Resuming at 108 for 1 on the third day, Paras Ratnaparkhe, who scored a century against Nagaland, continued his elegant attack to score the first double ton, 203 off 213 balls, with 31 fours and 2 sixes, with a strike rate of 95.31 in the Col.C.K.Nayudu Trophy 2018-2019 and with this double ton, he is at the 2nd spot of the table of top scorers with a total of 694 runs (with 4 centuries including the double ton against Mizoram).
Akash Kargave 37 off 56 balls with 6 fours and Sidak Singh’s whirlwind knock of 78 off 63 balls with 6 fours and 4 sixes, extended a solid support to Paras Ratnaparkhe on his way to score the double ton. Puducherry declared the second innings at 426 for 7 off 86 overs. For Mizoram, A.Kumar took 3 for 105 and Dika Ralte 2 for 100.
With the Himalayan task of 441 for a win, Mizoram’s both the openers were out for naught and ended day three with the score 81 for 5 with a day’s play left.