Keenan Stadium all set for a close finish
Jharkhand 174 (Nemat 53, Konwar 6-67) and 56 for 2 need another 157 to beat Assam 179 (Sunny Gupta 4-56, Nadeem 4-65) and 207 (Sinha 55, Tajinder 53*, Nadeem 4-83)Scorecard
In the match of this round, Jharkhand and Assam promised a tight finish on a turning track. At 56 for 2, Jharkhand needed 157 to win this top-of-the-table clash. Assam began the day effectively at 32 for 2, and the innings went this way and that before setting Jharkhand the highest total of the match.
Amit Sinha and Hokaito Zhimomi began the day with a threatening stand, but offspinner Sunny Gupta kept Assam honest…