Ranji Trophy: Jadeja shines with a bat in Saurashtra’s win; TN, Karnataka record wins too

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Ravindra Jadeja shines again in Saurashtra’s win though this time with a bat

New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was among a 3 half-centurions as Saurashtra chased down a high 302-run aim to register a four-wicket win over Services in their Ranji Trophy organisation C cricket compare on Monday.

Overnight 311/6, Services announced during that measure this morning, environment Saurashtra a unbending target.

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Ravindra Jadeja . AP

However, a visiting group put adult a glorious sum uncover to bind a feat with 4 wickets to spare.

The substructure for a delight was laid by opener Mohsin Dodia (65) and skipper Sagar Jogiyani (27), who common a second wicket mount of 71 runs.

The wickets feel frequently after that though Saurashtra batsmen did not concede that to disquiet a follow significantly and common poignant partnerships in a center sequence to cranky a line in 80.3 overs.

Jadeja (55) and Arpit Vasavada (57) were a many important contributors in a revoke half of a line-up.

For, Services, Muzzaffaruddin Khalid was a collect of a bowlers with a transport of 4/147 in 31 overs.

Brief Scores:
Services: 254 and 311/6 declared
Saurashtra: 264 and 302/6 in 80.3 overs (Mohsin Dodia (65), Ravindra Jadeja (55), Arpit Vasavada, Muzzaffaruddin Khalid 4/147)

Rahil picks 4/38 as TN finish 8 wicket win

New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Rahil Shah triggered Railways’ fall to assistance Tamil Nadu register a convincing eight-wicket win over a hosts in a Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match.

Resuming during a overnight measure of 200 for four, Rahil Shah, who didn’t play in a initial innings, scalped 4 wickets for 38 runs, including that of V Cheluvaraj (88) to trigger Railways’ collapse.

Railways mislaid their final 6 wickets for 40 runs inside 19 overs. The hosts mislaid their initial wicket of a day in a fifth over when captain Mahesh Rawat (78) was trapped leg before by seamer J Kousik (2/45).

Rahil afterwards got into a act, dismissing Cheluvaraj, a other overnight batsman who had scored dual fifties in a match, held behind 3 overs after to revoke Railways to 215 for six.

There was frequency any insurgency from a other Railways batsmen, as Rahil spotless adult a tail with 3 some-more wickets to gold out a hosts for 240 in 88.2 overs. Set a insignificant aim of 77, Tamil Nadu mislaid a possibility to secure 7 points when captain Abhinav Mukund was bowled by Anureet Singh in a ninth over.

But a visitors rode on Dinesh Karthik’s 40-ball 43 to finish a follow in 23.2 overs.

By trait of a win, Tamil Nadu pocketed 6 points while Railways returned empty-handed.

Brief Scores:
Tamil Nadu: 328 77 for 2 in 23.2 overs (Dinesh Karthik 43; Anureet Singh 2/43) kick Railways 164 240 (V Cheluvaraj 88, Mahesh Rawat 78; Rahil Shah 4/38) by 8 wickets.
Points: Tamil Nadu 6, Railways 0.

Wakhare, Sarwate spin Vidarbha to 82-run win over Maharashtra

Nagpur: Spin twin of Akshay Wakhare (6/58) and Aditya Sarwate (4/74) sum to skittle out Maharashtra for 162 as Vidarbha notched adult a 82-run win and grabbed 6 points from their Ranji Trophy Group A match.

Wakhare and Sarwate dished out shining spin bowling to derail Maharashtra’s follow as they were bundled out in 46.3 overs during Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground.

Chasing 245 to win, Maharashtra resumed their second innings during 3 for 1 on a fourth and final day and opener Harshad Khadiwale constructed a strokeful 55 that was studded with 9 bounds and one six.

Apart from Khadiwale, Ankit Bawne (23), Kedar Jadhav (28) and Rohit Motwani (28) were a other batsmen who could strech doubles sum though they could not gain on their scores as Wakhare and Sarwate wrecked havoc.

Overnight batsman Bawne was a initial to be discharged in a 13th over when he was held by Wasim Jaffer off Wakhare, Khadiwale was sent make-up subsequent by Sarwate with Faiz Fazal holding a catch.

Shikant Mundhe (4), Jadhav and Chirag Khurana (9) afterwards became a plant of Wakhare in a 24th, 28th over and 34th over, while Rahul Tripathi was trapped infrom of wicket by Sarwate as Maharashtra slipped to 135 for 7 in a 37th over.

