Thumba (Thiruvananthapuram), Oct 23 - Vidarbha earned three points for taking the first-innings lead against Assam in their Ranji Trophy Group B match here today.
Assam were 72 for two in their second innings when the match was called off on the fourth and final day at St Xavier�s College Ground. Assam were all out for 227 in their first innings in reply to the 416 all out by Vidarbha.
Rahul Hazarika (33) and Amit Verma (14) were the two unbeaten Assam batsmen at the crease.
For Vidarbha, Aditya Sarwate (5/72) was the best bowler in Assam�s first innings.
Vidarbha 1st innings: 416. Assam 1st innings (Overnight 98 for 3): Pallav Kr Das c Fazal b Thakur 37, Rahul Hazarika Sharma b Wakhare 34, Rishav Das c Sanjay b Lalit Yadav 16, Amit Verma lbw b Wakhare 5, Tarjinder Singh b Sarwate 23, Arun Karthik lbw Sarwate 20, Gokul Sharma lbw b Sarwate 15, J Syed Mohammad lbw b Sarwate 23, Sarupam Purkayastha not out 44, Arup Das lbw b Sarwate 0, Krishna Das run out (Wakhare) 0. Extars: (8b, 2nb)-10. Total 227 in 90.1 overs.
Bowling: Srikant Wagh 7-1-14-0, Lalit Yadav 10.1-2-43-1, Aditya Wakhare 34-12-71-2, Ravikumar Thakur 13-6-13-1, Aditya Sarwate 20-4-72-5, Ravi Jangid 6-3-6-0.
Assam 2nd innings 72 for 2: Rishav Das lbw b Sarwate 5, Rahul Hazarika not out 33, Tarjinder Singh run out 18, Amit Verma not out 14. Extras: 3. Total 73 for 2 in 39 overs. Bowling: Aditya Wakhare 17-7-24-0, Srikant Wagh 1-1-0-0, Aditya Sarwate 6-3-11-1, Ravi Jangid 12-5-18-0, Faiz Fazal 2-0-10-0, Ganesh Satish 1-0-7-0.