Musheer Khan, Brother Of Sarfaraz Khan, Hits Double Ton For Mumbai In Ranji Trophy | Cricket News




Mumbai were ahead by 257 runs in the first innings after Musheer Khan struck an unbeaten 203, with Baroda reaching 127/2 in reply by the close of play on day two of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal on Saturday. Bhargav Bhatt toiled to return a seven-wicket haul but Musheer worked his way to a fine unbeaten double hundred, powering Mumbai to 383 in the first innings at the BKC Ground.

The visitors were then jolted early in their first innings with opening batter and India U-19 World Cup player Priyanshu Moliya (1) cleaned up by Shardul Thakur, followed by Shams Mulani striking soon to dismiss Jyotsnil Singh for 32.

Baroda were reduced to 65/2 in the 23rd over when the pair of Shashwat Rawat and skipper Vishnu Solanki got together to take their side to the end of play without any further damage.

Rawat was batting on 69 from 88 balls with the help of nine boundaries, whereas Solanki reached 23 not out from 38 balls with a couple of hits to the fence while putting on unbeaten 62 runs for the third wicket.

However, the limelight of the day was once again hogged by Musheer, who converted his maiden first-class hundred into a big score while laying down the foundation for a strong first innings total for Mumbai.

Musheer reached 203 not out from 357 balls with the help of 18 boundaries as his contribution was vital for the home team to get closer to the 400-run mark from 99/4 at one stage on the first day.

The 18-year-old right-handed batter formed a crucial eighth-wicket stand for 181 runs with wicketkeeper-batter Hardik Tamore (57), who himself struck a fine half-century under pressure.

Tamore faced as many as 248 balls and hit only three boundaries to keep the Baroda attack at bay and worked with Musheer to take Mumbai from 142/5 to 323 when the pair was separated.

The hosts were were bowled out for 383 from 140.4 overs with Bhatt adding three more wickets to his first day haul, finishing with 7/112 from as many as 42.4 overs.

Ninad Rathva also shared a heavy bowling workload, returning 38-4-86-3 to account for the remaining wickets.

Brief scores: Mumbai 383 in 140.4 overs (Prithvi Shaw 33, Musheer Khan 203*, Hardik Tamore 57; Bhargav Bhatt 7/112, Ninad Rathva 3/86) lead Baroda 127/2 in 35 overs (Jyotsnil Singh 32, Shashwat Rawat 69*; Shardul Thakur 1/25) by 257 runs.

Sai Kishore, Indrajith, Kumar hand Tamil Nadu lead vs Saurashtra

Skipper R Sai Kishore led by example before Baba Indrajith and Boopathi Kumar struck useful half-centuries to hand Tamil Nadu advantage in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Saurasthra in Coimbatore on Saturday. Thanks to their efforts, Tamil Nadu reached 300 for six at stumps on the second day of the match, giving them a lead of 117 runs with four first-innings wickets in hand.

Resuming the day at 23 for one, night-watchman Sai Kishore (60) and opener Narayan Jagadeesan (37) managed to put on a 54-run partnership for the second wicket before Parth Bhut trapped the latter leg-before with the team score reading 63.

The hosts were in a spot of bother at 85 for three when Pradosh Ranjan Paul (13) fell to Parth Bhut, but Sai Kishore and Indrajith (80) added 49 runs for the fourth wicket to steady the ship.

Sai Kishore, who grabbed five wickets in Saurashtra’s first innings, brought up his third first-class half-century before being dismissed by Jaydev Unadkat.

Boopathi Kumar (65), along with Indrajith, then stitched an impressive 119-run stand for the fifth wicket to put their team in control.

Indrajith was looking good for what would have been his 17th first-class hundred but Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, the visitors’ highest wicket-taker of the season, got rid of the seasoned TN batter, with the team score reading 253 for five.

For the addition 14 runs, Boopathi was cleaned up by Yuvrajsinh Dodiya.

Vijay Shankar (14 batting) and Mohamed Ali (17 batting) saw the day out as Tamil Nadu finished the day with their nose well ahead.

For Saurashtra, it has been a collective effort from their bowling unit with all five bowlers finding themselves among wickets.

Brief scores: Saurashtra 183 trail Tamil Nadu 300-6 (Baba Indrajith 80; Parth Bhut 2/76) by 117 runs.

Madhya Pradesh fight back against Andhra in Ranji Trophy quarterfinal

A collective bowling performance helped Madhya Pradesh stage a remarkable fightback and extend their overall lead to 83 runs at stumps on the second day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final against Andhra in Indore on Saturday. The 2021-22 winners MP resumed the day at 234 for 9 and they lost their last wicket without adding any run to their total. They had squandered a perfect start to their first innings when openers Yash Dubey (64) and Himanshu Mantri (49) put on 123 for the first wicket.

For Andhra, KV Sasikanth took 4 for 37 while Nithish Kumar Reddy returned with figures of 3/50. Shoaib Mohammed Khan and Girinath Reddy also chipped in with a wicket each as Andhra had a platform set to capitalise on the game.

