Jaggi, Tiwary set solid base for East
East Zone 328 for 5 (Jaggi 118, Manoj Tiwary 109, Pankaj 3-87) v Central Zone
Jharkhand's Ishank Jaggi and Bengal's Manoj Tiwary got centuries for East Zone on the first day of their Duleep Trophy quarter-final against Central Zone in Cuttack. East finished the day well placed at 328 for 5 as they battled with Central for a chance to play South Zone in the semi-final.
After being put in to bat, East lost opener Natraj Behera early to Rajasthan seamer Pankaj Singh, who finished with three wickets in the day. Jaggi and Tiwary then put East in the driver's seat with a 208-run partnership, but Central got a foot back in to the match with three wickets in the last twelve overs of play.