03 February,2023 09:31 AM IST | Kolkata | PTI
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Bengal are on course to their third successive Ranji Trophy semi-final appearance after Shahbaz Ahmed produced yet another sparkling all-round show to put them in the driver*s seat on the third day of their quarter-final match against Jharkhand here on Thursday.
Batting at No. 6, left-hander Ahmed top-scored with a gritty 81 as Bengal posted 328 in their first innings to secure a healthy first innings lead of 155 runs.
In Indore, defending champions Madhya Pradesh bounced back in contention on the third day on Thursday against Andhra, thanks
to pacer Avesh Khan*s exploits.
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Set a winning target of 245, MP ended Day Three at 58 for no loss after bundling out the opponents for 93 in their second innings.
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