Ranji Trophy round-up: Delhi bundled out by Assam’s gait attack; Umesh Yadav takes hattrick

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Delhi crawl before gait opposite Assam, all out for 149

Guwahati: Pace twin of Krishna Das and Arup Das wreaked massacre with a new ball, pity 7 wickets between them to gold out Delhi for 149 in their initial innings on a opening day of a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket compare on Sunday.

Krishna (4/38) and Arup (3/49) ran by Delhi’s batting choice with a fatal bowling spell to play out a visitor’s
in 59.4 overs and give Assam a slight upperhand.

Opting to play after winning a toss, Krishna gave a dream start to Assam by stealing opener Unmukt Chand, LBW with a really initial smoothness of a match. Krishna afterwards discharged Dhruv Shorey and Nitish Rana in his subsequent over before Arup prompted an edje from Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir (4), that was gleefuly supposed by Tarjinder Singh, to revoke a visitors to 8 for four.

Assam players applaud after holding a wicket of Gautam Gambhir. PTIAssam players applaud after holding a wicket of Gautam Gambhir. PTI

Assam players applaud after holding a wicket of Gautam Gambhir. PTI

Milind Kumar (45) and wicket-keeper Puneet Bisht (23) afterwards common 63 runs for a fifth wicket to forge a fightback before a Assam bowlers again found their acts. Besides Milind and Puneet, Manan Sharma (46) and Pradeep Sangwan (12) were a other dual Delhi batsmen to have reached double number scores.

Pallav Kumar Das (1/13), Amit Verma (1/14) and Jamaluddin Syed Mohammad (1/18) were other wicket takers for Assam. In reply, Assam finished a day on 69 for 3 in 29 overs.

Skipper Gokul Sharma (22 not out) was during a double along side KB Arun Karthik (19). Sangwan (2/1) picked adult a wickets of Rahul Hazarika (19) and Amit Verma, while Navdeep Saini discharged Pallav Kumar Das.

Assam still route Delhi by 80 runs in a initial innings with 7 wickets in hand.

Brief Scores:
Delhi: 149 all out in 59.4 overs (Manan Sharma 46 not out, Milind Kumar 45; Krishna Das 4/38, Arup Das 3/49).
Assam: 69 for 3 in 29 overs (Gokul Sharma 22 not out, KB Arun Karthik 19 not out; Pradeep Sangwan 2/1).

Thakur-led Mumbai boot Railways for inexpensive total

Mumbai: Led ably by Shardul Thakur, Mumbai bowlers put adult a many improved arrangement than a prior diversion and shot out Railways for a insignificant 217 on day one of their four-day Group B Ranji Trophy tie during a Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

Thakur, who went wicket reduction opposite UP in a hosts’ prior drawn game, did a bulk of early repairs by bagging 3 out of a tip 4 wickets to fall, before finishing with 4 wickets by adhering to a unchanging outward off-stump line.

His new-ball partner Dhawal Kulkarni, nonetheless not as impressive, bagged dual wickets. Left-armer Harmeet Singh, brought into a personification eleven by Mumbai along with Jay Bista accounted for two. Debutant Bista, with his off breaks, and season’s heading delayed bowler Vishal Dabholkar picked adult one wicket apiece.

File design of Mumbai Ranji team. PTIFile design of Mumbai Ranji team. PTI

File design of Mumbai Ranji team. PTI

But Railways strike behind strongly and reduced Mumbai to 4 for dual before stumps were drawn for a day with a home group trailing a visitors by 213 runs.

Railways, who won a toss and inaugurated to bat on a wicket that afforded some assistance to a bowlers, plunged into low difficulty opposite a new turn to be 16 for 3 before entertainment a prejudiced liberation by tip scorer Arindam Ghosh (67) and Vivek Singh (28). But a detriment of Vivek Singh during 48, put a visitors again on a behind feet before they were regenerated by a mount of 85 between Ghosh, who was ninth out after creation a studious 67 in 272 minutes, and Sagar Mishra, who gathered 46 in 138 mins that enclosed a 6 and 5 fours.

The rest of a frontline batsmen flopped. Ghosh edged Dabholkar to trip fielder Suryakumar Yadav only before a second new turn became due. He faced 182 balls and had 5 hits to a fence. The Railways innings folded adult an hour after tea.

In a remaining time, Mumbai were rocked when they mislaid debutant Bista (2) to a locate during gully off Anureet Singh. Night look-out Kulkarni was afterwards castled by leggie Karn Sharma for a duck. Akhil Herwadkar was a dominant batsman on 2 during stumps
with a new batsman nonetheless to come to a crease.

Brief scores:

Railways 217 all out (Aridam Ghosh 67, Sagar Mishra 46; D Kulkarni 2 for 40, S Thakur 4 for 38, Harmeet Singh 2 for 41) v Mumbai 4 for 2.

UP measure 277/4 on day 1 opposite TN in Ranji Trophy

Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh constructed a plain batting display, reaching 277 for 4 in their initial innings opposite Tamil Nadu on a opening day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match.

