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Ranji Trophy 2017/18, Round 4, Day 1: Prithvi Shaw slams 4th FC Hundred Against Odisha

It was an amazing day on the 1st day of fourth-round matches in Ranji Trophy matches that started today. Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra were dismissed on the first day itself.

In Group A Railways took on Hyderabad. It was a great batting display by Hyderabad ending the first day 1 in a strong position at 272 for 3 with Rayadu scoring 88, B Sandeep 64. In the second match, Uttar Pradesh took on Delhi at Palam A Stadium, Delhi. Delhi bowled with great control and restricted UP to 270 for 8. Suresh Raina again failed to contribute any runs. Mohammad Saif was the top scorer with 83 runs along with AD Nath 59 and UD Yadav 48 showed great resistance.

In the final match of Group A, Maharashtra took on Karnataka at MCA Stadium, Pune. The visitors Karnataka won the toss and elected to field first. Vinay Kumar finished with figures of 6/59 bowling Maharashtra for 245. For the hosts, Rahul Tripathi scored a quickfire 120 and Sheikh scored 69 runs. Karnataka ended day 1 on 117 for 0.

In Group B, Sauhastra took on Jharkhand at Rajkot. Indian test specialist played captains knock for the hosts remaining not out on 125. Saurashtra ended the day in a strong position at 341 for 5. Kerala took on Jammu and Kashmir in the second match at Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala won the toss and batted first. Sanju Samson scored a brilliant ton while J and K captain Rasool 5 wicket haul bowled out Kerala for 219. J and K ended day 1 on 16 for 0.

The defending Champions Gujarat took on Haryana at Valsad. Gujarat was bowled out for 236 in the first innings. BH Merai was the top scorer for Gujarat with 52 runs and Chawla scored quick fire 36 runs. Amit Mishra took 4/63 for Haryana. Haryana day ended day 1 on 0 for 1.

In Group, Andhra Pradesh took on Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh was invited to bat first by Andhra Pradesh. MP ended the day 1 on 219 for 5 with SS Sharma the top scorer with 60 runs.

Baroda took on Tripura at Reliance Stadium, Vadodara. For Baroda, VP Solanki scored a brilliant century with 116 and Karambelkar remained not out on 75. The hosts ended day 1 on 304 for 5. The final match of Group C saw Mumbai took on Odisha. Prithvi Shaw scored a brilliant century. Rahane also scored 49. Despite his 100, Mumbai ended day 1 on 264 for 6.

In Group D, Himachal Pradesh took on Bengal at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. A Raman scored 176 while Manoj Tiwary remained not out on 78 helping Bengal to end day 1 on 306 for 5.

Chhattisgarh took on Punjab at Raipur. It was a great bowling display by Punjab to bowl out Chhattisgarh at 238. The top order of Chhatisgarh could not contribute much. Kushwah scored 76, Jatin Saxena 52, Ruikar 50 helped the hosts to post 238. At the end of day 1, Punjab were 57 for 1.

The final match of the day saw Vidarbha took on Services at Nagpur. Vidarbha batted first and ended the first day on 259 for 3. Captian Faiz Faizal remained not out on 128.

Group A

Railways vs. Hyderabad ( Karnail Singh Stadium, Delhi)

Railways took on Hyderabad at Karnail Singh Stadium, Delhi. It was a great batting display by Hyderabad to end the first day on 272 for 3 with Rayadu scoring 88, B Sandeep 64.

Hyderabad 272 for 3 in 87 overs ( Ambati Rayadu 88, B Sandeep 64)

Uttar Pradesh vs. Delhi ( Palam A Stadium, Delhi)

Uttar Pradesh took on Delhi at Palam A Stadium, Delhi. Delhi captain Ishant Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl first. Mohammad Saif was the top scorer for UP with 83, AD Nath 59 and UD Yadav 48 not out helped the visitors to end the day at even keel

Uttar Pradesh 270 for 8 in 84 overs (Mohammad Saif 83, AD Nath 59, UD Yadav 48*, I Sharma 2/27)

Maharashtra vs. Karnataka (MCA Stadium, Pune)

Karnataka 117 for 0 in 31 overs ( Mayank Agarwal 50*, R Samarth 47*) trail Maharashtra 245 in 55 overs ( Rahul Tripathi 120, NS Sheikh 69, Vinay Kumar 6/59) by 128 runs

Group B

Saurashtra vs. Jharkhand ( Rajkot)

Saurashtra captain Cheteshwar Pujara won the toss and batted first. Captain Pujara played captains knock of 125 not out. Ravindra Jadeja contributed 42. The hosts ended the first day on 341 for 5.

