Hooda Slams 2nd Century

Published: 22nd January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd January 2015 04:10 AM   |  A+A-

MYSORE: Nineteen-year-old Deepak Jagbir Hooda of Baroda slammed his second first class century to put Baroda in a strong position on the opening day of their Group A Ranji Trophy tie against holders Karnataka at the Gangotri Glades on Wednesday.

Hooda made a patient 142 to resurrect Baroda’s innings after half the side had fallen for 93 runs. Hooda surpassed his previous best of 114 in the process.

It was a commendable effort as he came in at No 6 and was involved in very useful partnerships to steer Baroda to safety. The were 320 for 8 at close. He batted for 272 minutes, facing 194 deliveries and hammered 13 fours and six sixes.

Baroda 320/8 (D Hooda 142, A Mithun 3/75) vs Karnataka.


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