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Ranji Trophy: Delhi, Mumbai, Madhya Pradesh in strong position

by Saurabh Sharma Nov 26, 2017 • 19:39 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 26 (Cricketnmore) Delhi, Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh have put themselves in a solid position on the second day on Sunday against their respective opponents in the seventh round of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.

In Group A, Delhi rode on fine bowling from Vikas Mishra (3/36) and Kulwant Khejroliya (3/40) to restrict Hyderabad at 194/8 in the first innings at stumps, trailing by 221 runs.

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For Hyderabad, opener Tanmay Agarwal (63) was the highest run-getter at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here.

Meanwhile, in Group C, Mumbai batsmen Siddhesh Lad (123) and Dhawal Kulkarni (50 not out) helped their side post 421/8 in the first innings, taking a 226-run lead against Tripura.

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For Tripura, skipper Manisankar Murasingh returned figures of 5/71 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

In another match of the group, Odisha scored 18/0 in their follow-on, trailing by 223 runs after getting bundled out for 147 in the first innings against Madhya Pradesh at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.

For Madhya Pradesh, bowlers Chandrakant Sakure (4/42) and Puneet Datey (3/34) picked up seven wickets in the first innings.