New Delhi. Mumbai has strengthened its position in the second quarter final of the Ranji Trophy being played against Uttarakhand. Mumbai declared their first innings on the second day of the match by scoring 647 for 8 wickets. By the end of the second day’s play, Uttarakhand had scored 39 for 2 in their first innings. Uttarakhand did not start well. The team’s first wicket fell for 8 runs. Jai Bista, who came to open the innings, could not even open the account. After this, the second wicket fell in the form of Mayank Mishra at an interval of 15 runs. He got out after scoring 4 runs. At the end of the second day’s play, Kamal Singh was unbeaten on 27 and Kunal Chandela 8 runs. Uttarakhand is still 608 runs behind on the basis of Mumbai’s first innings.
Suved Parkar had a special contribution in taking Mumbai to a huge score of 647 runs. He scored a double century while playing a memorable innings. He was dismissed after scoring 252 runs in 447 balls. In his marathon innings, he hit 21 fours and 4 sixes. Sarfaraz Khan also played an excellent innings of 153 runs. Apart from these two batsmen, Armaan Jaffer was the top scorer with 60 and Shams Mulani scoring 59 runs. Deepak Dhapola took the highest three wickets for Uttarakhand.
Exciting Karnataka-Uttar Pradesh match
The third quarter final match being played between Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh has reached an exciting phase. By the end of the second day’s play, Karnataka had scored 100 for 8 in their second innings. He still has 2 wickets to be dismissed. Karnataka had scored 253 runs in their first innings. In the second innings, Karnataka’s team could not survive in front of the brilliant bowling of Uttar Pradesh. Mayank Agarwal scored the highest 22 runs for Karnataka in the second innings. Apart from him, no batsman in the team could last long. Saurabh Kumar took 3 wickets for UP while Ankit Rajput took 2 wickets. The team of Uttar Pradesh was bundled out for just 155 runs in its first innings. Karnataka has taken the lead of 198 runs in this match so far.
Bengal towards big score
Bengal has consolidated its position against Jharkhand in the first quarter-final. By the end of the second day’s play, Bengal had scored 5 wickets for 577 runs. Sudeep Kumar played an innings of 186 runs while batting brilliantly. Apart from him, Anustup Majumdar scored 117 runs. At the end of the second day’s play, Manoj Tiwary 54 and Shahbaz Ahmed were unbeaten on 7. Sushant Mishra took 2 wickets for Jharkhand.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 07, 2022, 18:36 IST