The second day of the sixth round of Ranji Trophy 2022-23 saw a lot of good performances. Mayank Agarwal, who was dropped from the Indian team, played a brilliant innings of 87 runs, while Vijay Shankar scored his third consecutive century for Tamil Nadu. Nehal Wadhera scored a double century for Punjab.
Let’s take a look at the round-up of Ranji Trophy Sixth Round Day 2:
Elite, Group A
Odisha scored 226 runs in the first innings and their last 5 wickets fell for just 4 runs. Kunal Yadav took 5 wickets. In reply, Uttar Pradesh scored 257/4 with the help of Priyam Garg’s 122 runs. Rinku Singh played an unbeaten innings of 73 runs.
Himachal Pradesh scored 346 in the first innings, to which Nagaland replied with 186/5. Lemtur took maximum 5 wickets in the first innings for Nagaland.
Bengal scored 419 in the first innings, with Harshal Patel top-scoring for Haryana with four wickets. In reply, the Haryana team were bowled out for just 163 runs, with Akash Deep taking the maximum 5 wickets.
In reply to Baroda’s 86, Uttarakhand scored 199 in the first innings. Baroda score 101/3 in the second innings.
Elite, Group B
In reply to Mumbai’s 293, Delhi scored 316/7, with Vaibhav Raval scoring a 114-run century. Captain Himmat Singh played an innings of 85 runs.
Maharashtra scored 385 in the first innings, to which Hyderabad made 176/5 in reply. Rohit Rayudu and Rahul Radesh scored half centuries.
Tamil Nadu scored 540 in the first innings, with Pradosh Paul scoring 153 and Vijay Shankar making 112 for his third consecutive match century. In reply Assam scored 120/4, Ryan Parag scored 48 runs.
Andhra scored 415 in the first innings, with Ashwin Hebbar scoring a 109-run century. In reply, Saurashtra scored 122/3 with Sheldon Jackson’s unbeaten 63.
Elite, Group C
Kerala scored 342 runs in the first innings, with V Kaushik taking the top 6 wickets. In reply, Karnataka scored 137/2 with the help of skipper Mayank Agarwal’s unbeaten 87 runs.
Goa posted 281/5 in reply to Army’s 175 with half-centuries from Eknath Kerkar, Manthan Khutkar and skipper Darshan Misal.
Rajasthan scored 360 in the first innings, to which Chhattisgarh replied with 198/9. Aniket Chowdhury took four wickets for Rajasthan.
Puducherry scored 231 in the first innings, to which Jharkhand posted 250/3 in reply. Skipper Virat Singh scored an unbeaten 79 and Sourav Tiwary scored an unbeaten 58.
Elite, Group D
Punjab scored 443 in the first innings, with a double century and 214 runs from Nehal Wadhera. In reply, Madhya Pradesh scored 150/6.
Railways scored 386 in the first innings, in reply Chandigarh scored 212/2 with the help of Manon Vohra’s unbeaten 113 and Kunal Mahajan’s unbeaten 66.
In reply to Vidarbha’s 74, Gujarat scored 256 in the first innings, with Aditya Sarwa taking 5 wickets. Vidarbha scored 254 in the second innings, with Siddharth Desai taking the top 6 wickets. Chasing 73 runs to win, Gujarat scored 6/1.
J&K scores 241/3 against Tripura. After only 24 overs were played on the first day, 79 overs were played on the second day. Abhinav Puri scored a century of 121 runs.
In the first semi-final, Bihar scored 428 in the first innings, in reply to which the Meghalaya team were bowled out for just 134 runs. Bihar captain Ashutosh Aman took maximum 4 wickets. In the second innings, Bihar scored 28/0 and their lead increased to 322 runs.
In the second semi-final, Manipur were bowled out for 166 in reply to Sikkim’s 229. In the second innings, Sikkim scored 85/4 and their lead increased to 148 runs.
Taruvar Kohli scored 144 as Mizoram posted 332/6 in reply to Arunachal Pradesh’s 199 in the Plate Group fifth place playoff.
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