham Khajuria and Ian Chauhan joined hands to get Jammu and Kashmir to a good position as the team ended Day Four at the Jaipur ground. FULL Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 1, Round 4

Jammu and Kashmir had made a solid start as they were 96 for 1 at stumps of Day Two. Khajuria and Chauhan put up a partnership of 230 runs which was the biggest contribution towards the team score. Khajuria got out for 111 while Chauhan scored 120. Bandeep Singh and Parvez Rasool also contributed with good runs as the team ended their day with 379 runs on board with the loss of 6 wickets.

For Services, Vikas Yadav and Raj Bahadur Pal were the highest wicket-takers with a couple of wickets each while Sachidanand Pandey got one wicket.

Brief scores:

Services 477 (Rahul Singh Gahlaut 182, Shamsher Yadav 72; Parvez Rasool 5 for 117) lead by 98 runs against Jammu and Kashmir 379 for 6 (Shubham Khajuria 111, Ian Chauhan 120; Vikas Yadav 2 for 118, Raj Bahadur Pal 2 for 70)