Both Goa and Tripura can win the match from this position    Getty Images
Both Goa and Tripura can win the match from this position Getty Images

The Day Three of Round 4 match of Ranji Trophy 2016-17 between Tripura and Goa put both the teams in the equal position to win the match. Played at the KIIT Cricket Stadium, Bhubaneshwar, both teams have chances to get to a position from where they can win and secure points in the tournament. Earlier, batting first, Tripura had put up 283 and chasing the runs, Goa gathered 269. With a lead of 14 runs, Tripura started their second innings batting and now have 226 runs on the board with the loss of 7 wickets at stumps of Day Three. FULL Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 1, Round 4

Goa resumed batting with 220 runs on the board with the loss of 8 wickets on Day Three. Shadab Jakati did a very good job, playing a crucial knock of 47 runs and took the total to 269 all out. For Tripura, Gurinder Singh was the most successful bowler in the innings with 4 wickets. Manisankar Murasingh, BB Roy and Rana Datta all bagged 2 wickets each. Chasing the target, Tripura failed to build up any big partnership, losing wickets in regular interval. Rajat Dey remained the highest scorer for his side and is unbeaten at 56 with Gurinder Singh who is batting at 41. These two batsmen will resume batting for Tripura on Day Four to take the score to a bigger one. Shadab Jakati was exceptional with the ball, taking 5 wickets.

Brief Scores:

Tripura 226 for 7 (Rajat Dey 56*, Gurinder Singh 41*; Shadab Jakati 5 for 42, RR Singh 2 for 67) and 283 lead by 240 against Goa 269 (Swapnil Asnodkar 57, Snehal Kauthankar 43, Shadab Jakai 47; Gurinder Singh 4 for 46, Rana Datta 2 for 35).