Tiwary’s double ton props Jharkhand

Hyderabad :Saurabh Tiwary struck a double hundred before Jharkhand declared their first innings at 388/8 and reduced Hyderabad to 169/6 on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy group C cricket match here today.

Overnight 366/6, Jharkhand allowed Tiwary to touch the double-hundred mark before declaring their innings this morning. Tiwary remained unbeaten at 209, which came off 283 deliveries and included 27 fours and four sixes.

In reply, Hyderabad, who were bowled out for 145 in their first essay, were once again reeling. B Sandeep was the lone batsman to make a notable contribution with his 58-run knock, which included eight fours. For Jharkhand, Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Shukla claimed two wickets each.