Top sequence batsmen Almas Shaukat (88), Umang Sharma (73) and Suresh Raina (52 not out) scored half-centuries after they were asked to take a initial strike by Tamil Nadu skipper Abhinav Mukund.

At a pull of stumps, Raina and Saurabh Kumar (9 off 11) were during a double during a Green Park Stadium.

Aswin Crist (1/75), Kaushik J (1/31), M Mohammed (1/59) and Vijay Shankar (1/53) picked one wicket each. Uttar Pradesh openers Shaukat (88) and Himanshu Asnora (30) played with counsel early on to set a substructure for their team. They mislaid their initial wicket in a 28th over when Aswin Crist had a latter held behind by Dinesh Karthik.

Shaukat afterwards assimilated hands with Sharma and combined 111 runs for a second wicket before he was discharged by Vijay Shankar with Karthik once again holding a locate in a 66th over. Sharma and Raina afterwards combined 59 runs before a former was sent behind to a hovel by Kaushik J with Karthik doing a needful.

Raina and Akshdeep Nath (19) afterwards attempted to build adult a partnership though a latter was private by M Mohammed with R Prasanna holding a catch.

Brief Score:
Uttar Pradesh 1st innings: 277/4 in 87 overs (Almas Shaukat 88; Kaushik J 1/35).

Umesh Yadav gets a hat-trick; Rajasthan bundled out for 216

Nagpur: Pacer Umesh Yadav, expelled from India’s Test patrol for a ongoing second Test opposite South Africa, took 4 wickets to assistance Vidarbha boot Rajasthan for 216 on day one of a Ranji Trophy Group A match.

Yadav finished with total of 4 for 45 in 17.5 overs including a hat-trick. The other important opening entrance from Akshay Wakhare (3/78).

Umesh Yadav now owns Test cricket's many costly record. APUmesh Yadav now owns Test cricket's many costly record. AP

Umesh Yadav. AP

Puneet Yadav and Siddharth Dobal saved Rajasthan a blushes with a fighting 67 and 51 respectively.

Rajasthan, who chose to bat, kept losing wickets during unchanging intervals to sojourn on a backfoot via a innings.

Brief scores: Rajasthan 216 in 88.4 overs (Siddharth Dobal 51, Puneet Yadav 67; Umesh Yadav 4/45, Akshay Wakhare 3/78).

Juneja, Bhatt strike fifties as Gujarat strech 252-6 opposite MP

Surat: Manpreet Juneja (61) and Rujul Bhatt (51) burst twin fifties to energy Gujarat to 252 for 6 in their initial innings opposite Madhya Pradesh on a opening day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match.

Juneja strike 6 bounds and one 6 in his 101-ball innings, while Bhatt was some-more studious as he had only a integrate of fours to uncover in his 142-ball stay.

For MP, Puneet Datey (2/51) and Jalaj S Saxena (2/52) were a collect of a bowlers with dual wickets, while Iswar Pandey (1/34), Ankit Kushwah (1/43) took one wicket each.

Electing to bat, Gujarat found a going tough as they mislaid their openers — SK Patel (7) and PK Panchal (22) during a measure of 55 for dual in 21.2 overs.

Patel was a initial to go when he was held behind by wicketkeeper Naman Ojha off Pandey’s bowling. Panchal too could not stay longer as he was behind into a pavillion after being spotless adult by Kushwah. Bhargav Merai (40) and Parthiv Patel attempted to plain a innings though a latter was discharged by Datey with Shrivastava holding a locate in a 25th over. Datey returned in a 37th over to get absolved off Merai as he trapped him infront of wicket as Gujarat slipped to 109 for four.

Juneja afterwards took a responsibility on himself and common 73 runs with Bhatt, before he became a plant of Jalaj S Saxena in a 63rd over. Bhatt was a final batsman to be discharged currently when he was held by Harpreet Singh off Sexena’s turn in a 83rd over. Axar Patel (35) and Rush Kalaria (4) were during a double during a Lalabhai Contractor Stadium when a stumps were drawn.

Brief Score:
Gujarat 1st innings: 252 for 6 in 90 overs (M C Juneja 61; PM Datey 2/51).

Kerala measure 224/5 on day one

Porvorim (Goa): Half centuries from opener V A Jagdeesh and Robert Fernandez helped Kerala put adult a important 224/5 on a opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket compare opposite Goa.

Opting to bat, Kerala started good as they put on 57 runs for a initial wicket before Mohammed Azaruddeen became Prasanth Parmeswaran’s initial plant as he was trapped leg before wicket for 31.

Rohan Prem, who assimilated Jagdeesh, did not final prolonged as he was cleaned-bowled by Shadab Jakati for 20.

Parmeswaran got his second wicket as he cleaned-bowled Sachin Baby for 20 wih a measure during 139. Amit Yadav afterwards took dual discerning wickets to get absolved of Sanju Samson (1) and well-set Jagdeesh (61) to put Kerala underneath vigour with a measure during 147.

