By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Oct 14: Tripura are heading for first innings lead against Services in their second Ranji trophy match at the Barsapara ground in Guwahati. After completing their first innings at 275 Tripura today came back strongly in the game and restricted Services at 202/9 in their first innings at stumps on day II. Except S Yadav, who remained not out on 71 (4X4, 1X6), no other batsmen were able to stay on the wicket for a long period. Ra Dutta (3-36) was the most successful bowler for Tripura on the second day. Earlier Tripura, who started from their overnight score 228/7 took their score to 275 runs before got out.
Brief score: Tripura 1st innings 275, B Ghosh 49,Y Singh 41,R Dey 34 , Gurinder Singh 35, DG Pathania 3-71, Services 1st innings 202/9, S Yadav not out 71 , DG Pathania 34 , Ra Dutta 3-36.