STI News – 04.01.2017

Ranji Trophy 2016 – Semifinals – Day 4

Rajkot, Jan 4: Mumbai were 5 for no loss in their second innings, chasing a target of 251 runs against Tamil Nadu at stumps on day 4 of their Ranji Trophy semifinals at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, here on Wednesday.

Earlier in the day, riding on fine centuries by Baba Indrajith (138) and Abhinav Mukund (122), Tamil Nadu declared their second innings at 356 for six.

Brief score:

Tamil Nadu – 305 (Baba Indrajith 64, Vijay Shankar 50, Kaushik Gandhi 50, Abhishek Nayar 4/66, Shardul Thakur 4/75) & 356/6 dec (Baba Indrajith 138, Abhinav Mukund 122, Balwinder Sandhu Jr 2/67)

Mumbai – 406 (AP Tare 83, Suryakumar Yadav 73, Abhishek Nayar 58, Vijay Shankar 4/59) & 5/0

Day 4: Stumps – Mumbai need 246 runs with 10 wickets in hand.

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Nagpur, Jan 4: Gujarat beat Jharkhand by 103 runs on day 4 at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, here on Wednesday.

Chasing a modest target of 225, Jharkhand were dismissed for 111 in their second innings. Jasprit Bumrah took six wickets in a brilliant display of fast bowling. Earlier, in the day Gujarat were dismissed for 252 in their second innings.

Brief scores:

Gujarat – 390 (Priyank Panchal 149, Parthiv Patel 62, Ajay Yadav 3/67, Rahul Shukla 3/71) & 252 (Manpreet Juneja 81, Chirag Gandhi 51, Shabaz Nadeem 5/69)

Jharkhand – 408 (Ishank Jaggi 129, Ishan Kishan 61,  Kaushal Singh 53, RP Singh 6/90) & 111 (Kaushal Singh 24, Jasprit Bumrah 6/29, RP Singh 3/25)

Man of the Mantch: Jasprit Bumrah

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