Ranji Trophy round-up: Gambhir departs for steep as Delhi loses ground; Karn Sharma scalps 6 opposite Mumbai

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Delhi strech 101 for 4 in second innings  after Arun Karthik’s 81 hands Assam first innings lead

Guwahati: Assam rode on KB Arun Karthik’s studious 81 to take a critical eight-run initial innings lead over Delhi though a Group A Ranji Trophy cricket compare is interestingly staid with a visitors reaching 101 for 4 in their second innings during stumps on a second day, on Monday.

Resuming their initial innings during a overnight measure of 69 for 3 in respond to Delhi’s 149, Assam were bowled out for 157 in 64.1 overs.

Delhi batsman Gautam Gambhir walks behind to pavilion after his exclusion in a second innings opposite Assam during a second day of a Ranji prize match, during Barshapara lane in Guwahati on Monday. PTIDelhi batsman Gautam Gambhir walks behind to pavilion after his exclusion in a second innings opposite Assam during a second day of a Ranji prize match, during Barshapara lane in Guwahati on Monday. PTI

Delhi batsman Gautam Gambhir walks behind to pavilion after his exclusion in a second innings opposite Assam during a second day of a Ranji prize match. PTI

Besides Arun Karthik, who scored his runs off 169 balls and strike 8 bounds and 3 sixes, no other Assam batsmen could make poignant contributions.

Skipper Gokul Sharma (24) combined usually dual runs to his overnight measure before being castled by Pradeep Sangwan.

Left-arm approved bowler Manan Sharma was collect of a bowlers for Delhi with sum of 4 for 41, while Sangwan scalped 3 wickets for 33 runs.

Delhi batsmen showed some-more purpose in their second innings though a visiting group skipper Gautam Gambhir’s vehement time with a bat continues as he fell for a duck, LBW to Krishna Das (2/31).

But a other opener Unmukt Chand showed some hint and done 44 off 64 balls before he became Krishna’s second plant of a day.

Dhruv Shorey (38) and Nitish Rana (19) both fell to Gokul Sharma (2/6).

Milind Kumar and Puneet Bisht were nonetheless to open their comment during a tighten of play.

Delhi lead Assam by 93 runs with 6 wickets. The compare is streamer for an engaging finish as dual full day’s play still stays for both a sides to eke out a result.

Brief Scores:

Delhi: 149 101 for 4 in 44 overs (Unmukt Chand 44, Dhruv Shorey 38; Gokul Sharma 2/6).

Assam: 157 all out in 64.1 overs (KB Arun Karthik 81; Manan Sharma 4/41).

Leggy Karn Sharma bags 6 wickets, though Mumbai take lead over Railways after Herwadkar ton

Mumbai: Railways Leg-spinner Karn Sharma grabbed 6 wickets, including a marvellous 3 in 12 balls, though Mumbai rode on opener Akhil Herwadkar’s trained strike of 145 to take a initial innings lead in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket compare on Monday.

Replying to Railways’ insignificant initial innings sum of 217, Mumbai finished day dual of a four-day tie during 330 for 9 for a lead of 113 on a Wankhede Stadium lane charity discernible spin to a delayed bowlers, indicated by a 28-year-old Sharma’s considerable sum of 6 for 90.

Mumbai leggie Karn Sharma. Getty ImagesMumbai leggie Karn Sharma. Getty Images

Railways leggy Karn Sharma. Getty Images

At stumps, Nikhil Patil was dominant with a well-made 82 along with series 11 batsman Vishal Dabholkar (0) after maladroit Herwadkar had played a sheet-anchor’s purpose with coolness in his 277-minute stay in that he strike 15 fours and 2 sixes.

Mumbai, in fact, started during 4 for 2 in a morning when Herwadkar and Shreyas Iyer (57 in 62 balls; 1×6, 8×4) flayed a conflict to take a hosts to 131.

Sharma afterwards constructed a enchanting spell to boot Iyer, Mumbai captain Aditya Tare and Siddhesh Lad while off-spinner Arnab Nandi accounted for Suryakumar Yadav to leave a home group panting during 147 for 6.

UP-born Sharma, who played in a Adelaide Test opposite Australia during India’s debate final season, had a assertive Iyer hold behind off a forcing shot and afterwards bamboozled Tare for a steep and Lad for 5.

And with Nandi accounting for Yadav, Mumbai slumped from 131 for 2 to 147 for 6 in 21 mins and 24 balls before lunch.

Herwadkar found in Patil a ideal male to opposite a spin threat. The latter used his feet convincingly, possibly to go brazen or play back, and a twin put on a seventh wicket partnership of 124 during run-a-minute to recover a initiative.

Herwadkar was out usually before tea, descending to Sharma’s guiles, though Patil — who strike 4 sixes over a true margin and dual fours — batted with a tail to lengthen a innings.

Brief Scores:

Railways 217. Mumbai 330 for 9 (A Herwadkar 145, S Iyer 57, Nikhil Patil 82 not out, V Dabholkar 0 not out; K Sharma 6 for 90).

