CK Nayudu Trophy: Odisha Suffer Innings Defeat After Double Collapse On Day 3

Trivandrum: Odisha batsmen collapsed in a heap, not once but twice in a day, to suffer an innings defeat in their CK Nayudu Trophy (U-25) match against Jharkhand on Thursday.

Quite well placed at stumps on Day 2, Odisha imploded on the third day and lost 19 wickets for 211 runs in the space of 82 overs on the third day at Greenfield Stadium.

Resuming at 153 for 1 with Aashirwad Swain and Debashis Samantray in the middle of a brilliant partnership, the second-wicket pair extended their stand to 156 runs. Aashirwad completed his century and Debashis reached fifty before the innings came apart.

Manishi ran through the Odisha innings, bagging 8 of the 9 wickets, after Aashirwad fell for 109 and Debashis made 61.

Having conceded a lead of 199 runs, Jharkhand enforced the follow-on. Odisha fared even worse in the second innings, being skittled out for 111 in 36.4 overs.

Kartik Biswal top-scored with 21 as Vinayak Vikram did the maximum damage this time around, with 5/31. Manishi added 3 wickets to his tally for a match-haul of 11 for 93.

Scores: Jharkhand 452. Odisha 253 and (following on) 111.

Result: Jharkhand won by an innings & 88 runs.

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