Chennai: A good all-round performance by Dodda Ganesh ensured a commanding position for Plate A on Day II of their Duleep Trophy match against Elite A Thursday.
Ganesh’s (72) and his 117-run eighth-wicket partnership with Sunil Joshi (73) helped Plate A pile up an imposing 373.
He then took the wickets of Ramesh (9), Deep Dasgupta (15) and Sodhi (0) to reduce Elite A to 36 for three. It was Sriram’s 71 that helped Elite A trudge to 170 for six at stumps.
In another game, Sujith Somasundar (116) and Srikumar Nair (40 batting) helped Plate B recover to 238 for seven in the first innings after restricting Elite B to 350 on the second day.
l Plate A 373 (Dodda Ganesh 72, Sunil Joshi 73). Elite A 170/6 (S.Sriram 71). Match to continue
l Elite B 350. Plate B 238/7 (S. Somasundar 116, S. Nair 40 batting) Match to continue. (PTI)