Punjab beat Odisha by innings and 48 runs


    ranji matchOST Bureau
    Bhubaneswar, Oct 30:

    Odisha suffered a humiliating innings defeat by Punjab on the fourth and final day of the Group-A Ranji Trophy match at Mohali today.

    Resuming at 110 for two in their second innings, Odisha lost wickets at regular intervals to be all out for 307.

    Niranjan Behera was dismissed by Siddarth Kaul for 56. He was followed by Govind Podder, who was dismissed by Manpreet Gony for 70.

    Though Abhilash Mallick staged a dogged fight back with 73, he could not find an able partner. Barring Basant Mohanty (41) and Halhadar Das (16), none of the batsmen could reach the double-figures as Odisha were dismissed in 91.4 overs.

    Brief Scores:
    Odisha: 205 & 307
    Punjab 1st innings: 560-6 declared.