Cuttack: Odisha defeated Assam by a huge margin of an innings and 3 runs in a Ranji Trophy match played at DRIEMS Ground here.
Losing the toss and being put in to bat, Odisha posted 436 runs in the first innings, thanks to half centuries by Shantanu Mishra (66), Anurag Sarangi (58), Govinda Poddar (58), Abhishek Raut (71) and Debabrata Pradhan (79).
Assam were bundled out for 238 in their first innings and 195 in the second. Debabrata Pradhan was the highest wicket taker for Odisha in the first innings with 4 wickets while Rajesh Mohanty picked up 4 wickets in the second innings with Suryakant Pradhan and Debabrata Pradhan picking up 3 wickets each.
With their fifth win in the tournament, Odisha are placed at the top of Elite Group C.