Saurashtra 341 for 5 in 90 overs ( C Pujara 125*, Ravindra Jadeja 42, Ashish Kumar 3/50)

Kerala vs. Jammu and Kashmir ( Thiruvananthapuram)

Kerala took on Jammu and Kashmir. Kerala captain Sachin Baby won the toss and elected to bat first. Sanju Samson played a great knock of 112 but Razool took 6 wickets which bowled Kerala for 219. J and K ended day 1 on 16 for 0.

J and K 16 for 0 in 12 overs ( AO Bandy 7*, SP Kharujia 7*) trail Kerala 219 in 76 overs ( Sanju Samson 112, Arun Karthik 35, Parveez Rasool 6/70) by 203 runs

Gujarat vs. Haryana  ( Valsad)

Defending Champions Gujarat took on Haryana at Valsad. Gujarat captain Parthiv Patel won the toss and batted first. BH Merai was the top scorer with 52, Piyush Chawla contributed 36 and Rijul Bhatt 40. For Haryana, Amit Mishra took 4 for 63. Haryana ended the day 1 on 0 for 1.

Haryana 0 for 1 in 3 overs trail Gujarat 236 in 84.1 overs ( BH Merai 52, RJ Bhatt 40, Piyush Chawla 36, Amit Mishra 4/63) by 236 runs

Group C  

Andhra Pradesh vs. Madhya Pradesh ( Vizianagaram)

Andhra Pradesh took on Madhya Pradesh at Vizianagaram. Andhra Pradesh captain Vihari won the toss and bowled first. SS Sharma was the top scorer for MP with 60 runs while Harpreet Singh remained not out on 47.

Madhya Pradesh 219 for 5 in 89 overs ( SS Sharma 60, Harpreet Singh 47*, Prithvi Raj 3/35)

Baroda vs. Tripura ( Reliance Stadium, Vadodara)

Tripura captain Murasingh won the toss and elected to field first. A great knock by VP Solanki of 116 and Karamblekar 75* helped Baroda to end day 1 on 304 for 5.

Baroda 304 for 5 in 90 overs ( VP Solanki 116, Karamblekar 75*, Gurinder Singh 2/61)

Odisha vs. Mumbai ( KIIT, Bhuvneshwar)

Odisha captain GB Poddar won the toss and fielded first. Prithvi Shaw scored a brilliant 105 while Rahane scored 49. Mumbai ended day 1 on 264 for 6.

Mumbai 264 for 6 in 90 overs ( Prithvi Shaw 105, Rahane 49, Mohanty 2/43)

Group D

Bengal vs. Himachal Pradesh ( Eden Garden’s, Kolkata)

Bengal took on Himachal Pradesh at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Himachal Pradesh captain Sumeet Verma won the toss and bowled first. A Raman scored 176 and captain Manoj Tiwary remained not out on 78 to help Bengal end day 1 on 306 for 5.

Bengal 306 for 5 in 86 overs ( A Raman 176, Manoj Tiwary 78*)

Chhattisgarh vs. Punjab ( Raipur)

Chhattisgarh took on Punjab at Raipur. Chhattisgarh captain Mohammad Kaif won the toss and batted first. The hosts lost wickets but the lower order contributed. Jatin Saxena scored 52, Ruikar 50 and Kushwah 76 helped Chhattisgarh post 238. Punjab ended the first day on 57 for 1 with Jiwanjot Singh not out on 40.

Punjab 57 for 1 in 14 overs ( Jiwanjot Singh 40*) trail Chhattisgarh 238 in 76 overs ( Kushwah 76, Jatin Saxena 52, Ruikar 50, Manpreet Gony 4/41) by 181 runs

Vidarbha vs. Services

Vidarbha captain Faiz Faizal won the toss and bat first. Faiz Faizal played captains knock of 128 not out and helped hosts to post 259 for 3.

Vidarbha 259 for 3 in 90 overs ( Faiz Faizal 128*, RR Sanjay 55, Khalid 2/62)