Punjab in command versus Odisha
Taruwar Kohli and Mandeep Singh amassed centuries as Punjab reached 306-2 in their first innings, taking a crucial 101-run lead over Odisha on Day Two of a Group A Ranji Trophy match here yesterday.
Taruwar (109) and Mandeep (116) shared an unfinished 220-run innings between them for the third wicket to not only overhaul Odisha’s first innings total of 205 but also take a crucial lead of 101 with still eight wickets in hand.
Earlier, openers Jiwanjot Singh and R Inder Singh begun Punjab’s innings from an overnight score of 11 for no loss but the duo could add only 43 before DR Behera dismissed Jiwanjot with Natraj Behera taking the catch.
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