Rajasthan bowlers rose to the occasion even as a Jammu and Kashmir skipper Parvez Rasool (110 not out) played a defiant knock in the second outing, albeit which went in vain, at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium.
Chasing a daunting target of 395, Jammu and Kashmir, who began at overnight score of 34/0, were eventually bundled out for 319 in their second innings.
For the hosts leg spinner Rahul Chahar (4-89) and Nathu Singh (4-83) took four wickets each in the second innings, as they earned six crucial points and have stated their campaign on a winning note.
Chahar ended the game with nine wickets as he had taken a five-wicket haul in the first innings.
In the day, Rasool raised the hopes of Jammu and Kashmir of a draw, but he wasdevoid of partners.
At one stage a J-K could have sniffed out a draw, but the momentum shifted in Rajasthan's favour after J-K wicket keeper Fazil Rashid (28) was dismissed.
Rajasthan bowlers then blew away the J-K tail to earn a hard-fought win.
Rajasthan won by 75 runs.
At Bhubaneshwar: Odisha 324 and 267/7 (Biplab Samantaray 103 not out) versus Haryana 442 all out (Himanshu Rana 164, Chetan Bishnoi 75).
Haryana took first innings lead.
Tripura took first innings lead.
Jharkhand took first innings lead.
Uttar Pradesh won by an innings and 247 runs.
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