But Madhya Pradesh bowlers joined forces to pull off a remarkable performance, bowling out Andhra for a mere 172 in their first innings to hand their side a 62-run lead.

None of the Andhra batters could make a mark against a probing MP bowling line-up. Andhra skipper and current Ranji season leading run-scorer Ricky Bhui was dismissed for 32 (53 balls, 5x4s, 1x6s) by Kulwant Khejroliya.

The damage, however, was done at the top by MP and India bowler Avesh Khan who removed Andhra opener DB Prashanth Kumar for a four-ball duck and also accounted for No. 3 Ashwin Hebbar for just one.

Anubhav Agarwal trapped K Revanth Reddy leg-before for 22 and also pinned India batter Hanuma Vihari for 14 in front of the wickets.

Late in the innings, Agarwal accounted for the dangerous Shoaib Mohammad Khan for 22 to return with a fine 18-6-33-3.

Left-arm spinner Kumar Kartikeya also got into the act to return 3/41 from his 19 overs, accounting for the highest-scorer of the innings Karan Shinde (38), Nithish (7) and Sasikanth (12).

The visiting side were bowled out for 172 in 68.3 overs, following which Madhya Pradesh reached 21 for no loss at stumps on the second day with an overall lead of 83 runs.

Dubey was batting on six while wicketkeeper-batter Mantri reached 50 not out with the help of three fours to make it MP’s day on Saturday.

Brief Scores: Madhya Pradesh 234 in 81.1 overs (Yash Dubey 64, Himanshu Mantri 49, Saransh Jain 41 not out; Nithish Kumar Reddy 3/50, KV Sasikanth 4/37) and 21/0 in 7 overs (Himanshu Mantri 15 not out) lead Andhra 172 in 68.3 overs (Karan Shinde 38; Anubhav Agarwal 3/38, Kumar Kartikeya 3/41) by 83 runs. 

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India vs England Live Score, 3rd Test Day 2: India Rely On Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj For Early Wickets vs England | Cricket News

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India vs England Live Score, 3rd Test Day 2: Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja slammed centuries to help India post 445 against England in the first innings in Rajkot. Rohit (131) and Jadeja (112)’s 204-run partnership set the tone for India before debutants Sarfaraz Khan and Dhruv Jurel impressed with solid knocks. Sarfaraz hit 62 while Jurel scored 46 during his crucial partnership with Ravichandran Ashwin (37). Jasprit Bumrah put on a late show in the second session on Day 2, slammming a quickfire 46 to take India close to 450. For England, Mark Wood was the pick of the bowlers with four scalps to his name. (Live Scorecard)

Here are the Live Updates of Day 2 of Third Test between India and England







  • 13:49 (IST)

    India vs England LIVE: England Start From 5/0

    With the first ball of the innings being a no-ball, Jasprit Bumrah looks to test England early on. But, it has to be remembered that Ben Stokes’ men started off with a score of 5/0 and not 0/0 after India were handed a 5-run penalty in the first innings.

  • 13:37 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: India all-out!

    India are all out for 445 and Bumrah is the last man to depart. Siraj remains unbeaten on 3. England’s innings to begin shortly

  • 13:30 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Siraj has pulled up!

    Siraj seemed to be in some pain! He is being attended by the physios. Bumrah called Siraj back for the second run. He takes his right pad off and drops to the floor.

    IND: 443/9

  • 13:26 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Bumrah picks out the gap!

    Bumrah takes aerial route, one bounce for four! Easy pickings for India. 450 is well and truly on

  • 13:21 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: 450 in sight!

    So, we are down to Bumrah and Siraj! Just over a dozen required to reach 450. Can these two take India to that mark?

    IND: 437/9

  • 13:09 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Bumrah on the charge!

    A six and a four! Take a bow, Bumrah! Struck Hartley for a six, and now it’s Rehan Ahmed’s turn. Only a four though. Stood leg side of the ball and thrashed it over mid-on

    IND: 430/9

  • 12:59 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: How unlucky!

    Jurel perishes! Instant response from Rehan after that six from Jurel. Sharp catch from Foakes as Jurel gets a top edge. Rohit applauds the youngster

     

    Dhruv Jurel c Foakes b Rehan Ahmed 46 (104) 

    IND: 415/9

  • 12:54 (IST)

    IND vs ENG Live: Hammered down the ground!

    Jurel has smoked this straight over long-off. He dances down, gets to the pitch of the floaty 84ks ball on off. Moves to 46

    IND: 415/8

  • 12:53 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Bumrah blocks this!

    Bumrah survives the last ball of the over and Jurel will take the strike next over. 

    IND: 409/8

  • 12:42 (IST)

    India vs England Live: WICKET!

    Anderson makes no mistake as Ashwin holes out! Third time lucky for England as Anderson take one at mid-on

    Ravichandran Ashwin c Anderson b Rehan Ahmed 37 (89)

    IND: 408/8

  • 12:36 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Dropped again!

