Bengal and Jharkhand took lower than two days to register victories within the respective Ranji trophy 2015-sixteen encounters. There have been additionally two double centurions – Swapnil Asnodkar and Hanuma Vihari – who put their groups in commanding of their respective Group C encounters, on the finish of day two of the eighth spherical of Ranji Trophy 2015-sixteen matches.
Bengal vs Odisha in Kalyani
In a match that lasted two days, Bengal got here on prime to report a complete 133-run win over Odisha within the eighth spherical of the Ranji Trophy 2015-sixteen on the Bengal Cricket Academy Floor, Kalyani – that was internet hosting its maiden first-class recreation – on Tuesday (November 24). Bengal picked up six factors to surge to the highest the group desk.
A see-noticed opening day first noticed Odisha bowl out Bengal for 142, solely to concede a 35-run lead after being skittled 107. The Bengal openers then ensured they have been unscathed at 23 for zero when stumps have been drawn. Nevertheless, day two had its personal set of drama in retailer. Abhimanyu Easwaran shared stands of 37 and forty with Sudip Chatterjee (37) and captain Manoj Tiwari (35) for the second and third wickets on route 39, along with his first innings’s 88. Nevertheless, Chatterjee’s dismissal by Basant Mohanty sparked a flurry of wickets. Bengal have been lowered from 102 for three to be bowled out for one hundred thirty five with a 5-wicket haul for Mohanty (5 for sixteen), setting Odisha a comparatively straightforward goal of 171.
Ashok Dinda shone with a seven-wicket haul (7 for 19) that included a hat-trick as he ran by means of Odisha’s batting line-up with no batsman reaching double figures. Odisha have been furious after being bundled for simply 37 in 19.2 overs. They subsequently lodged a grievance with the BCCI concerning the nature of the pitch that apparently resembled a minefield. This was palms down Odisha’s worst efficiency this season.
Temporary scores: Bengal 142 (Abhimanyu Easwaran 88; Dhiraj Singh 5-fifty eight, Suryakant Pradhan three-15) one hundred thirty five (Abhimanyu Easwaran 39, Sudeep Chatterjee 37; Basant Mohanty 5-sixteen, Dhiraj Singh 2-forty seven) beat Odisha 107 (Arabind Singh 21, Ranjit Singh 20; Aamir Gani 6-34, Pragyan Ojha 2-25, Anurag Tiwari 2-26) 37 (Ashok Dinda 7-19, Pragyan Ojha three-14) by 133 runs.
Haryana vs Rajasthan in Rohtak
In one other Group A conflict on the CH Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium in Lahli, Rohtak, Rajasthan picked up a 167-run lead on the second day after bowling out Haryana for 112 on the primary day, led by Pankaj Singh and Rajat Bhatia. Ending the opening day at seventy five for one, trailing Haryana by a mere 37 when stumps have been drawn with opener Vineet Saxena on 38, Haryana struck early on day two. Saxena was in a position so as to add just one run to his in a single day rating, however Rajasthan’s center order stood up when it was required and made contributions. Puneet Yadav (forty six), Ashok Menaria (forty seven), Siddharth Dobal (forty three), Dishant Yagnik (27) and Deepak Chahar (30) got here up with helpful scores to take them to 279 earlier than they have been bowled out. Mohit Sharma was instrumental in proscribing Rajasthan as he returned 5 for fifty six, whereas Ashish Hooda had three. With an eye fixed on decreasing the deficit after which setting a goal for Rajasthan, Haryana’s openers began on a constructive observe and took the staff to sixty two for zero in 19 overs when stumps have been drawn.
Temporary scores: Haryana 112 (Virender Sehwag 29, Mohit Sharma 23; Pankaj Singh four-10, Rajat Bhatia three-forty one) sixty two for zero (Nitin Saini forty two*, Chaitanya Bishnoi 20*) path Rajasthan 279 (Puneet Yadav forty six, Ashok Menaria forty seven; Mohit Sharma 5-fifty six, Ashish Hooda three-sixty two) by one hundred and five runs
Maharashtra vs Assam in Pune
After rain performed spoil sport on the opening day of the conflict between Maharashtra and Assam on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on Monday, the visiting group made a constructive begin on the second day after being requested to bat. After dropping their prime three batsmen with solely 18 runs on the board within the span of three overs, KB Arun Karthik helped Assam out of the spot of hassle they discovered themselves in with a stellar unbeaten century, together with Amit Verma (32) and Gokul Sharma (fifty nine*). Karthik was unbeaten on a hundred and five as Assam ended day two on 223 for 4. Samad Fallah and Anupam Sanklecha picked up two wickets apiece.