Akshay Darekar (2) and Anupam Sanklecha (1) afterwards were private by Sarwate and Wakhare in a 41st and 44th over, while skipper Rohit Motwani was a final batsman to be dismissed.

Brief Score:
Vidarbha 332 149
Maharashtra 237 162 in 46.3 overs (H Khadiwale 55; A Wakhare 6/58).

Karnataka acquire 6 points with 92-run win over Rajasthan

Jaipur: Pranay Sharma scored a century though could not forestall Rajasthan from slumping to a 92-run better opposite Karnataka on a fourth and final day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket compare on Monday.

This feat has given Karnataka 6 points.

Chasing 358, Rajasthan were bundled out for 265 notwithstanding Pranay (114) and Dishant Yagnik (71 not out) chipping in with essential runs.

Resuming on 42 for three, Rajasthan got off to a dynamic start with overnight batsmen — Pranay and Tanveer-Ul-Haq — adding 60 runs in a morning before Stuart Binny discharged a latter for 19. Tanveer’s wicket triggered a mini fall as Rajat Bhatia and Puneet Yadav fell inside a subsequent dual overs with a home group disorder during 116 for six.

However, Pranay, who went on to finish his second first-class century, along with Yagnik, fought behind to keep a hosts’ chances alive with a 98-run partnership for a fourth wicket.

But Pranay’s exclusion off David Mathias’ bowling put a check on Rajasthan’s run rate and afterwards they eventually got all out, even as Yagnik remained dominant during a other end.

Brief scores:

Karnataka: 281 318 for 5 decl
Rajasthan: 242 265 all out in 82 overs (Pranay Sharma 114, Dishant Yagnik 71 not out; David Mathias 3/53).

Wickets galore on final day though Delhi compare ends in draw

Bhubaneswar: Both Odisha and Delhi suffered batting collapses as 18 wickets fell on a final day of their Ranji Trophi Group A match, that finished in a pull on Monday.

On a morning of a final day even a initial innings of Odisha was not finish as a hosts resumed during 195 for four.

However, discerning wickets spiced adult a day, preventing it from apropos a drab affair. It was Delhi paceman Pradeep Sangwan, who wreaked massacre by scalping 5 batsmen. He private both overnight batsmen Anurag Sarangi (6) and Pratik Das (16) in his unbroken overs.

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File design of Gautam Gambhir. AP

He afterwards accounted for Suryakant Pradhan (7) Deepak Behera (11) and Dhiraj Singh as Odisha mislaid a final 6 wickets for usually 22 runs. Sangwan finished adult with career-best sum of 7 for 38.

Delhi began their second innings in plain conform with any of a 3 top-order batsmen scoring half-century. They were absolutely placed during 159 for 3 though finished adult losing subsequent 6 wickets for usually 34 runs.

Skipper Gautam Gambhir was discharged initial by Shiraj Singh while a other opener Dhruv Shorey (62) was run out. Nitish Rana also batted good for his 52 though mayhem followed after his dismissal. After Rana’s exclusion as fourth wicket, Delhi combined usually 23 runs to their total, dogmatic a innings during 193 for nine.

Basant Mohanty was a many successful bowler with 6 for 39. Set a aim of 288 runs, Odisha finished a day during 88 for 3 in 38 overs and a compare was drawn.

MP kick Baroda by 87 runs notwithstanding Yusuf Pathan’s heroics

Vododara: Yusuf Pathan gave Madhya Pradesh a strong shock before a visitor’s rode on Mihir Hirwani and Punnet Datey’s excellent bowling to register a 87-run win over Baroda in an sparkling Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match.

Chasing a unbending 262-run aim for an undisguised win, Baroda were in apocalyptic straits during 31 for a detriment of 5 wickets.

But afterwards walked in dangerous Yusuf (86 off 98 balls) and in Swapnil Singh’s (47) comapany lifted hopes of an extraordinary feat for Baroda before a plea fizzled out.

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Yusuf Pathan has pronounced it is good for Indian cricket to have foe for places. Reuters

Yusuf and Swapnil common 132 runs for a sixth wicket to lift a hopes of a home group though once a big-hitting batsman departed, a letter was on a wall for Baroda as Hirwani ran by a lower-order to gold out a hosts for 174 in 48.4 overs.

Besides Yusuf and Swapnil, if other top-order batsmen could have done poignant contributions a finish outcome could have been opposite for Baroda.

Hirwani (4/41), son of former India leg-spinner Narendra Hirwani, and pacer Datey (4/20) were a wrecker-in-chief for Madhya Pradesh. Hirwani, thus, finished with considerable compare sum of 9 for 101 to win a man-of-the-match award.

