Goa got their first points of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 in round two claiming three points against Jammu and Kashmir at Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim on Thursday.
Goa got their first points of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 in round two claiming three points against Jammu and Kashmir at Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim on Thursday.

Goa got their first points of Ranji Trophy 2018-19 in round two claiming three points against Jammu and Kashmir at Goa Cricket Association Academy, Porvorim on Thursday.

After posting 468/9 declared courtesy Snehal Kauthankar s 130 not out, Goa had bowled out Jammu and Kashmir for 271 to secure a 197-run lead on Day 4. Goa then enforced the follow on in a bid to wrap up the match, but found stern resistance from Jammu and Kashmir, that was lead by Ian Dev Chauhan s unbeaten 113.

Jammu and Kashmir ended the match at 242/5 to gain one point from the fixture.

Starting the final day at 246/7 in their first innings, Jammu and Kashmir could only add 25 more runs before being bowled out. Irfan Pathan top-scored with 60 while Lakshay Garg grabbed 4/87 for Goa.

Following on, Garg removed Jammu and Kashmir opener Ahmad Omar Banday for a four-ball duck. But Shubham Khajuria and Chauhan added 95 runs for the second wicket. Garg then removed Khajuria for 54. Paras Sharma made 44 off 124 balls forging a stand of 113 runs for the third wicket to further deny Goa. Amit Verma removed Sharma followed by the wickets of Shubham Pundir for 4 by Felix Alemao and Parvez Rasool for 11 by Amulya Pandrekar.

Chauhan though battled hard to compile a well-deserved century as Jammu and Kashmir ended on 242/5 at stumps.

Brief Scores: Jammu and Kashmir 242/5 (Ian Dev Chauhan 113*, Shubham Khajuria 54; Lakshay Garg 2/31) & 271 vs Goa 468/9d – match drawn