Ranji: Andhra trail by 46 runs on Day 2
Guwahati: Andhra is trailing by 46 runs against Kerala on the second day of the Ranji Trophy Group C enconter at Barsapara Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.
When stumps were drawn, Andhra reached 173-6 in reply to Kerala’s 219.
Resuming the day at 188-8, Kerala were bundled out for 219 runs. Bhargav Bhatt grabbed the last two wickets of K S Monish (14) and Basil Thampi (15).
Andhra got off to a good start with K S Bharat and D B Prashanth Kumar adding 81 for the opening wicket. After the departure of Bharat (54), G H Vihari joined Prasanth in the middle. But, he was dismissed cheaply for 3.
When the score reached 152, Prasanth (61) returned to pavilion. Andhra further lost three more wickets in a space of just 12 runs -- Ravi Teja (2), A G Pradeep (3) and Ashwin Hebbar (0).
At the end of the day’s play, Ricky Bhui is batting on 47.
For Kerala, Basil Thampi, Iqbal Abdullah and Rohan Prem shared two wickets each.