J&K Cricket On Brink Of Victory In 1st Ranji Test

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Abdul Samad century, Parvez Rasool fiver helps J&K on Day 3

CHENNAI- Abdul Samad blitzed a 68-ball century (103, 78 balls, 19 fours, 2 sixes) to help Jammu & Kashmir take a 83-run lead.

Pondicherry faltered in the second innings and the team was tottering at 113 for 9 at stumps on the third day as veteran off-spinner Parvez Rasool picked up five wickets. The star all-rounder has notched up 9 wickets in the match, and chipped in with 31 on day 3.

Pondicherry is ahead only by 30 runs with one wicket standing and a defeat looks imminent on the final day.

J&K batter Qamran Iqbal fell 4 runs short of a century, but his 220-ball steadfast innings gave his team the much needed stability.


Pondicherry 343 & 113 for nine in 44 overs (Sagar Trivedi 26 batting, Parvez Rasool five for 29) vs Jammu and Kashmir 426 in 114.1 overs (Qamran Iqbal 96 (220b,13×4, 2×6), Jatin Wadhawan 69, Shubham Singh Pundir 51, Abdul Samad 103 (78b, 19×4, 2×6), Parvez Rasool 31, Abid Mushtaq 40, Sagar Trivedi five for 74, Sagar Udeshi three for 115).

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