Tamil Nadu 174 for 6 opposite UP on day two

Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh hold a corner after Vijay Shankar’s 92 guided Tamil Nadu to 174 for 6 in respond to a home team’s 348 all out in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket compare on Monday.

Resuming during their overnight measure of 277 for four, Uttar Pradesh mislaid Saurabh Kumar (41) for a further of 33 runs during a Green Park Stadium. Kumar crushed a spacious 41 off 27 balls, distinguished 9 boundaries.

Trying to interest a explain in a Test squad, India’s singular overs dilettante Suresh Raina, who is heading a UP team, fell after adding 9 runs to his overnight score.

Raina’s 92-ball 61 was studded with 9 hits to a fence.

Malolan Rangarajan (3/51) and Aswin Crist (3/86) were a many successful bowlers for Tamil Nadu.

In reply, a visitors were off to a catastrophic starts, losing 3 wickets for a small 6 runs on a board.

Shankar and Baba Indrajith (44) afterwards combined 105 runs for a fourth wicket to plain a innings.

Pace spearhead Praveen Kumar, who had private opener Baba Aparajith and Dinesh Karthik cheaply, gave a hosts another critical breakthrough when he had a well-set Shankar hold by Himanshu Asnora to leave Tamil Nadu in a symbol of worry during 167 for five.

At stumps on a second day, Tamil Nadu trailed a hosts by 174 runs with 4 wickets remaining.

Skipper Behera’s marathon 255 puts Odisha in clever position

Lahli: Captain Natraj Behera struck a pretentious dominant 255 to beam Odisha to a huge 529 for 6 announced in their initial innings opposite Haryana on a second day of their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket compare on Monday.

Odisha's Natraj Behera. PTIOdisha's Natraj Behera. PTI

Odisha’s Natraj Behera. PTI

Behera, who resumed during his overnight measure of 143, faced 453 balls and struck 19 bounds and 4 sixes during his marathon knock.

But another overnight centurion Ranjit Singh (112) could combined usually 3 runs before being discharged by Harshal Patel.

But Behera and Halhadar Das (93) common 157 runs for a sixth to take Odisha forward.

Das scored his runs off 155 balls with a assistance of 9 bounds and 3 hits over a fence.

Resuming during 280 for one, Odisha piled adult 249 some-more runs before declraing their innings after confronting 163 overs.

Patel (2/94) Jayant Yadav (2/164) picked adult dual wickets any for Haryana.

In reply, Haryana finished a day on 38 for no detriment in 15 overs.

Rahul Dewan was batting on 26, while giving him association was Nitin Saini on 12.

Brief Scores:

Odisha: 529 for 6 decl in 163 overs (Natraj Behera 255 not out, Ranjit Singh 112, Halhadar Das 93; Harshal Patel 2/94).

Haryana: 38 for no detriment in 15 overs (Rahul Dewan 26 not out, Nitin Saini 12 not out).

Chatterjee cracks century as Bengal strech 528/8

Pune: Sudip Chatterjee struck a high 147 to drive Bengal to 528/8 on day dual of their Ranji Trophy compare opposite Maharashtra on Monday.

Chatterjee, who resumed a innings from an overnight 51, went on to play for 311 balls with his plain strike comprising 19 fours.

The 3 half centurions of a day were Pankaj Shaw (57), Shreevats Goswami (51), Aamir Gani (59).

Spinner Chirag Khurana was a many successful bowler for Maharasthra, holding 4 wickets for 141 in 41 overs.

Brief scores: Bengal 528/8 in 180 overs (Sudip Chatterjee 147; Samad Fallah 2/102, Chirag Khurana 4/141).

Fernandez, Ahmed strike tons as Kerala assemble 441 

Porvorim: Robert Fernandez and Fabid Ahmed strike a century any as Kerala scored 441 all out in a initial innings and afterwards reduced Goa to 81 for dual on a second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket compare on Monday.

Resuming during an overnight measure of 224 for five, Kerala mislaid Akshay Kodoth (35) early. But Robert (109) and Fabid (106) played glorious knocks, adding 129 runs together for a seventh wicket to take a group past 360-run mark.

Robert strike 8 fours and a 6 during his innings that came off 261 balls, Fabid played an assertive strike off 122 deliveries that enclosed 7 sixes and 8 fours.

For Goa, Amit Yadav was a many successful bowler, claiming 4 for 119. P Parmeswaran and Shadab Jakati upheld him well, holding dual wickets each.

In reply, Goa were 81 for dual in 32 overs when during tighten of play with Amogh Desai batting on 38 and Amit Yadav on one.

The hosts have an ascending charge as they are still trailing by 360 runs with usually 8 wickets in hands.

Brief scores:

Kerala 1st innings: 441 (Robert Fernandez 109, Fabid Ahmed 106; Amit Yadav 4/119).

Goa 1st innings: 81 for 2 in 32 overs.

Jharkhand on tip opposite Tripura

Agartala: Jharkhand put adult a plain middle-order opening to strech 296/3 on a second day of their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket compare opposite Tripura on Monday.

Overnight 42/1, Jharkhand overcame a vibrated start to post 296 on Monday in respond to Tripura’s initial innings sum of 166.

