Wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan compiled a fine unbeaten century to guide Jharkhand to 309 for six on the third and penultimate day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka here today.
Replying to Karnataka's mammoth first-innings total of 577 for six declared, Kishan scored his runs off 148 balls and hit 13 boundaries and five sixes at the Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground.
Experienced hand Saurabh Tiwary struck 91 off 163 balls with the help of six fours and three sixes, while opener Anand Singh contributed 45 and hit seven boundaries.
For Karnataka, Abhimanyu Mithun was the most successful bowler, picking up 2/54, while there was a wicket apiece Stuart Binny, Shreyas Gopal and Krishnappa Gowtham.
Jharkhand were overnight nine for no loss after being on the field for almost two full days. Jharkhand trailed by 268 runs with four wickets remaining when the stumps were drawn.
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