MPCA rattles Mumbai to bag two points

Riding high on good performances from its bowlers, Madhya Pradesh restricted Mumbai within 53.3 overs for 100 runs, in reply to their first innings total of 163 runs in a match played during 2nd All India U-19 Invitation Tournament Dhruv Pandove Trophy at the PCA Stadium in Mohali. Resuming at 61 for 5, Mumbai innings crumbled soon. Mihir Hirwani (3 for 20) and Shubham Sharma (3 for 20) bowled well to bag three wickets each to knock the opposition batsmen out. In the second innings, Madhya Pradesh declared at 216 for 3 in 66 overs. Mumbai in the second innings were 25 for no loss in 9 overs when the match was called off.

Brief scores: MPCA (Ist Innings): 163 all out in 59.3 overs (Shubham Sharma 38, Abhishek Bhandari 38 no, Sarfraz Khan 5 for 38 A.Surve 2 for 46), (2nd Innings): 216 for 3 decl. in 66 overs (Atul Tiwari 35, Shubham Sharma 48, Abhishek Bhandari 63 no, Ashutosh Singh 52 no, Akhash Parkar 1 for 7, Akhil 1 for 16).

Mumbai: 100 all out in 53.3 overs (Vikrant Auti 25, Shubham Sharma 3 for 20, Mihir Hirawani 3 for 20 , Kulpreet Singh 2 for 32, Mayank Jain 2 for 18). (2nd innings): 25 for no loss in 9 overs.

Punjab drub Odisha

In another match played at the Dhruv Pandove Stadium in Patiala, resuming at overnight 83 for 3, Odhisa were bundled out for 166 runs in 65.2 overs, in reply to their first innings total of 240 runs. Parteek Das (48) and Subranshu Senapati (26 no) were main scorers for Odisha. For Punjab, Abhilash Sharma (5 for 42) and Vinay Chaudhary (2 for 63) shared the spoils. Playing in the second innings, Punjab ended the day on 288 runs for 3, riding on a 112-run opening partnership between Jaskaran Singh and Rohan Marwaha. Rohan (119 no) who had earlier got 59 runs in the first innings went on to complete a strokeful unbeaten century Punjab grabbed two points for their first innings lead.

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