Ranji Trophy Day Two: Mumbai maintain advantage over Karnataka
Mumbai, Feb 7: Mumbai maintained their ascendancy over Karnataka, with the hosts leading by 261 runs at the end of the second day of a Ranji Trophy cricket match here Saturday. Karnataka, in reply to the home team's first innings score of 436, reached 175 for two at the Wankhede stadium.
Mumbai, buoyed by maiden centuries from Siddhesh Lad and Nikhil Patil (both scoring 106), added 94 runs to their score before losing the remaining five wickets.
In reply, opening batters Robin Uthappa (49) and Ravikumar Samarth (85 not out) got the visitors off to a good start with a 93-run opening stand until the former was sent back.
Samarth anchored the innings and will lead the visiting team's charge Sunday.
Earlier, Lad was the first to return to the pavilion soon after reaching his hundred. The middle-order bat was dismissed by medium pacer Vinay Kumar. Patil however, rallied on to take the team past the 400-run mark.
At Mumbai: Mumbai 1st inn 436 all out in 117.1 overs (S. Lad 106, N Patel 106, Vinay Kumar 4/88, U Patel 3/96); Karnataka 1st inn 175/2 in 60 overs (R Samarth 85 not out, R Uthappa 49, A Girap 1/53, Harmeet Singh 1/63)
At Ongole (Andhra Pradesh), Andhra vs Goa, Andhra 1st innings 548 for five declared (Srikar Bharat 226 not out, Murumulla Sriram 108 not out; Amogh Sunil Desai 1/40) Goa 187 for eight (Darshan Misal 66, P Vijay Kumar 3/54)
At Vadodara, Baroda vs Tamil Nadu, Baroda 1st innings 149 and 73 for three (S Wakaskar 22) Tamil Nadu 1st innings 188 (Baba Indrajit 37, S Mangalorkar 7/49).
At Ahmedabad, Haryana vs Gujarat, Haryana 129 and 110 (Jayant Yadav 33; R Kalaria 5/26) Gujarat 1st innings 125 all out and 115 for one (Parthiv Patel 62 not out) Gujarat won by 9 wickets
At Hyderabad, Himachal Pradesh vs Hyderabad, Himachal Pradesh 511 all out (Paras Dogra 101, Bipul Sharma 83; Pragyan Ojha 3/89) Hyderabad 36 for no loss (B Sharma 176, Paras Dogra 137, B Sandeep 4/57)
At Jamshedpur, Services vs Jharkhand, Services 230 all out, Jharkhand 387 all out (S. Gautam 150, S. Yadav 3/99).
At Kannur, Kerala vs Assam, Assam 1st innings 344 all out (Tarjinder Singh 94, P.R Prem 3/42), Kerala 52 for four (N. Surendran 21, Pritam 3/22)
At Indore, Madhya Pradesh vs Bengal, Madhya Pradesh 1st innings 514 for six declared (Aditya Shrivastava 151, Jalaj Saxena 109, S lahiri 3/108), Bengal 108 for three (S. Chatterje 58, A Khan 2/21)
At Pune, Maharashtra vs Vidarbha, Maharashtra 342 (Ankit Bawne 100, R.D Thakur 3/94), Vidarbha 114 all out and 26 for no loss (S. Badrinath 27, DOminic Joseph 5/19)
At Cuttack, Saurashtra vs Odisha, Saurashtra 218 and 64 for six (Sheldon Jackson 19; Deepak Behera 3/9), Orissa 88 (Paresh patel 27, Sudeep Tyagi 5/24)
At Patiala, Punjab vs Delhi, Delhi 249 and 48 for no loss (U. Chand 28 not out) Punjab 1st innings 263 (Mandeep Singh 82, Varun Sood 4/73)
At Delhi, Railways vs Uttar Pradesh, Railways 345 all out (Mahesh Rawat 146, Karn Sharma 56; Praveen Kumar 5/68), Uttar Pradesh 266 for seven (Mohammad Saif 84, K. Upadhyaya 2/32)