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IN FINE NICK: Mumbai's Rohit Sharma completed his double century against Bengal in the Ranji Trophy in Kolkata on Thursday. — Photo: Sushanta Patronobish
IN FINE NICK: Mumbai's Rohit Sharma completed his double century against Bengal in the Ranji Trophy in Kolkata on Thursday. — Photo: Sushanta Patronobish

Rohit Sharma's unbeaten 200 (257b, 23x4, 3x6) helped Mumbai take control of its Ranji Trophy second round Super League match against Bengal at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday.

Resuming on 287 for four, Mumbai declared at 621 for eight, mainly through Sharma and Iqbal Abdulla (81), who added 144 for the seventh wicket.

The scores (day two):

Super League:

At Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh 403 in 176.1 overs (Eklavya Dwivedi 83, Mohd. 51, Parvinder Singh 78, Amir Khan 37, Piyush Chawla 79, Alok Chandra Sahoo four for 100) vs Orissa 0 for no loss in one over.

At Kolkata: Mumbai 621 for eight decl. in 163 overs (Ajinkiya Rahane 110, Wasim Jaffer 73, Rohit Sharma 200 not out, Iqbal Abdulla 81) vs Bengal 28 for one in 15 overs.

At Surat: Saurashtra 262 in 82.3 overs (Bhushan Chauhan 41, Jaydev Shah 94, Ishwar Choudhary four for 58) vs Gujarat 20 for one in six overs.

At Rohtak: Haryana 127 and 38 for no loss in 19 overs vs Baroda 470 in 113.5 (Connor Williams 114, Yusuf Pathan 195, Rakesh Solanki 41).

At Mohali: Punjab 243 vs Karnataka 346 for six in 90 overs (Ganesh Satish 55, Robin Uthappa 149, Manish Pandey 49).

At Delhi (Karnail Singh Stadium): Assam 187 in 101.4 overs (Amol Muzumdar 44, T.P. Singh 41, Dhiraj Goswami four for 43).

At Chennai: Delhi 318 in 116.1 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 41, Virat Kohli 139, Mithun Manhas 70, R. Ashwin five for 94) vs Tamil Nadu 122 for five in 54 overs (S. Badrinath 45 batting).

Plate League:

At Perinthalmanna: J & K 173 vs Kerala 184 for one in 53 overs (V.A. Jagadeesh 98 batting, Robert Fernandez 65 batting).

At Gwalior: Tripura 255 in 110.5 overs (Rajib Saha 53, Rajib Dutta 42, T.P. Sudhindra four for 79) vs Madhya Pradesh 225 for three in 52 overs (Naman Ojha 108, Jalaj Saxena 90).

At Jaipur: Goa 216 in 66.3 overs vs Rajasthan 234 for two in 80 overs (Vineet Saxena 102 batting, Hrishikesh Kanitkar 73).

At Nasik: Vidarbha 281 foe eight in 98 overs (Alind Naidu 46, Azhar Sheikh 56, Ranjit Paradkar 82, Shrikant Wagh 42) vs Maharashtra .

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