[caption id="attachment_538604" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-538604 " alt="Live Cricket Score, Ranji Trophy, Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Ranji Trophy 2016-17 live score, ranji trophy live day 2, Himachal Pradesh vs Tripura, Himachal Pradesh vs Tripura Live score, Ranji Trophy Live Streaming day 3, Ranji Trophy Match Results" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Three-cricket-helmets-are-pictured-on-the-outfi1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Tripura skipper Manisankar Murasingh, who shone with the bat with 84 to take them to a huge 549 Getty Images (Representational Image)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/tripura" target="_blank">Tripura</a> seam bowler Rana Dutta notched up his career-best figure of 6/58, while <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/himachal-pradesh" target="_blank">Himachal Pradesh</a> are risking themselves to an innings defeat during their <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ranji-trophy" target="_blank">Ranji Trophy</a> match at the Bengal Cricket Academy ground on Saturday. Tripura skipper Manisankar Murasingh scored a crucial 84 he guided his team to a mammoth 549, while he also rattled the HP batting line-up, by claiming the important twin wickets of Prashant Chopra (9) and Nikhil Gangta (17), as in just 23 overs, HP were struggling at 74/2. Meanwhile, Himachal Pradesh had three batsmen, who scored half-centuries in the form of Ankush Bains (67), Robin Bist (88) and skipper Rishi Dhawan (62). However, they couldn't last long as Dutta's horrific spell bowled them out for 311. <strong><a title="LIVE Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 3, Round 3" href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/live-cricket-score-ranji-trophy-2016-17-day-3-round-3-538277">LIVE Cricket Score Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Day 3, Round 3</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Following on, Himachal Pradesh were 19/1 at close on the penultimate day, still needing 219 runs to avoid an innings defeat. Murasingh returned with 2/62 in the first innings and once again gave a breakthrough in Himachal Pradesh's second innings, dismissing Pankaj Jaiswal for eight in his first over. At close, Bains was unbeaten on six, with Chopra yet to face a ball. On Day 2, centuries from Bishal Ghosh and wicketkeeper Smit Patel has put Tripura in firm control of the Ranji Trophy 2016-17, Round 3 match against Himachal Pradesh on Day Two at Kalyani. Himachal Pradesh in reply finished the day on 50 for 1, still trailing Tripura by a mammoth 499 runs going into Day Three. <strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/ranji-trophy-2016-17-points-table-team-standings-532263" target="_blank">Ranji Trophy 2016-17 Points Table &amp; team standings</a></strong><strong></strong> <p></p> <p></p>Patel could not add to his overnight score of 111 and was dismissed by Pankaj Jaiswal. Ghosh had already slammed a career best score of 146 on Day One to put his side in control initially. There were however last contributions with the bat as well. <p></p> <p></p><strong>Brief Scores:</strong> <p></p> <p></p><strong>Tripura</strong> 549 lead<strong> Himachal Pradesh</strong> 311 (Robin Bist 88, Rishi Dhawan 62; Rana Dutta 6 for 58) and 19 for 1 (Pankaj Jaiswal 8; Manisankar Murasingh 1 for 8) by 219 runs.