Cooch Behar Trophy: TN 600/4, Odisha 131/2

Cuttack, Dec 26, 2017 (Team OCA): 

Odisha were 131 for two at stumps on the second day, in reply to a mammoth first-innings total of 600 for four declared by host Tamil Nadu in their four-day Cooch Behar Trophy U-19 Group-A match at TNCA Academy in Theni today. Captain Raghunath Malla and Jyoti Ranjan Behera were batting on 59 and 24 when stumps were drawn for the day.

Earlier, Tamil Nadu declared their first innings after resuming at the overnight score of 332 for one. The highlight of the innings was an unbeaten 229 (242b, 28x4, 2x6) by Pradosh Ranjan Paul and a captain's knock of 176 (296b, 24x4) by Aditya Barooah. They were well supported with a half-century each by S Nidhish Rajagopal and R Sonu Yadav.

SCORBOARD

TAMIL NADU (1st innings): Aditya Barooah c Mohanty b Majhi 176, S Nidhish Rajagopal b S Behera 89, Pradosh Ranjan Paul (not out) 229, Adithya Raghuraman (run out) Palai 5, Abishiek Selvakumar c Gouda b Palai 27, R Sonu Yadav (not out) 69; Extras (nb-2, w-3) 5
Total(4 wickets declared; 136 overs)600
Fall of wickets: 1-212 (Rajagopal, 55.1 ov), 2-332 (Barooah, 92.2), 3-358 (Raghuraman, 99.3), 4-421 (Selvakumar, 113.2)
Bowling: Shibasish Sahoo 16-3-67-0, Shekhar Majhi 11.2-2-48-1, Swastik Samal 11-1-37-0, Krishna Palai 40-0-189-1, Pritam Jena 29-1-124-0, Binit Mohanty 1-0-5-0, Sisir Behera 18-1-80-1, Raghunath Malla 2.4-0-12-0, Jyoti R Behera 7-0-38-0.

ODISHA (1st innings): Kunal Mallick c Yadav b Jaganathsinivas 5, Binit Mohanty (Rtd Hurt) 3, Swastik Samal b Arunmozhi 36, Raghunath Malla (batting) 59, Jyoti Ranjan Behera (batting) 24; Extras (b-2, nb-1, w-1) 4
Total (2 wickets; 44 overs) >131
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Mallick, 5.2 ov), 2-85 (Samal, 33.1)
Bowling: R Sonu Yadav 5-1-16-0, RS Jaganathsinivas 8-1-20-1, Ajith Ram S 13-5-27-0, S Kishankumar 12-2-35-0, E Yazh Arunmozhi 5-0-28-1, Pradosh Ranjan Paul 1-0-3-0.