2nd Quarter-final, Kolkata, Jan 8-12 2014, Ranji Trophy
317 & 267
(83.3 ov, target 271)
314 & 222
Bengal won by 48 runs
• The Report by Rachna Shetty in Kolkata

Dinda, Shukla power Bengal to position of strength

Ashok Dinda picked up six wickets to bundle Railways out for 314 and help Bengal secure a first-innings lead of three runs

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Scorecard summary
Bengal317(101.5 overs)1st Innings
Railways314(93.3 overs)1st Innings
Mahesh Rawat119 (144)
Arindam Ghosh97 (214)
Ashok Dinda6/105(28.3)
Shib Paul3/47(21)
Bengal267(90.4 overs)2nd Innings
Anureet Singh5/72(25.4)
Karn Sharma2/45(15)
Railways222(83.3 overs)2nd Innings
Murali Kartik56 (102)
Arindam Ghosh50 (107)
Laxmi Shukla3/45(15)
Sourav Sarkar2/22(12.3)
Match details
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossRailways , elected to field first
SeriesRanji Trophy 2013
Series resultBengal advanced
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 16.30
Match days8,9,10,11,12 January 2014 (5-day match)
Suresh Shastri
Pashchim Pathak
Match Referee
Rajendra Jadeja