Ranji: Sanju's ton helps Kerala set 405-run target against Saurashtra
Thiruvananthapuram: Riding on Sanju Samson's spirited 175, Kerala set Saurashtra a victory target of 405 runs on the third day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match here on Sunday.
Saurashtra were 30 for 1 at stumps and needs another 375 runs to win. Earlier, Kerala declared its second innings at 411 for 6.
Kerala, who started the third day, at 69/1, displayed a splendid performance. Though it lost the wicket of Mohammed Azharuddeen early, Kerala fought back with Jalaj Saxena and Rohan Prem scoring 44 each. Arun Karthick gave excellent support to Sanju Samson by scoring a solid 81.
D A Jadeja, who scalped six wickets in the first innings for Saurashtra, put up a good performance in the second innings also, by taking four wickets.