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Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra in driving seat against Jammu and Kashmir

by Saurabh Sharma Oct 15, 2017 • 22:58 PM

New Delhi, Oct 15 (Cricketnmore) Saurashtra bowler Dharmendrasinh Jadeja returned figures of 3/36 to put his side in the driving seat, leaving Jammu and Kashmir struggling at 103/4 and trailing by 521 runs at stumps on Day 2 of their Ranji Trophy Group B match in Rajkot on Sunday.

Earlier, resuming their first innings on 428/4, Saurashtra rode on overnight batsman Ravindra Jadeja's (201) brilliant double-century to declare at 624/7.

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In another Group B clash, defending Champions Gujarat rode on lower-order batsman Chirag Gandhi's (91) brilliant batting to post 307/9 at stumps against Kerala.

Gujarat are now leading by 99 runs against the hosts at the GS Patel Stadium in Nadiad.

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Meanwhile in Group A, Delhi rode on skipper Ishant Sharma's (3/12) disciplined bowling to take the upper hand against the Railways.

Railways who posted 58/5 at stumps, trailing by 389 runs at the Karnail Singh Stadium here.

Earlier in the day, Delhi were bowled out for 447 runs.

In the other Group A match between Hyderabad and Uttar Pradesh, rain continued to play spoil sport, thus the second consecutive day of the match was called-off without a single ball being bowled at the Gymkhana Ground in Hyderebad.