Author: TaniskPublish Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2022 08:51 PM (IST)Updated Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2022 07:05 AM (IST)
New Delhi, Agencies. Cheteshwar Pujara, who was dropped from the Indian team for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, continued his poor form on Saturday as he failed to open an account in the Ranji Trophy Group D match against Mumbai while his team Saurashtra were also forced to follow suit. was forced to Saurashtra were bundled out for just 220 runs in the first innings on the third day in front of sharp bowling from left-arm spinner Shams Mulani (4 for 55) and fast bowler Mohit Awasthi (4 for 56). Mumbai, who declared the first innings at 544 for seven, followed Saurashtra after taking a 324-run lead. Saurashtra put up a better performance in the second innings, scoring 105 runs without losing a wicket thanks to the knocks of openers Snell Patel (64 not out) and Harvik Desai (39 not out). Saurashtra’s team is still trailing by 219 runs.
J&K tightens noose against Puducherry
J&K tightens the noose against Puducherry. J&K scored 426 runs in their first innings with the help of 103 from Abdul Samad to take an 83-run lead. Puducherry’s team could not bat well in the second innings and scored 113 for nine at the end of the third day’s play. In this way, he got a lead of only 30 runs so far. Experienced Parvez Rasool took five wickets for 29 runs for Jammu and Kashmir.
Bihar in strong position against Mizoram
After the impressive performance of the batsmen, now Bihar started tightening the screws on Mizoram due to the bowlers. After Bihar’s first innings was declared for 686 runs, Mizoram’s team made 298 runs for the loss of seven wickets till the end of the third day’s play. Captain Taruvar Kohli played a belligerent innings of 151 runs while wicketkeeper Uday Kaul scored a brilliant 96. Kohli’s innings included 25 fours. Sachin Kumar of Bihar took three wickets while Abhijit Saket and Ashutosh Aman took two wickets each. Bihar had scored a mammoth score of 686 for five, thanks to Shakebul Haque’s record-breaking 341 runs and Babul Kumar’s superb innings of 229 runs, playing the debut match.
Vidarbha scored a huge score against UP
In the Ranji Trophy match between Uttar Pradesh and Vidarbha teams, Vidarbha team made a huge score. The team declared the first innings at 548 for six and took a 247-run lead over Uttar Pradesh. Vidarbha team captain Faiz Fazal played a brilliant innings of 192 runs. The other batsman of the team, Akshay Wadkar, played an innings of 102 runs and contributed significantly in making the team a big score. Sanjay Ramaswamy scored 91 and Apoorva Wankhede scored 66 runs. Saurabh Kumar took three wickets and Ankit Rajput took two wickets for the Uttar Pradesh team. On Saturday, the Uttar Pradesh team scored 32 runs for two wickets in their second innings. The Uttar Pradesh team was all out after scoring 301 runs in their first innings. In the first innings, Akshaydeep Nath scored 91 runs, Rinku Singh scored 65 runs and Dhruv scored 64 runs. Vidarbha team bowler Aditya took five wickets.
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