[caption id="attachment_544057" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-544057" alt="Parvez Rasool PTI" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Parveez-Rasool-Jammu-and-Kashmir-ranji-trophy-331.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Parvez Rasool struck a 72-ball 68 PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Jammu &amp; Kashmir started their Day Three on 39 for 0 and ended their with a 129 runs lead at stumps against their match with Himachal Pradesh. Both teams are playing at the JSCA International Stadium in Ranchi in the Round 5 match of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ranji-trophy-2016-17" target="_blank">Ranji Trophy 2016-17</a>. Jammu &amp; Kashmir batsmen made merry as many as three of the top four batsmen got to their half-century. Opener Shubham Khajuria and Ian Dev Singh struck a marathon partnership for the second wicket. The pair added 155 runs before Khajuria was snatched by Bipul Sharma for 86 runs. <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/live-cricket-score-ranji-trophy-2016-17-day-3-round-5-543804" target="_blank"><strong>Full Cricket Updates Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 3, Round 5</strong></a> <p></p> <p></p>Ian Dev continued his stay in the middle with Parvez Rasool, who played a quick fire innings. Both players added 31 runs before Ian Dev become Bipul's second wicket. Ian Dev missed out a well deserved 100, departing on 99 off 172 balls. Rasool who played a captain's knock was well supported by Puneet Bisht. Both Rasool and Bisht made 68 run stand for the fourth wicket. Rasool notched up his half-century and soon gave his wicket away for 68. <strong></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Bisht was then joined by Mithun Manhas, who looked solid and eager to score runs. Both Bisht (33*) and Manhas (18*) had added 33 crucial runs to hand their team a 129-runs lead going into stumps at 337 for 4 on Day Three. For Himachal, Bipul was the pick of the bowlers picking 2 for 88, while Rishi Dhawan and Akshay Chauhan had one wicket apiece. <p></p> <p></p>Himachal, who were 58 for 2 on Day 2, were bowled out for 370. Aamir Aziz and Rasool shared seven wickets between them to bundle out the opposition. It was Paras Dogra and Rishi Dhawan s centuries that kept Himachal in command for most part of the day two. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Brief Scores:</strong> <p></p><strong>Jammu &amp; Kashmir 162</strong> (Shubham Khajuria 48, Parvez Rasool 26; Mayank Dagar 4 for 33) &amp; <strong>337 for 4</strong> (Shubham Khajuria 86, Ian Dev Singh 99; Bipul Sharma 2 for 88) lead<strong> Himachal Pradesh 370</strong> (AR Kalsi 54, Paras Dogra 89, Rishi Dhawan 79; Pervez Rasool 3 for 69, Aamir Aziz 4 for 56) by 129 runs.