Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Round 2, Day 3: Bengal beats Kerala, Himachal beats Tamil Nadu- As it happened

Catch all the live scores and updates of the day three, round two of the Ranji Trophy matches happening across the country.

Vidarbha's Mohit Kale plays a stroke en route to his 138.   -  PTI

Hello, and welcome to the highlights of day three of the second round of Ranji Trophy 2019-20.

 

RESULTS

1. Bengal 50 for 2 and 307 beat Kerala 239 and 115 by eight wickets.

2. HP 158 and 154 beat TN 96 and 145 by 71 runs.

3. Haryana 242 beat Tripura 68 and 49 by an innings and 125 runs.

4. Puducherry 446 for 8 dec. beat Sikkim 65 and 112.

5. Manipur 116 and 216 lost to Nagaland 400 by an innings and 68 runs.

STUMPS

1. Services 86 for 3 and 271 trails Odisha 540 by 183 runs.

2. Uttarakhand 174 for 3 and 120 trails Chhattisgarh 520 for 7 dec. by 226 runs.

3. Hyderabad 242 and 30 for 5 trails Punjab 443 for 6 dec. by 171 runs.

4. Rajasthan 260 and 12 for 3 trails Vidarbha 510 for 8 by 238 runs.

5. Delhi 215 and 89 for 6 trails Andhra by 64 runs.

6. UP 289 and 29 for 1 trails Karnataka 321 by 11 runs.

7. Baroda 222 and 114 for 4 needs 60 runs to defeat Madhya Pradesh 125 and 270.

8. Railways 248 and 27 for 1 trails Saurashtra 479 for 9 by 204 runs.

9. Maharashtra 109 and 192 for 5 needs 172 runs to defeat J&K 209 and 263.

10. Bihar 115 and 4 for 0 trails Chandigarh 420 by 301 runs.

11. Meghalaya 203 and 145 for 5 trails Goa 463 by 115 runs.

12. Arunachal Pradesh 343 and 143 for 3 trails Mizoram 620 for 9 dec. by 134 runs.

 

That's it for the day. A memorable day for Taruwar Kohli, who scored the second triple-century of his career, as also for Mandeep Singh, who scored a double-century for Punjab. There were victories for Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Puducherry and Nagaland.

Join us for Day Four, at 9.30am. Until then, it's goodbye.

Kerala vs Bengal: Bengal beats Kerala by eight wickets. Chasing 48 to win, Bengal chased down the target in just 10.5 overs.

Arunachal Pradesh vs Mizoram: Still trailing by 145 runs, AP is 132 for 3. Samarth Seth is currently not-out on 69, while Rahul Dalal is relatively new to crease, playing on 11.

Goa vs Meghalaya: Felix Alemao and Amit Verma are currently batting for Meghalaya, which is 129 for 5 in its second innings, trailing by 131 runs.

Chandigarh vs Bihar: At stumps on Day Three, Bihar is 4 for 0, trailing Chandigarh by 301 runs. Gurinder Singh of Bihar picked up six Bihar wickets in its first innings.

Maharashtra vs J&K: Chasing 364 to win against, Maharashtra is 188 for 4. A. Bawane and Rahul Tripathi are currently out in the middle.

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: UP, in its second innings, is 16 for 1, still trailing Karnataka by 24 runs. Almas Shaukat has played 24 balls and is yet to get off the mark.

Railways vs Saurashtra: At Stumps on Day Three in Vishakhpatnam, Railways is 27 for 1, still trailing Saurashtra by 204 runs.

Madhya Pradesh vs Baroda: Requiring just 77 more runs to win, Baroda is 97 for 4. Krunal Pandya and Yusuf Pathan are currently in the middle.

Andhra vs Delhi: Four wickets from Stephen has rattled Delhi in its second innings, as it is reeling at 71 for 6, still trailing by 82 runs.

Punjab vs Hyderabad: Hyderabad is staring a huge innings defeat, as it is already 30 for 5 in its second innings. Akul Pandove has taken two wickets so far. Hyderabad still trails by 171 runs.

Kerala vs Bengal: Chasing just 48 runs to win, Bengal is currently 19 for 1 after losing the wicket of Abhishek Raman. A Easwaran and Koushik Ghosh are currently batting.

