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No play on 2nd day of Duleep Trophy opener due to wet ground conditions

Bengaluru: The second day of the Duleep Trophy opener between India Blue and India Green was washed out on Sunday without a ball being bowled due to wet ground conditions owing to heavy overnight showers. Play was called off at 2 pm IST.

India Green had reduced India Blue to 112 for 6 in 49 overs on a truncated opening day on Saturday.

Lanky Bengal speedster Ishan Porel (3/26) took three wickets including the prized scalp of his former India U-19 teammate Shubman Gill as India Blue found the going tough against India Green's disciplined bowling display.

A total of 49 overs were bowled after India Green captain Faiz Fazal won the toss and elected to field as play started mid-way into the second session.

The in-form Ruturaj Gaikwad struck 30 off 63 balls (3X4s, 2X6s) before he was bowled by Tanveer Ul-Haq (2/36).

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