Bhubaneswar: Himachal Pradesh compiled a sizeable score of 265 for six at the close of opening day of their four-day Zone-A match of the Dr (Capt) K Thimmappiah Memorial Cricket Tournament at KSCA Alur Silver Oval in Karnataka on Friday. Amit Kumar and Ankush Bains both scored half-centuries.
At the close of the day’s play Rishi Dhawan was batting on 44. Odisha bowlers, Basant Mohanty and Deepak Behera bagged 2 wickets each, while Suryakant Pradhan and Bikash Rout picked one wicket apiece.
Ankush Bains c Rawat b D Behera 59, Prashant Chopra c Rawat b Pradhan 1, Abhimanyu Rana lbw Mohanty 8, Paras Dogra c sub (A Mallick) b D Behera 33, Amit Kumar c&b B Rout 75, Ankit Kaushik b Mohanty 43, Rishi Dhawan (batting) 44; Extras (nb-2) 2
Total (6 wkts; 83.3 overs) 265
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Chopra, 0.5 ovs), 2-46 (Rana, 13.3 ovs), 3-90 (Bains, 23.1 ovs), 4-107 (Dogra, 27.2 ovs), 5-204 (Kaushik, 64.3 ovs), 6-265 (A Kumar, 83.3 ovs)
Bowling: Basant Mohanty 20-4-62-2, Suryakant Pradhan 21-3-69-1, Deepak Behera 20-5-45-2, Bikash Rout 7.3-0-43-1, Biplab Samantray 11-1-27-0, Govind Poddar 4-0-19-0.