GUWAHATI, oct 23 - Haryana registered a thumping 161 run victory against Chhattisgarh in their Ranji Trophy Group-C match at the Assam Cricket Association�s Barsapara Cricket Stadium here today.
Resuming at an overnight total of 50 for 6, Chhattisgarh could only manage 117 runs before being bundled out in their seconds innings. Abhimanyu Chauhan top scored for his side with 46 runs off 85 deliveries while Vivek Naidu chipped in with an unbeaten 23 off 71 balls.
Mohit Sharma was the pick of the Haryana bowlers with five wickets to his kitty for 27 runs in 11 overs while Harshal Patel scalped three wickets for 34 runs in 12 overs. Sanjay Pahal and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up a wicket each conceding 14 and 25 runs respectively.
Haryana 1st innings: 178. Haryana 2nd innings 289. Chhattisgarh 1st innings: 189. Chhattisgarh 2nd innings (Overnight 50 for 6) Rishabh Tiwari c Bishnoi b Mohit Sharma 9, Sahil Gupta c Saini b Pahal 9, Abhimanyu Chauhan c Saini b Mohit Sharma 46, Ashutosh Singh c Saini b Mohit Sharma 0, Md. Kaif lbw b Patel 5, Ajay Mandal c Pahal b Mohit Sharma 5, Amandeep Khare b Chahal 1, Vivek Naidu not out 23, Pratik Sinha c Saini b Patel 16, Abhisekh Tamrakar c Patel b Mohit Sharma 1, Pankaj Rao b Patel 0. Extras: 6. Total: 117 in 44 overs.
Bowling: Sanjay Pahal 7-2-14-1, Harshal Patel 12-2-34-3, Mohit Sharma 11-4-27-5, Yuzvendra Chahal 8-0-25-1, Chaitanya Bishnoi 1-0-5-0, Joginder Sharma 5-1-6-0. � Sports Reporter