Bhubaneswar: Odisha opened its Ranji Trophy 2019-20 marketing campaign with a complete victory within the Elite Group C match towards Chhattisgarh at Raipur on Wednesday.
Rajesh Mohanty starred with the ball selecting ten wickets in whole as Odisha thrashed the hosts by an innings and three runs. Mohanty was adjudged Man of the Match.
Placing Chhattisgarh to bat first, Odisha bowlers managed to limit the hosts to a paltry 134 runs within the first innings. Rajesh Mohanty was the decide of the bowlers for Odisha together with his magnificent efficiency in sending greater than half of the Chhattisgarh batsmen to pavillion.
Despite the fact that the guests went via a scary first session dropping again to again wickets, because of a superb 56 from
Sujit Lenka and good contribution from the decrease order, Odisha managed to place up a combating whole of 215 within the pitch that suited quick bowlers at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Worldwide Stadium, Raipur.
Nonetheless, within the second innings, the guests displayed a deadly present breaking the spine of the Chhattisgarh group like a deck of playing cards. Each Rajesh Mohanty and Suryakant Pradhan picked four wickets every in fast succession.
With the win, Odisha has secured full 7 factors with bonus and is presently topping the group.
It’ll welcome the robust Providers aspect to play its first house recreation of the season at DRIEMS Floor, Cuttack on December 17.