A late strike by Abid Mushtaq helped Jammu & Kashmir cut back Haryana to 2 for 1 after the house staff was 340 all out on the primary day of the Ranji Trophy Group C match right here on Wednesday. Electing to bat, J&Ok rode on half-centuries from Shubham Singh Pundir (84) and Shubham Khajuria (62) moreover helpful contributions from captain Parvez Rasool (49) and Ram Dayal (43) to submit a superb complete. For the visiting staff, leg-spinner Rahul Tewatia did a superb job, selecting up seven wickets.
Medium-pacer Ajit Chahal struck an early blow for Haryana, dismissing opener Suryansh Raina (14) earlier than some substantial partnerships helped J&Ok’s trigger.
After the second wicket fell at 64 when Jiyaad Magrey bought out for 18, Khajuria and Pundir have been concerned in a 66-run stand for the third wicket. The left-handed Pundir then added 80 runs with the skipper Rasool (49).
However, Haryana hit again strongly to cut back the house aspect to 249 for 7 earlier than Pundir and the decrease-order together with Ram Dayal (43) and Abid Mushtaq (29 not out) ensured that the overall went previous 350-mark.
Pundir hit 10 fours in his 183-ball knock and regarded set to get a ton earlier than Haryana captain Harshal Patel bowled him.
When Haryana batted, Abid Mushtaq struck together with his fourth ball, having Himanshu Rana bought by Suryansh Raina for a duck.
Brief scores (at finish of day 1):
Jammu & Kashmir 340 all out in 87 overs (Shubham Singh Pundir 84, Shubham Kajuria 62, Parvez Rasool 49, Ram Dayal 43; Rahul Tewatia 7/98) vs Haryana 2 for 1 in 1.Four overs.
At Guwahati: Tripura 387 for 7 in 89 overs (AA Sinha 90, M B Mura Singh 82 batting, Pratyush Singh 63, Milind 53; Ranjeet Mali 4/91) vs Assam.
At Baramati: Maharashtra 207 all out in 49.Four overs (A Palkar 60, V V More 59, N S Shaikh 47; Agrim Tiwari 3/49, Pradeep Chamoli 3/52) vs Uttarakhand 112 for Three in 38 overs (Kamal 51 batting, Vaibhav Bhatt 33; SS Bachhav 2/26).
At Cuttack: Odisha 205 for Four in 89 overs (Debasish Samantray 67 batting, Anurag Sarangi 65; Ashish Kumar 3/41) vs Jharkhand.
At Raipur: Chhattisgarh 179 all out in 52.1 overs (Amandeep Khare 97; Raushan Raj 4/53) vs Services 81 for Three in 25.Three overs (Mumtaz Qadir 31; Puneet Datey 2/31).