Pujara scores double ton in Saurashtra's big total

Resuming on a solid 236 for two, the hosts lost just Shitanshu Kotak (103) but not before he completed his century.

Brief scores:

Group A: At Hyderabad: Hyderabad (O/n: 175/5): 209/7 in 102 overs (Ambati Rayudu 60, Anirudh Singh 61, Syed Quadri 52 n.o.; Ashraf Makda 2-41, Siddharth Trivedi 4-35) vs Gujarat.

At Mumbai: Mumbai: 162 & 76/0 in 31 overs (Ajinkiya Rahane 38 n.o., Sahil Kukreja 35 n.o.) vs Himachal Pradesh (O/n: 100/3): 246 all out in 93.1 overs (Bhavin Thakkar 88, Vinit Indulkar 27, Sarandeep Singh 25, Ashok Thakur 26; Harmeet Singh 4-89, Iqbal Abdulla 4-48).

At Bhubaneswar: Railways (O/n: 176/4): 297/8 in 119.4 overs (Faiz Fazal 32, V Cheluvaraj 88, Sanjib Sanyal 26, Mahesh Rawat 33 n.o., Krishnakant Upadhyay 45 n.o.; Debasish Mohanty 3-40, Basanth Mohanty 2-58, Alok Sahoo 2-88) vs Orissa.

At Amritsar: Punjab (O/n: 212/7): 228 all out in 98.1 overs (Ravi Inder Singh 26,Chandan Madan 36, Pankaj Dharmani 83 n.o., Gaurav Gambhir 28; Lakshmipathi Balaji 3-32, V Yo Mahesh 2-62) vs Tamil Nadu 340/6 in 76.4 overs (Abhinav Mukund 61, Murali Vijay 148, Arun Karthik 73; Varun Khanna 2-82, Sarabjit Ladda 3-90).

Group B: At Rajkot: Saurashtra (O/n: 236/2): 544/3 decl in 160 overs (Chirag Pathak 90, Sitanshu Kotak 103, Cheteshwar Pujara 204 n.o., Ravindra Jadeja 124 n.o.; Samad Fallah 2-112) vs Mahrashtra: 53/1 in 18 overs (Rohan Bhosale 25 n.o.).

At Ghaziabad: Baroda: 234 all out in 69.4 overs (Azhar Bilakhia 35, Rakesh Solanki 58, Irfan Pathan 59, Pinal Shah 44; Piyush Chawla 4-47, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar 2-52) vs Uttar Pradesh 36/0 in 11 overs.

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