Chhattisgarh vs Uttarakhand: D. Negi and Saurabh Rawat have steadied Uttarakhand's innings and have on 35 runs so far for the fourth wicket. Uttarakhand is 174/3 in its second innings, still trailing by 226 runs.

Odisha vs Services: Rajat Paliwal and and Rahul Singh Gahlaut are currently out in the middle, Services is 86/3 in its second innings, still trailing by 183 runs.

Vidarbha vs Rajasthan: Umesh Yadav picks up a Five-for as Rajasthan is bowled out for 260. Rajasthan in its second innings has already lost the wicket of Chetan Bist. Rajasthan, in its second innings, is already 10/1, trailing by 240 runs.

It's all over. Himachal beats Tamil Nadu by 71 runs to register an outright win and pocket full six points.

 

Vidarbha vs Rajasthan: Umesh Yadav picks his fourth wicket to leave Rajasthan nine down as it trails by 263 runs. Rajasthan 247/9

Kerala vs Bengal: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran with an update: Fifty run partnership between Robin Uthappa 29 and Vishnu Vinod 22. Kerala leads by 11 runs. Kerala 79/4 at Tea. 

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: Our correspondent Dipak Raghav with an update: Eight down. Ashwin gone. Fifth wicket for Vashisht. He has been relentless with his line and length. Middle stump line taking it away, caught behind. Tamil Nadu 137/8

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Our correspondent Ashwin Achal with an update - Shreyas falls to a dicey lbw decision. Ball looked to be missing leg. Karnataka still 2 behind, Shreyas visibly upset. Mithun smacks a four over long off. Big applause from the Karnataka dressing room - the home team has taken first innings lead.

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: Our correspondent Dipak Raghav with an update: Six down. A spectacular catch at first slip by Ankit Kalsi diving to his right. Kousik gone. Good bowling by Vashisht and the left-arm spinner picks his third wicket. Shahrukh Khan in. Tamil Nadu 121/6. 96 runs away.

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: Our correspondent Dipak Raghav with an update: Make it 103/5 for TN. Jagadeesan's poor run with the bat continues. Out first ball duck, caught at silly point. bat/pad. Tamil Nadu 

Kerala vs Bengal: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran with an update: Baby's off stump takes a walk cleaned up by Mukesh Kumar.  Kerala 29/4

Kerala vs Bengal: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran with an update: Sanju Samson played in Ashoke Dinda. Kerala 26 for three

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Our correspondent Ashwin Achal with an update - UP takes the new ball, captain Rajpoot starts proceedings. Rajpoot is injured, so he is bowling off a short run up. His dedication must be appreciated, but this is not the ideal way to use the new ball

Kerala vs Bengal: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran with an update: Kerala in trouble post lunch as Jalaj Saxena (1) slashes Porel straight to Koushik Ghosh at point.  Kerala 8/2

Andhra vs Delhi: Ricky Bhui scores a century as Andhra's lead crosses 100. Andhra 315/8

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: V Ganga Sridhar departs as Tamil Nadu loses its third wicket. Tamil Nadu 61/3 in chase of 217

Kerala vs Bengal: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran with an update: Ashok Dinda dismisses Rahul for a duck as Kerala starts on backfoot. Kerala 2/1 at Lunch

Punjab vs Hyderabad: Skipper Mandeep Singh is approaching his 150 as Punjab takes the first innings lead. Mandeep is well supported by Anmol Malhitra who is batting on 67. Punjab 312/5

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: K. Mukunth and V. Ganga Sridhar have strung a partnership as the fifty is up for Tamil Nadu in chase of 217. Tamil Nadu 51/2 

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Our correspondent Ashwin Achal with an update - Yet another bad shot costs Karnataka a wicket. Mathias charging down the track to saurabh, stumped easily. Karnataka desperately need to show some application if they hope to get the lead. Karnataka 222/7

Bengal vs Kerala: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran updates: Shahbaz completes a deserved 50 and the lead touches fifty.  Bengal 289/8

Bengal vs Kerala: Our correspondent Praveen Chandran updates: Midhun gets the breakthrough. He dismisses Ashish Nandi for 27. Bengal 274/7, leads by 35 runs. Shahbaz is batting on 43.

