Ranji Trophy: Wriddhiman Saha and Unmukt Chand star to put Bengal and Delhi in formidable positions
Kolkata, Jan 13: Bengal rode on wicket-keeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha's exquisite 129 and Laxmi Ratan Shukla's 72 to reach 312/7 on day one of the Ranji Trophy game against Jammu and Kashmir here Monday. Less than 48 hours after returning from the gruelling tour to Australia, Saha rescued the Bengal innings after a poor start.
In Delhi, Unmukt Chand scored 117 to take Delhi to a formidable 248/5 Odisha at close on the opening day.
In another encounter at Nagpur, Vidarbha surged to 352 for three against Saurashtra, courtesy Ganesh Satish's blistering 167 and Faiz Fazal's 107 on the first day.
Given below are the brief scores:
At Nagpur, Vidarbha vs Saurashtra, Vidarbha 1st innings 352 for three (Ganesh Satish 167, Faiz Fazal 107)
At Ongole, Andhra vs Tripura, Tripura 1st innings 151 all out (Rana Dutta 41; Duvvarapu Shivkumar 7/30), Andhra 1st innings 97 for four (Mohammed Kaif 40; Manisankar Murasingh 2/15)
At Kolkata, Bengal vs Jammu and Kashmir, Bengal 1st innings 312 for seven (Wriddhiman Saha 129, Laxmi Ratan Shukla 72; Parvez Rasool 2/57)
At Delhi, Delhi vs Odisha, Delhi 1st innings 248 for five (Unmukt Chand 117, Mithun Manhas 55 not out)
At Ahmedabad, Gujarat vs Punjab, Gujarat 1st innings 284 for four (Priyank Krit Panchal 85, Venugopal Rao 75 not out)
At Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh vs Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh 1st innings 195 for one (Ankush Bains 110 not out, Ankit Kalsi 69 not out)
At Hyderabad, Assam vs Hyderabad, Assam 1st innings 248 for four (Sibsankar Roy 72; Gokul Sharma 54; I. Harrsha 2/60)
At Indore, Madhya Pradesh vs Karnataka 270 for seven (Aditya Shrivastava 91, Naman Ojha 54; Shreyas Gopal 3/48)
At Pune, Maharastra vs Rajasthan, Rajasthan 1st innings 249 for seven (Puneet Yadav 113, Anupam Sanklecha 2/50)
At Delhi, Baroda vs Railways, Baroda 271 for seven (Kedar Devdhar 80, Arnab Nandi 3/68)
At Delhi, Goa vs Services, Goa 1st innings 253 for five (Sagun Kamat 84, Darshan Misal 65; Roshan Raj 2/59)
At Chennai, Tamil Nadu vs Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh 182 all out (Arish Alam 47; Rahil Shah 5/63) Tamil Nadu 1st innings 53 for two