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Journeyman Yashpal Singh scored an unbeaten 156 to guide Manipur to a 100-run lead over Mizoram on day two of the the Ranji Trophy 2018-19 Round 3 at DSA Stadium, Jorhat on Wednesday.

Manipur, who started the day at 54/3 were buoyed for a 125-run stand between skipper Yashpal and Prafullomani. Moia broke the partnership claiming Prafullomani for 51 but Yashpal motored along and found good support in Jayanta (19), Homendro (22) and William (21). Yashpal went on to score his 20th first class century and led Manipur to 319 runs, taking a lead of 100 runs.

For Mizoram, Moia took 3/88 while Varte Kima claimed 2/43. HM Ralte, Taruwar Kohli, S Zorinliana and G Lalbiakvela picked one wicket each.

In reply, Mizoram reached 34/0 at stumps on day two with Akhil Rajput not out on 16 and Mikal unbeaten on 8.

Brief Scores: Mizoram 34/0 & 219 trail Manipur 319 (Yashpal Singh 156*, P Prafullomani 51; Moia 3/88) by 66 runs.