Temporary scores: Assam 223/four (KB Arun Karthik a hundred and five*, Gokul Sharma fifty nine*; Samad Fallah 2-forty seven, Anupam Sanklecha 2-39) vs Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh vs Mumbai in Indore
Madhya Pradesh have set desk-toppers Mumbai a difficult goal of 280 to win their eighth spherical Ranji Trophy encounter on the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. Jalaj Saxena starred with each bat and bowl on day two, choosing up a fifer by dismissing the Mumbai No. 9 and 10, to maintain the guests to a lowly 162 and assist MP take an important seventy eight-run lead going into the second innings. Popping out to open the batting, the 28-yr-previous later prime-scored with a affected person seventy nine to take the lead previous 200 whilst wickets continued to tumble on the different finish. MP appeared in a precarious place as soon as Saxena was again within the hut with the scorecard studying 158 for six. Nevertheless, Devendra Bundela contributed a helpful forty two off 113 balls to information MP to 201 of their second essay, main by 279 runs.
Temporary scores: Madhya Pradesh 240 and 201 (Jalaj Saxena seventy nine, Devendra Bundela forty two) lead Mumbai 162 (Jalaj Saxena 5-sixty six, Ankit Sharma 5-eighty) by 279 runs
Railways vs Andhra Pradesh in Delhi
Backside-positioned Railways have constructed a robust 262-run lead towards Andhra Pradesh courtesy Ashish Yadav’s unbeaten fifty five on day two of their Ranji Trophy match in Delhi. Resuming their innings at sixty two for 4, AP batsman struggled towards Karn Sharma’s spin, who added 4 wickets to his in a single day tally, because the guests folded for a meagre 114 to conced a invaluable lead of sixty eight runs. Railways did not get a great begin to their second innings, dropping opener Ashish Singh within the fifth over, nevertheless the fifty eight-run partnership for the second wicket lifted their possibilities. Regardless of a center order batting fiasco, Yadav’s undefeated half-century took Railways’ lead previous 250 at stumps to place the hosts able of power.
Temporary scores: Railways 182 and 194 for eight (Ashish Yadav fifty five not out; Bodavarapu Sudhakar four-forty nine) lead Andra Pradesh 114 (Prasanth Kumar forty nine; Karn Sharma 5-30) by 262 runs with two wickets in hand
Tamil Nadu vs Gujarat in Tirunelveli
Play within the eighth spherical Ranji Trophy encounter between Tamil Nadu and Gujrat was washed out for the second consecutive day on account of rains. The forecast for day three in Tirunelveli does not look very promising both with rain anticipated in the course of the morning session.
Uttar Pradesh vs Punjab at Kanpur
Punjab bowlers put up a disciplined bowling efficiency to limit hosts Uttar Pradesh to 205 for eight at stumps on the Inexperienced Park Stadium in Kanpur. Coming in at one down, Umang Sharma stabilized the UP innings with a affected person forty nine earlier than turning into Harbhajan Singh’s first sufferer, whereas skipper Suresh Raina walked again with out troubling the scorers. The hosts, reeling at 129 for 5 in reply to Punjab’s 272, would have discovered themselves in serious trouble if it was not for the sixth-wicket stand value fifty three runs between wicketkeeper Eklavya Dwivedi and spinner Piyush Chawla. Earlier, Punjab managed so as to add solely 24 runs to their in a single day complete of 248 for eight as Praveen Kumar dismissed each the not out batsman Gitansh Khera and Deepak Bansal in successive overs lower than half an hour into play on day two.
Temporary scores: Punjab 272 (Mayank Sidhana eighty five, Gitansh Khera seventy four, Praveen Kumar four-eighty one) lead Uttar Pradesh 205 for eight (Umang Sharma forty nine, Akshdeep Nath 35; Harbhajan Singh three-31) by sixty seven runs
Jharkhand vs Himachal Pradesh in Ranchi
Shahbaz Nadeem picked up eleven wickets within the day, together with a seven-wicket haul within the first innings, as Jharkhand took lower than two days to safe a victory by an innings and seventy one runs. Jharkhand might solely add 31 runs to their in a single day rating of 306 for 4 earlier than they have been bowled out. Bipul Sharma was the wrecker-in-chief as he picked up six wickets. Whereas the guests would have been delighted with the efforts of their skipper Sharma, issues went downhill quickly after that as Nadeem wreaked havoc. Barring Ankit Kalsi’s half-century, there was no different substantial contribution by the remainder of the batsmen as Himachal ended up being bowled out for less than 133 with Nadeem registering wonderful figures of seven for forty five. Following in, the visiting aspect might solely match their first-innings complete earlier than being skittled out. Nadeem starred once more with 4 wickets whereas Kaushal Singh and Sonu Singh additionally chipped in.
