Dhoni cracks 92-ball century

Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2004, 17:27 [IST]
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Jamshedpur:Dashing wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who recently earned a national call-up for the upocming three-match ODI series against warmed up nicely for the bigger task ahead,cracking a classy unbeaten 113 to help Jharkhand gain the vital first innings lead against Orissa on the opening day of their crucial Ranji Trophy Plate group A tie at Keenan Stadium on Monday.

Dhoni's 100 came off 92 balls with 14 fours and a six.

At stumps, Jharkhand were 147 for two with Rajiv Kumar giving Dhoni company. The home team has a lead of 37 runs with plenty of batting to come. Earlier, Orissa were bundled out for a paltry 110, thanks largely to Shiv Shankar Rao's six-wicket haul.

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