Vadodra: Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni took five wickets as Mumbai reduced Baroda to 345 for nine on Day Three of their Ranji Trophy match here on Saturday.

Mumbai pacer Dhawal Kulkarni
Mumbai pacer Dhawal Kulkarni

Mumbai looked set to take the all-important first innings lead with Baroda still trailing by 102 runs. Baroda lost a flurry of wickets towards the end of the day's play to fall behind in the game.

However, No 10 and 11, Murtuja Vahora (25 not out) and Sagar Mangalorkar (15 not out) did well to frustrate the opposition The duo added 38 runs for the last wicket.

Kedar Devdhar fell five short of a hundred after beginning the day on 84 while Aditya Waghmode went on to make 57.

Brief scores
Mumbai 447 (S Iyer 173, A Nayar 89, S Yadav 68; A Argal 4-67) lead Baroda 345-9 (K Devdhar 95, A Waghmode 57; D Kulkarni 5-69, A Raut 2-63) by 102 runs