Goa fail to surpass Services score

Goa were unable to secure the first innings lead due to Yashpal Singh’s impressive bowling thus enabling Services earn three points from their drawn Ranji Trophy Group C match on the fourth and final day, at Porvorim, Tuesday.

Resuming at 312/5, Goa were bundled out for 381 with Yashpal Singh and Shadab Nazar taking four quick wickets between them.

Yashpal accounted for two wickets today to finish with impressive figures of 4/12.

Ravikant Shukla departed without adding a single run to his overnight score of 78. Rohit Asnodkar, resuming on 52, however, played a responsible knock. He tried hard to take the hosts' past Services first innings total in the company of the tail enders but wickets kept falling at the other end.

Rohit was the ninth batsman to get out for a well-made 83 off 223 balls with the help of seven hits to the fence.

Services reached 99 for two in their second innings before the stumps were drawn on the final day.

Brief scores: Goa: 381/10 in 152.1 overs (Rohit Asnodkar 83; Yashpal Singh 4/12). Services: 473/10 and 99/2 in 39 overs (Anshul Gupta batting 62). [H]