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2017-18 Ranji Trophy round-up, round 7, Day 3: Mumbai qualify for quarters yet again

The 41-time Ranji champions defeated Tripura to advance through to the next round.

Feature 27 Nov 2017, 19:02 IST

Prithvi Shaw scored a quickfire fifty to seal Mumbai's win within three days

Prithvi Shaw scored a quickfire fifty to seal Mumbai's win within three days

Mumbai advance after batting masterclass

Needing a win to stay in contention for the quarter-finals, 41-time champions Mumbai defeated Tripura to go through, notching up a comprehensive 10-wicket victory in their Group C game.

Riding on the tons of Jay Bista and Siddesh Lad in the first innings, Mumbai lapped up the meagre 60-run target in no time, with teenage sensation Prithvi Shaw completing a half-century in the process.

Mumbai 421/8 dec & 64/0 beat Tripura 195 & 288 by ten wickets.

Maharashtra, on the other hand, also completed a victory against Assam at Pune, with Naushad Shaikh’s century forming the bulk of their 216-run chase.

Maharashtra 253 & 216/3 beat Assam 279 & 189 by seven wickets.

Mayank Agarwal’s dream run continues

In the Karnataka vs Railways Group A game at Delhi, Mayank Agarwal continued his superb form with the bat, scoring yet another century, and stayed unbeaten on 104. Karnataka now lead by a massive margin of 309 runs, with nine wickets in hand. Agarwal had scored 173 in the first innings, his fourth 100+ score in as many games.

Agarwal now has more than 1000 runs in the last 30 days.

Railways 333 vs Karnataka 434 & 208/1.

TN-Baroda game heading for tight finish

The Tamil Nadu vs Baroda game is heading for a tight finish at Vadodra in their group C game, with TN requiring 231 runs with 10 wickets in hand. N Jagadeesan and Abhinav Mukund were the opening pair that remained un-separated at 2-0 when the day's play ended.

This came after the TN side restricted Baroda to 197 in their second innings, with M Mohammed and K Vignesh picking up three wickets each. Swapnil Singh was the top-scorer for Baroda with 49.

Dinda's fifer ensures Bengal qualification

Ashok Dinda picked up his 24th five-wicket haul to ensure that Bengal qualified for the quaterfinals, after notching up the requird three points with their game against Goa. Dinda picked up 5-79 from his 33 overs, giving his side a 69-run lead, which will, in all probability, three points to qualify to the next round.

Bengal 379 & 108/3 vs Goa 310.

Brief scores at Stumps on Day 3:

Group A

Hyderabad 205 and 233/2 (following on) vs Delhi 415.

Group B

Haryana 208 & 83/5 vs Kerala 389.

Rajasthan 275 & 13/0 (following on) vs Saurashtra 534.

Jharkhand 242 & 106/2 vs Gujarat 411.

Group C

Madhya Pradesh 388 vs Odisha 147 & 234/4.

Tamil Nadu 274 & 2/0 vs Baroda 309 & 197.

Group D

Vidarbha 456 vs Himachal 328 & 70/3.

Punjab 645/6 dec vs Services 315 & 118/3 (following on).

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