Anand Singh (91), Saurabh Tiwary (94) and Ishank Jaggi (51) done for an considerable middle-order batting arrangement to drive a side comfortably.

Brief Scores:

Tripura 1st Innings: 166 all out

Jharkhand 1st Innings: 296/3 in 97 overs (Anand Singh 91, Saurabh Tiwary 94, Ishank Jaggi 51).

Vadodra raise adult 475 to gain strong position opposite Railways on Day two

Vadodara: Hardik Pandya and Pinal Shah struck half centuries to take Baroda to 475 all out before a home side reduced Railways to 112 for 3 on a second day of their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket compare on Monday.

Resuming during 344 for 3, Baroda combined 131 runs on Monday in 40.5 overs with Pandya (59) and Shah (55) doing many of a scoring as wickets fell during unchanging intervals.

To a credit of Railways bowlers, they limited Baroda to next 500. Considering a clever uncover by Baroda batsmen on a initial day on Sunday, a measure could have left above 500. Kedar Devdhar (186) and Aditya Waghmode (96) had given Baroda a height for a large sum on Sunday.

For Railways, Deepak Bansal grabbed 3 wickets while Brainder Sarn and Gurkeerat Singh got dual wickets apiece. Harbhajan Singh and Siddharth Kaul bagged a wicket each.

In respond to Baroda’s large initial innings total, Punjab done a terrible start as they were reduced to 19 for 3 in a sixth over before Uday Kaul (47 batting) and Yuvraj (43 batting) stitched 93 runs for a consecutive fourth wicket to take a visiting group to 112 for 3 in 36 overs.

Kaul has faced 102 balls so distant from that he strike 7 bounds while Yuvraj has struck 8 fours from 93 balls he has faced so distant before a pull of stumps.

For Baroda, Irfan Pathan took dual wickets while Munaf Patel got one.

Railways now route by 363 runs with 7 initial innings wickets in hand.

Brief Score:

Baroda 1st Innings: 475 all out in 130.5 overs (Kedar Devdhar 186, Aditya Waghmode 96, Hardik Pandya 59, Pinal Shah 55; Deepak Bansal 3/57)

Punjab 1st Innings: 112 for 3 in 36 overs (Uday Kaul 47 batting, Yuvraj Singh 43 batting; Irfan Pathan 2/33)

Himachal raise adult 551 opposite Saurashtra

Rajkot: Himachal Pradesh rode on centuries by opener Prashant Chopra (187) and Robin Bist (101) to raise adult a large 551 in their Group C Ranji Trophy compare opposite Saurashtra on Monday.

After a visiting side’s innings finished 551 all out in 168.1 overs during a Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, a hosts reached 21 for no detriment when a stumps were drawn on a second day.

Resuming during their overnight measure of 310 for three, Himachal Pradesh, besides Chopra and Bist, were good served by Nikhi Gangta (77) and Rishi Dhawan (55).

At tighten of play, Saurashtra trailed by 530 runs with 10 wickets remaining in their initial innings.

Hyderabad strech 143 for no detriment in respond to Services’ 353

New Delhi: Hyderabad reached 143 for no detriment during a finish of a second day’s play after bundling out Services for 353 in their initial innings in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket compare on Monday.

Resuming on 244 for three, Services could supplement usually another 109 to a overnight sum while losing 7 wickets in a process.

Overnight batsmen — skipper Soumik Chatterjee, resuming on 135 and Yashpal Singh, on 51, got out early. While Yashpal unsuccessful to supplement any some-more run to his final night’s score, Chatterjee was discharged for 156 off 292 balls that enclosed 21 hits to a fence.

Thereafter, usually Muzzaffaruddin Khalid (35) chipped in with some essential runs even as others unsuccessful to request themselves.

In reply, Hyderabad got off to an ideal start with openers Tanmay Agarwal (47 not out) and Akshath Reddy (89 not
out) remaining dominant when a stumps were drawn, having already put on an consecutive 143-run mount for a initial wicket.

Brief scores:

Services 1st innings: 353

Hyderabad 1st innings: 143 for no detriment in 55 overs (Tanmay Agarwal 47 not out, Akshath Reddy 89 not out).

Rajasthan quarrel behind on day two, revoke Vidarbha to 202 for six

Nagpur: Rajashtan fought behind by shortening Vidarbha to 202/6 on day dual of a Ranji Trophy Group A diversion on Monday.

Rajasthan, who were bowled out for 216 on a opening day, had Vidarbha disorder during 122 for 6 before Ravi Jangid (27*) and Aditya Sarwate (42*) undone a visitors with an dominant 81 run partnership.

Earlier in a day, maestro batsman Wasim Jaffer perished low even as his opening partner Faiz Fazal assigned a double for 126 balls, scoring 40 in a process.

Captain Subramaniam Badrinath too unsuccessful to measure a large one after confronting 128 balls for 29 runs.

Brief scores: Rajasthan 216 in 88.4 overs. Vidarbha 202/6 in 84 overs (Faiz Fazal 40, Aditya Sarwate batting 42; Aniket Choudhary 2/34).

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