Bangalore: Skipper J. Arun Kumarís knock of 165 not out and his 204-run partnership with Vijay Bharadwaj (91) for the third wicket enabled Plate B take a vital 69-run first-innings lead over Plate A on the second day of the Duleep Trophy match Friday.
For Elite A, Deep Dasgupta (2) and Devang Gandhi (3) had disappointing outings.
Plate A 247. Plate B 316/3 (J. Arun Kumar 165 n.o., Vijay Bhardwaj 91).
Elite A 287/7 (S. Sriram 109, D. Vinaykumar 66 n.o., Nilesh Kulkarni 5/93) vs Elite C. (PTI)