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Haryana, who were in command by the end of Day Three, were unable to bundle their opposition Jammu & Kashmir on Day Four. Asked to follow-on Jammu and Kashmir batsmen Shubham Khajuria and Pranav Gupta ensured that their side did not suffer an embarrassing loss. Jammu & Kashmir were involved in their Round 6, Group C tie in the Ranji Trophy 2016-17 at Cuttack. Jammu and Kashmir were out for 262 runs in their first innings showcased a better show with the bat the second time around, as Khajuria and Pranav added 165 runs for the second wicket to deny Haryana any inroads. FULL Cricket Updates: Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 4, Round 6

Khajuria also had a 72 run stand with Umar Nissar, who departed making 38 runs. Pranav Gupta became Mohit Sharma’s second wicket who had also got Nissar. Pranav made a 190-ball 80, that included 4 four’s and one six. Khajuria remained unbeaten on 110* off 292 ball, that 14 four’s and one solitary six. Mohit picked up his third wicket in the form of Owais Shah for 6.

After posting a 502 in the first innings, Haryana bowlers came out hard and bowled out their opposition for 262 in the first innings with Sanjay Pahal chipping four wickets and was equally supported by other bowlers. Khajuria played well at the top and scored a much needed 52, while Pranav smashed 94. Earlier, Haryana batsmen did well in the first innings and posted 502 riding on Rajat Paliwal s magnificent run of 194 runs.

Brief Scores:

Haryana 502 all out (Nitin Saini 90, Rajat Paliwal 194; Pervez Rasool 3 for 77) drew with Jammu and Kashmir 262 all out (Shubham Khajuria 52, Pranav Gupta 94; Sanjay Pahal 4 for 66) & 249 for 3 (Shubham Khajuria 110*, Pranav Gupta 80*, Aamir Aziz 6*; Mohit Sharma 3 for 3).