But Akshay Kadoth (28) and Robert (51) stitched 77 runs for a consecutive sixth wicket to take Kerala to 224/5 when a stumps were drawn. For Goa, Prasanth Parmeswaran and Amit Yadav claimed dual wickets any while Shadab Jakati took one wicket.

Natraj, Singh tons put Odisha in authority opposite Haryana

Lahli: Skipper Natraj Behera and Ranjit Singh struck dominant centuries to beam Odisha to 280 for one opposite Haryana on a opening day of a seventh turn Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match.

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Opting to bat after winning a toss, Odisha suffered an early jar in a form of opener Girja Rout (10) though afterward it was a special arrangement of batting from Natraj (143 batting) and Singh (109 batting) as a twin common unconquered 263 runs to take Odisha to a gentle position during a finish of a initial day’s proceedings.

Natraj faced 244 balls and strike 12 bounds and 4 sixes during his dominant knock, while Singh’s ton came off 266 deliveries with a assistance of 8 fours and dual hits over a fence. Pacer Mohit Sharma (1/33) accounted for a sole Odisha
wicket to tumble in a day.

Brief Scores:

Odisha: 280 for one in 87 overs (Natraj Behera 143 not out, Ranjit Singh 109 not out; Mohit Sharma 1/33).

Bengal make 239/3 on day one

Pune: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Sayan Mondal and Sudip Chatterjee stranded half centuries as Bengal reached 239/3 during stumps on day one of their Ranji Trophy diversion opposite Maharashtra.

Chatterjee and Shreevats Goswami were batting on 51 and 21 during tighten of play. Openers Easwaran (65) and Mondal (58) gave a visitors a plain start, pity a 128-run stand. Samad Fallah, Dominic Muthuswami and Chirag Khurana took a wicket any for Maharashtra.

Captain Rohit Motwani’s preference to put a antithesis in did not compensate off as Bengal batsmen undone a home group with dirty knocks.

Brief scores:

Bengal 239/3 in 90 overs (Abhimanyu Easwaran 65, Sayan Mondal 58, Sudip Chatterjee 51 not out; Samad Fallah 1/39).

Harbhajan’s call backfires as Devdhar century takes Baroda to 344/3

Vadodara: Opening batsman Kedar Devdhar struck a shining 186 to assistance Baroda strech to a gentle 344 for 3 on a opening day of their Ranji Trophy cricket compare opposite Punjab.

Devdhar, who had missed out on a century twice this season, strike 28 fours and a 6 in his 249-ball strike and common a whopping 245 runs off 352 balls with Aditya Waghmode (96) for a opening wicket to take a home side to a clever position during a Moti Bagh Stadium.

File design of Harbhajan Singh. AFPFile design of Harbhajan Singh. AFP

File design of Harbhajan Singh. AFP

Punjab captain Harbhajan Singh’s preference to play initial backfired as a visiting group bowlers leaked runs. Harbhajan himself was wicketless from a 16 overs he bowled today. Devdhar looked like he would final a full day’s play though he was discharged by seamer Deepak Bansal only a few mins before a pull of stumps.

Hardik Pandya (42) and Swapnil Singh (0) were batting during tighten of play. Gurkeerat Singh, who spent a day with a Indian Test
side in Bangalore as their 17th male before being expelled to play in a Ranji Trophy, took a wicket. Yuvraj Singh also took one wicket while surrender 32 runs.

Brief Scores:
Baroda 1st Innings: 344 for 3 in 90 overs (Kedar Devdhar 186, Aditya Waghmode 96; Yuvraj Singh 1/32).

Shukla’s 6-wkt transport helps Jharkhand play out Tripura for 166

Agartala: Rahul Shukla grabbed 6 wickets for 40 runs in a shining pace-bowling spell as Jharkhand shot Tripura out for 166 on a opening day to take control of their Ranji Trophy cricket match.

Shukla ran by a Tripura batting choice as a home side were bowled out in only 55 overs during a Tripura Institute of Technology Ground. Electing to field, Jharkhand reduced Tripura to 46 for 3 in a morning event with Shukla clean-bowling Arindam Das and Udiyan Bose.

There was frequency any partnership of stress for a home side, as Shukla and association kept distinguished during unchanging intervals. The hosts slumped to 81 for 6 and afterwards 130 for 8 before Parvinder Singh, who top-scored with 66, put on 31 runs with Tushar Saha (15). Parvinder was a ninth batsman to be dismissed, as he was held behind, off Shukla, by Sumit Kumar, who finished
with 5 catches.

Jharkhand replied solidly, notwithstanding losing opener Sumit Kumar in a sixth over, to finish a day during 42 for one.

Brief Scores:
Tripura 1st Innings: 166 all out in 55 overs (Parvinder Singh 66; Rahul Shukla 6/40).
Jharkhand 1st Innings: 42 for 1 in 15 overs. PTI