Cuttack: A fine unbeaten century by opener Satyajit Parab enabled Baroda score 278 for three against Orissa on Day I of their Ranji Trophy match at the Barabati Stadium on Wednesday.
Put in to bat, Baroda began well with skipper Connor Williams and Parab putting on 64 runs for the first wicket before speedster Debasish Mohanty trapped Williams leg before for 32.
Though Rakesh Solanki (26) was stumped by Goutam Gopal off Sanjay Roul, Parab (116) put on 109 for the third wicket with Ajit Bhoite (47).
Parab, who has hit 15 fours, was at the crease with Tushar Arothe (25). Bhoite, who hit eight boundaries, was bowled by medium pacer Prabhanjan Mallick.
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n In Cuttack: Baroda 278/3 (S. Parab 116 batting, A. Bhoite 47) vs Orissa.
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