Ranji Trophy QF Live: Eyes on Rajat Patidar, UP can reach semi-finals


New Delhi. The third day’s play in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal matches will start at 9.30 am. A total of 21 wickets fell as the hosts lost eight wickets in the second innings for 100 runs on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final match between Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday. Playing ahead of the first day’s score of 213 for seven, Karnataka added 40 more runs in the first innings. Shreyas Gopal remained unbeaten on 56 off 80 balls (six fours, two sixes). For Uttar Pradesh, Saurabh Kumar took four, Shivam Mavi took three and Yash Dayal took two wickets. Karnataka currently has a lead of 198 runs. The team of Uttar Pradesh would like to get out Karnataka in the second innings as soon as possible. UP has an easy chance of reaching the semi-finals.

Tiwary and Porel’s half-centuries, Bengal’s 577 for five wickets
Manoj Tiwary and Abhishek Porel chipped in with half-centuries from Manoj Tiwary and Abhishek Porel to post 234 for the second wicket partnership between Anustup Majumdar and Sudip Kumar Gharami as Bengal posted 577 for five against Jharkhand on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals. Playing ahead of the first day’s score of 301 for one wicket, the Bengal batsmen continued to put pressure on the Jharkhand bowlers. Majumdar completed his century in the very first session. On the second day, Shahbaz Nadeem gave the first blow to Bengal by sending Majumdar to the pavilion. Majumdar faced 194 balls and scored 117 runs with the help of 15 fours.

Abhishek Raman, who left the field due to injury on the first day, came to the crease but returned after scoring 61 runs. After this, Gharami, who seemed to be moving towards a double century, also fell behind by 14 runs. He was caught behind the wicket by Rahul Shukla in the hands of Kumar Kushagra. Gharami scored 186 runs off 380 balls with the help of 21 fours and a six. Sushant Mishra made Abhishek Porel his second victim, who took a catch behind the wicket and left. Porel scored 68 runs off 111 balls, which included 11 fours. At the end of the second day’s play, Manoj Tiwary was playing 54 off 146 balls and Shahbaz Ahmed scored seven runs.

Shubham’s century, Madhya Pradesh takes lead over Punjab
Shubham Sharma’s century and his century partnership with opener Himanshu Mantri helped Madhya Pradesh take a 19-run lead at 238 for two in the first innings against Punjab on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals. Madhya Pradesh batsmen, however, batted very slowly during the day’s play and the team could only manage 233 runs in 98 overs. Shubham also added 120 runs for the second wicket with Himanshu (89) during his innings of 102 not out.

Shubham has faced 211 balls in his innings so far and has hit nine fours and one six. Himanshu faced 242 balls and hit six fours and two sixes. At the end of the day’s play, Rajat Patidar was supporting Shubham by scoring 20 runs. Punjab had scored 219 runs in the first innings and now Madhya Pradesh will be eyeing a big lead.

Suved Parker’s double century, Mumbai declared the innings after scoring 647 for eight
Debutant Suved Parker’s double century and his big double-century partnership with Sarfaraz Khan helped Mumbai register their first innings at 647 for eight on the second day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals as Uttarakhand scored 39 for two. kept heavy. Parker scored 252 runs in 447 balls with the help of 21 fours and four sixes before being run out.

He also added 106 runs for the sixth wicket with Shams Mulani (59) after sharing 267 runs for the fourth wicket with Sarfaraz (153). Mumbai captain Prithvi Shaw declared the innings as soon as Parker was run out. Parker’s score is the fifth highest in first-class cricket on debut. The record for the highest score is in the name of India and Bihar’s Sakibul Ghani, who scored 341 runs in a Ranji Trophy match against Mizoram in February this year.

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