harkhand dished out a disciplined all-round performance to notch up a five-wicket win over Assam on the fourth and final day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match on Friday.
With Assam adding just 30 runs to their overnight score, Jharkhand were left with a victory target of 110 runs ar Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex
Rahul Shukla (3/74) and Ashish Kumar (2/49) produced sensational spell of seam bowling to pick up the remaining five wickets as Assam ended their second innings at 299 after resuming at an overnight score of 269-5 in 98.2 overs.
Opener Anand Singh (30) and IR Jaggi (34) then emerged as the top-scorers as Jharkhand piled up the runs in 2 Seamers AK Das (3/49) and DS Goswami (2/38) were the pick of the bowlers for Assam.0.2 overs, losing half of their side.
Earlier, Arun Karthik (4) was the first to be dismissed after he was caught and bowled by Shukla in the 100th over. Overnight batsman Sibsankar Roy (86) was the next to go when he was caught by Kaushal Singh off Shukla’s bowling in the next over.
Jharkhand 1st innings: 316 Jharkhand 2nd innings: 111/5 in 20.0 overs (I R Jaggi (34;ak Das 3/49) Assam 1st innings 126 Assam 2nd innings :299 (f/o) in 104.4 overs (S A Roy 86; R Shukla 3/74).