Skipper Ashutosh Aman and Samar Quadri shared nine wickets between them as Manipur were bowled out for 156 on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy 2018-19 Round 9 Plate match against Bihar at the Moin-ul-haq Stadium in Patna on Monday.

Put into bat, baring opener Mayank Raghav, who scored a belligerent 79 off 54 deliveries, none of the other batsmen registered significant scores. After Raghav, Manipur captain Yashpal Singh was the second highest scorer with 26 runs.

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For Bihar, legspinner Quadri snapped five wickets in his 12 overs going for 49 runs, while Aman, a left-arm spinner, bagged four for 39 in his 13 overs.

In reply, Bihar were at a precarious 107/5, behind by 49 runs, with Kundan Gupta and Vikas Ranjan batting on 29 and 5 respectively. Priyojit K was the pick of the bowlers with three for 22 in his 7 overs, while Bishworjit Konthoujam claimed both the Bihar openers with his raw pace to return with figures of two for 39 in 8 overs.

Brief scores: Bihar 107/5 (Priyojit K 3/22) trail Manipur 156 all out (Mayank Raghav 79; Samar Quadri 5/49, Ashutosh Aman 4/39) by 49 runs