    Dropped by Stokes at leg slip! Jurel went across and tried to help it along, got it straight to the skipper. Wood can’t believe it that Stokes of all people has dropped this

    IND: 401/7

  • 12:27 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Played fine for four!

    Ashwin tickles it fine! He used the angle and glanced it past leg slip. Ashwin now goes past Jurel

    IND: 398/7

  • 12:23 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Dropped!

    Hit straight to the man at midwicket but Pope drops it! The lack of balance didn’t help and it popped out. Ben Stokes’ reaction tells the whole story

    IND: 394/7

  • 12:21 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Ashwin finds the gap!

    Ashwin punches it off the back foot through the vacant mid-on region. There was plenty of time there and he made the most of it

    IND: 392/7

  • 12:16 (IST)

    India vs England Live: We are back for the second session!

    We are back underway! Jurel resumes on 31 and will keen to get his maiden Test half-century. Ashwin is also going strongly, currently on 25.

  • 11:34 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Lunch taken!

    62 runs and two wickets in 27 overs! A very sluggish session. India are now withing touching distance of 400. Jurel on 31 and Ashwin on 25. It’s lunch time

    IND: 388/7

  • 11:32 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Jurel into the 30s!

    Jurel cuts this fine! He is up on his toes to punch through point off the back foot. Moves into the 30s with that boundary

    IND: 388/7

  • 11:15 (IST)

  • 11:11 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Flicked past fine leg!

    Jurel finds the gap! He steers it just wide of Stokes at leg gully and away for four. 

    IND: 373/7

  • 10:58 (IST)

    India vs England Live: India eye 450!

    Wood replaces Rehan after just three overs for the spinner. India seem to be looking at 450. Right now, they are well short of that. Need a big stand between Jurel and Ashwin 

    IND: 367/7

  • 10:46 (IST)

  • 10:44 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Boundary!

    Crashed into the gap! He clears the coast with his back leg sliding away and drives it through cover

    IND: 358/7

  • 10:31 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Falls just short!

    Jurel tried cutting hard and it falls just short of Wood at backward point. It wasn’t far away from him. 

    IND: 352/7

  • 10:24 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Flicked off the pads!

    Hip-length ball outside of off and Ashwin guides this into the gap. Ashwin clips it nonchalantly and India cross 350

    IND: 352/7

  • 10:12 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Heaved over third man!

    Ramped over the slips! Uses the pace well. Jurel waits, watches and upper cuts this over the third man region for a six

    IND: 346/7

  • 10:08 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Jurel cautious!

    Jurel is taking his time! He gets off the mark after 11 balls. Pushes one towards point and steals a single. He will keep the strike

    IND: 338/7

  • 09:54 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Jadeja is gone!

    Root takes a caught and bowled! He loops this and Jadeja hits it straight at him. Not the sweetest of connection but enought to find Root. England back on top

    Ravindra Jadeja c & b Root 112 (225)

    IND: 331/7

  • 09:45 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Wicket!

    Edged by Kuldeep and it’s a routine catch for Foakes! Anderson goes around the wicket and nicks off India’s nightwatchman

    Kuldeep Yadav c Foakes b Anderson 4 (24)

    IND: 331/6

  • 09:41 (IST)

    India vs England Live: England eye wickets!

    Root from one end and Anderson from the other! England are in attacking mode but Jadeja and Kuldeep have looked solid so far. India need 450 from here, at least

    IND: 330/5 (89)

  • 09:30 (IST)

    India vs England Live: Morning session starts!

    We are underway on Day 2 with Joe Root starting the proceedings. Kuldeep Yadav will face the first ball of the day

    IND: 326/5

  • 09:07 (IST)

  • 08:52 (IST)

    India vs England, 3rd Test Day 2 LIVE: Can Kuldeep Hang On?

    Kuldeep Yadav has worked a lot on his skills with the bat over the last year or so. Having become more technically astute, the chinaman spinner has the opportunity to show his skills with the bat today as he comes out in the middle with Ravindra Jadeja.

  • 08:31 (IST)

    India vs England, 3rd Test Day 2: Ravindra Jadeja, The Master

    Ravindra Jadeja’s numbers at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot in First Class cricket:

    Matches: 12

    Innings: 17

    Runs: 1564

    Avg: 142.18

    50s/100s: 4/6

    HS: 331

  • 08:24 (IST)

    India vs England, 3rd Test Day 2 LIVE: Sarfaraz Khan Making Headlines

    After a long and excruciating wait, Sarfaraz Khan proved why he belongs to the top level of Indian cricket, making his much-anticipated Test debut in Rajkot. Tears flowed down the cheeks of the batter’s family as he donned the India cap for the first time in his career. A start of what promises to be a fulfilling career.

  • 08:14 (IST)

    India vs England 3rd Test, Day 2 LIVE: All Eyes On Jadeja

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Day 2 of the third Test between India and England. All eyes will be on Ravindra Jadeja who orchestrated a few brilliant partnerships on Day 1 in Rajkot to take India into the driving seat. The all-rounder, who has already scored his century, will be eager to take India to a 400+ total in the first innings today.

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