Temporary scores: Jharkhand 337 (Shiv Gautam 122, Saurabh Tiwary seventy nine; Bipul Sharma 6-fifty nine) beat Himachal Pradesh 133 (Ankit Kalsi fifty three; Shahbaz Nadeem 7-forty five) 133 f/o (Nikhil Gangta 38; Shahbaz Nadeem four-forty five, Kaushal Singh three-10) by an innings seventy one runs
Hyderabad vs Tripura in Hyderabad
Hanuma Vihari continued from the place he left off on day one as he registered an outstanding double century to energy Hyderabad to a commanding 548 for 5 decl. The hosts began the day at 263 for 2 with Vihari and Balchander Anirudh resuming their partnership. Anirudh although added solely three to his in a single day rating earlier than getting out for seventy eight, ending a partnership value 159. Bavanaka Sandeep then joined Vihari because the fourth-wicket pair added to Tripura’s agony by placing on a double-century stand. Sandeep fell seven in need of a century whereas Vihari, received out for 219 when Hyderabad have been 4 in need of the five hundred-run mark. Himalay Agarwal and Kolla Sumanth then scored 26 every earlier than Hyderabad declared their first innings. Tripura, who needed to bat for 5 overs in the direction of the top of the day, misplaced their opener Virag Awate and have been 4 for one at stumps.
Temporary scores: Hyderabad 548 for five decl. (Hanuma Vihari 219, Bavanaka Sandeep ninety three, Balchander Anirudh seventy eight; Manisankar Murasingh 2-eighty two) lead Tripura four for 1 (Arindam Das 1*; Chama Milind 1-zero) by 544 runs
Jammu Kashmir v Goa in Jammu
Swapnil Asnodkar scored a advantageous double ton whereas Sagun Kamat registered 100 as Goa prolonged their dominance towards Jammu and Kashmir of their Group C encounter on the Gandhi Memorial Science School Floor in Jammu. Resuming at 263 for one, Asnodkar and Kamat took their partnership previous 200 earlier than Parvez Rasool ended the partnership with the wicket of Kamat. Asnodkar Darshan Misal then added 86 runs for the third wicket to energy Goa previous 500 earlier than the guests misplaced three wickets in fast succession they usually ultimately declared at 552 for 5. In reply, JK received off to a poor begin as they misplaced their openers Shubham Khajuria and Abhinav Puri early. Pranav Gupta and Ian Dev Singh managed to stay unbeaten.
Temporary scores: Goa 552 for five decl. (Swapnil Asnodkar 232, Sagun Kamat a hundred and five; Parvez Rasool four-169) lead Jammu Kashmir forty three for two (Pranav Gupta 25*; Prasanth Parameswaran 1-5) by 509 runs
Kerala vs Saurashtra in Malappuram
Saurashtra made up for his or her under-par batting efficiency of their first innings with a effective displaying with the ball and have been ninety nine runs away from a victory of their recreation towards Kerala. Decreased to fifty five for six at stumps on day one, after that they had bowled out Kerala for 166, Saurashtra managed to submit a complete of 157 because of an unbeaten half-century by Samarth Vyas and a helpful 34 by Chirag Jani. Dharmendrasinh Jadeja and Vandit Jivrajani then wreaked havoc, sharing ten wickets with the previous choosing up a six-for to bowl Kerala out for one hundred and five. Saurashtra misplaced Mohsin Dodia early of their chase of one hundred fifteen and have been sixteen for one at stumps.
Temporary Scores: Kerala 166 one hundred and five (Akshay Chandran 32*; Dharmendrasinh Jadeja 6-fifty nine, Vandit Jivrajani four-31) lead Saurashtra 157 (Samarth Vyas fifty four*, Chirag Jani 34; Karaparambil Monish 6-eighty one) sixteen for 1 (Avi Barot eight*; Rohan Prem 1-7) by ninety eight runs