[caption id="attachment_661247" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-661247" alt="Manoj Tiwary PTI" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/manojtiwarypti.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Manoj Tiwary PTI[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><b>At Raipur:</b> <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Services" target="_blank">Services</a> gained an emphatic win over Chhattisgarh in Round 6 of Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Day 3. Playing at home, Chhattisgarh had been bundled out for 130 in their first innings. They had a near-similar outing in the second innings in reply to Services 272; it was nowhere close to enough. <p></p> <p></p>Diwesh Pathania claimed seven Chhattisgarh wickets to pull off an innings-and-9-run victory for Services. Pal Raj Bahadur picked 3 for 35. Pathania was adjured Man of the Match for match figures of 9 for 86. For Chhattisgarh, Abhimanyu Chauhan and Rishabh Tiwari got 78 between themselves. <p></p> <p></p><b>Brief scores:</b> <p></p> <p></p><b>Chhattisgarh</b> 130 and 133 (Abhimanyu Chauhan 43, Rishabh Tiwari 35; Diwesh Pathania 7 for 41) lost to <b>Services</b> 272 (Vikas Hathwala 76, Diwesh Pathania 33; Shahnawaz Hussain 5 for 59) by an innings and 9 runs. <p></p> <p></p><b>Man of the Match:</b> Diwesh Pathania. <p></p> <p></p><b>At Amritsar:</b> <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Bengal" target="_blank">Bengal</a> were boosted with a bonus point after trumping Punjab by an innings and 19 runs. They are now placed behind Vidarbha in the Group D points table, who are also on the brink of victory against Goa. <p></p> <p></p>Starting the day with an overnight score of 309 for 3, opener Abhishek Raman and Shreevats Goswami went on to add another 70 before Bengal declared with a 132-run lead. For Punjab, only Siddarth Kaul emerged as the pick of bowlers with his fifer. <p></p> <p></p>Up against a deficit of 232, Punjab were off to a decent start with their openers adding 38 runs. Anmolpreet Singh has been producing runs for Punjab in recent times; he looked in good stead here as well, with 40. This was followed by Gurkeerat Singh Mann s fifty. Unfortunately, a collapse followed, and Punjab were bundled out for 213. <p></p> <p></p>Ishan Porel starred with a 5 wickets while Pradipta Pramanik and Boddupalli Amit shared another 4, handing Bengal their second win in this season. <p></p> <p></p><b>Brief scores: </b> <p></p> <p></p><b>Punjab</b> 147 and 213 (Anmolpreet Singh 40, Gurkeerat Singh Mann 57; Ishan Porel 5 for 32) lose to <b>Bengal </b>379 for 9 (Abhishek Raman 155, Abhimanyu Easwaran 117; Siddarth Kaul 5 for 118) by an innings and 19 runs. <p></p> <p></p><b>Man of the Match:</b> Abhishek Raman. <p></p> <p></p><b>At Porvorim:</b> Wasim Jaffer s unbeaten 158 handed <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Vidarbha" target="_blank">Vidarbha</a> a first-innings lead over Goa as they declared on 427 on Day 3. Jaffer, who refuses to age, built crucial partnerships of 117 with Sanjay Ramaswamy and 87 with Shalabh Shrivastava. <p></p> <p></p>Ganesh Satish (101*) then joined Jaffer. The duo added 171 for fourth wicket before declaring. Batting 188 behind, Goa slumped to 19 for 2 losing openers. <p></p> <p></p><b>Brief scores: </b> <p></p> <p></p><b>Goa</b> 239 and 19 for 2 (Vedant Naik 6*; Aditya Sarwate 1 for 4) trail <b>Vidarbha</b> 427 for 3 (Wasim Jaffer 158*, Ganesh Satish 101*; Darshan Misal 1 for 59) by 169 runs.