Maharashtra cull crucial lead over Assam

Published: Wednesday, December 15, 2004, 23:53 [IST]
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Auragabad:Middle order batsman Mohan Daruy's unbeaten 93 helped Maharashtra take a crucial 101 first innings lead over Assam on the second day of the Ranji Trophy (Elite) Group-B league cricket match at the ADCA Grounds here today.

Resuming at their overnight score of 22 for no loss, Maharashtra made 302 for seven with Dhiraj Jadhav (37), former India player Hrishikesh Kanitkar (42), Kaushik Aphale (55) and Satyajit Satbhai (28) all contributing to the total.

Though wickets kept falling from the other end, Mohan, stood like rock and was still unbeaten on 93 which came off 135 balls in 187 miNutes with eleven fours and one six along with Mandar Dalvi (batting three).

Earlier, Assam had made 201 all out and are in real trouble of losing the match outright.

Brief scores: Assam first innings 201 allout.

Maharashtra first innings 302 for seven (M Daruy 93 batting, H Kanitkar 42, K Aphale 55, S Satbhai 28).

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