Zaheer Khan bags four to lead Mumbai's fightback against Haryana in Ranji Trophy

Haryana rode on Joginder Sharma's inspiring spell of five for 16 and then 26-year-old Sunny Singh led the way with a 63-run knock to frustrate the visitors before Mumbai's Zaheer Khan picked up four wickets.

updated: October 28, 2013 18:47 IST
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Lahli: Zaheer Khan (file photo)The laborious Joginder Sharma took the limelight with a five-for while Sunny Singh led a spirited batting effort as Haryana staged a remarkable fight-back to leave their Ranji Trophy opener against defending champions Mumbai evenly poised here on Monday.

Seeking to make a comeback into the Indian team, Mumbai captain Zaheer Khan picked up four wickets, including two at the fag end of second day's play, to leave Haryana at 224 for nine when stumps were drawn. (Day 2 highlights)

The hosts, thus, gained an invaluable overall lead of 222 runs, having bowled out Mumbai for 136 in their first innings. Haryana had scored 134 in their first essay.

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