Kolkata: Ashoke Dinda’s brilliance with the ball and Anustup Majumdar’s second hundred in the match although ended in a draw against Goa but nonetheless Bengal got three crucial points to make it to the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday.
Bengal’s spearhead Dinda bowled with fire and aggression to scalp five wickets as the home team bundled out Goa for 310 runs which gave Bengal a 69-run lead, handing them three points required to make the quarters.
But that wasn’t it as Anustup Majumdar went on to make his second hundred of the match as Bengal ended at 334/5 in their second innings, giving Goa a target of 403 runs. The visitors then made 86/2 as the fixture ended in a draw.
Kolkata: Goa 310 all out and 86/2 (Snehal Kauthankar 53 n.o, Sunil Desai 22 n.o; Ashoke Dinda 2/13) drew against Bengal 379 all out and 334/5
Pune: Maharashtra 253 all out and 216/3 (Naushad Shaikh 108 n.o, Ankit Bawne 52 n.o; Rajat Khan 1/31) drew with Assam 279 all out and 189 all out
Mumbai: 421/8 decl and 64/0 (Prithvi Shaw 50 n.o, Jay Gokul Bista 13 n.o; AK Sarkar 0/4) drew with Tripura 195 all out and 288 all out
Ranchi: Gujarat 411 all out and 16/0 (Priyank Panchal 12 n.o, Samit Gohel 4 n.o; Ajay Yadav 0/4) beat Jharkhand 242 all out and 183 all out by 10 wickets
Rohtak: Haryana 208 all out and 173 all out (Amit Mishra 40, Rajat Paliwal 34; MD Nidheesh 2/27) lost to Kerala 389 all out by an innings and 8 runs
Nagpur: Himachal Pradesh 353 all out and 323/8 (Nikhil Gangta 101, Sumeet Verma 59; Aditya Sarwate 6/75) drew Vidarbha 456 all out
Amritsar: Punjab 645/6 decl and 94/5 (Shubman Gill 32, Abhishek Gupta 26; Sachidanand Pandey 3/26) drew with Services 315 all out and 458 all out
Delhi: Railways 333 all out and 167 all out (Pratham Singh 36, Mrunal Devdhar 24; Krishnappa Gowtham 7/72) lost to Karnataka 434 all out and 275/4 by 209 runs
Vadodara: Tamil Nadu 274 all out and 163 all out (Baba Aparijith 60, Yo Mahesh 23; Lukman Meriwala 4/22) lost to Baroda 309 all out and 197 all out by 102 runs..
Indore: Madhya Pradesh 388 all out and 111/3 (Devendra Bundela 50 n.o, Harpreet Singh 37 n.o; Deepak Behera 2/31) beat Odisha 147 all out and 350 all out by 7 wickets