Ranji Trophy: Tripura crumble after Priyam Garg, Rinku Singh drive UP to 552

A stand of 255 between Priyam Garg (206) and Rinku Singh (149) formed the basis of an Uttar Pradesh total of 552/7 declared in 149 overs, after which Tripura were reduced to 33/4 by stumps on day two of their round seven Elite C Ranji Trophy 2018-19 match in Lucknow.

On 257/4 four when play began on Sunday, hosts Uttar Pradesh marched on to a huge total with Garg moving from 113 to his maiden double-hundred. The 18-year-old faced 371 balls and hit 23 fours and a six. Rinku s 149 needed 181 balls and featured 17 fours and one six.

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For Tripura, Saurabh Das bowled 37.4 overs and conceded 164 runs for four wickets.

Their innings fared poorly, with four wickets falling in 11 overs. Ankit Rajpoot took two wickets, Imtiaz Ahmed one and there was a run out in the fifth over.

Brief Scores: Tripura 33/4 trail Uttar Pradesh 552/7 decl (Garg 206, Rinku 149) by 519 runs