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Our correspondent Ashwin Achal with an update - Horrid shot by B.R. Sharath gives UP a big break. Charges down the track to left arm spinner Saurabh, and slogs to mid-wicket. Didn't get to the pitch at all, yet threw his bat at it. UP now on track to gain first innings lead. Sharath showing very poor match awareness. This is not the time for irresponsible batting. Karnataka 202/6

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: The home side is in early trouble as it loses its second wicket. Rishi Dhawan removes R Sai Kishore and the change in batting line-up isn;t helping Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu 19/2 in chase of 217

Odisha vs Services: Debabrata Pradhan scores a fine fifty and along with centurion Debasish Samantray has taken his side's lead past 100. Odisha 374/7; Services 271

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal: Tamil Nadu loses an early wicket in chase of 217 as Abhinav Mukund departs for a duck. Tamil Nadu 8/1

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Our correspondent Ashwin Achal with an update - A bit of good fortune gives UP a wicket. Flat quicker one from Saurabh, Abhishek gets an edge. The ball ricochets off the keeper's pads and lobs gently to slip. Early initiative goes to UP. Karnataka 186/5 in 71 overs.

Andhra vs Delhi: Andhra has take the lead by 35 runs and brings up the team's 250. Andhra 250/8; Delhi 215; leads by 35 runs

Tamil Nadu vs Himachal Pradesh: R Ashwin takes four wickets as Tamil Nadu bowls out Himachal for 154. Tamil Nadu 96; Himachal 158 & 154. Himachal leads by 216 runs.

Punjab vs Hyderabad: Mandeep Singh hits a half-century but is fighting a lone battle with his side five down. Punjab 182/5; Hyderabad 242; Trails by 60 runs.

Bengal vs Kerala: On the back of Abhishek Raman's hundred, Kerala has taken the lead. Kerala 239 all out; Bengal 241/6

Odisha vs Services: Debasish Samantray hits a brilliant century as Odisha takes the lead. Odisha 312/6 vs Services

Karnataka vs Uttar Pradesh: Abhishek Reddy and Shreyas Gopal have a job in their hands as Karnataka trails by 110 runs. Karnataka 171/4; Uttar Pradesh 281

Yesterday was a memorable day for Chhattisgarh's Ajoy Mandal, who scored his maiden double-century. Bengal's Abhishek Raman also scored a century, as did Snehal Kauthankar, Hruaizela, Mohit Kale, and Akshay Wadkar. Odisha's Debasish Samantray will hope to get two runs quickly on Day three to reach his century.

Haryana defeated Tripura, while Puducherry has closed in on a big win over Sikkim.

The contest between Kerala and Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh, and Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, have so far been closely fought.

Here's a recap of all the scores:

Results as of the end of play on day two

1. Haryana 242 beat Tripura 68 and 49 by an innings and 125 runs.

2. Chhattisgarh 462 for 6 leads Uttarakhand 120 by 342 runs.

3. Odisha 280 for 6 leads Services 271 by nine runs.

4. Bengal 236 for 6 trails Kerala 239 by three runs.

5. Mizoram 368 for 2 leads Arunachal Pradesh 343 by 25 runs.

6. Manipur 116 and 84 for 3 trails Nagaland 400 by 200 runs.

7. Goa 314 for 5 leads Meghalaya 203 by 111 runs.

8. Sikkim 65 and 112 for 9 trails Puducherry 446 for 8 by 269 runs.

9. Bihar 6 for 1 trails Chandigarh 420 by 414 runs.

10. J&K 209 and 155 for 4 leads Maharashtra 109 by 255 runs.

11. HP 158 and 133 for 7 leads TN 96 by 195 runs.

12. Saurashtra 211 for 3 trails Railways 248 by 37 runs.

13. Madhya Pradesh 125 and 118 for 3 leads Baroda 222 by 21 runs.

14. Karnataka 168 for 4 trails UP 281 by 113 runs.

15. Andhra 249 for 6 leads Delhi 215 by 34 runs.

16. Rajasthan 45 for 1 trails Vidarbha 510 for 8 by 465 runs.

17. Punjab 167 for 4 trails Hyderabad 242 by 75 runs.

18. Jharkhand 397 for 8 leads Assam 162 by 235 runs.