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    Ranji Trophy 2016: Tripura reach 228/7 on Day 1 against Services

    Image for representation purpose only. (Getty Images)

    Image for representation purpose only. (Getty Images)

    Guwahati: Tripura reached 228 for seven in their first innings at the end of the opening day's play in their Ranji Trophy Group C match against Services, here today.

    Sent into bat, Tripura lost wickets at regular intervals with leg-break googly bowler Muzzaffaruddin Khalid (4/56) picking up four wickets for Services.

    Besides Khalid, Diwesh Pathania (2/57) accounted for two wickets.

    Opener Bishal Ghosh top-scored for Tripura with a patient 49 while Yashpal Singh made 41.

    At stumps, Rajat Dey was batting on 28 while giving him company was Gurinder Singh on 23.

    Chahal takes six-wicket haul to bundle out Hyderabad 191

    Riding on Yuzvendra Chahal's six-wicket haul, Haryana restricted Hyderabad to 191 in their first innings on the opening day of a Group C Ranji Trophy match.

    Leg-spinner Chahal did not let any of the Hyderabad batsmen settle down as he wreaked havoc, finishing with impressive figures of six for 44.

    For Hyderabad, BP Sandeep top-scored with 44 after they opted to bat first upon winning the toss. Other notable contributors were K Sumanth (35) and skipper S Badrinath (27).

    None of the other batsmen, despite reaching the double digits, could convert their scores into a big one.

    Besides Chahal, Sanjay Pahal (2/31) chipped in with two scalps.

    Khare's unbeaten ton helps Chhattisgarh reach 261/4

    Riding on Amandeep Khare's unbeaten century, Chhattisgarh reached 261 for four in their first innings at stumps on day one of their Ranji Trophy Group C match against Andhra here.

    Put in to bat by Andhra, Chhattisgarh lost an early wicket but one-down batsman Khare played a responsible knock of 136 not out with the help of 18 boundaries, while opener Sahil Gupta (30) also made important contribution at the top.

    The two also put on a solid 67-run stand for the second wicket before Gupta got out.

    Khare, however, continued to play his shots and shared an unbroken 169-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Abhimanyu Chauhan (73 not out) to put Chhattisgarh in command.

    Andhra's CV Stephen took two wickets while giving away 44 runs.