Odisha get bonus; Delhi share points with Baroda
Four centuries and 1066 runs scored in the match went wasted as both Delhi and Baroda proved incapable of taking a first innings lead, let alone a win, in the Ranji Trophy Group B tie held at the Ferozeshah Kotla yesterday
In Jaipur, Rajasthan bagged three points, courtesy their first innings lead, after their match against Madhya Pradesh ended in a draw.
In Rohtak, Govind Podder (51) hit a patient half-century and Deepak Behera scored a crucial unbeaten 35 under pressure to lead Odisha to a four-wicket win over Haryana. Odisha earned six points, including a bonus point.
In Chennai, Tamil Nadu took less than 10 overs to complete the formalities and notch up an emphatic 104-run win over Maharashtra on the fourth and concluding day.
In Kolkata, Bengal pacers failed miserably in getting six Gujarat wickets on the final day as home team could bag only three points at the Eden.
>> Baroda 561. Delhi 505-6 in (R Bhatia 133 no, M Manhas 106, S Narwal 65 no, M Sharma 71, U Chand 51; B Bhatt 3-169).
>> Madhya Pradesh 256 & 466-6 (JS Saxena 76 no; P Singh 2-94) Rajasthan 379 & 88-4 (R Bisht 37, R Singh 33; J Saxena 2-25).
>> Haryana 66 & 300. Odisha 219 & 152-6 (G Podder 51, D Behera 35 no; C Saini 2-25).
>> Tamil Nadu 276 & 149 Maharashtra 233 & 88 (A Bawne 24, R Srinivas 3-15, M Rangarajan 3-34).
>> Gujarat 260 & 272/8 (R Bhatt 102 no, R Dhruv 83, S Sarkar 2/29). Bengal 526/7 decl.