Ranji Trophy 2012-13: Round-up, Nov 3
Mumbai, Nov 3: Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy 2012-13 saw Dheeraj Jadhav become the first-double centurion of the season, while Mumbai became the only team to post a 500-plus first innings total.
Bengal vs Rajasthan in Kolkata: Resuming Day 2 on 187 for four, Bengal finished their first innings at 258 in 78.4 overs with Anustup Majumdar making 59 runs.
Rajasthan were 63 for four in their first innings with Sourav Sarkar and Laxmi Ratan Shukla picking two wickets apiece when play ended today.
Punjab vs Hyderabad in Mohali: With Punjab openers Jiwanjot Singh and Karan Goel scoring unbeaten centuries, the hosts were 243 without loss and trailed by 15 runs at the end of Day 2.
Earlier, Hyderabad were bowled out for 258. Manpreet Gony finished with a five-wicket haul for Punjab.
MPCA vs Gujarat in Indore: After adding just 28 runs to their overnight total, Gujarat were bowled out for 355. MP's Anand Rajan helped wrap up the lower order, claiming seven wickets for 77 runs.
MPCA were 212 for the loss of eight wickets at stumps on Day 2. Amit Singh picked three wickets, while Mehul Patle and Rakesh Dhruv took two each. The home team now trails by 143 runs with two wickets in hand.
Odisha vs Tamil Nadu in Cuttack: No play took place on the second day at the Barabati Stadium here.
Haryana vs Vidarbha in Lahli: After bowling out the hosts early yesterday, Vidarbha went on to post a first innings score of 205. Shrikant Wagh top-scored for the visitors with 44 runs. Mohit Sharma and Chanderpal Saini claimed three wickets apiece for Haryana.
Although Haryana got off to a better start in their second innings, they were 103 for three at stumps today. Opener Nitin Saini made 46, before returning to the pavilion, while Umesh Yadav picked two scalps.
Baroda vs Karnataka in Baroda: Baroda posted a first innings total of 406 after resuming on the overnight score of 308 for four, while Karnataka’s Stuart Binny finished with a fiver.
Karnataka were 148 for two. KB Pawan and Robin Uthappa got them off to a good start, adding 112 runs for the first wicket. Uthappa was unbeaten on 67 with Manish Pandey on 10 when play was called off.
UPCA vs Delhi in Ghaziabad: UP resumed their innings on 40 for one (in response to Delhi’s 235). They were training by 57 runs with four wickets in hand when play ended today. A century by Mukul Dagar and 91 by Mohammad Kaif helped them post 292 for six at stumps on Day 2.
Himachal Pradesh vs Kerala in Amtar: Himachal Pradesh were leading by 21 runs with six wickets in hand in their first innings at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium today. Century by Paras Dogra powered HP to 250 for four today.
Earlier, the Kerala innings was wrapped up for 229, after Sanju Samson (127*) ran out of partners at the other end. Vikramjeet Malik and Rishi Dhawan claimed three wickets apiece for HP.
Andhra Pradesh vs SSCB in Anantapur: After playing just 28 overs yesterday, AP who were reeling on 73 for five yesterday, finished with 256 for eight today. Rajat Paliwal struck 72 off 155 and was ably supported by Sarabjit Singh (34) and Muzzaffaruddin Khalid (41*)
Assam vs Tripura at Guwahati: Assam’s Dheeraj Jadhav became the first double-centurion of the Ranji Trophy 2012-13 season with his 243-run innings today. The opener’s double ton and J Syed Mohammad’s 89 helped Assam reach a first innings total of 450 in 152.5 overs.
In response, Tripura were 72 for three when play ended today. Subhrajit Roy was batting on 27 with Abbas Ali on nine at the other end when stumps were called.
J&K vs Jharkhand at Jammu: After bundling out J and K for 195, Jharkhand were leading by 159 runs with two wickets in hand in the first innings at the end of Day 2. While Saurabh Tiwary made 72, Shiv Gautam added a valuable 80 lower down the order to take the visitors to 354 for eight on the second day.
Parvez Rassol took three wickets, while Ram Dayal took two scalps for J&K.
Mumbai vs Railways in Mumbai: Mumbai posted a mammoth 570-run total in their first innings with Abhishek Nayar becoming the third centurion for the home team. For the full report click here