Earlier resuming their second innings during a overnight measure of 113 for two, Madhya Pradesh took possibility and played agressively to measure 175 runs off usually 28 overs before dogmatic their innings during 288 for a detriment of 6 wickets.

Overnight batsman Rajat Patidar crushed a quickfire 101 off 127 balls, while Harpreet Singh (53) and Rameez Khan (52) done fifties to make a compare out of a tie and give their bowlers a possibility to register an undisguised win. Swapnil was a collect of a bowlers for Baroda with sum of 4 for 94.

The win gave Madhya Pradesh 6 points.

Brief Scores:
Madhya Pradesh: 269 288 for 6 decl in 68 overs (Rajat Patidar 101; Swapnil Singh 4/94) kick Baroda 296 174 all out in 48.4 overs (Yusuf Pathan 86; Puneet Datey 4/20, Mihir Hirwani 4/41) by 87 runs.

Bengal grabs 3 points from drawn Ranji Tropy match

Rohtak: Owing to their initial innings lead, Bengal grabbed 3 essential points opposite Haryana after their Group A Ranji Trophy compare finished in a pull during a CH Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium, Lahli on Monday.

Resuming their second innings during 146 for seven, Bengal announced during 211 for eight, to set Haryana a aim of 316. Overnight Bengal batsman Pankaj Shaw (61) constructed a studious 148-ball half century that enclosed dual fours.

Haryana’s runchase was derailed early on when they were reduced to 14 for 2 in 6.1 overs though skipper Virendra Sehwag bloody a 52-ball 46 laced with 6 boundaries, while Rohit Sharma (50) and Sachin Rana (50) burst twin half centuries to reignite a chase.

However, Sehwag was discharged by Sayan Mondal in a 23rd over and once Rohit and Sachin were sent behind to a hovel by Mukesh Kumar and Ashok Dinda respectively in a 43rd and 52nd over, a compare was headed to a draw.

Wicket-keeper Rahul Dalal (1) was also discharged by Dinda as Haryana eventually finished their second innings during 195 for 6 in 62 overs.

For Bengal, Dinda (3/52) scalped 3 wickets, while V Pratap Singh (1/40), SS Mondal (1/32) and Mukesh Kumar (1/46) picked one each.

Brief Score:
Bengal 329 211/8d in 93.5 overs (P Shaw 61; AH Hooda 4/65)
Haryana 225 195/6 in 62 overs (R Sharma 50, S Rana 50; A Dinda 3/52).

Himachal Pradesh produce Tripura

Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh beaten Tripura by an innings and 6 runs on day 4 of a Ranji Trophy Group C match.

Tripura, who had a large charge of saving a diversion after resuming a day during 88 for three, were bowled out for 270 in their second innings. They had done 285 in their initial innings and Himachal Pradesh replied with 561 for five.

It was an sparkling win for a hosts in a finish as a visitors fell brief of 7 runs to make Himachal bat again.

It was a common bowling bid from a Himachal bowlers with Rishi Dhawan holding dual wickets and Ankush Bedi and Akash Vasisht picking adult 3 each.

Brief Scores:

Tripura: 285 270 in 84.5 overs (Udiyan Bose 60, Nirupam Sen Chowdhary 66 not out; Ankush Bedi 3/50, Akash Vasisht 3/63).
Himachal Pradesh: 561 for 5 decl in 130 overs.

Goa acquire 3 points as compare opposite Jharkhand ends in draw

Jamshedpur, Nov 2 (PTI) Shadab Jakati (5/72) took a five-wicket transport to gold out Jharkhand for 209 and give Goa a 93-run initial innings lead and 3 points in a Group C Ranji Trophy cricket natch that finished in a draw.

In respond to Goa’s initial letter sum of 302, Jharkhand currently resumed during 154 for 4 though unsuccessful to transcend a visiting team’s score.

Jharkhand mislaid their final 6 wickets for usually 50 runs with left-arm spinner Jakati and offspinner Amit Yadav (3/59) wreaking havoc. Goa afterwards announced their second innings during 102 for 5 and set Jharkhand a aim of 196 late on a final day.

Yadav (3/47) took 3 wickets in Jharkhand’s follow and they slumped to 100 for 6 before a stumps were drawn, and a home group managed to pull a game.

Brief scores:
Jharkhand: 209 (Sumit Kumar 51; Shadab Jakati 5/72, Amit Yadav (3/59) 105 for 6 (SP Gautam 41; Amit Yadav 3/47)
Goa: 302 102 for 5 dec (Darshan Misal 39).
Points: Goa 3, Jharkhand 1.